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The Crabby Cook Cookbook

Recipes and Rants

By Jessica Harper
Paperback, 276 pages
ISBN: 9780761155263 (0761155260)
Published by Workman Publishing
$15.95 (US), $19.95 (CAN)

Read an Excerpt!

How do you cook for a family of picky eaters and still stay sane?

A combination of stories, strategies, humor and 137 go-to recipes, The Crabby Cook Cookbook is the book for anyone who does not always experience the "Joy Of Cooking."

– Ruth Reichl

I love this book!

Jessica's humor and her expertise in the kitchen shine through on every page! Now that I have the manifesto, I can take pride in my own crabbiness!"

– Valerie Bertinelli

This book is too much fun.

You stand in the kitchen laughing when you should be cooking. These recipes aren't just easy, they're really good. I'll gladly eat at Jessica Harper's house any night of the week."

– Ruth Reichl