Oy With the Poodles Already: Eat Like a Gilmore
Cookbook Overviews / May 7, 2018

This week’s cookbook is Eat Like a Gilmore: The Unofficial Cookbook for Fans of Gilmore Girls. As I mentioned before, I am a huge Gilmore Girls fan. But even if you have no idea what Gilmore Girls is, this is a fun cookbook. It’s written by Kristi Carlson, but has a lot of contributors. Carlson decided to write this cookbook because she was a GG fan who loved to cook and was fascinated by all the references to food on the show. In addition, all of the contributors write short descriptions of their experiences with GG, which are really fun to read. (Yes, this is starting to sound like some sort of cult!) So why a Gilmore Girls cookbook? Probably because food is so important on the show. First, the Gilmore girls (who are single mother Lorelai and her daughter Rory) eat crazy amounts of junk food (of course through the magic of television they have no issues with their weight), which is a running joke on the show. Second, one of the most important characters owns a diner, which is one of the most important locations on the show. There is also a supporting character, played by Melissa McCarthy,…

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