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IACP Announces Cookbook, Food Writing, Photography, and Blog Winners for 2016

Congratulations to all

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The International Association of Culinary Professionals announced its 2016 IACP Award winners last night during a ceremony in Los Angeles. The awards recognize the best food writing of the year, from cookbooks to journalism to photography and digital media.

Winners of note in the Cookbooks category this year include: chef Alex Stupak and Jordana Rothman's Tacos: Recipes & Provocations, J. Kenji Lòpez-Alt's The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science, Food52 Genius Recipes, and The Everyday Baker by Abigail Johnson Dodge.

IACP Cookbook Award Winners



> The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science
by J. Kenji Lòpez-Alt
Editor: Maria Guarnaschelli
(W.W. Norton & Company)

Baking: Savory or Sweet

> The Everyday Baker
by Abigail Johnson Dodge
Editor: Carolyn Mandarano
(The Taunton Press)

Chefs and Restaurants

> Tacos: Recipes and Provocations
by Alex Stupak & Jordana Rothman 
Editors: Francis Lam
(Clarkson Potter)

Children, Youth and Family

> Dinner at Home
by JeanMarie Brownson
Editor: Doug Seibold
(Agate Surrey)


> Food52 Genius Recipes: 100 Recipes That Will Change the Way You Cook
by Kristen Miglore 
Editors: Ali Slagle & Hannah Rahill
(Ten Speed Press)

Culinary Travel

> Hartwood: Bright, Wild Flavors from the Edge of the Yucatan
by Eric Werner & Mya Henry
Contributors: Christine Muhlke & Oliver Strand
(Artisan Books)

KitchenAid Presents: Julia Child First Book

> Phoenix Claws and Jade Trees
by Kian Lam Kho
Editor: Rica Allannic
(Clarkson Potter)

Food Matters

> The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Cookbook

by The OAEC Collective with Olivia Rathbone
Editors: Makenna Goodman
(Chelsea Green Publishing)


> The Picnic: Recipes and Inspiration from Basket to Blanket
by Marnie Hanel, Andrea Slonecker & Jen Stevenson
Editor: Judy Pray
(Artisan Books)

Health & Special Diet

> Fast Food, Good Food: More Than 150 Quick and Easy Ways to Put Healthy, Delicious Food on the Table
by Andrew Weil, MD
Editor: Tracy Behar
(Little, Brown & Company)


> Anatolia: Adventures in Turkish Cooking
by Somer Sivrioglu & David Dale
Editor: Emma Hutchinson
(Murdoch Books)

Literary Food Writing

> Darjeeling
by Jeff Koehler
Editor: George Gibson
(Bloomsbury USA)


> Foster's Market Favorites / 25th Anniversary Collection
Photographed by: Peter Frank Edwards
by Sara Foster with co-author Emily Wallace
Editor: Bob Morris, Ashley Fraxedas
(Story Farm)

> What Katie Ate on the Weekend
Photographed by: Katie Quinn Davies
by Katie Quinn Davies
Editor: Lucia Watson

Reference & Technical

> Tacopedia
by Deborah Holtz, Juan Carlos Mena 
Editors: Emily Takoudes, Olga Massov 
(Phaidon Press)

Single Subject

> Vegetarian India: A Journey Through the Best of Indian Home Cooking
by Madhur Jaffrey
Editor: Lexy Bloom
(Alfred A. Knopf)

Kendall-Jackson Presents: Wine, Beer and Spirits

> The Beer Bible

by Jeff Alworth
Editor: Kylie Foxx McDonald
(Workman Publishing)

> Napa Valley, Then & Now
by Kelli A. White
Editor: Christine Heilman (copy editor)
(Rudd Press)


Best Commercial Food Photograph

> King Arthur Flour | Pecan and Salted Caramel Candies
Katie Walker

Best Editorial/Personal Food Photograph

> Oysters Mignonette
Kelly Sterling

Best Food Styling in a Commercial Food Photograph

> King Arthur Flour | 225th Anniversary
John Sherman with styling by Jenn Whittingham

Best Food Styling in an Editorial/Personal Food Photograph

> Beekeepers Pain de Mie
Photography and styling by Julia Reed

The Culinary Trust Award for Food Photography That Makes A Difference

> In Caucasian Georgia, abundant hospitality defines and defends the country's culture.
Carla Capalbo


Beverage-Focused Column

> Spirits Column
by M. Carrie Allan
The Washington Post

Instructional Writing on Food or Beverage with Recipes

> What Most People Get Wrong About Making Hummus

by Maureen Abood
The Washington Post

Narrative Food Writing with or without Recipes

> What Edna Lewis Knew
by Francis Lam
The New York Times Magazine

Narrative Beverage Writing with or without Recipes

> The True Tale of a Shipwrecked Wine
by Ray Isle
Food & Wine

Culinary Travel Writing

> In Search of Ragu
by Matt Goulding
Roads and Kingdoms

Personal Essays/Memoir Writing

> Chefs for a Day
by Chris Colin
Sunset Magazine

Food-Focused Column

> Sunny Side Up; More Than a Name; With Sugar on Top; The Sweetness of Mexico
by Francis Lam
The New York Times Magazine

The Culinary Trust Award for Food Writing That Makes a Difference

> Good Seed, Bad Seed
by Barry Estabrook

Publication of the Year

> EatingWell
Jessie Price, Editor-in-Chief


Culinary Audio Series

> Here and Now
by Kathy Gunst

Culinary Group Blog

> Epicurious
by Eric Gillin, David Tamarkin, and the editors of Epicurious

Culinary Video Series

> Mastering Merinque: Techniques & Treats
by Gale Gand

Culinary Website

Pj Hamel

Narrative Culinary Blog

> Three Little Halves
by Aleksandra Mojsilovic

Photo Based Culinary Blog

> A Brown Table
by Nik Sharma

Recipe Based Blog

> Food Market Gypsy- Culinary Blog
by Susie Norris

Single Food Focused Video

> For The Love Of Cheese
by Angus Cann
Whole Foods Market