A cookbook for men that have never cooked anything without a microwave.
Man Meets Stove
Thank you so much for visiting our Kickstarter project.
Do you know a male between the ages of 18 and 35 that is desperately in need of NOT being single?
Man Meets Stove is a cookbook for men who've never cooked anything without a microwave. We wrote the Man Meets Stove cookbook as we
had observed that the men-desperately-in-need-of-cooking-help market was vastly
The number of college students surviving on dried noodles and corn chips is just appalling. We are here to help.
Man Meets Stove will help men cultivate skills, cooking and otherwise, that will assist them in their fledgling attempts to date women. You can thank us later, ladies.
Recipes and Instruction
The cookbook includes the following tutorials and recipes:
- Oils and other lubricants
- Bacon, the other spice
- Jet Fuel for the Revolution
- Drunk Broccoli
- Eggscellent Eggs
- Grilled Cheese Sandwich Three-Way
- Roast Beast
- Chicken and other Vegetables
- Heart Attack Hollandaise
- Spicy Bacon Candy
- Wake Me Up Before you Go Go Brownies (Caffeinated Brownies)
An excerpt from the book can be found in our: Man Meets Stove Book Excerpt
Every recipe comes with its own song dedication. It is an eclectic mix, with a slight emphasis on 80s pop and hair bands. We apologize for sticking slightly with what we know.
These videos show some of our style:
We did all of our own food shoots, and our models were terrific, if we do say so ourselves. Here's some examples of our foodographics:
Here's Where You Come In
The Man Meets Stove cookbook is actually written. It is in editing now, but it needs your support. With your pledge, we can fund the printing of the book. Please help us help men everywhere to find their inner chef. Women will thank you!
Please let us know if you have any questions and thank you so much for your support!
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
pledged of $1,500 goal
seconds to go
Dec 20, 2011 - Jan 20, 2012 (31 days)
Pledge $1 or more
Gets your name with our extravagantly stated, hyperbole-ridden thanks on the ManMeetsStove.com blog. Faeries will rain Scottish and French blessings upon your fecundity, or not, as you may prefer.Estimated delivery: Jan 2012
Pledge $5 or more
Blesses you with all the above and a glorious e-postcard of thanks. Your digestion will be improved and women's eyes will linger longer on your visage.Estimated delivery: Jan 2012
Pledge $10 or more
Bestows you with all the above and a fabulous Man Meets Stove sticker. Your friends and neighbors will be stunned by your visionary epicness. Send us a photo of your lady friend wearing the sticker, and we will send you an extra sticker for the summer bathing suit season. (International shipping, extra)Estimated delivery: Mar 2012
Pledge $25 or more
Accords you all the above and a pre-release Kindle ebook edition of the book. It will warm your cockles.Estimated delivery: Mar 2012
Pledge $35 or more
Rewards you with all the above and an autographed pre-release copy of the treeflake (paper) version of the book instead of the kindle version. Your life will now be complete. The paper version will sit proudly in your kitchen and guilt you into cooking more often. (International Shipping, extra)Estimated delivery: Mar 2012
Pledge $50 or more
Awards you with all the above plus four of our special caffeinated brownies shipped to you for your culinary enjoyment. Please use brownies with caution. No refunds for playing World of Warcraft for four days straight. (International Shipping, extra)Estimated delivery: Mar 2012
Pledge $100 or more
Endows you with all the above, plus one tech-support phone call while you cook via phone, Skype, or Facetime. We will try not to suck up to you beyond what is socially acceptable. Unless that is what you are into, in which case we will provide obsequious flattery in the manner to which you have become accustomed. (International Shipping, extra).Estimated delivery: Feb 2012
Pledge $500 or more
Comes with all the above plus a genuine one-of-a-kind handmade ceramic "Man Mug" made by one of the authors, Jim Madden. We think you'll like it. It has boobs. 'Nuff said, right? If you don't want boobs on your mug, other gender preferences can be happily accommodated. We're givers that way.Estimated delivery: Feb 2012
Pledge $1,000 or more
We would offer you sexual favors, but that's not legal. Mostly. In lieu of that, we'll provide you with all the above, our unending gratitude, and we will provide you with one meal cooked from the cookbook. We will come to you, if local to us, or ship it to you for your eating pleasure. We will also provide you with FIVE tech-support phone calls while you cook via phone, Skype, or Facetime. You will be provided with a collectors edition of a Man Meets Stove recipe, from a Limited Edition print run of ONE, suitable for framing. Your neighbors will covet your rarified and exquisite taste.Estimated delivery: Mar 2012