The infamous appetites of the Gilmore Girls are given their due in this fun, unofficial cookbook inspired by the show. Fans will eat up the delicious recipes honoring the chefs who fuel the science-defying metabolisms of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore. Whether you’re a diehard fan or new to the scene, author Kristi Carlson invites you to pull up a chair and dig in. Luke’s diner menu, Sookie’s eclectic inn fare, Emily’s fancy Friday Night Dinners, and town favorites are the key influences behind these tempting dishes. One hundred recipes, covering all the bases from appetizers and cocktails to entrées and desserts, invoke key episodes and daily scenes in the Gilmores’ lives. Prepare yourself for:
With beautiful photos, helpful kitchen tips, and fun tidbits about the show, Eat Like a Gilmore is a must-have for any Gilmore Girls fan. Easy-to-follow recipes make it possible to cook and eat your way through Stars Hollow. So don your apron, preheat the oven, and put on your favorite episode. It’s time to Eat Like a Gilmore!
SubtitleThe Unofficial Cookbook for Fans of Gilmore Girls
AuthorBy Kristi Carlson, Photographs by Bonnie Matthews
Published25 October 2016
Dimensions7.50 x 9.50in.
IllustrationsColor photos throughout.
About the author
Kristi Carlson is a longtime fan of Gilmore Girls and has experience as a cook, baker, and caterer. Eat Like a Gilmore joins her two loves together in one book, and she is thrilled to share her passions with fellow fans of the show. She resides in Burbank, California.
Bonnie Matthews uses healthy cooking to inspire others to eat well and live well. She is also the author of Eat Your Way Healthy at Trader Joe's, The Freekeh Cookbook, Hot and Hip Healthy Gluten-Free Cooking, and Hot and Hip Grilling Secrets. She lives in Costa Mesa, California.
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“ [T]he Lorelai and Rory-inspired cookbook, Eat Like A Gilmore: The Unofficial Cookbook for Fans of Gilmore Girls is finally a reality . . . so let’s get to eating!”
“A tribute cookbook . . . that belongs at the top of your wish list.”
—Food & Wine
“[Gilmore fans] stood holding umbrellas in a line that stretched clear out the door of the Hickory Stick Bookshop to get signed copies of the cookbook Eat Like a Gilmore by Kristi Carlson.”
—New York Times
“Just in time for Netflix's reboot of the beloved CW series.”
“Yeah, it's unofficial. So what? Eat Like a Gilmore will still be a solid way to prep for the series' fast-approaching revival—and to make sure you discover the sanctity of salmon puffs.”
“Netflix's Gilmore Girls revival will be released next month, which means we need to start planning our binge-watching snack menu ASAP. . . . That's where Kristi Carlson comes in. . . . In the book, you'll find recipes for some of the show's most iconic dishes and drinks.”
“Eat Like a Gilmore cookbook is perfect for people who love food like Rory and Lorelai do.”
“[Eat Like a Gilmore] might be the next best thing to Sookie.”
“There's a reason why Lorelai and Rory Gilmore spent the majority of their meals during episodes of Gilmore Girls at Luke's Diner: The food was damn good, and it's definitely worth replicating IRL.”
“Looking for the perfect snack to enjoy while binge-watching the new series? Well . . . the Eat Like a Gilmore cookbook has got you covered.”
“[I]t’ll bring you just a little bit closer to your dream of watching TV and eating pizza on the couch with Lorelai and Rory.”
“A Gilmore Girls-inspired cookbook is just what the world needs.”
“Prepare to finally cook and taste the pure deliciousness of a burger from Luke's Diner.”
“Some people wait a lifetime for a cookbook like this.”
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“Anyone who has watched [Gilmore Girls] knows that food is at the center of the series.”
—Food & Wine
“Forget all the zippy dialogue and complex female relationships, the real heart of Gilmore Girls is food.”
“This is almost as exciting as the time Rory got into Yale.”
—Time Out New York
“The most exciting event of 2016 has to be Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life arriving on Netflix.”
“When we needed advice on love, we went to Rory and Lorelai, and when no one understood our coffee addiction, the Gilmore girls certainly did.”