Cat Rambo, Fran Wilde

Ad Astra: The 50th Anniversary SFWA Cookbook


Main Details
Editor Cat Rambo
Editor Fran Wilde
Publisher SFWA
Copyright Holder Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc.*
Cover/Jacket Design by Sherin Nicole
Cover Artist Kirsty Pargeter
Book Design by Neil Clarke
Proofreader Jennifer Melchert
Interior Art Ursula Vernon
Interior Art M.C.A. Hogarth
Contributor Alaya Dawn Johnson
Contributor Alethea Kontis
Contributor Aliette de Bodard
Contributor Aly Parsons
Contributor Andrew Penn Romine
Contributor Ann Crispin*
Contributor Ann Leckie
Contributor Anna D. Allen
Contributor Barbara Hambly
Contributor Beth Cato
Contributor Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam
Contributor Brenda W. Clough
Contributor Brent Weeks
Contributor Bud Sparhawk
Contributor C.J. Cherryh*
Contributor Carole Nelson Douglas
Contributor Carrie Vaughn
Contributor Cat Rambo
Contributor Cat Sparks
Contributor Catherine Lundoff
Contributor Catherine Wells
Contributor Charlaine Harris
Contributor Charles N. Brown
Contributor Charles Sheffield
Contributor Chet Gottfried
Contributor Chuck Wendig
Contributor Cie Adams
Contributor Connie Willis
Contributor David Brin
Contributor David D. Levine
Contributor David Glen Larson
Contributor David Lee Summers
Contributor Dean Ing
Contributor Ef Deal
Contributor Elaine Isaak
Contributor Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
Contributor Elizabeth Bear
Contributor Ellen Klages
Contributor Eric J. Guignard
Contributor Erin M. Hartshorn
Contributor Esther Friesner*
Contributor Eugie Foster
Contributor Fran Wilde
Contributor Fraser Sherman
Contributor Gail Carriger
Contributor Greg Bear
Contributor Gregory Frost
Contributor Jennifer Melchert
Contributor Jack Dann
Contributor Jaime Lee Moyer
Contributor James D. Macdonald
Contributor James L. Cambias
Contributor James Sutter*
Contributor Janice Okoomian
Contributor Jay Lake
Contributor Jaym Gates
Contributor Jeanne Cavelos
Contributor Jeffe Kennedy
Contributor Jennifer Stevenson
Contributor Jerry Pournelle
Contributor JG Flaherty
Contributor Jim C. Hines
Contributor Joe Haldeman
Contributor John F. Carr
Contributor John P. Murphy
Contributor John Scalzi
Contributor John Walters
Contributor Julie Czerneda*
Contributor Julie Jansen
Contributor K.V. Johansen
Contributor Kate Yule
Contributor Kathy Tyers
Contributor Kay Kenyon
Contributor Kenneth Schneyer
Contributor Kyle Aisteach
Contributor Larry Constantine
Contributor Larry Dixon
Contributor Larry Niven
Contributor Laura Anne Gilman
Contributor Lawrence M. Schoen
Contributor Lee Hallison
Contributor Leslie Howle
Contributor Liz Argall
Contributor Lou Antonelli
Contributor Lynne M. Thomas
Contributor Mari Ness
Contributor Maria Lima
Contributor Marianne Porter
Contributor Mark L. Van Name
Contributor Marta Randall
Contributor Mary E. Lowd
Contributor Mary Mason
Contributor Mary Robinette Kowal
Contributor Mary Rosenblum
Contributor Mary Vigliante Szydlowski
Contributor Maurice Broaddus
Contributor Mercedes Lackey
Contributor Mercedes Yardley
Contributor Michael Damian Thomas
Contributor Michael J. Martinez
Contributor Michael Swanwick
Contributor Michaela Roessner
Contributor Mike Resnick
Contributor Miriam Weinberg
Contributor Nalo Hopkinson
Contributor Nancy Kress
Contributor Nancy Springer
Contributor Natalie Luhrs
Contributor Nicole J. LeBoeuf
Contributor Nisi Shawl
Contributor P. Andrew Miller
Contributor Pat Cadigan
Contributor Patrice Sarath
Contributor Rachael Acks
Contributor Rebecca Gomez Farrell
Contributor Ricia Mainhardt
Contributor Rosemary Claire Smith
Contributor Rosemary Jones
Contributor Ru Emerson
Contributor Russ Galen
Contributor Russell Davis
Contributor S. Brust
Contributor S. Lynch
Contributor Sarah Goslee
Contributor Sarah Pinsker
Contributor Scott Edelman
Contributor Sean Williams
Contributor Sharyn November
Contributor Spider Robinson
Contributor Stephanie Osborn
Contributor Steven Brust
Contributor Steven H Silver
Contributor Steven Saus
Contributor Stina Leicht
Contributor Talia Gryphon
Contributor Tansy Rayner Roberts
Contributor Teresa Nielsen Hayden
Contributor Tim Powers
Contributor Tina Connolly
Contributor Toni Weisskopf
Contributor Victoria McManus
Contributor Vonda N. McIntyre
Contributor Vylar Kaftan
Contributor Walter Jon Williams
Contributor Wesley Chu
Contributor William Gibson
Contributor Yoon Ha Lee
Contributor Astrid Bear
Contributor Gay Haldeman
About/Subject Cooking
Identifying Codes
ISBN 13 978-0-9828467-2-8
Format e-Book
Publication Location Enfield, CT
Language English
Chapters Foreword
Editors’ Notes
Charles Brown’s Advice on Cooking - via Connie Willis
Hosting a Cocktail Laboratory - Carrie Vaughn
Irish Coffee - Larry Niven
Throwing a Pig Roast - Jennifer Stevenson
Hosting a Prancing Pony Party - Ken Schneyer & Janice Okoomian
A Philosophy of Cake - Esther Friesner
Celebrations for One - Ricia Mainhardt
Homebrewing - Michael J. Martinez

