Coming soon – or recently released – are a plethora of FUN themed cookbooks based off some of the most popular movies and TV shows in pop culture.
These are great for yourself if you want to throw a fun, themed, holiday party or they make great Christmas gifts for someone you know that loves Hocus Pocus, Friends, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Harry Potter or more!
I’m posting this in September and probably won’t be coming back to update prices through the holiday season so if something is not the price listed, I’m sorry! These were the correct prices as of 9/3/21.
Check these out:
This one you’ll have to pre-order but right now it’s $20.99 which is $9.00 off it’s regular list price so you’ll save money if you preorder!
Friends: The Official Central Perk Cookbook (Classic TV Cookbooks, 90s TV) (releases October 5, 2021)
Gather your friends on your favorite couch and prepare over 50 recipes inspired by the iconic Central Perk café from the beloved hit sitcom Friends. Friends: The Official Central Perk Cookbook offers a variety of recipes for chefs of all levels. From appetizers and small bites to drinks and desserts, each chapter includes iconic treats from the show and café.
The Unofficial Hocus Pocus Cookbook: Bewitchingly Delicious Recipes for Fans of the Halloween Classic – $14.60 (list price $19.95)
The Unofficial Hocus Pocus Cookbook is filled with over 60 recipes for fare inspired by everyone’s favorite witches and their spells, potions, and schemes. It is the ultimate must-have for fans of all ages—but don’t worry, no children were harmed in the test of these recipes. Inside you’ll find frightfully delicious recipes for:
- Burning Rain of Death Punch
- William’s Wormy Grave Tombstone Cake
- Dead Man’s Toes Sausage Appetizers
- Baked Witch Casserole
- “Way to Go, Virgin” mocktails
- And much more!
The Nightmare Before Christmas: The Official Cookbook & Entertaining Guide – $18.33 (list price $29.99)
This book is divided into two parts. Part one includes over fifty mouthwatering recipes for appetizers, entrees, desserts, and drinks inspired by the movie—with options for sugar-free, gluten-free, and vegetarian guests. Part two includes detailed blueprints and planning instructions for several complete The Nightmare Before Christmas–themed parties, including creative crafts for DIY decorations, amusing activities, frightful favors, and more. Replicate these events exactly or mix and match ideas to create your own custom event. Make it stylish and scary or charming and full of cheer—either way your guests are guaranteed to have a screaming good time.
The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook (Downton Abbey Cookery) – $17.75 (save almost 50% off regular price of $35.00!)
The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook presents over 100 recipes that showcase the cookery and customs of the Crawley household—from upstairs dinner party centerpieces to downstairs puddings and pies—and bring an authentic slice of Downton Abbey to modern kitchens and Downton fans.
Whether adapted from original recipes of the period, replicated as seen or alluded to on screen, or typical of the time, all the recipes reflect the influences found on the Downton Abbey tables. Food historian Annie Gray gives a rich and fascinating insight into the background of the dishes that were popular between 1912 and 1926, when Downton Abbey is set —a period of tremendous change and conflict, as well as culinary development.
Bangers and mash with Harry, Ron, and Hermione in the Hogwarts dining hall. A proper cuppa tea and rock cakes in Hagrid’s hut. Cauldron cakes and pumpkin juice on the Hogwarts Express.
With this cookbook, dining a la Hogwarts is as easy as Banoffee Pie! With more than 150 easy-to-make recipes, tips, and techniques, you can indulge in spellbindingly delicious meals drawn straight from the pages of your favorite Potter stories.
The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook: From Cauldron Cakes to Knickerbocker Glory–More Than 150 Magical Recipes for Wizards and Non-Wizards Alike– list price $19.95, Currently $9.99.
Y’all, there’s even a GOLDEN GIRLS Cookbook!
There will be Italian meals like Clams Fra Diavlo in Sophia’s chapter, and Southern food like honey-bourbon glazed carrots in Blanche’s, and of course some amazing cheesecakes. And what Golden Girls cookbook would be complete without Rose’s favorite Scandinavian dishes, like St. Olaf Friendship cake, a simple, buttery treat.
Golden Girls Cookbook: More than 90 Delectable Recipes from Blanche, Rose, Dorothy, and Sophia – list price $25.99, currently $16.00!