The Algonquin Test-Kitchen: “Libby’s Christmas Gift”

November 23, 2009 • 1 Comment I recently discovered the Algonquin cookbook Party Receipts from the Charleston Junior League. Published in 1993, this comb-bound gem is the third in a series of entertaining guides put together by the women of the…


November 20, 2009

Meet the Staff: Kathy Pories, Senior Editor

6 Comments November 20, 2009 • 6 Comments Welcome back to Meet the Staff, where we learn a little more about the lovely people with whom we work! This month, we’re excited to feature Kathy Pories, Senior Editor. How long have you been…


November 10, 2009

A Few of our Favorite (Office) Things…

3 Comments November 10, 2009 • 3 Comments The offices of Algonquin are home to quite a few conversation pieces. Take, for instance, the creepy leprechaun doll that pops up in random places…like perched on your office window sill. Or the paper mache…


November 2, 2009

Algonquin’s Costumed Canines!

1 Comment November 2, 2009 • 1 Comment Our parent company, Workman, does a fabulous 365 Puppies-A-Year Calendar (which features a photograph of an adorable puppy each day). How excited was I to flip to the month of October and discover 31 costumed…


October 21, 2009

The Algonquin Test-Kitchen: Cashew Cake with Maple Frosting

2 Comments October 21, 2009 • 2 Comments I like to bake. At five, I’d help Mom spoon cookie dough onto baking sheets, sneaking taste tests when I could and then peering through the hazy glass of the oven door watching my pods…


October 7, 2009

Welcome to Meet the Staff: Inaugural Edition

No Comments October 7, 2009 • No Comments We thought it would be nice to introduce you to the Algonquin staff and to pull back the curtain on what we do on a daily basis. First up in our series of Staff Spotlights…


October 1, 2009

Behold! The Algonquin Blog!

No Comments October 1, 2009 • No Comments Hi, we’re Algonquin Books; welcome to our blog! Here you can stay informed and get a behind-the-scenes look at who we are and what we do. We’ll be posting sneak peeks, insider interviews, and loads…