I'm thrilled to announce that Ratio: The Simple Codes Behind the Craft of Everyday Cooking, has now been published at an enormously friendly price, in pocket-friendly flexibility. That wickedly smart television personality, author and speaker, food guru Alton Brown, chose the book as one his Top 5 cookbooks, period: "This is a refreshing, illuminating and perhaps even revolutionary look at the relations that make food work," he writes in The Wall Street Journal. (Brown has a new book out next month, Good Eats: The Middle Years.) My favorite review was in Slate, in which Jennifer Reese asserts that Ratio is a "fascinating and pompous new book." Who the hell is Jennifer Reese?! NPR reporter Guy Raz read Reese's skeptical but ultimately won-over verdict and did this piece for All Things Considered. If you're new to this ...