Irma Rombauer

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    Rombauer and Beard: Their Words Belong on Your Shelf

    Joy of Cooking is one of the most influential cookbooks of all time, but there's a surprise about the author.

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2014

    The Eating Our Words Library: 10 Essential Cookbooks Everyone Should Own and Use

    Here at EOW, we take our food seriously. We write about all things culinary every day, and for the most part that passion was born in the kitchen. Whether you dabble with molecular gastronomy or are slowly learning your way around a burner or grill, you all share the same quest for culinary knowledg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2010

    The Basics: Cookbooks

    ​We recently read an article in the Wall Street Journal on Alton Brown's top five favorite cookbooks. You remember Brown. He's the quirky chemistry geek on Good Eats and one of the commentators on Iron Chef. If you're one of the few non-Food Network junkies, you might recognize him from Welch' ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 30, 2000

    Deep-Fried Greenhorn

    Only a dupe believes in such a thing as the "best chicken-fried steak in Texas"