Ajvar - K.V. Johansen
Anouchka’s Grandmother’s Salmon Pâté - Cat Sparks
Bastilla - Erin M. Hartshorn
Big Bang Brussels Sprouts - Sean Williams
C3PO - Ef Deal
“Chilly” Sauce - Nancy Springer
ConFederation Salmon Mousse - Mary Mason
Corn Bread - Jaime Lee Moyer
Cracker Snackers - Vylar Kaftan
Creamed Spinach with Jalapeños - Sharyn November
Dukkah - Liz Argall
Emergency Salsa - Sarah Goslee
Former In-Law Party Crackers - Charlaine Harris
Gogi Wanja Jeon (Pan-fried Meat and Tofu Cakes) - Yoon Ha Lee
Momos - Jay Lake
Nuts & Bolts - James Sutter
Ricotta Cheese - Mary Rosenblum
Seared Peaches with Prosciutto and Basil - Rebecca Gomez Farrell
Salmon “Puffs” - Julie Czerneda
Spinach Artichoke Dip - Mary Vigliante Szydlowski
Tuna Salad - Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
Whaturwantin’ - Cie Adams
Wizard’s Piglets in Blankets - Rosemary Jones

Apple Crumble - Chet Gottfried
Apple Fritters - Gail Carriger
Apricot Mascarpone Poppers - Julie Jansen
At the Fruitcake of Madness - Esther Friesner
Carrot Pie that Nisi Invented - Nisi Shawl
Cadbury Egg Brownie - Beth Cato
Cardamom Bread - David Brin
Cheating on Croquembouche - Brenda W. Clough
Doom Cookies - Steven Saus
Falling Cloud Cake - Fran Wilde & Miriam Weinberg
Fresh Ginger Cake - Lee Hallison
Grandma’s Cream Cheese Crackers - Pat Cadigan
Grandma’s Magic Almond Cookies - Stina Leicht
Graveyard Pudding - JG Flaherty
Joyce’s Pralines - Victoria McManus
Lime Pie - James D. Macdonald
Love & Romanpunk Macarons - Tansy Rayner Roberts
Mars Colony Cake - Connie Willis
MoonBucks - Toni Weisskopf
Miss Murder’s Black Forest Trifle - Mercedes Yardley
Oatmeal Cake - Vylar Kaftan
Peanut Butter Bars - Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam
Peanut Butter Dip with Apples - Rosemary Claire Smith
Princess Alethea’s Famous Baklava - Alethea Kontis
Pumpkin Cranberry Bread - Nancy Kress
Ricotta Pears and Apples - Sarah Pinsker
Roasted Cherries - Jaym Gates
Salty Pirate Balls - Jeanne Cavelos
Schadenfreude Pie - John Scalzi
Soft Oatmeal Cookies - Jaime Lee Moyer
SFWA DIY Fortune Cookies - Scott Edelman
Teatime Tassies - Mary Robinette Kowal
Teddy Graham S’Mores - Mary E. Lowd
Toasted Cake - Tina Connolly
Victoria Sandwich Cake - Rachael Acks
Vegan Strawberry Cheesecake - Cat Sparks
Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies - Kyle Aisteach

Ginger Beer - Nalo Hopkinson
Ginger Horchata - Alaya Dawn Johnson
Hot Buttered Rum Fantasy - Aly Parsons
Morning Beverage - Talia Gryphon
Scurvy Cure - Teresa Nielsen Hayden
Strawberry Smoothie - Chuck Wendig
Wholesome Fruit-Veggie Smoothie - Jennifer Stevenson

