The Book Lover's Cookbook

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"The Book Lover's Cookbook features nearly two hundred recipes that were prepared, served, or mentioned in your favorite novels and works of nonfiction. From salads, breads, and soul-warming soups to appetizers, entrees, and a dazzling array of desserts, these delicious recipes are each accompanied by an excerpt from the book that highlights the featured dish. Here are some tasty selections -- and the inspirations behind them:

  • Innocent Sweet Bread ... The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
  • Grand Feast Crabmeat Casserole ... At Home in Mitford by Jan Karon
  • Queen Nacha's Tamales ...Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
  • Ichabod's Slapjacks ... The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving 
  • Carrot Pudding ... A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens 
  • Persian Cucumber and Yogurt ... House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III
  • Ruby's Potato Salad ... Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier 
  • Privileged Tart ... Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Sprinkled throughout with marvelous anecdotes about writers and writing, The Book Lover's Cookbook is a culinary and literary delight and a true inspiration in the kitchen." ~Back Cover.


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