It's not just fun to collect Pokemon, it's also satisfying to eat them. "The Pokemon Cookbook: Easy & Fun Recipes" will inspire you to make a Pokeball sushi roll, Pikachu ramen and mashed Meowth potatoes for your next dinner party.
With "Doctor Who: The Official Cookbook," you can whip up a Supreme Dalek Cake, a Cyberman Pie a Cassandra Pizza and Ood Rolls for you and your companions. No need for time travel experience. A kitchen and some imagination will do.
You don't have to live on the International Space Station to eat food meant for zero gravity. Written by NASA scientists Charles Bourland and Gregory Vogt, the recipes in "The Astronaut's Cookbook: Tales, Recipes, and More" are extracted from the NASA food specifications and modified for a normal kitchen.
Celebrity chefs Rachael Ray and Emeril Lagasse contribute recipes in the cookbook.
If you like your chili extra-hot, then maybe the kind forged from a dragon is your speed. In the "World of Warcraft: The Official Cookbook," this recipe for Dragonbreath Chili calls for Thai, chipotle and jalapeno peppers.
(Editors' note: The cookbook's publisher, Simon & Schuster, is owned by CBS, which also publishes CNET.)
Step into the shoes of Neelix, chef for the USS Voyager, as he attempts to make meals that humans, Vulcans and even Klingons would enjoy. "The Star Trek Cookbook" has recipes for the Bajoran snack food Hasperat, Telaxian Gaborsti Stew, Klingon Ale, Vulcan Mocha and more.
For the fans of the popular HBO vampire series, "True Blood: Eats, Drinks, and Bites from Bon Temps" is the kind of cookbook and cocktail guide that will make any mortal or immortal long for Up-in-Arms Biscuits and Gravy, as well as Sookie Stackhouse's Fried Apple Pies.
While "Feeding Hannibal: A Connoisseur's Cookbook" sounds like the kind of book that could land you in jail, keep in mind no humans are actually on the menu. Inspired by the popular NBC series, this cookbook features meaty recipes like "Tenderloin of Beef in a Tent for Two." The cookbook also includes anecdotes, artwork and photos of the cast and crew from the series.
Manga comic book characters love to eat as much as they love having adventures. So it make sense that fans would want to recreate their favorite characters' meals. "The Manga Cookbook: Japanese Bento Boxes, Main Dishes and More" illustrates how to cook authentic onigiri (rice balls), yakitori (skewered chicken), oshinko (pickled vegetables), udon (Japanese noodles), okonomiyaki (Japanese-style pizza) and other yummy dishes. The cookbook also features original manga illustrations by Chihiro Hattori.
Who says cooking a meal has to be boring? Discover the wonders of geeky gastronomy and learn the "science of nano-emulsions" from the six-volume, 2,400-page, 50-plus-pound set of cookbooks called "Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking" by chef Nathan Myhrvold.
Whether you're in the mood for Turkish Delight or Gooseberry Fool, "The Unofficial Narnia Cookbook" has 150 recipes inspired by "The Chronicles of Narnia" book series by C.S. Lewis. Eat like Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter on fire-roasted pavenders and sugar-dusted tea cake. Best of all, you don't have to worry about running into the White Witch in your kitchen.
Hungry for veal cutlets stuffed with snails? Surrealist artist Salvador Dalí's cookbook "Les Diners De Gala" is back in print for the first time in 40 years. Be adventurous with the recipes for such unusual morsels as toffee with pine cones.
Whether you're a fan of Batman's bat signal, Superman's S, Flash's lightning bolt or Green Lantern's symbol, they all make excellent cookie designs, with tips from "The Official DC Super Hero Cookbook."
In "Deceptive Desserts: A Lady's Guide to Baking Bad," author Christine McConnell makes monstrous yet magnificent edible creations like horrific Alien face-hugger cookies, creepy spider samoas and adorable kitten cannoli.