11/23/12

The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook - Review and Giveaway

by Judy Gelman and Peter Zheutlin

About the Book: 
The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook serves up more than 70 recipes to satisfy a Mad Men appetite! From the tables of Manhattan’s most legendary restaurants and bars to the Drapers’ Around the World dinner, this book is your entrĂ©e to the culinary world of Man Men-era New York. Packed with period detail, The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook provides invaluable historical and cultural context for the food and drink featured in the show, tips on throwing a successful ’60s cocktail party, and even a guide to favored Mad Men hangouts.

Every recipe inside is authentic to the time. Whether you’re planning a Mad Men-themed dinner party, need to mix up some authentic Mad Men cocktails, or just can’t get enough of the show itself, this is your essential resource, a guide to all foods and drinks Mad Men. So hang up your coat, pour yourself a cocktail, and get ready to dine like Draper and drink like Sterling with The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook. Includes a color photo insert of 16 dishes, plus additional black and white photos and other images of bars, restaurants, and food advertisements from the 1960s. (Amazon)

Some of the recipes include:
* Playboy Whiskey Sour * Sardi’s Steak Tartar * Connie’s Waldorf Salad * Sal’s Spaghetti and Meatballs * Pat Nixon’s Date Nut Bread * Lindy’s Cherry Cheesecake

Reviews:
"I love the way this book is sorted by episodes, with information about the show, and related recipes. The photos are awesome and the book is a true keepsake for the Mad Men fan!" Lisa Weidknecht, Planet Weidknecht, November 2012

"Part cookbook, part annotated episode guide, this entertaining read has everything the die-hard Mad Men fan needs to host a fantastic cocktail party." Library Journal

"Mad Men isn't all about booze-swilling: There are also meals—plenty of meals. This stylish cookbook offers recipes for food that appears on the show, whether it's Betty's Turkey Tetrazzini or Sal's Spaghetti and Meatballs." AM New York

Buy It Here:



Win It Here:
Enter to win The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook! 
Just fill in the Rafflecopter form below to enter. Open to US residents ages 18 and over. Only the first entry is mandatory; bonus entries increase your chance to win. Giveaway ends at midnight ET on 12/5/2012. Good luck!
Disclosure: I received this book at no charge in exchange for my honest review.

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67 comments:

  1. I love Mad Men! It's a great show. Thanks for the awesome contest.

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  2. The food!
    radeeolover at yahoo dot com

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  3. I am excited about the recipes! Thanks so much for the fantastic giveaway!
    Reneewalters3@yahoo.com

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  4. Drink recipes are fun, but since my husband is a former bartender we've got those covered. I love to cook, so I have to say I am excited about the authentic to era recipes!:)

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  5. meal recipes sound interesting!

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  6. the meals - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

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  7. I'm excited about the meal recipes.

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  8. Meal recipes.. I'm not much of a drinker.

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  9. drink recipes

    cb_shorty2003@yahoo.com

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  10. Oh the meal recipes for me.....ciao4now64 at yahoo dot com.

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  11. Seeing how I don't drink..... I would have to answer "the meals". Thanks for the giveaway!

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  12. I am excited about the food recipes, I bet the drinks are typical 50s & 60s standards.

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  13. drink recipes ----- Paul T/Pauline T aka Paul Tran ..... emscout9 at Hotmail dot com

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  14. Traci Lynn Butler11/25/12, 2:57 PM

    The drink recipes! ;)

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  15. A little bit of both -- I love that era!

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  16. I am excited about both>>> I want to thank you for this awesome sweep :) Thanks and Happy Holidays !!! corrysue@yahoo.com

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  17. I'm more excited about the meal recipes.

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  18. Both, but probably more for the meals!

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  19. I am more excited about the meals recipes.

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  20. I'd give it to a friend who is into both!

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  21. Food, food, food (maybe I should look at the drinks...)

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  22. im not much of a drinker so the recipes

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  23. Audra Weathers12/2/12, 7:02 AM

    I would be more excited about the meal recipes. :-)

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  24. love the meal recipes....dont drink

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  25. Drinks......good ol lush here!

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  26. The meal recipes

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  27. meal i cant afford alcohol :(

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  28. the meal recipes!
    Miz Vickik

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  29. I'm more excited about the meal recipes
    addictedtorodeo at gmail dot com

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  30. Love it and food
    Diane Baum
    esldiane@gmail.com

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  31. Love it and food
    Diane Baum
    esldiane@gmail.com

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  32. meal recipes
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

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  33. I am excited for both, but the drinks will be awesome! I love the show

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  34. meal recipes

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  35. Meal recipes here.
    Diana C
    unachica_latina (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  36. meal recipes,

    peterg201(at)gmail(dot)om

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  38. Drink recipes of course, I love a good old fashioned.

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  39. Meal recipes... I'd be excited about the drink recipes if I still drank, though!

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  40. The drink recipes!!!!!!

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  41. Beth Palacios12/5/12, 4:17 PM

    Definately the drink recipes, but don't judge me. ;)

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  42. Drink recipes1!!
    thebutterbeaneryatyahoodotcom

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  43. I am more excited about the drinks!
    fb: rab pom

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  44. i am more excited about the meal recipes
    susansmoaks at gmail dot com

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  45. meal recipes

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  46. My son who has just started to cook (he is 22) would love both but he would probably like the drinks.

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  47. more excited for the meal recipes

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  48. The meal recipes

    misterjim74 at gmail dot com

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  49. I am most excited about the meal recipes.

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  50. Cherry Cheesecake sounds yummy!

    ladyspy79(at)aol(dot)com

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