There are cooking shows, and then there is cooking from shows. If you’re looking for the perfect recipe that you saw a character eating, check out these cookbooks from some of your television favorites!
The Geek’s Cookbook
The Geek’s Cookbook is a compilation cookbook of recipes inspired by video games like Pokemon and Minecraft, shows like The Big Bang Theory, The Walking Dead, and Dexter, as well as movies like Harry Potter, Star Wars, and The Matrix. This book is the perfect addition to a geek’s kitchen.
— Euclid Library (@EuclidLibrary) October 29, 2021
Orange Is the New Black Presents: The Cookbook
Let’s face it: you probably didn’t watch Orange Is the New Black because the prison food looked delicious, but the creators of this cookbook got creative! Not only are there tasty recipes like Prison Punch and Red’s Chicken Kiev, but there is also information about the show and recipe headnotes by its characters. Fans of Litchfield’s ladies will love Orange Is the New Black Presents: The Cookbook.
— Silvia (@silvia1989) October 17, 2014
The Scooby-Doo Cookbook
Scooby and Shaggy were always cooking up the most elaborate recipes, but luckily The Scooby-Doo Cookbook is delicious, simple, and kid-friendly. Meddling kids will love the snacks, sandwiches, and other recipes inspired by the Scooby-Doo gang.
The official Scooby-Doo! Cookbook is here! 🍔🌭🌮🍕 pic.twitter.com/PQz6RjIeIR
— ScoobyDooCollector (@CollectorScooby) December 29, 2019
Gilmore Girls: The Official Cookbook
Lorelai and Rory are always eating up a storm. The food at Luke’s Diner looks too tasty to bear, and Suki’s recipes are mouth-watering. Bring Stars Hollow home with Gilmore Girls: The Official Cookbook.
If you’re a fan of the show @GilmoreGirls then you need to pick up Gilmore Girls: The Official Cookbook by @missmulrooney and Elena P Craig. Here’s why:https://t.co/SlHhRBbKKx pic.twitter.com/J93vMQGmk0
— Amber Myers (@WhisperAmber) May 23, 2022
The Unofficial Simpson’s Cookbook
Simpsons collectors and cookbook collectors alike need to add The Unofficial Simpson’s Cookbook to their collection. Pretzels, rib-wiches, and donuts are only part of this awesome cookbook based on the show’s first 31 seasons.
Episode 40 with Laurel Randolph is now live. Laurel is the author of The Unofficial Simpsons Cookbook, which came out yesterday! This book is packed with amazing photos, and she made even the worst sounding food from Springfield work as real food!https://t.co/GMGYO4lLv0 pic.twitter.com/RlTLp1Hrf1
— Simpsons Is Greater Than… (@simpsonsisgreat) August 4, 2021
A Feast of Ice and Fire: The Official Game of Thrones Companion Cookbook
Game of Thrones fans must check out A Feast of Ice and Fire: The Official Game of Thrones Companion Cookbook. This book’s special feature is that many recipes include a medieval version and a modern version, giving the chef the decision of which to make. This book will take you into Winterfell if you’re still missing the show.
It’s my roommate’s birthday and she requested an apricot tart from the Game of Thrones: A Feast of Ice & Fire cookbook (here as a peach tart since Lucky’s didn’t have any fresh apricots) pic.twitter.com/r3MNzeejuk
— soup engineer II (@lemonadesoup) July 20, 2019
Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Official Cookbook
Eat your way across the Earth Kingdom, Fire Nation, Air Nomads, and Water Tribe with Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Official Cookbook. The book includes sixty beverage and food recipes to choose from. You’ll be a regular Dinnerbender with this book!
Excited to cook Dinner tonight since I just got this new cookbook based on the Avatar verse. All the recipes are written by different characters & there’s a whole section dedicated to Iroh’s Tea🔥🪨🌊💨🍵🙏🏾😩 pic.twitter.com/3dTjJjUq4z
— Jax (@JaxBladeFitness) November 24, 2021
True Blood: Eats, Drinks, and Bites from Bon Temps
True Blood: Eats, Drinks, and Bites from Bon Temps “gives fans a big taste of Bon Temps.” The book has recipes introduced by the show’s characters, and it has 85 recipes, some of which are straight from scenes in the show, as well as over 100 photos from the show. Trubies need to take a bite out of this!