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Sharuf Jun 28, 2010 03:15 AM

On the Huffington Post, you can find this list of cookbooks which will make your collection more than complete.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/06...

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    beachmouse Jun 28, 2010 11:37 AM

    The only cool thing I ever found in a thrift store was a copy of Salvador Gali's "Les Diners de Gala” for $3. If the artwork doesn't get you, the seriously whacked out recipes will.

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      roxlet Jun 29, 2010 11:29 AM

      Salvador Dali?

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        beachmouse Jun 29, 2010 01:01 PM

        Yeah Dali. Missed catching that typo before posting.

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        Leper Jul 1, 2010 08:31 AM

        Beachmouse, I think you should have that book appraised. I think it is really quite rare as it was initially sold in art galleries--not bookstores.

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          Leper Jul 1, 2010 08:44 AM

          Beachmouse, I did a quit search on the book. Copies in good condition are running $250-350.00. Signed copies $1,700-3,000. The "complete suite" (more illustrations and signed) is $24,000.

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            reiflame Jul 1, 2010 11:11 AM

            I would absolutely love to see some of those recipes if you had a chance to post them.

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            Fydeaux Jun 28, 2010 12:16 PM

            She left out this one:

            http://www.amazon.com/Billi-Gordons-Y...

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              runwestierun Jun 28, 2010 12:44 PM

              and this one
              http://www.amazon.com/White-Trash-Coo...

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                jmckee Jun 29, 2010 10:38 AM

                Don't forget its sequel: "Sinkin' Spells, Hot Flashes, Fits & Cravin's."

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                cheesemaestro Jun 29, 2010 09:09 AM

                And a few others:

                http://www.amazon.com/Original-Road-Kill-Cookbook/dp/0898152003/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1277827603&sr=1-1

                http://www.amazon.com/Mafia-Cookbook-Recipes-Gangland-Kitchens/dp/1552651215/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1277827783&sr=1-3

                http://www.amazon.com/All-american-Tr...

                1. Miss Needle Jul 1, 2010 09:57 AM

                  I am slightly embarrassed to admit that I have a copy of this:

                  http://www.amazon.com/Star-Trek-Cookb...

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                    TongoRad Jul 1, 2010 10:23 AM

                    So just how does one make hasparat, anyway, and is it any good? ;)

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                      Miss Needle Jul 1, 2010 12:42 PM

                      Ha! I don't remember if there was a recipe for it in that book, but I made my own version for a Star Trek themed party I threw. Didn't have the "tongue-searing brine", but I just rolled up grilled chicken (fresh mozzarella for the vegetarian version), oven-roasted tomatoes and pesto in a flour tortilla.

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                        TongoRad Jul 1, 2010 01:50 PM

                        Oh well. It was the "tongue-searing brine" that I was interested in. In my imagination there is horseradish in there as well; I wonder if I ever did concoct something like that would anybody but me actually eat it? Yours sounds tasty, even if it's not that out there.

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                    pushslice Jul 1, 2010 10:50 PM

                    I think you guys would enjoy flipping thru the Gallery of Regrettable Food:

                    http://www.lileks.com/institute/galle...

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                      mwhitmore Jun 5, 2013 09:08 AM

                      O. M. G! This is the most horrifying and hilarious thing I have ever seen.

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