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Monday, April 5, 2010

RICK & BUBBA'S BIG HONKIN' BOOK OF GRUB

RICK & BUBBA'S BIG HONKIN' BOOK OF GRUB
Author: Rick Burgess & Bill Bussey
Source: BookSneeze
* I received this book free of charge in exchange for an honest review*
  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Thomas Nelson (March 30, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1401604021
  • ISBN-13: 978-1401604028
SYNOPSIS:
In Rick and Bubba’s Big Honkin’ Book of Grub, America’s sexiest fat men share wise observations and stories about grub as only they can tell them.

Rick and Bubba’s Big Honkin’ Book of Grub is exactly what a diet/recipe book should be—full of hilarious stories, good eating, and not a single mention of calories! New York Times bestselling authors Rick and Bubba are not ashamed to admit they eat for one reason and one reason only: they like the way food tastes. With family recipes from their wives Sherri and Betty (who have been keeping these two in grub for years) as well as the winning recipes from Rick and Bubba's Big Honkin’ Recipe Contest, this book is a keeper. So pull up a chair, grab a fork, and enjoy!

MY THOUGHTS:
My first impression of this book, when looking at the cover, is look at all that great food on the front!  I thought I was going to learn how to make me some good ole fashioned BBQ grub!  Well, granted, there are about 12 recipes in all in this book, but most of it is just the comical humor from the authors who just happen to also be radio show hosts.

While I enjoyed the funny dialogue in the book, I was disappointed in the fact that there weren't many recipes.  I thought this was going to be a cookbook that would have me anxious to start the BBQ in the middle of winter.  I loved the humor that the authors wrote. Who doesn't like to make fun about SPAM or potluck food? I laughed several times while reading this.

Overall, if you are thinking this is a cookbook, there isn't that many recipes to try.  If you are looking for some humor while you cook, then this is the book. This would make a good Father's Day book though for the cooking and BBQing Dad though!

MY RATING:



Very Good! Worth Spending Your Money on!


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Blogger Sheila (Bookjourney) said...

Sounds like an interesting book - I wold like more recipes in in though. :)

April 5, 2010 at 6:51 AM  

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