Cooked to Death is a foodie anthology series about crime and cooking. Each short story is followed by a recipe. It is a Who's Who of many Minnesota mystery authors and a few from out of state. The first volume Tales of Crime and Cookery, was co-edited with Michael Allan Mallory, by Nodin Press. Volume II, Lying On a Plate, was done with the help of Wise Ink. The third in the series, Hell For The Holidays, is a December holiday theme as well. Volume IV, Cold Cut Files, is due out next summer.
Rhonda Gilliland was voted Best Home Cook of October 1998 by the St. Paul Pioneer Press. She is the editor of the Cooked to Death series. She wrote, produced, and directed Come and Get Your Love a Native American thriller which won Audience Favorite at the 2009 Big Water Film Festival. She is a member of Sisters in Crime and a past president (2012-2015) of the local Twin Cities chapter. A Yelper since 2008. She lives in St. Paul, MN with her husband and their tabby, Stryper