'Cooking With a Serial Killer' and 9 Other Kooky Cookbooks

We've rounded up some of the wackiest cookbooks out there - from semen-based recipes to car engine cookery

The Quarterback Killer’s Cookbook

The Quarterback Killer’s Cookbook

Amazon.com

As a big hunter, Minnesota Vikings football player Jared Allen promotes eating what you kill, and his recipes — created with a professional chef — feature all kinds of wild game. Rattlesnake croquettes and pheasant nuggets, anyone?

The Cat Lover’s Cookbook

The Cat Lover’s Cookbook

Amazon.com

Jane Morin Snowday shares her culinary creations and amusing anecdotes about her pet kitties in this cookbook of “favorite recipes for cat lovers.” Hmm, do cat owners have different taste buds than everyone else?

Cooking With Pooh

Cooking With Pooh

Amazon.com

There’s really nothing wrong with this kids’ cookbook… except the title. Eww.

Manifold Destiny: The One! The Only! Guide to Cooking on Your Car Engine!

 The One! The Only! Guide to Cooking on Your Car Engine!

Amazon.com

Find a hot spot on your engine, wrap your food in tin foil, wedge it into that hot spot and drive the recommended mileage. That Cruise-Control Pork Tenderloin will be ready just as you pull into the driveway. Dinner served!

Hot Italian Dish

Hot Italian Dish

Amazon.com

This cookbook by Victoria Gotti — daughter of mob boss John Gotti — includes lots of fish recipes. Some might even say it’s swimming with them.

The Star Wars Cookbook

The Star Wars Cookbook

Amazon.com

Use the Force in your kitchen to whip up Wookiee Cookies, Boba Fett-Uccine and Princess Leia Danish Dos.

The Eat-a-Bug Cookbook

The Eat-a-Bug Cookbook

Amazon.com

Yeah, bugs may be good sources of protein and commonly eaten in other countries, but no amount of chocolate fondue slathered on a grasshopper will make it slither down our throats any easier.

Cooking With a Serial Killer: Recipes from Dorothea Puente

 Recipes from Dorothea Puente

Amazon.com

In the 1980s, Dorothea Puente ran a boarding house in Sacramento, California, where many of her tenants started disappearing. Authorities eventually dug up seven bodies in her yard, and she was accused of murdering nine people. Apparently she drugged their meals so she could steal their Social Security checks. She got no complaints about her cooking though.

The Testicle Cookbook: Cooking With Balls

 Cooking With Balls

beta.yudu.com

Chef and author Ljubomir Erovic has been cooking with animal testicles for 20 years and prefers those from bulls, stallions or ostriches. Good for him.

Natural Harvest: A Collection of Semen-Based Recipes

 A Collection of Semen-Based Recipes

Amazon.com

Don’t ask what’s in that flan sauce.

 

Ellen Sturm Niz is an editor and writer working, parenting, and living in New York City. Follow her on Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, and Google+.

 

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