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Diamond Dishes: From the Kitchens of Baseball's Biggest Stars

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Twenty top Major League Baseball players share stories about life off the field and their favorite foods--with nearly 100 full-color photos and more than 60 easy-to-make recipes Baseball and food are two of life's uncomplicated pleasures, stirring up sizzling passion across all generations. Now, for the first time, baseball fans and food lovers get a behind-the-scenes look ...more
ebook, 192 pages
Published April 1st 2011 by Lyons Press (first published January 1st 2011)
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David Garza
I have to admit, I'm more than a little disappointed that most of these recipes are other people's, not from the players themselves. So in that sense, the book is little deceiving. So many of these players straight-up admit that they are not cooks or chefs, so they really aren't the ones making most of the recipes. A lot of the time, these recipes are the players' wives' or mothers' food. There are times when the recipes are simply food that a player likes and recipe itself is the author's repli ...more
Mr. Steve
Apr 18, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: adult-nf, funny
The author of this book picked about 15 or 20 superstar baseball players (including Albert Pujols, Roy Halladay, Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez), and interviewed them about baseball and food. The players all talk about the importance of food in their lives and each player gives 3 to 4 of their favorite recipes. It is a fun idea and it made a fun book.

Many of the players admit to not being cooks, which is evidenced by the simplicity of some of the recipes. My personal favorite: Halladay's green t
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