This Cookbook Is Perfect For The Good Place Fans

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The worlds of chefs and cinephiles collide when cookbooks are inspired by TV shows and movies. According to Today, a "Friends" cookbook was released in 2020 to showcase some of the foods mentioned throughout its 10 seasons. With more than 90 recipes, it includes Ross's "Moist Maker Sandwich" and "The Joey Special," which just consists of two pizzas (per BuzzFeed). Another such cookbook, "A Feast of Ice and Fire," hit the shelves following the success of George R. R. Martin's "Game of Thrones." This book is equipped with more than 100 recipes referencing aspects of the show, such as The Wall, King's Landing, and The North.

If these shows aren't your style, you could pick up a cookbook straight from "The Good Place." The NBC show follows Eleanor Shellstrop (played by Kristen Bell), as she struggles to blend in a place she doesn't belong (per The Good Place Wiki). This comedy portrays the afterlife, showing which characters end up, quite literally, in the good place and the bad place. If this is one of your favorite sitcoms, your kitchen could easily become the good place after discovering this cookbook.

No bullshirt here

"The Good Place" has its own cookbook, "Forking Good," that fans of the show are sure to love, according to She Knows. With 30 recipes, the unofficial book is fully illustrated and bursting with references from the hit NBC sitcom. The cookbook's name comes from a spin on a well-known cuss word. According to The Ringer, Eleanor Shellstrop quickly realizes she can't say the word in "The Good Place" when it's automatically translated to "forking." It becomes a running joke as Shellstrop attempts to say similar words and is greeted with "That's bullshirt."

Recipes in the book include "I Think Therefore I Clam (Chowder)," and "I Kant Believe It's Not Buttermilk Pancakes," which all reference Chidi's, Shellstrop's on-screen friend, attempt to turn her into a good person (per Quirk). The author Stephen H. Segal is also responsible for books such as "Geek Parenting," "Geek Wisdom," "Weird Tales," and "The Survivor's Project," (via Amazon).