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Food writer Laurel Randolph launches her book The Unofficial Simpson’s Cookbook with An Unofficial Krusty Burger Pop-Up & Bring Your Own Art Show Simpson’s Fan Art edition at Hen’s Teeth in Dublin 8, September 8 & 9.
Laurel Randolph is a best-selling cookbook author, food writer, and recipe developer. She wrote a long-running series for Paste Magazine called “Cooking The Simpsons”. Randolf now runs the blog and Instagram, The Joy Of Cooking Milhouse. She is a recipe editor at Simply Recipes, based in Los Angeles.
Everyone knows and loves The Simpsons, especially the Irish. Over the years, Simpsons episodes have featured and sometimes revolved around countless food items. Many Irish Simpsons Fan’s memes do too. The show has a long list of genuinely iconic dishes thanks to Homer Simpson’s unending appetite. From Chief Wiggum’s Chili to the Flaming Moe (a.k.a. Flaming Homer) to Super Squishees to Krusty Burgers, you’ll find all those recipes and more in The Unofficial Simpsons Cookbook.
Featuring seventy recipes that include many of the most classic Simpsons dishes and a Foreword from Bill Oakley (former Simpsons showrunner), this cookbook contains easy-to-follow instructions for chefs of all ages and levels. Finally, you can make all your favourite meals straight from Marge’s kitchen!
Some featured recipes include Homer’s Patented Space-Age Out-of-This-World Moon Waffles * Forbidden Doughnuts * Krusty Burgers * Moe’s Hobo Chicken Chili * Marge’s Patented Happy Cracker Snack Platter * Million-Dollar Birthday Fries * Bart’s America Balls * Lisa’s Chocolate-Cherry Experiment Cupcakes * Hot Fudge Sundaes with Tequila Ice Cream * Flanders’s Planter’s Punch.
Hen’s Teeth have become a cultural hub that take food both seriously and silly-ily. Recent food events include An Evening with Tom Booton, Head Chef at The Grill at the Dorchester; Vito’s, a pop-up trattoria with Soprano’s star Joe Gannascoli, a Bahay x Hen’s Teeth Weekender and An Evening with Ixta Belfrage.
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