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As I walk through the valley of the shadow of Whole Foods

Coolio's new cookbook, by the numbers:

  • Number of items in the "pimptry": 28

  • Number of items a Kitchen Pimp has in his or her Weaponry, including a FryDaddy: 13

  • Units of measurement used: a "peench," a dime bag, and a nickel bag.

  • Number of recipes it will take you to become a "master kitchen pimp": 76

  • How long it takes to make "Night-Night Chicken," a casserole for late night drunk munchies: an hour and 20 minutes, if you have everything already "cleaned and chopped in your fridge, like a respectable ghetto gourmet."

  • Number of "Cool-Mandments": 10

  • Number of chefs thou shalt have before Coolio: 0

"I may not be an iron chef, but I'm the only chef with platinum records," says Coolio. More here. And no, this isn't a joke.

By Ezra Klein  |  November 30, 2009; 12:02 PM ET
Categories:  Books , Food  
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Not your joke anyway, eh Ezra?

Posted by: bcbulger | November 30, 2009 1:16 PM | Report abuse

Oh, where would we be without the mainstreaming, if not glorification, of criminal convention?

Posted by: bcbulger | November 30, 2009 1:18 PM | Report abuse

I want this cookbook. End message.

Posted by: Lindemann777 | December 1, 2009 10:57 AM | Report abuse

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