Food to Die For
Scarpetta doesn't just chitchat with Benton Wesley before their Hilton Head holiday in Point of Origin -- she instructs him to stock up on South Carolina pecans, tomatoes, and Vidalia onions! Snowbound in a tiny cottage by the sea in Cause of Death, Kay taps into her Italian heritage to celebrate New Year's with a delectable lasagne for Lucy and Marino.<P>Fans of Kay Scarpetta know that this crime solver extraordinaire unwinds and recharges in the kitchen. After a heroic day on the job, she often escapes home to delicious food and wine with family and friends.<P>Inspired by the dozens of food scenes in Kay's kitchen and favorite restaurants, Food to Die For is a cookbook tailor-made for Scarpetta fans. Among the criminally good recipes: <BR>-- Miami-Style Chili with Beer (All That Remains)<BR>-- Grilled Grouper with Butter and Key Lime Juice (Cruel & Unusual)<BR>-- Jack Daniel's Chocolate-Pecan Pie (The Body Farm)<BR>-- Lasagne with Marinara Sauce and Porcini Mushrooms (Cause of Death)<BR>-- Bev's Lump Crab Cakes (Unnatural Exposure)<BR>-- Kay's Grilled Pizza with Sausage, Pepperoni, and Three Cheeses (Black Notice)<BR>-- Also recipes from Lucy, Marino, and Rose, as well as from restaurants in Richmond, Washington, D.C., New York, London, and Paris.<P>Brimming with full-color photographs of Scarpetta-inspired culinary creations, Food to Die For adds a new dimension to the novels that keep us reading through the night.
Author: Patricia Cornwell, Marlene Brown
Publisher: Putnam Adult
Release Date: 2001-10-15