The book includes recipes from Mario Batali, Mike Solomonov, Daniel Patterson, April Bloomfield, and more. How did you come upon so many people to contribute?
Frank Bruni: We found, quickly, that accomplished cooks were just waiting to come out of the meatloaf closet and proclaim to the world: yes, I have a loaf! And I am proud of it! And I stand here before you today with my loaf in hand—or, rather, in pan!