Stars, They Eat Just Like Us

We explore the theme “Eat, Think, Grow” this One Book, One Chicago season, with this year’s book, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle. Have you ever thought about what your favorite celebrity cooks? Here are just a few of the cookbooks from some famous faces.

Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein partner up for this cookbook featuring recipes from their satirical show Portlandia. The Portlandia Cookbook includes actual recipes referred to in the television show, as well as plenty of humorous stories to make you laugh while you cook.

In addition to her acting skills, Audrey Hepburn was a whiz in the kitchen too. Her son writes about their family’s favorite food and his mom’s cooking traditions and shares recipes in the loving memoir Audrey at Home.

Musician Ziggy Marley shares the food and recipes that his family eats in Ziggy Marley and Family Cookbook. Based on his childhood immersed in both the Rastafari and Jamaican culture of his family, Ziggy updates recipes with a mind towards health, taste, and sharing time with family.

How could a recipe from Frank Thomas be anything other than a home run? In The Big Hurt's Guide to BBQ and Grilling, he shares his passion for grilling with recipes, tips and personal stories. Perfect for impressing your friends at your next tailgate!

They’re known for their colorful uniforms and dedication to protecting the Pope, but the Pontifical Swiss Guard also has unique insight on what happens inside The Vatican walls. If you’ve ever wondered what’s on the Pope’s plate, your answer is in Pontifical Swiss Guard Presents The Vatican Cookbook.

Few people know that actor Freddie Prinze Jr has another passion – cooking. Back to the Kitchen showcases the actor’s Puerto Rican specialties as well as tips for fitting home cooking into a busy life.

Do you have a favorite celebrity chef? Let us know in the comments!

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