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Gift Ideas for Dads in the Kitchen

Gift Ideas for Dads in the Kitchen

Surprise your favorite family chef with some useful and fun gifts to assist him with cooking up your favorite recipes. Check out these gift ideas we found for dads in the kitchen. Practical Gifts for Dads in the Kitchen Fill a gift bag or small box with favorite spices and flavorings. A new pot or pan filled with candy, nuts or snack mix. In a new kitchen towel, roll up a spatula, wooden spoon or variety of utensils. Tuck a gift card to a favorite grocery store into a new cookbook. Take some time to go through the cookbook and

Growth: Cookbook Specialists & Cookbook Publishing Industry

Cookbook Specialists and Jumbo Jack's offer custom cookbook printing

We have exciting news to share with you! Cookbook Specialists has continued our growth trajectory with the acquisition of Jumbo Jack’s, a printer of custom cookbooks, calendars and student planners. We’re pleased to welcome Jumbo Jack’s manager with 25 years’ experience in the printing industry, Jeanne Christensen, to the Cookbook Specialists’ team of experts. Together, our teams bring you more than 110 years of cookbook production expertise. And what a great time it is to be producing your custom cookbooks! According to the NPD Group, the sale of cookbooks rose 15% from January 2020 to September 2020 compared to 2019

Holiday Submission Deadlines – Have books by Dec 21st, 2020!

Submit your cookbook order today.

There’s nothing like a deadline to get a project done and we have a couple of deadlines to keep you on track for easy holiday shopping this year! Submit your recipes for us to type by November 13th, 2020  or  Submit your recipe web account by November 30th, 2020  And you will have your book by December 21st, 2020! (only available for PDF proof orders). If you can’t make those deadlines call us for the availability of rush processing! If we have availability at press we can rush your order (rush order charges may apply.) Frequently Asked Questions about Holiday

Safety of Canning Recipes

Safety of Canning Recipe

  It’s very common to find old canning recipes tucked into family recipe collections or surface in fundraising cookbooks for groups. In recent years concern has been raised as to the safety of these types of recipes. We are now more aware of what needs to happen to make canning safe, but those that are inexperienced in the kitchen may not know the safety concerns. As with vintage baking recipes, ingredients have changed over the years. From hens that used to free range, and home churned butter, to store bought goods.  For canning, the best example is today’s tomatoes do