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Kristen Miglore Food Studies MA '09 lands cookbook on New York Times Best Sellers for May

Kristen Miglore, an alumna of the graduate Food Studies program, released a cookbook in April from Ten Speed Press, the first in the Food52 Works imprint, and it has since landed on the New York Times Best Sellers List for May.  The book is based on her James Beard-nominated Food52 column, Genius Recipes, which also won an award from the International Association of Culinary Professionals.  About half of the recipes included in the book are from Miglore's column that she's been writing for four years, with the other half being new to the series.

Genius Recipes includes more than 100 foolproof recipes from food luminaries like Julia Child, Nigella Lawson, and Michael Ruhlman, with dishes ranging from the familiar to the innovative. Each recipe has something that sets it apart: a way of turning a cooking technique upside-down, or using an ingredient in an unexpected way, or just yielding a high standard for a favorite meal.

Signed copies of Miglore's book, Genius Recipes, are available on the Food52 website.  
About the author
Kristen Miglore is the executive editor at Food52.com. She abandoned a career in economics to pursue a master's degree in Food Studies from New York University and a culinary degree from the Institute of Culinary Education. Her writing has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Saveur, and The Atlantic, and she was nominated for a James Beard Award for the Genius Recipes column in 2014. She lives in New York City.