Smitten Kitchen's Deb Perelman on Meat, Champagne, and the Secrets of QVC

Deb Perelman of the delightful food blog Smitten Kitchen has a new book out today, The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook, which she's currently touring the country to sell on QVC, and which is available at many other outlets. (On Smitten Kitchen, Deb chronicles the gorgeous meals she makes in her tiny East Village apartment, anecdotes and photographs included.) The two of us actually met in the '00s while working at a tech publishing company, and because in addition to being a fantastic cook, Deb's a fun, smart, warm person who hates promoting herself, I thought I'd help. READ MORE