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The Mafia Cookbook

Killer Recipes from Gangland Kitchens

by Barbara La Rocco

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list price: $9.95
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ISBN:9781552651216
publisher: TouchWood Editions
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Tro all da ingredients togedda and let 'em simmer tirty minutes uncuva'd. Serve wid a dismembered lemon and a glass of red wine

 

This humorous collection of mafia recipes, written in colloquial mob-style, is salt-and-peppered with references to infamous dons and riddled with anecdotes. From pesto to paesan pasta, greaseballs to cheesecake, this book contains more than 80 killer recipes with gangland connections-without the bullets.

About the Author

Barbara La Rocco was born in the Bronx, as the third child of a NYPD Detective who spent much of this 25-year-career investigating organized crime. After earning a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida, she traveled the United States working in resort communities from Hilton Head, South Carolina to Las Vegas, Nevada. Today, Barbara lives in Brooklyn, New York, where she commits her time to raising awareness of coastal issues and urban waterfronts through the nonprofit she founded-Going Coastal, Inc. She writes and publishes guidebooks to urban waterfronts and is the author of Going Coastal New York City. La Rocco writes primarily about coastal environments now but still has a keen interest is what goes on inside the mob.

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