Guy Fieri Food: Cookin' It, Livin' It, Lovin' It
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Guy Fieri Food: Cookin' It, Livin' It, Lovin' It

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If you've checked out my Diners, Drive-ins and Dives books or visited my restaurants, Johnny Garlic's and Tex Wasabi's, you know I'm down with all types of good food—and that I'll do what's required to track it down. In Guy Fieri Food, I'm cookin' it my way, from the perfect recipe for Pepper Jack Pretzels (from Mr. Awesome Pretzel himself—that's me) to how to pull togethe...more
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Published May 3rd 2011 by HarperCollins e-books
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I love Guy Fieri. He seems like a really good son, brother, friend. A good guy. I enjoyed the chatty parts, and the recipes. Cute pictures, family anecdotes, finding that the "cartoonish" Guy comes from humble roots and remains a humble man, strong community leader, who's top priority is as husband and dad. Immediately on my menu to try..Louisiana BBQ Shrimp. There's some very different and good looking pizza recipes here as well. I make my own marinara and Italian dishes with my eyes closed, so...more
I am proud owner of the first edition of Guy Fieri’s new cookbook, Guy Fieri Food Cookin’ It Livin’ It Lovin’ It. This beautiful tome is a must have for Fieri fans. I am captivated by the vibrant beauty and layout that compliments Guy’s rock star, chef personality. I would say Guy Fieri Food is 100% representative of how “off the hook” Guy is. The tattoo-filled illustrations, photography, and layout are gorgeous, and a whopping 408 pages. There are over 150 recipes, and each looks “dynamite.” It...more
I love this "Guy". When I saw him on the Next Food Network Star, I thought he had no more chance than I did. But, I was wrong. He is great. This cookbook, besides having great recipes, has a good intro all about his life as a restaurateur. Very interestingly told in the pov of his parents, restaurant partner and other people.
The food in this book would make this a 5-star cookbook for me - on a day I was boozing, and the day after, hungover. (Providing the food was prepared in advance!) This stuff is straight-up party food; not classy, not fancy. It's all very... Fieri. (Don't get me wrong, the food in here looks tasty, and it would probably change my life and bring me over to the Guy team if I ate it... while drunk.)

Okay, so I don't really care for Guy Fieri - he comes of as such a creepy douche (sorry) on TV. If yo...more
Date nights at the Walton House usually involve snuggling on the couch, eating popcorn, and watching Diners, Drive Ins, and Dives. Each of my kids know this man by face. They know his name. They have been known to say phrases like "off the hook", "flavortown", and "winner, winner turkey dinner" without being prompted. In short, we love this "Guy"! I loved this cookbook, too! I am so glad that it included stories about his past, his culinary upbringing, and introduced me to the team behind his sh...more
Chi Dubinski
“Guy Fieri Food” is a big, bold , colorful volume, musch like the author himself. Fieri writes about his lifelong love of food and tells stories about his family and friends. He started with a pretzel cart when he was a child, opened a restaurant “Johnny Garlic” and became a fixture on television food shows. Many of the recipes feature frilled meats, bacon, and hot peppers. There’s bacon-wrapped shrimp with chipotle BBQ sauce, banana pepper sauerkraut, and penne with Cajun hot links and chipotle...more
Peter Shovlin
Fantastic cook book, has taught me lots about US style cooking. The pulled pork recipes and tortilla stacks are fantastic. Easy to read and follow, broken up meat by meat. Recommended.
Interesting background on Guy Fieri- actually his story was my favorite part of the book! The recipes were much too fussy to fix for my family (pretty sure that the veggie burgers would have been a hit for me- but not for the kids!), but if I had an infinite amount of time, money, and energy, I would have loved to try a few. The simplest recipe I found was one for Onion Rings. It would have been easy enough to make, and probably tasty, but it doesn't fit within my diet currently, so this book we...more
This is more that a cookbook, it is a casual biography of Guy Fieri's life. I got so much out of reading the stories about Guy, his sister, his family. They made a lot of the recipes come together. I know know more about where he is coming from and it add a little something to the dish.

The "Bring It On Brisket" is a variation on a dish my grandfather used to cook at his diner right by CBS studios in Los Angeles, not only did Guy jazz it up, he brought back great memories.
I love his Diners, Drive-ins and Dives show because he is so energetic and committed to finding interesting places that you wouldn't necessarily find on your own. That's how we ended up at Brandi's Restaurant in Flagstaff, Arizona that makes yummy garlic fries, pastries and an amazing Mexican hot chocolate with espresso. Guy makes some awesome comfort food in this cookbook and I like how he takes simple recipes and "kicks things up a notch (to quote Emeril Lagasse)."
This book is phenomenal. I found it at the library and it is now a must have to my growing cookbook shelf. The recipes are delicious. The biographical parts are well written. Great pictures of the food and fantastic tattoo-style artwork through out. It's a pleasure to just page through.
This book is so much more than a cookbook. It reads like a biography with a fantastic recipes thrown in. I checked this out of the library, but I will for sure buy it for my cookbook collection.
Cheryl Soucy
My husband and I love this cookbook! We both can agree on everything in here, and we are picky eaters! We are even wanting to go recipe by recipe and try each one! A must have for your kitchen!
Manda A
I'm a fan of his but not so much his food. I guess I'm just too picky when it comes to what I eat. But he's fun to watch and this book gave an indepth look at who he is.
I love Guy Fieri. Rock on No Cali! Great recipes and love Guy's tidbits woven throughout the books that gives it authentic flavor. A true slice of Americana.
Amy Sjoquist
Would love to buy and try pretty much all these recipes. He's such a cool guy. I wanna have him over for dinner, and he can do all the cooking.
Carolyn McBride
This is an awesomely inspiring book. One I might just have to buy!
Yum!! And entertaining.
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Guy Fieri is an American restaurateur, author, television personality, and game show host. He co-owns five restaurants in California and is widely known for his television series on the Food Network.

By mid-2010, the Food Network had made Fieri the "face of the network." In 2010, the New York Times reported that Fieri brought an "element of rowdy, mass-market culture to American food television," a...more
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