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Nathan Myhrvold's modernist cooking tome wins top Beard award

"Modernist Cuisine," the six-volume, 2,438 page, 46 pound whopper of a culinary tome by former Microsoft CTO Nathan Myhrvold, snapped up top honors yesterday at the annual James Beard Foundation cookbook awards. The book is fantastic. $625 list price, but only $455 on Amazon today. Hey, that isn't so bad when you compare it to [...]
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