The Dead Celebrity Cookbook Presents
Christmas in Tinseltown: Celebrity Recipes and Hollywood…

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The Dead Celebrity Cookbook Presents Christmas in Tinseltown: Celebrity Recipes and Hollywood…

by Frank DeCaro

Health Communications, Inc. | October 1, 2012 | Trade Paperback

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Now you can put some gam in your holiday ham with The Dead Celebrity Christmas Cookbook. When it comes to holiday fun, the stars of Hollywood''s Golden Age knew how to make merry - on stage, on screen, and especially on the dinner table. With The Dead Celebrity Christmas Cookbook - the follow-up to his international sensation The Dead Celebrity Cookbook - Frank DeCaro shows how to put the kitsch into your holiday kitchen as he salutes a quirky collection of celebrities who are gone, but fondly remembered every year at Christmastime.

Filled with pop culture ruminations and genuine (and genuinely delicious) recipes of the stars, The Dead Celebrity Christmas Cookbook hails such movie classics as It''s a Wonderful Life and White Christmas, gives three cheers for such time-honored animated gems as Frosty the Snowman and How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and puts such offbeat offerings as The Star Wars Holiday Special in their rightful place - the dining room!

Serving up such chapters as ''Miracle Whip on 34th Street,'' ''Eat Meat in St. Louis,'' and ''Munch of the Wooden Soldiers,'' DeCaro dishes up an attic-full of culinary delights garnished with his signature wit and cultural observations. Feast on such temptations as Peggy Lee''s Holiday Halibut Casserole, Burl Ives''s Stuffed Leg of Goat Hawaiian, Nat ''King'' Cole''s Ham Loaf, Barbara Stanwyck''s Christmas Kipfels, Dinah Shore''s Fruitcake, and Spike Jones''s Molasses Jumbles. Even the Grinch himself - Boris Karloff - shares a recipe! Wash them all down with Edmund Gwenn''s Christmas Cup and John Lennon''s Cocoa. With The Dead Celebrity Christmas Cookbook, you also can decide which makes for a better New Year''s Eve, Guy Lombardo''s Lobster Lombardo or Dick Clark''s Spicy Turkey Meatloaf. There''s nothing auld about them!

The book is the ultimate hostess gift, and one that won''t get buried in the cupboard. Placing the accent on mirth - and casting a forgiving eye toward Santa''s girth - The Dead Celebrity Christmas Cookbook promises to get even the biggest Scrooge in the holiday spirit and liven up any gathering. It''ll have you saying your ''ho, ho, ho''s'' in true Hollywood style, this year and for many years to come.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 240 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.63 in

Published: October 1, 2012

Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0757317006

ISBN - 13: 9780757317002

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The Dead Celebrity Cookbook Presents Christmas in Tinseltown: Celebrity Recipes and Hollywood…

by Frank DeCaro

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 240 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.63 in

Published: October 1, 2012

Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0757317006

ISBN - 13: 9780757317002

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Now you can put some gam in your holiday ham with The Dead Celebrity Christmas Cookbook. When it comes to holiday fun, the stars of Hollywood''s Golden Age knew how to make merry - on stage, on screen, and especially on the dinner table. With The Dead Celebrity Christmas Cookbook - the follow-up to his international sensation The Dead Celebrity Cookbook - Frank DeCaro shows how to put the kitsch into your holiday kitchen as he salutes a quirky collection of celebrities who are gone, but fondly remembered every year at Christmastime.

Filled with pop culture ruminations and genuine (and genuinely delicious) recipes of the stars, The Dead Celebrity Christmas Cookbook hails such movie classics as It''s a Wonderful Life and White Christmas, gives three cheers for such time-honored animated gems as Frosty the Snowman and How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and puts such offbeat offerings as The Star Wars Holiday Special in their rightful place - the dining room!

Serving up such chapters as ''Miracle Whip on 34th Street,'' ''Eat Meat in St. Louis,'' and ''Munch of the Wooden Soldiers,'' DeCaro dishes up an attic-full of culinary delights garnished with his signature wit and cultural observations. Feast on such temptations as Peggy Lee''s Holiday Halibut Casserole, Burl Ives''s Stuffed Leg of Goat Hawaiian, Nat ''King'' Cole''s Ham Loaf, Barbara Stanwyck''s Christmas Kipfels, Dinah Shore''s Fruitcake, and Spike Jones''s Molasses Jumbles. Even the Grinch himself - Boris Karloff - shares a recipe! Wash them all down with Edmund Gwenn''s Christmas Cup and John Lennon''s Cocoa. With The Dead Celebrity Christmas Cookbook, you also can decide which makes for a better New Year''s Eve, Guy Lombardo''s Lobster Lombardo or Dick Clark''s Spicy Turkey Meatloaf. There''s nothing auld about them!

The book is the ultimate hostess gift, and one that won''t get buried in the cupboard. Placing the accent on mirth - and casting a forgiving eye toward Santa''s girth - The Dead Celebrity Christmas Cookbook promises to get even the biggest Scrooge in the holiday spirit and liven up any gathering. It''ll have you saying your ''ho, ho, ho''s'' in true Hollywood style, this year and for many years to come.

About the Author

Frank DeCaro, author of The Dead Celebrity Cookbook, is heard each weekday morning on his own live national call-in program, The Frank DeCaro Show , on Sirius XM Satellite Radio, which now boasts more than 25 million subscribers. His radio guests have run the gamut from Justin Bieber to Ernest Borgnine, and his following across North America is as loyal as it is diverse. Known as both a writer and a performer, DeCaro pens the "Icons" column on vintage television for CBS''s Watch! magazine. For years as a fashion editor, he wrote the "Style Over Substance" column for The New York Times . A graduate of Northwestern University''s Medill School of Journalism, DeCaro has written for myriad publications including The New York Times Magazine, Martha Stewart Living, Newsweek , Vogue, and TV Guide . As a performer, DeCaro has appeared on the ABC sitcom Cougar Town, The Rosie O''Donnell Show, The Joy Behar Show, and numerous talking-head programs. He is best known for his six-and-a-half-year stint as the movie critic on The Daily Show and a forty-episode run of the game show I''ve Got a Secret. In 2010, he cocreated the YouTube sensation "Betty White Lines," a rap tribute to the Golden Girls star which was featured on the Today show, Showbiz Tonight , and dozens of blogs, and got more than 100,000 hits in its first week online. In addition, the award-winning DeCaro is the author of the groundbreaking A Boy Named Phyllis: A Suburban Memoir , which Vanity Fair called "hilarious" and The
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