A teaspoon of this and a pinch of that and you’re dead. When one of their guests winds up in the soup, chefs, caterers, and hosts must solve the crimes to divert suspicion from themselves. If you enjoy crimes in the kitchen, try one of these titles. All of these titles are located in the Adult Mystery section of the Library.
Abresch, Peter E. Killing Thyme. 1999.
Albert, Susan Wittig. Thyme of Death. 1992.
Bastion, Elisabeth. No Just Desserts. 2004.
Beck, K.K. Cold Smoked. 1995.
Bishop, Claudia. A Plateful of Murder. 2009.
Bliss, Miranda. Murder on the Menu. 2007.
Bond, Michael. Monsieur Pamplemousse. 1985.
Bourdain, Anthony. Bone in the Throat. 1995.
Carl, Joanna. The Chocolate Bear Burglary. 2002.
Carter, Sammi. Candy Apple Dead. 2005.
Celine, Marie. Dishing Up Death. 2005.
Childs, Laura. Death by Darjeeling. 2001.
Childs, Laura. Eggs in Purgatory. 2008.
Conant-Park, Jessica & Susan Conant. Steamed. 2006.
Crawford, Isis. A Catered Wedding. 2004.
Fairbanks, Nancy. Three-Course Murder. 2006.
Gannascoli, Joseph R. A Meal to Die For. 2006.
Gordon, Nadia. Murder Alfresco. 2005.
Greenwood, Kerry. Earthly Delights. 1992.
Hart, Ellen. Death on a Silver Platter. 2003.
Hemlin, Tim. A Catered Christmas. 1998.
Lamalle, Cecile. Glutton for Punishment. 2000.
Laurence, Janet. A Tasty Way to Die. 1990.
Lawrence, Cynthia. Chill Before Serving. 2002.
Malmont, Valerie. Death, Lies and Apple Pies. 1997.
Myers, Tamar. Too Many Crooks Spoil the Broth. 1994.
Page, Katherine Hall. The Body in the Belfry. 1990.
Pence, Joanne. Something’s Cooking. 1993.
Posadas, Carmen. Little Indiscretions. 2003.
Relling, William. Sweet Poison. 1998.
Rich, Virginia. The Cooking School Murders. 1982.
Richman, Phyllis. The Butter Did It. 1997.
Stout, Rex. Too Many Cooks. 1938.
Temple, Lou Jane. Bread On Arrival. 1998.