The Algonquin Cocktail - Gregory Frost
Dandelion Wine - Natalie Luhrs
Dark and Stormy - John P. Murphy
Dragon’s Breath - David Glen Larson
Feuerzangenbowle - Larry Constantine
H. Beam Piper’s Katinka - John F. Carr
Honey Badger - Andrew Penn Romine
Hot Toddy Classic - Eric J. Guignard
Maurice’s Vodka Special - Maurice Broaddus
Mint Julep - Stephanie Osborn
The Miriam Negroni - Chuck Wendig
Muddle in the Middle Mojito - Kay Kenyon
Ouzo: The Indigenous Greek Liquor - John Walter
A Perfect Gin and Tonic - Laura Anne Gilman
Persephone Takes the A Train - Elizabeth Bear
Sister Mint, Sister Dark - Andrew Penn Romine
Vampire Sunrise Cocktail - Carole Nelson Douglas
Whimsy Division Cocktails - S. Lynch, S. Brust & J. Melchert
Woodchopper Drinks - Jennifer Stevenson
Zombie Brain - JG Flaherty

Alien Scones - Elaine Isaak
Almond-Oat Muffins - Kathy Tyers
Butter Rolls Breakfast - Eric J. Guignard
Crème Brûlée French Toast - Patrice Sarath
Migas - William Gibson
Rebel Fire Omelette - Spider Robinson
Portuguese Sweet Bread - Steven H Silver

African Chicken Peanut Stew - Lawrence M. Schoen
Alternative Dairy Manicotti - Catherine Lundoff
Ashbless Pasta Salad - Tim Powers
Bea’s Sometimes Vegan Black Bean Chili - Maria Lima
Black Bean Salad - Anna D. Allen
Boozy Beef - Joe & Gay Haldeman
Caldo de Pollo - David Lee Summers
Champagne Chicken - Vonda N. McIntyre
Chicken Curry - Ann Leckie
Chicken Mole Poblano - Greg & Astrid Bear
Chickpeas With Basil, Tomatoes, Parmesan & Garlic - Fraser Sherman
Chili Con Carnage - Charles Sheffield
Chow Fun Noodles - Wesley Chu
Country Pumpkin Chicken Chowder - David D. Levine & Kate Yule
Cream Cheese Tomato Stuffed Chicken Breasts - Russell Davis
Crockpot 15 Bean Soup - Larry Dixon & Mercedes Lackey
Crockpot Red Beans & Rice - Nicole J. LeBoeuf
Cucumbers with Cinnamon - Barbara Hambly
Ga Xao Dam Gung Sa - Aliette de Bodard
Gazpacho Two Ways - Walter Jon Williams
Gluten-Free Corn Bread, Dressing & Gravy - Jerry Pournelle
Grandma’s Goetta - P. Andrew Miller
Grillades and Grits - James L. Cambias
Guinness Stew - Talia Gryphon
Hungarian-Style Fra Diavolo Sauce - Steven Brust
Jack’s Bolognese Sauce - Jack Dann
Kicharee (Food of the Gods) - Jeffe Kennedy
Lou’s Lasagna & Garlic Bread - Lou Antonelli
Lemon Garlic Chicken - Marta Randall
Metaphysically Areferential Chicken - Marianne Porter & Michael Swanwick
The Meaty Mess - Mark L. Van Name
Multitudinous Vegetable Soup - Ellen Klages
Mystery Meatloaf - Brent Weeks
Pineapple Fried Rice - Leslie Howle, for Octavia E. Butler
Ratatouille - Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas
Real Maryland Crabcakes - Ann Crispin
Saimen & Jamaican Jerk Rub - Ru Emerson
Shrimp Étouffée - Gregory Frost
Shrimp de Jongue - Mike Resnick
Sonoran Chopped Salad - Catherine Wells
Sopa Anasazi - Dean Ing
Timeless Beer Bread - Eugie Foster
Turkey Turkey Turkey - Charles N. Brown
Welsh Rarebit - Cat Rambo

Jack’s Jewish Chinese Chicken Soup - Jack Dann
Lentil Soup - Russ Galen
The Perfect Lunch - Michaela Roessner
Real Fast Meals for Deadlines - C.J. Cherryh
Shortcut Dinner - P. Andrew Miller

Barbequed Elf Ribs - Jim C. Hines
How to Stew an Alien - Mari Ness
The Hordes Pleasure - Bud Sparhawk
Klingon Toasts - Lawrence M. Schoen

About the Contributors
Notes Format: ePUB

Progenitors: Greg and Astrid Bear
Testers: Beth Cato, Cynthia Felice, Lee Hallison, Megan Hutchins,
Steven H Silver, Alexis Latner, Rachel Kleinsorge, Christian Klaver
Above and Beyond: Sean Wallace and Paula Guran

Badger Artwork throughout by Ursula Vernon and M.C.A. Hogarth


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