The Book Lover's Cookbook: Recipes Inspired By Celebrated Works Of Literature, And The Passages That Feature Them (Paperback)
 
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The Book Lover's Cookbook: Recipes Inspired By Celebrated Works Of Literature, And The Passages That Feature Them (Paperback)

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    THE BOOK LOVER’S COOKBOOK

    Recipes Inspired by Celebrated Works of Literature
    and the Passages that Feature Them

    Shaunda Kennedy Wenger and Janet Kay Jensen
    Wake up to a perfect breakfast with Mrs. Dalby’s Buttermilk Scones, courtes......more

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THE BOOK LOVER’S COOKBOOK

Recipes Inspired by Celebrated Works of Literature
and the Passages that Feature Them

Shaunda Kennedy Wenger and Janet Kay Jensen
Wake up to a perfect breakfast with Mrs. Dalby’s Buttermilk Scones, courtesy of James Herriot’s All Things Bright and Beautiful and Ichabod’s Slapjacks, as featured in Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. There’s homey comfort food like Connie May's Tomato Pie, created with and inspired by Connie May Fowler (Remembering Blue); Thanksgiving Spinach Casserole (Elizabeth Berg’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 Kay’s Shadow Song); Mr. Casaubon’s Chicken Noodle Soup (George Eliot’s Middlemarch); and Mrs. Leibowitz’s Lentil-Vegetable Soup (Frank McCourt’s Angela’s Ashes) . . . After relishing appetizers and entrees, there’s a dazzling array of desserts, including Carrot Pudding (Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol); Effie Belle’s Coconut Cake (Olive Ann Burns’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 Lover’s Cookbook is a culinary and literary delight, a browser’s cornucopia of reading pleasure, and a true inspiration in the kitchen.
Shaunda Kennedy Wenger enjoys creative cooking and writing children’s stories and articles. She is currently working on a novel. Her work has been published in Babybug, Ladybug, Wonder Years, American Careers, South Valley Living, and Short-Short Stories for Reading Aloud (The Education Center, 2000). She is an active member of the League of Utah Writers and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. She regards...

Author:
Wenger, Shaunda Kennedy
Genre:
COOKING / General
Audience:
General/trade
Edition Detail:
Reprint
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
339
Language:
English
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Publish Date:
03/29/2005
Copyright Year:
2005
ISBN:
9780345465467
Height:
8.0 in
Wdth:
6.0 in
Thickness:
1.0 in
Unit weight:
1.0 lb
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  • A Cookbook with a Twist

    I bought this cookbook for my daughter as a Christmas present and she reallys enjoys it. She is a very good cook and an avid reader so the book was a good match. Each recipe has at least one book quote and there is good variety---from Charlotte's Web to Postcards From the Edge to The Firm. The recipes are also catagorized nicely so it is easy to locate a "breakfast" or "salad" or "dessert". I bought one for myself and have found that some of the quotes have piqued my interest so much that I then read the entire book. You don't get THAT with every cookbook!

    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
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