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"Paul De Lancey’s cookbook, Eat Me! is as hysterical as it is chock-full of yummy recipes and wacky trivia.
"From the author of We’re French and You’re Not and The Fur West, De Lancey entertains supreme as he distills cooking to the simplest of terms—from boiling water (and identifying the stove) to preparing timeless classics from every corner of the globe including scrumptious Beef Stroganoff and Greek Wraps with tzatziki sauce.
"Every recipe is followed by hilarious tidbits, such as, ‘King Louis XV ate boiled eggs every Sunday. This practice ceased with his death.’ And advice galore, Crunchy Tuna Casserole – ‘This is not a good meal to make if your dishwasher doesn’t work as happened to me. Grr!’
"De Lancey is one of the freshest voices in the cookbook world. He will have your family and guests spewing milk from their noses as you read about the perils of dropping raw eggs from too great a height into hot Tomato Drop Soup.
"Eat Me!" is a must read for anyone with a sense of humor and a desire to expand their menu."
- Marie Etienne, author of Storkbites: A Memoir and Confessions of a Bi-Polar Mardi Gras Queen
"What’s up with straightforward, no-nonsense cookbooks? A little nonsense in the kitchen can make meal preparation more fun. That’s what Paul De Lancey does in "Eat Me," a cookbook spiced with comedy, leavened with silliness, and still fully informative and functional. So get out those pots and pans and your sense of humor and have some fun creating that next meal."
- Roger L. Conlee, author of Fog and Darkness and The Hindenburg Letter.
"I don't cook, my favorite dinner is popcorn and M&Ms and I store my sweaters in the oven, but Paul De Lancey's new cookbook may change all that. From what I've seen of his recipes and accompanying photos, this cook knows his ingredients."
-Judy Reeves, author of A Writer's Book of Days
"Eat Me by De Lancey is the only way I know of to learn how to cook simple yummy meals while laughing too hard to eat your simple yummy meals. Seriously. This author's recipes are so inextricably layered with absurdity, puns, and outrageous assertions that I never knew whether I was chuckling at his jokes or cooking them up myself. A great, side-tickling--and practical--read for anyone's kitchen!"
- Reina Lisa Menasche, author of Twice Begun