You know the old saying: If you love something, you are obsessed as much as possible with the fact that you cook specialties to stay hidden. These cookbooks, inspired by pop culture, will help you, whether you like the company types from Downton Abbey or just want to brew your own batch of butter beer.
1. A Feast of Ice and Fire: The Official Game of Thrones Companion Cookbook ; $ 23
Feast like a king with these recipes inspired by George R. R. Martin's best-selling fantasy saga. This cookbook is divided into sections based on the different regions of Westeros. The chapter on the north contains dishes such as beef and bacon cakes, and the section on thorns serves Mediterranean-inspired dishes such as stuffed grape leaves and chickpea paste. The authors Chelsea Monroe-Cassel and Sariann Lehrer were inspired by real medieval recipes and, with the blessing of George RR Martin, included descriptions of the dining and entertainment styles that are specific to each of the seven kingdoms.
2. The Walking Dead: The Official Cookbook and Survival Guide ; $ 1
This cookbook also serves as a survival guide, offering emergency preparedness suggestions from survivors and organizations such as the American Red Cross and disease control and prevention centers. It will teach you basic food preparation and storage skills that will prove useful for the next life-changing, possibly apocalyptic crisis.
3. Eat Like a Gilmore: The unofficial cookbook for fans of Gilmore Girls ; $ 16
If there's one thing Rory and Lorelai Gilmore are known for, it's food – a lot. This cookbook contains recipes you can find at the Dragonfly Inn, Luke & # 39; s Diner, or even Emily and Richard's chic Friday night dinner. There is an entire section true to shape, dedicated exclusively to coffee.
4. The Necronomnomnom: Recipes and Rites from the Tradition by H. P. Lovecraft ; $ 15
The Necronomnomnom by the author Mike Slater is a tribute to the surreal horror stories by H. P. Lovecraft. The book contains hundreds of elaborate illustrations, and each recipe is written in Lovecraft's signature style (a recipe for "New England Damned Chowder" instructs hobby chefs to "baptize onion, celery, and garlic and fry for a twelfth hour until tender") . ). But be warned – a top-notch Amazon reviewer tells an unsettling story. "Absolutely delicious, but the children ate the food," they write. "We still don't know where the dog is!"
5. The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook ; $ 11
This cookbook guides fans chapter by chapter through the Harry Potter series and offers recipes for almost all the foods mentioned in the by-pass. Inside you will find a recipe for unforgettable foods such as Ms. Rosmerta's world-famous butter beer. Molasses syrup, Harry's favorite dessert; and pumpkin pies, a staple for students traveling on the Hogwarts Express.
6. The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook ; $ 23
Food historian Annie Gray packs the official Downton Abbey cookbook full of fascinating historical details about British food in the early 20th century. The book is divided into two sections: the "above" section contains recipes that would have been common among elites like the Crawleys, including cucumber soup and salmon mousse, while the "below" section explains how more common British staple foods like gingerbread and toad are made Hole. If you're looking for more ideas for a party inspired by Downton Abbey there is also an official recipe book for cocktails ($ 17) and a cookery book for afternoon tea ($ 20).
7. The Bob & # 39; s Burgers Burger Book: Real Recipes for Joke Burgers ; $ 15
If you're as big a fan of moaning word games as you are of burgers, this is the cookbook for you. Learn how to make over 70 different types of burgers inspired by the successful cartoon, including "Cheese is Born as a Burger" and "I Know Why the Cajun Burger Sings".
Buy: Amazon  8. Firefly – The Big Damn Cookbook ; $ 25
The TV show has only one season, but it can go on in your heart – and in your stomach. Each recipe included in this book contains comments from the characters who shared all of their favorite childhood recipes. And yes, there is a recipe for Mudder's milk.
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9. Supernatural: The official cookbook ; $ 15
You can expect a lot of cake recipes in this cookbook, inspired by the long-standing paranormal television series. In addition, the majority of the recipes contained here would be at home in a traditional American restaurant – not surprising for a TV show that mainly takes place on the go. Get the cookbook before the final episode of the series airs sometime this year.
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10. The one with all recipes: The unofficial cookbook for fans of friends ; $ 17
This cookbook can do so much more than Rachel's infamous Thanksgiving trifle. Inside you'll find dozens of recipes inspired by the classic sitcom, including bottom cheesecake and engagement ring lasagna (no engagement ring). If you practice long enough, you will be the one with all the cooking talent in no time.
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11. Doctor Who: The Official Cookbook ; $ 13
The doctor has enjoyed some unusual food combinations in the past (fish fingers and pudding, anyone?), But this cookbook is full of recipes that are a little more tasty than those shown in the long-time TV series. Entertain your guests (or just yourself) with Adipose Pavlova, Ood Head Bread or Sally Sparrows Weeping Angel Cake, to name a few.
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