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Are You Hungry Tonight?: Elvis' Favorite Recipes

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More than 50 of Elvis' favorite recipes. Includes his mama's recipes for mashed potatoes and lemon meringue pie, peanut butter and 'nana sandwiches' and Priscilla's magnificent wedding cake (make the whole thing or only a tier). With great pictures of Elvis at work and play as well as full-color food photography. 70 photos, mostly color. 64 pages. 8 1/2 X 11. GRAMERCY.
Hardcover, 64 pages
Published August 31st 1992 by Gramercy Books
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Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽
Dec 10, 2015 Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽ rated it really liked it
Update: My GR friend karen has found a copy of this book and sent it to me -- it just arrived today!

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I love this title So. Much.

By way of full disclosure, I never actually made any of the recipes in this cookbook; the fried peanut butter and banana sandwich and other Southern (and mostly high-fat and/or high-sugar) recipes really aren't my thing. However, this book holds a place of honor in our family lore as The Best Whit
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Paquita Maria Sanchez
Dec 26, 2015 Paquita Maria Sanchez rated it really liked it
Shelves: truthiness
Because Elvis is absolutely someone you should be taking dietary advice from.

You can pretty much make this whole book with a vat of butter, a bag of flour, ten gallons of vegetable oil, a packet of bologna, and any combination of the limited produce items acceptable to a fussy American five year old's palate. It is so unhealthy, so straightforward, and it just makes me laugh every time I look at it. Given that this came out in 2004, there are some jarring bits in the limited text (Oriental Food?
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Leland
Jul 21, 2013 Leland rated it really liked it
Shelves: food, music
I got fat just reading it.
Lisa
Oct 03, 2008 Lisa rated it really liked it
Okay, I'm just kidding about the four stars ... I just bought it for the cover. Ha! Like I read the inside of a cookbook!!!
Aletha
Jun 27, 2009 Aletha rated it really liked it
I made the Elvis sandwich and got full after eating one-sixth of it.
Gerald Kinro
Feb 17, 2012 Gerald Kinro rated it liked it
The King ate like a commoner. Second, if your intention of reading a book is to find recipes that will be kind to your blood lipid profile, this one is not for you. Grease coupled with sugar, salt, and more grease. From biscuits and red-eye gravy to fried chicken and meatloaf, the author puts out Elvis' favorites. While I enjoy much of the same food, I, for other reasons, do not eat like this except for a few times a year. Nevertheless, I enjoyed the read and was entertained and amused by every ...more
Tracy
Sep 05, 2015 Tracy rated it liked it
Recommended to Tracy by: Nigella Lawson
Shelves: cookery
I bought this as Nigella Lawson mentioned it in one of her programmes many years ago(I can't remember which though!),and really this is novelty purchase, as my family are vegetarians,and there is quite a lot of meat recipes, though the Sweet Potato Pie will be tried out. There is a recipe to make a replica of Elvis and Priscilla's wedding cake, which takes up the last half dozen pages in the book, which is really for historical interest only, unless you are a professional baker. Hardcore Elvis ...more
angrykitty
Apr 14, 2008 angrykitty rated it really liked it
i bought this for dan for christmas. haven't made anything from it but man.....it's just like the best ever....i mean....where else are you gonna find directions on how to make the king's wedding cake???
Owen
Jul 02, 2008 Owen rated it really liked it
The book that introduced me to the joys of fried pickles, plus I'm pretty sure this is where I got my Cherry Coke barbecue sauce recipe so it gets an extra star just for that!
Pat Murphy
Aug 06, 2015 Pat Murphy rated it really liked it
A cookbook of Elvis Presley's favorite foods. The famous peanut butter sandwich is in here too. I liked it.
Emma
Aug 11, 2015 Emma rated it liked it
Shelves: usa, music, cuisine
I don't think I would try ANY of the recipes in this book but it was a fun read and will probably resonate even more with Elvis fans.
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A great book for any Elvis fan!!
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