The Mystery Writers of America Cookbook
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The Mystery Writers of America Cookbook : Wickedly Good Meals and Desserts to Die for

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A deadly delicious collection of recipes for appetizers, entrees, desserts, drinks, and more, all from the bestselling authors of Mystery Writers of America. Whether it's Mary Higgins Clark's Game Night Chili, Gillian Flynn's Beef Skillet Fiesta, or Nelson DeMille's Male Chauvinist Pigs in a Blanket, this crime-lit collection of recipes has something for every mystery fan. The bestselling authors of Mystery Writers of America come together for an anthology like never before: devoted readers will discover an all-new gourmet side to their favourite hardboiled novelists. With over 80 recipes for Appetizers, Breakfast Foods, Cocktails, Entrees, Side Dishes, Soups/Salads, and Desserts, plus intriguing sidebars on the surprising-and sometimes deadly-links between food and foul play, this is the ultimate cookbook for crime aficionados.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 192 x 230 x 22mm | 659.99g
  • Quirk Books
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • w. col. photos
  • 1594747571
  • 9781594747571
  • 952,853

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Nominated for the 2016 Anthony Award for Nonfiction Nominated for the 2015 Agatha Award for Best Nonfiction! "A well--edited and handsomely presented collection of -dishes..."--Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review"With tempting recipes, engaging stories behind each dish and the occasional mouthwatering photo, this cookbook proves beyond any reasonable doubt that food and mystery are a winning combination."--Shelf Awareness for Readers, starred review "From breakfast through dessert, with happy hour thrown in for good measure, these talented wordsmiths have created a serious collection of gastronomical goodies that will add a lively twist to your next dinner party."--Anna Jedrziewski, Retailing Insight"Wickedly good recipes from acclaimed pot stirrers such as Lee Child, Mary Higgins Clark, James Patterson, Sue Grafton, Charlaine Harris, and many others."--The Glenville Pathfinder "The pictures and illustrations included in the book are so much fun. They quietly reinforce you're reading about mystery writers, whether it's by the butt of a revolver included next to a plate of pasta, or a skull and crossbones thumbnail introducing the next section of recipes...all of these little details came together to make reading this cookbook an absolutely delightful experience."-Reading for Sanityshow more

About Kate White

KATE WHITE (editor), the former editor in chief of Cosmopolitan, is the New York Times bestselling author of both the Bailey Weggins mystery series, and three novels of suspense, including the psychological suspense EYES ON YOU. Mystery Writers of America is the premier organization for mystery writers, professionals allied to the crime writing field, aspiring crime writers, and those who are devoted to the genre. MWA is dedicated to promoting higher regard for crime writing and recognition and respect for those who write within the genre.show more

Review Text

Nominated for the 2016 Anthony Award for NonfictionNominated for the 2015 Agatha Award for Best Nonfiction!"A well- edited and handsomely presented collection of dishes..."-Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review "With tempting recipes, engaging stories behind each dish and the occasional mouthwatering photo, this cookbook proves beyond any reasonable doubt that food and mystery are a winning combination."- Shelf Awareness for Readers , starred review"From breakfast through dessert, with happy hour thrown in for good measure, these talented wordsmiths have created a serious collection of gastronomical goodies that will add a lively twist to your next dinner party."-Anna Jedrziewski, Retailing Insight"Wickedly good recipes from acclaimed pot stirrers such as Lee Child, Mary Higgins Clark, James Patterson, Sue Grafton, Charlaine Harris, and many others."- The Glenville Pathfinder"The pictures and illustrations included in the book are so much fun. They quietly reinforce you're reading about mystery writers, whether it's by the butt of a revolver included next to a plate of pasta, or a skull and crossbones thumbnail introducing the next section of recipes...all of these little details came together to make reading this cookbook an absolutely delightful experience."- Reading for Sanityshow more

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