Praise


Praise for Too Many Cooks

“Bate’s latest delightful foodie-obsessed work of fiction is a truly pleasant read. Her characters are warm, personable and so easy to relate to. Her writing style is not only super light, making the book a breeze to read and hard to put down, but the tons of amazing recipes interspersed throughout manage to make your mouth water.”
RT Book Reviews, 4.5 Stars, Top Pick

“With a resolution that is satisfying but not quite happy ever after, the novel is a perfect choice for foodie fans of women’s fiction.”
Library Journal

Bate writes with gentle humor and poignancy about moving on after loss and heartbreak.”
Booklist

“An enjoyable read — perfect holiday fodder.”
Irish Country Magazine

“As enticing as an amuse-bouche, as complex and layered as a delicate souffle, and as sweetly satisfying as a perfect chocolate mousse, Too Many Cooks is a delicious, fast-paced tale of the perils of celebrity and the reward of finding oneself.”
– Kristin Harmel, international bestselling author of The Sweetness of Forgetting and The Life Intended

“With her fabulous third book Too Many Cooks, Dana Bate proves she is a foodie fiction writer who is here to stay! A peek behind the curtain of the little-known world of the cookbook ghostwriter offers a backdrop for a story that will have you laughing, rooting for a beautifully flawed heroine, running to the pantry, and will definitely leave you hungry for more. I’m a fan for life.”
– Stacey Ballis, author of novels including Recipe for Disaster, and the upcoming cookbook Cooking for You: Wellness in the Kitchen

“Dana Bate’s engaging characters will draw you in, her culinary descriptions will whet your appetite, and her wit and humor will leave you wanting more. Too Many Cooks is a smart and compelling delight for the senses.”
– Cassandra Dunn, author of The Art of Adapting