The Book Lover's Cookbook - eBook

Wake up to a perfect breakfast with Mrs. Dalbys Buttermilk Scones, courtesy of James Herriots All Things Bright and Beautiful and Ichabods Slapjacks, as featured in Washington Irvings The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Theres homey comfort food like Connie May's Tomato Pie, created with and inspired by Connie May Fowler (Remembering Blue); Thanksgiving Spinach Casserole (Elizabeth Bergs Open House); and Amish Chicken and Dumplings (Jodi Picoult's Plain Truth) . . . Sampleserole (Elizabeth Bergs Open House); and Amish Chicken and Dumplings (Jodi Picoult's Plain Truth) . . . Sample salads, breads, and such soul-warming soups as Nearly-a-Meal Potato Soup (Terry Kays Shadow Song); Mr. Casaubon s Chicken Noodle Soup (George Eliots Middlemarch); and Mrs. Leibowitzs Lentil-Vegetable Soup (Frank McCourts Angelas Ashes) . . . After relishing appetizers and entrees, theres a dazzling array of desserts, including Carrot Pudding (Charles Dickenss A Christmas Carol); Effie Belles Coconut Cake (Olive Ann Burnss Cold Sassy Tree); and the kids will love C.S. Lewis's Turkish Delight from The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe.Sprinkled throughout with marvelous anecdotes about writers and writing, The Book Lovers Cookbook is a culinary and literary delight, a browsers cornucopia of reading pleasure, and a true inspiration in the kitchen.TASTY RECIPES AND THE BOOKS THAT INSPIRED THEMJos Best Omelette . . . Little Women by Louisa May AlcottNo Dieters Delight Chicken Neapolitan . . . Thinner by Stephen KingExtra-Special Rhubarb Pie . . . The Persian Pickle Club by Sandra DallasGrand Feast Crab Meat Casserole . . . At Home in Mitford by Jan KaronPersian Cucumber and Yogurt . . . House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus IIITamales . . . Like Water for Chocolate by Laura EsquivelBev's No-Fuss Crab Cakes . . . Unnatural Exposure by Patricia CornwellMacaroni and Cheese . . . The Accidental Tourist by Anne TylerVeteran Split Pea Soup . . . The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen CraneAlternative Carrot-Raisin-Pineapple Salad . . . Midwives by Chris BohjalianSummers Day Cucumber-Tomato Sandwiches . . .Women in Love by D. H. LawrenceRefreshing Black Cows . . . The Book of Ruth by Jane HamiltonDump Punch . . . Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenNot Violet, But Blueberry Pie. . . Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald DahlInnocent Sweet Bread . . . The Bluest Eye by Toni MorrisonDaddy's Rich Chocolate Cake . . . Fatherhood by Bill Cosby. . . and many other delectable dishes for the literary palate! read more