Tuesday, March 8


A good night for the SFA Community Cookbook!

Monday, we learned that our modern-day homage to Southern spiral bounds of yore won one award and was nominated for another. Congratulations go to Sara Roahen and the other collaborators, Sheri Castle, Tim Davis, Angie Mosier, Fred Sauceman, and April McGreger.

The Gourmand Awards, presented in Paris, showcase the best culinary writing in the world. 154 countries were represented. The SFA Community Cookbook won the American category for fundraising, charity, and community cookbooks.

Also announced on Monday were nominations for the International Association of Culinary Professionals awards. Compilations is our category and here are the contenders:

The Essential New York Times Cookbook, by Amanda Hesser, Southern Living: 1,001 Ways to Cook Southern, by the editors of Southern Living, and The Southern Foodways Alliance Community Cookbook, edited by Sara Roahen and John T. Edge.