A delicious reminder that even the chefs we most admire aren't always perfect, Don’t Try This At Home: Culinary Catastrophes From the World’s Greatest Chefs (Bloomsbury, $16.00), co-edited by Kimberly Witherspoon, is the gastronomic equivalent of a blooper reel. From Anthony Bourdain on experiencing a “New Years Eve Meltdown” to Gabrielle Hamilton on hiring a blind line cook, these behind-the-scenes accounts are as entertaining as they are revealing. “. . . in real life as in the kitchen--guts are as important as genius."—People. Witherspoon is alsothe editor of How I Learned to Cook: Culinary Educations from the World's Greatest Chefs.