The Cook and The Book

In The Cook and The Book, an ongoing series brought to you by Martha's Vineyard magazine's Cook the Vineyard, we put the spotlight on cookbook authors we love by taking a look at their latest book.

THE COOK Catherine Walthers

Vineyard foodies and Martha’s Vineyard magazine readers, you will all know Cathy Walthers’ name from her cookbooks, her food writing, and her cooking classes on the Island. You might not know that Cathy is also a longtime personal chef. Or that she loves to fish and forage.

From the award-winning author of All About Roasting and All About Braising comes All About Dinner: Simple Meals, Expert Advice. Pay attention to the “expert advice,” folks: Molly Stevens is one of the best cooking teachers around.

Everything you need to become a better baker – and to turn out delicious pies, cakes, tarts, cookies, breads, and more – is right here in Abigail Johnson Dodge’s The Everyday Baker.

The recipes in television host Ellie Krieger’s newest book, photographed by Randi Baird, are not just one-pan — they’re whole-meals-in-one. Read on for a great preview of Whole in One, plus interviews about the process of cookbook making with both Ellie and Randi.

Get ready to kick up a little flour in the kitchen: Pie-vangelist Cathy Barrow shows you how to make every kind of portable pastry you could imagine.

The Cook and The Book