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The Unofficial Home Alone Cookbook

From a "Lovely" Cheese Pizza to a "Highly Nutritious" Mac and Cheese Dinner, Tasty Meals Inspired by a Holiday Classic

About The Book

Relive the magic of the iconic moments with these 75 recipes inspired by the cult-classic holiday movie Home Alone.

It’s your kitchen…you have to defend it! Whether you’re fending off the Wet Bandits or just a hungry family trying to snag the coveted last slice of cheese pizza, The Unofficial Home Alone Cookbook is here to keep hunger at bay. From appetizers and main dishes to refreshing drinks and holiday-worthy desserts, this book features 75 recipes inspired by Home Alone!

Try recipes like:
-“Highly Nutritious” Mac and Cheese: Enjoy with a goblet of milk for a meal of champions
-Lovely Cheese Pizza: All for you, right down to the last slice
-“Eating Junk and Watching Rubbish” Sundaes: Eat all the junk you want…no one is here to stop you!
-And much more!

Perfect for nostalgic Home Alone fans looking to recreate that “I made my family disappear!” magic or families who are enjoying the movie together for the very first time, The Unofficial Home Alone Cookbook has all the recipes you’ll need to make a meal worthy of Kevin McCallister himself.

About The Author

Bryton Taylor is the creator of In Literature, a food blog where she makes authentic recipes inspired by your favorite novels. Best known for her YouTube videos, you’ll find Bryt whipping up exquisite sweet treats like Turkish Delight from Narnia inspired by The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe or concocting delicious magical potions that transport you to Wonderland. Whether you’re inviting friends over for a movie night or planning your next party, Bryt helps you recreate food items just as they’d appear in your favorite books and movie spin-offs to make an unforgettable experience for lasting memories.

Why We Love It

“Bring your favorite Home Alone moments to life with the help of The Unofficial Home Alone Cookbook, created by popular blogger Bryton Taylor! Whether you’re hoping to recreate the delicious, Kevin-approved food items from the film itself (like a lovely cheese pizza all for you!) or try out new recipes inspired by your favorite movie moments and characters (like the Aftershave Aperitif or the South Bend Shovel Slayer’s Salted Pretzel Sticks), this book has everything you need to bring the magic of this holiday classic right to your kitchen to share with your family…or keep for yourself!”

—Julia J., Editor, on The Unofficial Home Alone Cookbook

Product Details

  • Publisher: Adams Media (November 23, 2023)
  • Length: 160 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781507221259

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Raves and Reviews

"Travel back to the McCallisters with this iconic Home Alone-inspired cookbook...pairs best with a Home Alone 1 and Home Alone 2 rewatch!"

Scary Mommy

"Enjoy the silliness of The Unofficial Home Alone Cookbook."

Associated Press

"Recreate some of the nostalgic memories...everything you love and remember about Home Alone."


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