Synopses & Reviews
From the cover of Essence
to the stage at the Apollo, from reruns of her hit show The Parkers
to her reality program Mo'Nique's F.A.T. Chance
, Mo'Nique exults in the joys of being a large woman. Here, she explores the great love of her life food. But this isn't food South Beach diet style. This is food with flavor, from chocolate and cream to sugar and butter and everything in between.
n Skinny Cooks Can't Be Trusted, Mo'Nique's fondest food memories (like her mama's stuffed fish that blew up in the oven but made it to the table anyway) are accompanied by cooking tips (when in doubt, taste it to make sure), food strategies (gather everything in one place so you don't tire yourself out runnin' around the kitchen), and "what to wear if you're gonna go there" (because if done right, good food can lead to good lovin'!).
"[W]ith her trademark sassy, no-holds-barred style, [Mo'Nique] presents recipes for the rich, down-home food she loves." Library Journal
The celebrity comedienne and author of Skinny Women Are Evil presents a collection of favorite, full-flavored recipes featuring a complete array of forbidden ingredients, from butter and sugar to chocolate and cream, in a volume that is complemented by author food memories and preparation tips. 75,000 first printing.
Celebrity comedienne and bestselling author Mo'Nique serves up a feisty and funny collection of memories, accompanied by her favorite, mouthwatering recipes (none of which are low-fat!). Full color.
About the Author
Mo'Nique is an award-winning comedienne and bestselling author of Skinny Women Are Evil. She hosts the first televised beauty competition and boot camp for full-size women, Mo'Nique's F.A.T. Chance, which airs on Oxygen.