Fifty Shades of Chicken: A Parody in a Cookbook

Fifty Shades of Chicken: A Parody in a Cookbook

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By (author) F. L. Fowler

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  • Publisher: Clarkson Potter
  • Format: Hardback | 160 pages
  • Dimensions: 191mm x 231mm x 18mm | 612g
  • Publication date: 26 November 2012
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0385345224
  • ISBN 13: 9780385345224
  • Illustrations note: 40 Full-Colour Photographs
  • Sales rank: 4,197

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"Dripping Thighs, Sticky Chicken Fingers, Vanilla Chicken, Chicken with a Lardon, Bacon-Bound Wings, Spatchcock Chicken, Learning-to-Truss-You Chicken, Holy Hell Wings, Mustard-Spanked Chicken, and more, more, more!" Fifty chicken recipes, each more seductive than the last, in a book that makes every dinner a turn-on. ""I want you to see this. Then you'll know everything. It's a cookbook," he says and opens to some recipes, with color photos. "I want to prepare you, very much." This isn't just about getting me hot till my juices run clear, and then a little rest. There's pulling, jerking, stuffing, trussing. Fifty preparations. He promises we'll start out slow, with wine and a good oiling . . . "Holy crap.""""I will control everything that happens here," he says. "You can leave anytime, but as long as you stay, you're my ingredient." I'll be transformed from a raw, organic bird into something--what? Something "delicious." " So begins the adventures of Miss Chicken, a young free-range, from raw innocence to golden brown ecstasy, in this spoof-in-a-cookbook that simmers in the afterglow of E.L. James's sensational "Fifty Shades of Grey "trilogy." "Like Anastasia Steele, Miss Chicken finds herself at the mercy of a dominating man, in this case, a wealthy, sexy, and very hungry chef. And before long, from unbearably slow drizzling to trussing, Miss Chicken discovers the sheer thrill of becoming the main course. A parody in three acts--"The Novice Bird" (easy recipes for roasters), "Falling to Pieces" (parts perfect for weeknight meals), and "Advanced Techniques" (the climax of cooking)--"Fifty Shades of Chicken" is a cookbook of fifty irresistible, repertoire-boosting chicken dishes that will leave you hungry for more. With memorable tips and revealing photographs, "Fifty Shades of Chicken" will have you dominating dinner.

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A former 4H executive, F L FOWLER finally plucked up the courage to peck out a cookbook. Originating from a distinguished bloodline of media chickens, F L enjoys life in the country but occasionally flies the coop.

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."..it will undoubtedly become one of America's most cherished cookbooks of all time." -Eater.com "Like any good parody, this manages to make fun of both the flabby porn of "Fifty Shades" and the gushing language of "food porn..." -BonAppetit.com ."..this genius little tidbit that combines the sexual and the culinary..." -Glamour.com "All signs indicate that "Fifty Shades of Chicken", a new cookbook parodying erotic novel "Fifty Shades of Grey", is the real deal. We can't get over the hilarity of the description on the book's web site." -Huffington Post "The book that spawned "mommy porn" has now given a new meaning to playing with your food. . . You'll never look at chickens the same way again." -Salon.com "Besides clever writing with laugh-out-loud double entendres, "Fifty Shades of Chicken" offers 50 (of course) tempting recipes, among them Crunchy Chicken Parmesan Croquettes and Cranberry Baked Chicken With Apple Cider." -The Republic

Table of contents

1: The Novice Bird    Extra-Virgin Chicken, Vanilla Chicken, Popped-Cherry Pullet, Learning-to-Truss-You, Chicken with a Lardon, Spanked Hen, Hot-Rubbed Hen, Spicy Fowl, Slicked Chick, Hard and Crisp Chicken on Soft Dumplings, Basted Bird, Holy Mole!, Chili-Lashed Fricassee, Bone-In Broiler, Cock Au Vin, Pulled Pullet, and Please-Don’t-Stop Chicken   2: Falling to Pieces: Chicken Parts and Bits    Holy-Hell Wings, Bound Wings, Chicken-Strip Tease, Sticky (Chicken) Fingers, Dripping Thighs, Spread and Stuffed Thighs, Pounded Thighs, Creamed Chicken Supreme, Go-Get-the-Butter Breasts, Steamy White Meat, Chicken and Tongue Ring, Pounded Tenderloin, Crimson Chicken Breasts, Iced Chicken Salad, Skewered Chicken, Chicken Hearts and Flowers, Chicken Sub   3: Advanced Technique: Chickens Gone Wild   Spatchcocked Chicken, Capon on Top, Boned Chicken, Spread-Eagle Chicken, Safe-Word Fowl, Hard-Limit Bird, Hogtied and Porked Chicken (with sausage), Red-Cheeked Chook (with apple), You Dirty Bird, Backdoor Beer Can Chicken, Erect Chicken, Forcemeat Chicken Foam, Hard-Slapped Roaster, Rough-Stuffed Clucker, Quailing Chicken Gelee, (Flame) Licked Chick Epilogue   Acknowledgments Index