Beard on Books: Dana Cowin

Dana Cowin

 

Dana Cowin stopped by the Beard House this week to discuss her new book for the latest installment of Beard on Books. The 20-year editor-in-chief of Food & Wine charmed the standing-room-only crowd with excerpts and stories from Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen, which combines recipes and tales of cooking mishaps with tips and tricks.

 

Susan Ungaro, president of the James Beard Foundation, introduced Cowin with high praise of the chefs’ helpful tips included in the book, specifically when it came to Thomas Keller’s secret to roast chicken: “I’ve read his version of his recipe, but I didn’t understand it until I read her version.”

 

After a slight microphone glitch (“The kitchen here is the place... Read more >

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JBF on the Air: Dana Cowin

Food & Wine's Dana Cowin on Taste Matters with Mitchell Davis

 

Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes at Food & Wine? On last week’s episode of Taste Matters, host Mitchell Davis was joined by the magazine’s editor-in-chief, JBF Award winner Dana Cowin, who talked about the constantly evolving landscape of technology in publishing, the unique field of food journalism, and her forthcoming book, Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen, which is set to publish in 2014. Listen below to learn more!

 

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