'Cookin' with Coolio' and More Crazy Celebrity Cookbooks

No cookbook collection is complete without a few books by Julia Child, Ina Garten, Jacques Pepin and ...Coolio. Yes, Coolio wrote a cookbook, along with Sheryl Crow, Valerie Bertinelli, Boy George and a slew of other completely random celebrities. Read on for the weirdest celebrity cookbooks!

 

 

 

Cookin' with Coolio: 5 Star Meals at a 1 Star Price by Coolio

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From the turntable-slash-stovetop, to the weird stock image of bacon and eggs on fire, to Coolio’s knowing look – there is so, so much to love about this cookbook cover. And that’s not even getting to the recipes inside! Finger-Lickin', Rib-Stickin', Fall-Off-the-Bone-and-into-Your-Mouth Chicken, anyone?

If It Makes You Healthy: More Than 100 Delicious Recipes Inspired by the Seasons by Sheryl Crow and Chuck White

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It is impossible to look at this book and not sing the title in your mind. Go ahead, try it.

Karma Cookbook: Great Tasting Dishes to Nourish Your Body and Feed Your Soul by Boy George and Dragana G. Brown

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We were skeptical about this one, but Boy George’s false eyelashes appear to have been fashioned out of carrots, so maybe he does know his way around a kitchen.

Dolly's Dixie Fixin's: Love, Laughter and Lots of Good Food by Dolly Parton

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Only Dolly Parton would match her lipstick to her nails to her apron to her blouse. And we love her for that.

Eva’s Kitchen: Cooking with Love for Family and Friends by Eva Longoria

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Yep, Eva Longoria caught the celebrity cookbook bug as well. Let’s hope that the recipes inside this book are a little more interesting than that plate of plain noodles she’s standing beside.

My Cookbook by Gerard Depardieu

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Creative title there, Gerard.

Cooking with Kenny Rogers by Kenny Rogers

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If you lived near a Kenny Rogers Roasters franchise in the ‘90s (or saw that Seinfeld episode where Kramer’s apartment was flooded with red light from a neon Roasters sign), you might not be shocked that the country singer-songwriter had some culinary skills. And a manly denim apron, apparently.

Cooking with Heart and Soul by Isaac Hayes

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He played the voice of Chef on South Park, but who knew Isaac Hayes liked to cook in real life? And with an entire produce department right in his own kitchen. Hot buttered vegetables, anyone?

Kill It & Grill It: A Guide to Preparing and Cooking Wild Game and Fish by Ted and Shemane Nugent

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The Nuge! There’s so much to say about this cookbook cover...where to begin. Let’s start with Ted’s weapons of choice – rifle – and his (now ex-) wife Shemane’s weapons – scary-looking knife and spatula. So you can kill and grill, of course.

The Kind Diet: A Simple Guide to Feeling Great, Losing Weight, and Saving the Planet by Alicia Silverstone

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Feeling great, losing weight and saving the planet? That’s a tall order, Alicia Silverstone. Just please don’t tell us it involves “kiss feeding.”

Mariel's Kitchen: Simple Ingredients for a Delicious and Satisfying Life by Mariel Hemingway

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I loved you in Manhattan, Mariel Hemingway. But your cookbook cover is putting me to sleep.

One Dish at a Time: Delicious Recipes and Stories from My Italian-American Childhood and Beyond by Valerie Bertinelli

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“One dish at a time! One dish at a time! One dish at a tiiiimme!” Sorry, just having an '80s TV flashback.

Home Cooking with Trisha Yearwood: Stories and Recipes to Share with Family and Friends by Tricia Yearwood

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Well, hello there, Tricia Yearwood. Where did your right arm go?

Cooking with Regis & Kathie Lee by Regis Philbin and Kathie Lee Gifford

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Let Reeg and Kathie Lee teach you how to make quick and easy recipes like…a big bowl of meringue? Yeah, we don’t know either.

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