On March 14th, the finalists for the 2018 James Beard Foundation Book Awards were announced for the following categories: American; Baking and Desserts; Beverage; General;  Health and Specialty Diets; International; Photography; Reference, History, and Scholarship; Restaurant and Professional; Single Subject; Vegetable-Focused Cooking; and Writing. And with only three finalists per-category, the competition is fierce!

We are so thrilled to see so many of our incredible titles among these nominees. 

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Christopher Kimball's Milk Street: The New Home Cooking
By: Christopher Kimball (Little, Brown and Company) 

By: Anya von Bremzen and Megan Fawn Schlow (Abrams)

The Palestinian Table
By: Reem Kassis (Phaidon) 

Cook Beautiful
By: Johnny Miller (Abrams)

Simple Fare: Spring and Summer
By: Karen Mordechai (Abrams)

Restaurant and Professional
On Vegetables: Modern Recipes for the Home Kitchen
By: Jeremy Fox and Noah Galuten (Phaidon)

The Taste of Empire: How Britain's Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World
By: Lizzie Collingham (Basic Books)

Unforgettable: The Bold Flavors of Paula Wolfert’s Renegade Life
By: Emily Kaiser Thelin (Grand Central Life & Style)

On April 27th, 2018, the winners will be announced, as well as the winner of the Book of the Year Award and the Cookbook Hall of Fame inductee. Good luck to all nominees!
Full list here.