The Book Lover's Cookbook

The Book Lover's Cookbook

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Wake up to a perfect breakfast with Mrs. Dalbya€™s Buttermilk Scones, courtesy of James Herriota€™s All Things Bright and Beautiful and Ichaboda€™s Slapjacks, as featured in Washington Irvinga€™s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Therea€™s homey comfort food like Connie May's Tomato Pie, created with and inspired by Connie May Fowler (Remembering Blue); Thanksgiving Spinach Casserole (Elizabeth Berga€™s 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 Kaya€™s Shadow Song); Mr. Casaubona€™ s Chicken Noodle Soup (George Eliota€™s Middlemarch); and Mrs. Leibowitza€™s Lentil-Vegetable Soup (Frank McCourta€™s Angelaa€™s Ashes) . . . After relishing appetizers and entrees, therea€™s a dazzling array of desserts, including Carrot Pudding (Charles Dickensa€™s A Christmas Carol); Effie Bellea€™s Coconut Cake (Olive Ann Burnsa€™s 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 Lovera€™s Cookbook is a culinary and literary delight, a browsera€™s cornucopia of reading pleasure, and a true inspiration in the kitchen. TASTY RECIPES AND THE BOOKS THAT INSPIRED THEM Joa€™s Best Omelette . . . Little Women by Louisa May Alcott No Dietera€™s Delight Chicken Neapolitan . . . Thinner by Stephen King Extra-Special Rhubarb Pie . . . The Persian Pickle Club by Sandra Dallas Grand Feast Crab Meat Casserole . . . At Home in Mitford by Jan Karon Persian Cucumber and Yogurt . . . House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III Tamales . . . Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel Bev's No-Fuss Crab Cakes . . . Unnatural Exposure by Patricia Cornwell Macaroni and Cheese . . . The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler Veteran Split Pea Soup . . . The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane Alternative Carrot-Raisin-Pineapple Salad . . . Midwives by Chris Bohjalian Summera€™s Day Cucumber-Tomato Sandwiches . . . Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence Refreshing Black Cows . . . The Book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton Dump Punch . . . Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Not Violet, But Blueberry Pie . . . Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl Innocent Sweet Bread . . . The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison Daddy's Rich Chocolate Cake . . . Fatherhood by Bill Cosby . . . and many other delectable dishes for the literary palate!... Inspired by Celebrated Works of Literature, and the Passages That Feature Them Shaunda Kennedy Wenger, Janet Jensen ... He disregarded the instruction about the lid left the pot sitting open on the stove and did not even tum off the ... Children ran to I-ind sticks, they ran to their own tents and brought spoons.

Title:The Book Lover's Cookbook
Author:Shaunda Kennedy Wenger, Janet Jensen
Publisher:Ballantine Books - 2009-03-25


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