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The Dead Celebrity Cookbook: A Resurrection of Recipes by More Than 150 Stars of Stage and Screen
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The Dead Celebrity Cookbook: A Resurrection of Recipes by More Than 150 Stars of Stage and Screen (Paperback)

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If you've ever fantasized about feasting on Frank Sinatra's Barbecued Lamb, lunching on Lucille Ball's "Chinese-y Thing," diving ever-so-neatly into Joan Crawford's Poached Salmon, or wrapping your lips around Rock Hudson's cannoli - and really, who hasn't? - hold on to your oven mitts!

In The Dead Celebrity Cookbook: A Resurrection of Recipes by 150 Stars of Stage and Screen, Frank DeCaro--the flamboyantly funny Sirius XM radio personality best known for his six-and-a-half-year stint as the movie critic on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart--collects hundreds of recipes passed on from legendary stars of stage and screen, proving that before there were celebrity chefs, there were celebrities who fancied themselves chefs.

Their all-but-forgotten recipes--rescued from out-of-print cookbooks, musty biographies, vintage magazines, and dusty pamphlets--suggest a style of home entertaining ripe for reexamination if not revival, while reminding intrepid gourmands that, for better or worse, Hollywood doesn't make celebrities (or cooks) like it used to.


Elizabeth Taylor's Chicken with Avocado and Mushrooms

Farrah Fawcett's Sausage and Peppers

Liberace's Sticky Buns

Bette Davis's Red Flannel Hash

Bea Arthur's Good Morning Mushroom Tomato Toast

Dudley Moore's Cr me Br l e

Gypsy Rose Lee's Portuguese Fish Chowder

John Ritter's Famous Fudge

Andy Warhol's Ghoulish Goulash

Vincent Price's Pepper Steak

Johnny Cash's Old Iron Pot Family-Style Chili

Vivian Vance's Chicken Kiev

Sebastian Cabot's Avocado Surprise

Lawrence Welk's Vegetable Croquettes

Ann Miller's Cheese Souffl

Jerry Orbach's Trifle

Totie Fields's Fruit Mellow

Irene Ryan's Tipsy Basingstoke

Klaus Nomi's Key Lime Tart

Richard Deacon's Bitter and Booze

Sonny Bono's Spaghetti with Fresh Tomato Sauce

And many others from breakfast to dessert.

Food & DrinkCookery dishes & coursesMain coursesFood & DrinkGeneral cookery & recipes Publisher: Health Communications Publication Date: 17/10/2011 ISBN-13: 9780757315961  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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