Teresa Giudice Dishes Up Pasta With a Side of Irony

skinny italianRemember when I made fun of Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice for writing a cookbook and suggested that perhaps she wasn't the most qualified for the job?

Well, it looks like she's having the proverbial last laugh now that her cookbook is on the New York Times bestseller list and she's scored a second cookbook deal with Running Press for FABULICIOUS! The Italian Family Cookbook.

The new book will feature "easy, budget-friendly recipes that will please the whole family" -- which is highly ironic given that the whole concept of a "budget" seems foreign to Teresa considering she's $11 million in debt.

If only our favorite chefs and cookbook authors could tap into this irony, here's what we think they'd publish ...


Rachel Ray -- The Slow Food Cookbook

The Food Network star delivers dazzling dishes that never take more than 30 hours to make from start to finish.


Jamie Oliver -- 5 Ingredients or Less

The Naked Chef's budget-friendly meals require only five ingredients or less and are a snap to clean-up.


Sandra Lee -- Cooking With Real Food

Sandra Lee takes the long way around with these healthy, whole food recipes.


Alice Waters -- World Cuisines at Home

Tantalize your taste buds with these recipes using ingredients found only on other continents.


Paula Deen -- Recipes for Health

Look better and feel better with these low-fat recipes from the healthiest Southern cook around.


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