this is turning out to be a "dead or alive?" thread for me.
i have 2 cookbooks from dom delouise, "eat his, it'll make you feel better", and "eat this too" that are recipes and stories from dom and his family. but also a number of them are from celebrity friends of his, such as dinah shore, mel brooks, nancy reagan, anne bancroft, carol burnett, loni anderson, ricardo montalban, and more. (some of the youngins here might have to google some of the names, lol).
it was the first cookbook i ever used trying to learn to cook authentic italian american since many of the recipes and tips are from his mom.
but the best part are the stories, both familial as well as celeb friends.
in nomine patri, et fili, et spiritus sancti.
Meh nom eh noh...doot dooooo do do do.