Not Your Typical Cookbook

Posted Jun 3, 2016

We’ve got new and unusual cookbooks on our shelves… Check them out!

Eat!: The Quick-Look Cookbook by Gabriela Scolik

Rather than skimming through countless recipes, Eat!: The Quick-Look Cookbook offers step-by-step infographic illustrations to help walk you through meal preparation.  With over 450 recipes from simple to more involved creations, there's something for everyone including spaghetti carbonara, stuffed vegetables, chicken cacciatore, and sponge rolls.  On top of easy-to-follow diagrams, Eat! is divided into sections – Prepare, Cook without Heat, Cook, Roast, Stew, Fry, Grill, Bake, Preserve, and Drink – to help you find what you are looking for.  This cookbook is ideal for visual learners, fun for those who want to look at cooking from a different perspective, and perfect for getting children involved in the kitchen.

Pornburger: Hot Buns and Juicy Beefcakes by Matthew Ramsey

Self-proclaimed “burger pervert” and blogger Matthew Ramsey now shares mouth-watering burgers in print format with his first book, Pornburger: Hot Buns and Juicy Beefcakes.  Complete with vivid photographs, Ramsey celebrates the American classic by putting new twists on burgers such as the “Mac Daddy” which features macaroni and cheese buns; the “Bill U Murray Me?” which includes cabbage, egg  yolk, and lard; and the “Horn Dog,” a hot dog that features two beef patties as a bun.  Ramsey’s hamburgery isn’t limited to just beef either; he also has recipes for pork, fish, fowl, and even fruits like watermelon.  And to top everything off, there’s concoctions for sauces, sides, desserts, and drinks!   

Thug Kitchen: Eat Like You Give a F*ck: The Official Cookbook by Thug Kitchen

Tired of getting dinner from the drive-through?  Sick of processed food?  Then let Thug Kitchen inspire you “to eat some goddamn vegetables and adopt a healthier lifestyle.”  With over 100 delicious recipes for meals, snacks, and side dishes, you can take control of your diet while shopping on a budget.  Organized by meal, some of the dishes featured include Baked Okra and Potato Hash for breakfast; Baked Zucchini Chips for a snack; Roasted Chickpea and Broccoli Burritos for dinner; and Carrot Cake Cookies for dessert.  This is a real world cookbook for real world people – learn to make nutritious food from scratch without complicated kitchen gadgets or fancy ingredients.

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