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Food Hunters Guide to Cuisine
*That* Susan Wiliams
She's Cookin'
Culinary Adventures with Cam
That Skinny Chick Can Bake
Brooklyn Farm Girl
Famished Fish
We Heart This
Ugly Food Tastes Better
Making Miracles
From Gate to Plate
The Red Head Baker
Amy's Cooking Adventures
I Can Cook That
Mother Would Know
Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt
Food in Literature
Eliot's Eats
Dancing Veggies
Copykat Recipes
Cheap Ethnic Eatz
Heritage Recipe Box
Mama Challenge
Merlot Mommy
Vintage Sugar Cube
Seitan Beats Your Meat
To the T
Sass and Gin
Dinner is Served 1972
Feed Me Seymour
Sidewalk Shoes
Karen's Kitchen Stories
Silver Screen Suppers
The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook
A Book of Cookrye
Finale Blog Award Judges
Evan Kleiman, "Good Food" Host
Faith Durand, Executive Editor, The Kitchn
Warren Bobrow, author Whiskey Cocktails & Apothecary Cocktails
Arthur Bovino, Senior Editor, The Daily Meal
Kathy Gunst, Chef, NPR's "Here and Now"
Leah Wilson,
Editor-in-Chief of BenBella Books’ Smart Pop
Editor-in-Chief of BenBella Books’ Smart Pop
Editor-in-Chief, Benbella's Smartpop! imprint
Joelle Delbourgo, Literary Agent
Nina Gallant, Food Photographer
Catrine Kelty, Food Stylist



Toast the Mad Men Series Finale !

Help us create a memorable Mad Men menu

Bloggers: You’re invited to celebrate the Mad Men series finale—at our Mad Men Virtual Dinner Party

When: Sunday, April 5, is the Mad Men final season premiere. Join food, cocktail and lifestyle bloggers worldwide with a blog post featuring a dish or drink from The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook or another recipe that has appeared on Mad Men. You can post anytime during the weeks preceding April 5. Post by 7pm ET/4 pm PT on April 5. old fashioned

Why: It’s a great chance to mix a Martini or craft a canapé, meet and share with fellow bloggers and their readers,  and win terrific Mad Men prizes,including a dinner for four at Barbetta and a two-night stay at the Roosevelt hotel.

What to bring: Make a recipe from The Unofficial Men Cookbook (if you need a copy, let us know!)  Or whip up a dish or drink featured in a more recent season of Mad Men (the book covers Seasons 1-4; you'll find some recipes from later seasons here). Include the party logo on this page and a link (, so your readers can enjoy all of the party fare. Use the hashtag #PartyLikeAMadMan on social media.

RSVP: Contact us by March 25, 2015

*Your Name
*Website URL
*Social media links
*+1?: Let us know if you’d like a fellow blogger to join the event. Forward the invitation, or drop us a line!

When we hear from you, we’ll add your blog to the partygoers on this page—and link to your Mad Men blog as soon as it's posted.

Hope to see you there!

Judy Gelman and Peter Zheutlin

Blogger Prizes and Awards

Blogger Awards:

Don Draper Best in Show Award for best overall blog: writing, creativity and visual excellence
Two nights at New York's Roosevelt Hotel/Dinner at Grand Central Oyster Bar

Peggy Olson Copywriting Award for Best Writing:
Dinner for four at Barbetta

Sal Romano Style Awards for Excellence in Photographic Presentation and
Photography: Russel Wright American Modern Pitcher and Tumblers from Bauer Pottery
Styling: American Modern Fruit Bowl from Bauer Pottery

Roger Sterling Award for Humor:
A Year of Snacks from Utz Snacks

Joan Harris/Ted Chaough "Bold and Creative" Award
WMF Vino Basic Wine Set,  Loft Boston Shaker, and BarStyle Ice Scoop
with Whiskey Cocktails and Apothecary Cocktails by Warren Bobrow

Pete Campbell Award for Best Pitched Recipe: A vintage decorated crate of season fruit from Sunkist
Prizes: Drawing for Participating Bloggers

Russel Wright American Modern Fruit Bowl from Bauer Pottery

WMFAmericas Bar Style Ice Scoops, Vino Basic Wine Sets and Loft Boston Shakers

Brownies from William Greenberg Desserts

EatSmart Retro Kitchen Scale

Bormioli Rocco Selecta Decanter and Tumbler set

Retro candy from Groovy Candies

Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child from Knopf

Whiskey Cocktails and Apothecary Cocktails by Warren Bobrow from Quartous Books















Recent Mad Men Recipes


Gin Fizz
Shirley Temple
TWA Royal Ambassador Cocktail
Sterling Cooper Cosmo
Dapper Don Old Fashione

Appetizers, Sandwiches and Side Dishes
Crab Rangoon
Brussel Sprouts
Tuna Fish Sandwich

Main Dishes
Classic Cheeese Fondue
Boeuf Bourguignon
Dover Sole Meuniere
Ratner’s Vegetable Cutlets with Gravy

Marshmallow Fudge ice cream sundae topping
Minetta Tavern’s Zabaglione