23 Cookbooks Inspired by Pop Culture ...

Dreaming of whipping up a batch of cauldron cakes? Thinking of a chicken dish that makes your juices run? How about a walnut mocha bread served in a Seattle coffee house? In movies, TV shows and books, food can play a central role or merely provide atmosphere. Create your favorite pop culture food at home with these cookbooks and recipe collections.

1. 50 Shades of Chicken

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With recipes like β€œDripping Thighs” this is a surefire hit.
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2. 50 Shades of Bacon

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And if your tastes run to swine rather than fowl, try this one. A love story starring you and the sexiest meat on Earth.
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3. The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook

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Want to cook like Mrs. Weasley or the kitchen elves at Hogwarts? Work magic with this book.
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4. A Feast of Ice and Fire: the Official Game of Thrones Companion Cookbook

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Cook up a Westeros-style feast in your very own kitchen.
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5. The Downton Abbey Cookbook

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Cook sauces like Daisy and pies like Mrs. Patmore. Be sure to serve on tables set with the finest bone china, silver cutlery and crystal glassware.
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6. Wookie Cookies: a Star Wars Cookbook

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Food hits galactic heights. Not food from the movies (was there any?) but recipes with fun franchise-related names. Are you ready to try Boba Fett-uccine.
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7. Unofficial Recipes of the Hunger Games

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Penned by Suzanne Collins, this is the perfect companion to the trilogy for any fan.
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8. True Blood: Eats, Drinks, and Bites

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With cocktails like Dead on the Beach and Hair of the Wolf and authentic down home bayou recipes, this is a must for every True Blood fan.
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9. Baking Bad

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This surely has to take the prize for the puniest title. Don’t worry, there are no recipes for cooking meth.
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10. The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook

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Be swept back to dining in New York in the Sixties. Read, learn and throw a fabulous cocktail party.
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11. Treme: Stories and Recipes

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No matter the hardship after Katrina, there was always heart in the food of New Orleans. This book captures that spirit in its recipes.
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12. The Desperate Housewives Cookbook

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No need to get desperate when you can flick through the pages for a perfect recipe from Wisteria Lane.
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13. Sopranos Family Cookbook

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All the recipes you need to feast Italian mobster style. Recipes compiled by the show’s Artie Bucco of the Vesuvius restaurant.
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14. Love at First Bite: the Unofficial Twilight Cookbook

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Caution: extremely poor reviews. Only die-hard Twilight fans will derive any pleasure from this collection of recipes.
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15. The Pride and Prejudice Movie Cookbook

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Fancy times ahead with themed menus such as "A Traditional Tea Party at Pemberley" and "A Cocktail Party for the Ball at Netherfield Hall"
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16. The Star Trek Cookbook

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Do you have the stomach for Heart of Targ washed down with Romulan ale? Food like no man has known before.
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17. Cooking with Friends

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What’s the next best thing to a muffin in Central Perk? A Friends-inspired recipe cooked in your own kitchen!
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18. Orange is the New Black Cookbook

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Get your three square meals a day of fare that is definitely better than prison food.
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19. Cafe Nervosa: the Connoisseurs Cookbook

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The Crane Brothers (Frasier) bring you a slice of Seattle cafΓ© culture.
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20. Dining with the Doctor: the Unauthorized Whovian Cookbook

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Whovians will truly appreciate the creativity of the recipes in this entertaining journey into space and time. No TARDIS required.
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21. The Snacking Dead

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Don’t worry - no human flesh was used in the making of these recipes.
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22. The Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Cookbook: Recipes and Reflections from FORREST GUMP

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Unlike a box of chocolates where you never know what you gonna, in this book you’re gonna get recipes for shrimp.
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23. The Winnie the Pooh Cookbook

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Pooh might love honey but the residents of Hundred Acre Wood enjoy a varied diet. Fire up the stove for some Poohpiglet pancakes.
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I’m waiting for Hannibal TV/Cookbook tie in to arrive ^_^, Fava beans anyone? Pass the chianti.

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