8 Pop Culture Cookbooks To Feed Your Fandom – Fandom Spotlite Gift Guide

Have you ever had a moment while watching your favorite television series or film, when the characters were sitting down and having a meal, and you thought to yourself, “I wish I had the recipe for that!” Or maybe you were just curious what your favorite Ninja Turtle would put on their pizza, or what kind of drinks and treats you could buy at Central Perk. Whatever your fandom craving maybe check out this list of pop-culture-themed cookbooks that will surely satisfy!

THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES PIZZA COOKBOOK 

Cowabunga dudes! TMNT fans will never have to pay full price for late pizza with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Pizza Cookbook. With sixty-five righteous recipes, fans can master the art of pizza dough and learn how to create their own pizza sauces from scratch! From old-school classics like New-York style pepperoni to new-school recipes that put a spin on the classics! There is a pizza for every occasion — breakfast pizzas, mini pizzas, party pizzas, and even dessert pizzas! With recipes for Pizza Potstickers, Big City Burgers, Pizza Ramen Soup, Green Ozze Smoothies, and more!

THE WALKING DEAD: THE OFFICIAL COOKBOOK AND SURVIVAL GUIDE

If you are living through an apocalypse or just roughing it, The Walking Dead: The Official Cookbook and Survival Guide is for you!  Inspired by the hit AMC television series, this book features recipes for meals featured on the show, plus food and drinks inspired by key characters and locations, along with expert information on foraging, hunting wild game, and outdoor cooking. Get the recipes to dishes like Hershel’s spaghetti, the Governor’s Welcome Scramble, Carol’s Cookies, and many more!  This cookbook has dishes for when you crave breakfast, lunch, or dinner, or if you are looking for something in between!

 

SUPERNATURAL: THE OFFICIAL COOKBOOK: BURGERS, PIES, AND OTHER BITES FROM THE ROAD

Fuel up before you go demon hunting with Supernatural: The Official Cookbook. This book features recipes inspired by the characters and locations from the show. Gear up for your own road trip, or bring some of the brothers’ favorite dishes to your own kitchen table. Enjoy eating like a Winchester with Dean’s breakfast Pig ‘N A Poke, cheeseburger and fries, angel food cake, Sam’s salads, and, of course, pie, and so much more!

 

FRIENDS: THE OFFICIAL COOKBOOK

Oh. My. GOD! The pop-culture craze of FRIENDS has been around for almost 30 years, and now you can bring your fandom to the kitchen with Friends: The Official Cookbook. Bring home more than 100 recipes inspired by the iconic moments and dishes from the series that ran for a decade! From appetizers to main courses and from drinks to desserts, each chapter includes iconic treats such as Monica’s Friendsgiving Feast, Rachel’s Trifle, Just for Joey Fries, Chandler’s “Milk You Can Chew,” Phoebe’s Grandmother’s Cookies, and of course, The Moist Maker. If you cannot get enough of your FRIENDS, the Friends: The Official Central Perk Cookbook is now available!

 

GOLDEN GIRLS COOKBOOK: MORE THAN 90 DELECTABLE RECIPES FROM BLANCHE, ROSE, DOROTHY, AND SOPHIA.

Picture it… Miami 1985. Now with The Golden Girls Cookbook, you can!  With more than 90 recipes from Blanche, Rose, Dorothy, and Sophia to take you back to a golden time through your tastebuds. Enjoy a variety of recipes for any time of the day from breakfast and brunch to soups and salads, veggie side dishes to pair with that perfect pasta, and other main dishes you will serve up. … and who can forget– cheesecake! Stay Golden!

 

COOKING WITH DEADPOOL

It’s time to make the chimichangas! Cooking with Deadpool offers over 60 recipes inspired by our favorite merc with a mouth! Not only will you have access to a number of appetizers, entree’s side dishes, breakfasts, desserts… but you will also have his secrets to his favorite meals, including tacos, pancakes,  hamburgers with no pickles… And who can forget the chimichangas (which is what you really want, admit it!) This book offers a full menu for when you want to really treat yourself!

 

 

DISNEY VILLAINS: DEVILISHLY DELICIOUS COOKBOOK

Being bad has never tasted this good! Get in touch with your darker side with the Disney Villains: Devilishly Delicious Cookbook. Dish up delicious treats inspired by some of your favorite Disney villains. Enjoy poison apples, monkey’s uncle monkey bread, chicken soup for sick dragons, gaston’s dozen egg breakfast, and a number of other appetizers, entrees, desserts, and more! These recipes will have you feeling so bad that it’s good!

 

DISNEY PRINCESS BAKING

Love Disney? Love Baking? Then Disney Princess Baking is for you! Be the hostess with the mostess with tasty treats that celebrate your favorite Disney princesses! Enjoy 60+ royal treats inspired by your favorite princesses including Cinderella, Moana, and more! From cookies and bars and pies and tarts to cakes and cookies and morning treats, you will find a sweet treat for your every mood!

 

 

 

THE PEANUTS LUNCH BAG COOKBOOK

Bring a classic into your kitchen with this bonus entry! The Peanuts Lunch Bag Cookbook is a bonus pick to this list! The Peanuts have been around since the 1950s and have left their mark on pop culture with comic strips, television specials, and even a musical! This is a great cookbook because it’s kid-friendly, nutritious, and delicious! Find recipes perfect for your lunch bag, many of which are great for big family meals where the leftovers can be used for your lunch the next day! From healthy sandwiches and hearty soups to delicious snacks and sweet treats, and more! Other Peanuts-themed cookbooks include The Peanuts Family Cookbook and The Peanuts Holiday Cookbook.

You can find a number of fandom-themed cookbooks and more from Insight Editions!  From Marvel and DC to Star Wars and video games, and everything in between! Feed the fandom that you crave today!


About Jaz Bielby

Jaz Bielby formerly was the Wizard World Social Media Coordinator and is currently a member of the Vancouver Master Chorale. Her skills at singing and advanced knowledge of musicals are the reason she’s called, “Fandom Spotlight's Musical Expert.” She is looking forward to her upcoming trip to New York to perform at Carnegie Hall with her current choir. A nerd since birth, a few of her favorite fandoms include the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Marvel, The Walking Dead, and True Crime. You can look forward to her future series here where she combines nerdiness and cooking!

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