Some of the year's best cookbooks
Some cookbooks make a great first impression; others promise to stick with you for the long haul. Here are some of the year's best.
"A Bird in the Oven and then Some" by Mindy Fox (Kyle, $24.95)
There aren't a lot of dishes that could support a whole book, but roast chicken richly merits this spiffy volume. Fox covers all the basics - types of birds, prepping, carving, seasoning - and...