Let the gift-giving continue! In this latest Food Channel gift guide, locavorism expert and home cook Sarah Elton leads you through the bookstore aisles (or the virtual Amazon ones) to a handful of new food books—from cookbooks to nonfiction to a novel—that are ideal presents for food-loving loved ones. For more gift advice, take a look at Corby and Megan McArdle's comprehensive kitchen gift guide or Hank Shaw's guide for the hunters and foragers in your life. Or, for a truly homemade gift, try making Carol Moehrle's caramels, a tradition in her family for the past four decades, or Sally Schneider's prunes preserved in Armagnac.
"Do not touch the water. There is nothing more irradiated than the water itself."