Snoop Dogg Is Dropping His Second Cookbook 'Goon with the Spoon' This Spring
This time, the hip hop icon is teaming up with fellow rapper E-40 on a collection of 65-plus recipes.
July 04, 2023
2023 marks three decades since Snoop Dogg released his first single and album, with the rap star's career evolving in a variety of ways from there. He's dropped hits like they're hot, collaborated with seemingly everyone in the music industry, and popped up on both the big and small screens. He's also taken on MC duties at wrestling matches, released his own wine and adopted aliases. And, in 2018, he shared his kitchen skills with the world via his very own cookbook.
Within From Crook to Cook: Platinum Recipes From Tha Boss Dogg's Kitchen's pages, fans can find recipes for everything from 'billionaire's bacon' and 'Bow Wow brownies and ice cream' — and, of course, gin and juice. Yes, the tome means that you can listen to Snoop's tunes while whipping up his dishes and sipping the drink he'll always be synonymous with. Yes, it was another success.
From Crook to Cook reached shelves after Snoop teamed up with Martha Stewart on TV show Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party. Again, he does love a collab. So, now that it's time for a followup cookbook, the hip hop icon is also calling upon fellow rapper E-40 for help.
The end result: Snoop Dogg Presents Goon with the Spoon. It's set to arrive in bookstores Down Under in November 2023, giving Snoop aficionados another way to splash their affection the musician's way after his tour across Australia and New Zealand back in February and March. This recipe collection spans more than 65 dishes, covering everything from mains and desserts to drinks. Despite the name, we're guessing that cask wine isn't included.
This new kitchen bible will feature meals that take inspiration from Snoop and E-40's respective music catalogues, as well as Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party and E-40's Filipino food business Lumpia. And the reason for its moniker? Again, it isn't due to cheap boxed vino, but because that's E-40's — aka Earl Stevens — nickname, and adorns his range of sausages, ice cream flavour and burritos in the US.
Snoop Dogg Presents Goon with the Spoon will also get Snoop-loving cooks sharing its wares, thanks to a selection of suggested event menus. Fancy a 4/20 potluck? Catering for a summertime block party? The cookbook includes options for both, plus headnotes and sidebar stories from Snoop and E-40's well-known pals about dinner parties and nights out together.
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Snoop Dogg Presents Goon with the Spoon releases on November 15, 2023.
Top image: Jason Persse via Wikimedia Commons.
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