Latest book from Rachael Ray Books

Born and Braised

An amazing collection of recipes, inspired by the mothers of some of today’s top chefs, including Pat LaFrieda, Guiliano Hazan, and Curtis Stone, and featuring heartwarming stories about the family ties behind culinary creations.

Even the best chefs at the finest restaurants know that nothing says love like a meal cooked by mom. Now food world pros J.M. Hirsch and Charlie Dougiello offer a collection of more than ninety beloved recipes from the mothers of highly celebrated culinary masters.

In Born and Braised, readers will delight in the "dueling menus" by Alex Guarnaschelli and her mom Maria Guarnaschelli. Cooking Channel host Judy Joo shares a touching letter to her mother, as well as Hand-Torn Noodle Soup. Curtis Stone offers his mom's fabulous recipe for Aussie Sausage Rolls. Giulano Hazan, son of legendary Italian chef, Marcella Hazan, points us in the direction of her famous Fried Zucchini. And Christopher Kimball gives us a charming portrait of his rural...

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About the Authors

Heather Bertinetti

Heather Bertinetti is the talented young pastry chef working her way through some of Manhattan’s most acclaimed restaurants. After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America with a degree in baking and pastry arts, Heather joined Gramercy Tavern and, just two years later, Per Se. She then went on to open and receive rave reviews at Alto, Convivio, Marea, and Osteria Morini. Heather has been lauded by The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, and was named in Zagat's 2011 "30 under 30: New York's Hottest Up-and-Comers."


Charlie Dougiello

Charlie Dougiello is the CEO and a co-founder of The Door, a full-service branding, marketing, and public relations firm representing clients in the culinary, hospitality, entertainment, and consumer product sectors. He is the former director of publicity for Rachael Ray, the Emmy Award-winning, syndicated series hosted by Rachael Ray.

J. M. Hirsch
Photograph by Sharon Ramer

J. M. Hirsch

J.M. Hirsch is the national food editor for The Associated Press. He is on Instagram and Twitter as @JM_Hirsch. His previous books include Beating the Lunch Box Blues, High Flavor, Low Labor: Reinventing Weeknight Cooking and Venturesome Vegan Cooking. He lives in New Hampshire. 



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