John Becker and his wife, Megan Scott, are the fourth-generation stewards of the Joy of Cooking. They test old recipes, develop new ones, manage all of the food photography as well as the Joy website and social media accounts. Megan is partial to a good Gin and Tonic or rosé. John takes his bourbon on the rocks.
The current keepers of what has become one of America's most iconic cookbooks trace the 82-year evolution of Joy's cocktail section, the celebrity-studded cocktail parties that informed it and the…
- story: Megan Scott + John Becker
- photo: Joy of Cooking