Columbo Cookbook

Calling all Columbo fans and keen cooks – the Cooking With Columbo Cookbook is almost finished!


Publication date is February 20th 2018 – the 50th anniversary of the first episode being screened on TV in 1968.  The book will be called, “Cooking With Columbo – Suppers With the Shambling Sleuth” by yours truly Jenny Hammerton.

If you’d like to hear about the COLUMBO CHILI COOK-ALONG I am organizing to celebrate please register here – it’ll be a virtual reality party  – everyone invited!

Recipes in the book will include:

Peter Falk’s Veal Scallopini and White Wine

Peter Falk’s Pork Chops and Vinegar Peppers

Peter Falk’s Pumpkin Lasagna

Peter Falk’s Simple Avocado

Peter Falk’s Barbecued Spare Ribs

Gene Barry’s Kibbee

Lee Grant ’s Malibu Chicken

Jack Cassidy’s Rainbow Trout in a Pouch

Ray Milland’s Chicken Chow Mein

Eddie Albert’s Butterfly Leg of Lamb

Ross Martin’s Beef in Anchovy Cream

Susan Clark’s Shrimp Curry

Ida Lupino’s Hot Pot Casserole

Patrick O’Neal’s Ragout de Boeuf Bourguignon

John Cassavetes’ Minted Beef

Ray Milland’s Lobster Salad

Valerie Harper’s Summer Squash

Richard Basehart’s Beans and Frankfurters

Anne Baxter’s Genuine Swiss Quiche

Leonard Nimoy’s Potatoes La Jolla Chez Jay

Laurence Harvey’s Chicken Pie

Vincent Price’s Hollandaise Sauce

Vera Miles’ Mexican Casserole

Donald Pleasance’s No-name Curry 

Jackie Cooper’s Curried Eggs and Macaroni

Jack Cassidy’s Quickie Green Bean Casserole

Jose Ferrer’s Eggs Ferrer with Fried Potatoes 

Johnny Cash’s “Old Iron Pot” Family Style Chilli

Ben Gazzara’s Leg of Lamb, Sicilian Style

Robert Conrad’s Infamous Hangover Eggs

Dick Van Dyke’s Breast of Chicken Florentine

Robert Vaughan’s Mushroom Stuffed Zucchini

Oscar Werner’s Weiner Schnitzel

George Hamilton’s Ginger Snap Dandy

Janet Leigh’s Cheese Souffle 

Hector Elizondo’s Famous Pasta Pomodoro 

Ricardo Montalban’s Asparagus Soup

Jack Cassidy’s City Chicken

William Shatner’s Lime-Garlic Broiled Chicken

Celeste Holm’s Celestial Chicken

Theodore Bikel’s Glorified Meatloaf

Ruth Gordon’s Zucchini Omelet

Nicol Williamson’s Steak Mince and Stovie Potatoes

Jeanette Nolan’s Sizzling Liver with Walnuts

Trish Van Devere’s All Day Chilli in the Pot

Anthony Andrews’ Chicken in a Brick

Shera Danese’s Italian Stuffed Peppers

William Shatner’s Steak Picado

Rod Steiger’s Chicken Grand Marnier

Billy Connolly’s Stuffed Trout

And many more…