The 2012 James Beard Foundation Book Award finalists include several of our favorites. Any of yours?
Chow Bella Book Club read one of the finalist's books: Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton. We'll be reading another nominee, Extra Virginity by Tom Mueller, for April's event at Changing Hands -- details on that to follow.
Here's the complete list of books nominated for a 2012 James Beard Foundation award: