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Cooking The Books

Cooking The Books

By Vanessa Baca

A podcast about food in literature, the inspiration behind the stories, and how the recipes come to life in my kitchen!
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Bless Me, Última and the Spiritual Bliss of Blue Corn Cakes

Cooking The BooksSep 15, 2020

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Dracula and the Bloody Satisfaction of Chicken Paprikash
Jul 26, 202252:10
The Great Gatsby and the Jazzy Joys of Mint Juleps
Apr 26, 202253:38
The Chef's Secret and the Renaissance-ish Delights of Veal Meatballs with Pinenuts
Mar 20, 202257:44
The Farolitos of Christmas and the Seasonal Happiness of Biscochitos
Jan 04, 202256:15
Shakespeare's Hamlet and the Dysfunctional Joy of Chicken Pies in Coffins (or The Funeral Baked Meats)
Nov 16, 202150:43
Rebecca and the Gothic Pleasure of Ravioli in Tomato-Chicken-Cream Sauce
Sep 28, 202101:08:06
The Godfather and the Vengeful Bliss of Veal Saltimbocca
Aug 17, 202150:60
Pet Sematary and the Deathly Deliciousness of Meatloaf Sandwiches
Jun 02, 202137:45
Portnoy's Complaint and the Onanistic Pleasures of Cream-Filled Apple & Banana Cake
Apr 28, 202115:60
The Shadow of the Wind and the Literary Joy of Croquetas de Jamón
Mar 23, 202115:15
The Pit and the Pendulum and the Horrifying Thrill of Pork Medallions in Amontillado Sauce
Mar 01, 202112:46
The Shining and the Truly Terrifying Pleasure of Tomato-Basil Bisque
Feb 04, 202114:40
Pablo Neruda's Ode to Tomatoes and the Sensual Pleasures of Tuna-Stuffed Tomatoes
Jan 01, 202115:42
The Haunting of Hill House and the Spooky Joy of Chicken with Plums and Radishes
Nov 23, 202016:24
The Exorcist and the Demonic Pleasures of Split Pea Soup
Oct 13, 202014:07
Bless Me, Última and the Spiritual Bliss of Blue Corn Cakes
Sep 15, 202014:22
The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires and the Bloody Thrill of Cheese Straws
Aug 24, 202015:42
The Silence of the Lambs and the Cannibalistic Joy of Chicken Liver and Fava Bean Crostini

The Silence of the Lambs and the Cannibalistic Joy of Chicken Liver and Fava Bean Crostini

Join me as we talk cannibalism, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, and I share my method for making a tasty chicken-liver and fava bean crostini!

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Jul 14, 202017:20
Kitchen Confidential and the F*cking Brilliance of Yellowfin Tuna
Jun 19, 202016:03
The Name of the Rose and the Ungodly Goodness of Fried Cheese in Batter

The Name of the Rose and the Ungodly Goodness of Fried Cheese in Batter

We're going back to 14th century Italy with a medieval monk and his Watson-like sidekick to an abbey where murder, mayhem and a massive library take center stage, and frying up some tasty cheesy goodness in the latest episode of Cooking the Books, so give us a listen!  

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Jun 02, 202016:11
Dune and the Otherwordly Joys of Cooking Rabbit
May 15, 202013:35
Like Water for Chocolate and the Magic of Chiles en Nogada (Stuffed Poblano Peppers)
Apr 29, 202014:19
Fairy Tale Food and the Comfort of Cooking Risotto
Apr 22, 202013:58
La Cucina and the Art of Homemade Ragú Sauce

La Cucina and the Art of Homemade Ragú Sauce

The culinary delights of Southern Italy are richly described in the wonderful book "La Cucina" by Lily Prior and I discuss the comforts of making homemade ragú sauce during COVID-19 social distancing.

Apr 14, 202013:59