This year saw cookbooks with rare forms: comics, recipes for "rain after cloud," under-the-microscope studies, and National Geographic-worthy travel photos. Here are [cookbooks] for people who like coffee table candy and take the word "cookbooks" loosely.
Lisa Hanawalt's new is more comic than cookbook, but it's hilariously poignant. In poppy illustrations, she divulges:
- a new food photography terminology: burgview (75% of frame is a burger), 'prout (rogue sprout), and so forth.
- snack tips: mix thing-flavored snack (gummy cola candy, popcorn jelly beans) with actual thing (Coke, popcorn).
- a list of sassy foods, which includes yogurt, Gogurt, spinach, oranges.