They make you stop and take notice! They leave you scratching your head in confusion and wonder! Yes, cookbooks that make you go hmmm! Here are 8 of the best.
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The Star Trek Cookbook-From Vulcan Apple Pastry to Cellular Peptide Cake with Mint Frosting, it is all here and so much more.
Quick-Fix Cooking with Roadkill-Waste not, want not as they say. Deep-Ditch Pizza or Tarmac Taco Salad anybody! Come on, hungry yet?
Manifold Destiny: The One! The Only! Guide to Cooking on Your Car Engine!-No kitchen. No problem. Put your car and engine to work. Your transportation can be used for so many purposes.
The Eat-a-Bug Cookbook, Revised: 40 Ways to Cook Crickets, Grasshoppers, Ants, Water Bugs, Spiders, Centipedes, and Their Kin-Yes, yes, I know protein galore. And I’ll admit that I have eaten a cricket before and not to shabby (a little gritty). But I draw the line at spiders. Not happening unless it is one of the few thing left to eat on the planet.
The Pyromaniac’s Cookbook: the best in flaming food and drink-I am pretty sure that this cookbook will not be endorsed by your local fire department or insurance company. The recipes look delicious, but just keep the fire extinguisher handy should things go south.
The Coffeepot Cookbook: A Funny, yet Functional and Feasible Traveler’s Guide to Preparing Healthy, Happy Meals on the go Using Nothing but a Hotel Coffeepot…. and a Little Ingenuity!-Just not totally sold on this idea. Not excited about my soup possible being seasoned with some leftover coffee grounds. May have to pack the coffeepot too as many hotels have given it the heave ho in favor of Keurigs.
The Vampire Zombie Werewolf Cookoff Cookbook-Want to leave a lasting impression at your dinner party; one that may leave permanent scars? Dive right in. You may never be asked to host again. Yeah!
Kooky Cookery: A campy archive of irregular recipes from yester-year.-This blast of recipes from the past highlights some oldie but goodies. Coronary Salad Sauce, Nerf ConstaPie, Strawberry Seagull Surprise. You know you want some people!
These cookbooks are sure to take your cooking to a whole new level. One that will amaze, amuse, or horrify those nearest and dearest to you. You never know. You may very well find a new recipe favorite here. Own any of these cookbooks or have additions to the list? Be sure and leave a comment.
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