Cookin’ With Coolio # Soul Rolls – Duration: 5 minutes, 3 seconds. 81, views; 10 years ago. Play next; Play now. Cookin’ with Coolio by Coolio – There’s only one thing that Coolio’s been doing longer than rapping: cooking. His recipes are built around solid comfort foods. But in recent years Coolio has found another audience—not on the mic but behind the stove as host of his cooking videos Cookin’ with Coolio.
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The cutesy ‘ghetto slang’ is tricky to remember, and you’ll be doing a lot of flipping to find the one or two random recipes where a conversion for that item was offered – was a ‘dimebag’ of parsley a TABLEspoon or a TEAspoon?
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Most of my enjoyment was based on the humor, but there are some solid looking recipes also. As far as the actual recipes go, I’m disappointed to note that the book has almost no pictures and definitely no pictorial steps shown – all we get are a few glossy photos of some of the finished creations, stuck in the middle of the book.
Coolio presents his recipes in a manner that you can’t help but just shake your head at and marvel that this book was somehow published. Cooliothe multi-talented Grammy Award winning and multi-platinum selling artist, composer and actor, is one of the most popular and successful rappers worldwide.
I haven’t made anything from it yet, but I have several earmarked to make soon. Quotes from Cookin’ with Cool Dried basil is as potent as Maui Wowie so use it sparingly, ya dig?
Jan 24, Michele J rated it did not like it Shelves: May 26, Rebecca rated it liked it Shelves: Paperbackpages. Free eBook offer available to NEW subscribers only. After all, who wants to measure their spices out in dime bags?
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Jan 03, Erica rated it really liked it Shelves: As a novelty however, this book is amazing. Lists with This Book. I am not kidding you, this book is hilarious. This is when you put a little bit of a spice cookin your fingers and throw it on your food.
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The language was annoying too-instead of a tablespoon of something he uses a “dimebag”, etc. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Funniest cookbook I’ve read in a long long time.
Dec 27, Ana Mardoll rated it it was ok Shelves: There are a few culinary gems that make it worthy of checking out. Simply mix it up and “coagulate that shit” til it’s done But be careful. I probably could have come up with most of these ideas on my own, but Coolio’s humorous twists on cooking made the book worth owning. This is a book that made my sides ache with laughter. Thanks for telling us about the problem. But whatever, this is the funniest cookbook I’ve ever read. It’s a lot like a pinch, except for the motherfucking fact that gangstas don’t pinch.
Return to Book Page. Many of the instructions are vague and hard to follow and I say this as a long-time amateur cook who can usually connect the dots in case of poor instructionsbecause most if not all of the given step was devoted to humor and innuendo rather than cooking clarity.
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Funnier and with better recipes than I expected. Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today! There are, however, quite a lot of meat-featured main dish style recipes to try, so if you’re just looking for ‘main dishes’ to serve at home, you might cookio a lot here to like. I wouldn’t necessarily recommend buying it but looking it over at your library. Despite the premise, that this book can teach anybody to cook regardless of background, I think that’s probably wrong – without detailed instructions, or at least pictures, I think most novice cooks would struggle with this book.
I would recommend the recipes for a middle school home-ec class, but the language bars it from something that could be used in a public school. It’s ‘Cooking With Coolio’ Advanced cooks will be able to fill in the blanks, but the simplicity of these recipes will practically ensure that advanced cooks will already have encountered and tried much of everything here.
Apr 02, FabulousRaye rated it really liked it Shelves: Most of the recipes in this are meat-laden, and the few vegetarian recipes are pretty weaksauce veggie stir fry, coklio. In the diversified hip hop industry, Coolio is one of the few rap artists who has been able to garner mainstream success and critical acclaim. I read this cover to cover and enjoyed it way more that I should have.
Profane language is a major problem, but otherwise a hilarious book. You can’t have your spatulas and whisks runnin’ around like they own the place. Since I’ve gotten to the point in my life where I almost won’t even buy a recipe book without proper ‘assembly’ pictures on the relevant recipe pages, this was a disappointment. So, in as much as I am slightly disappointed with “Cookin’ with Coolio”, keep in mind that Your Mileage May Vary, if you’re buying this for the humor and the recipes are just icing on the cake for you.
View all 7 comments. However, you’ll really appreciate this book for its sometimes raunchy humor. I was so excited to find this, and immediately bought it for my dad.
For example, adding a dime bag of lemon pepper seasoning to the Italian Chicken Breastesses.