Tips for Creating a Cookbook

Nine Layer Taco Dip Recipe – Perfect for Game Day or Gatherings

Nine Layer Taco Dip

Looking for a party pleaser dip that will be a big hit with family and friends? Check out the Nine Layer Taco Dip from our Recipe Library. Ingredients: 1-1 oz. pkg. taco seasoning mix 1-16 oz. can refried beans 1-8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened 1-16 oz. container sour cream 1-16 oz. jar salsa 1 large tomato, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 bunch green onions, chopped 1 small head iceberg lettuce, shredded 2 C. shredded Cheddar cheese 1-6 oz. can sliced black olives, drained Directions: In a medium bowl, combine taco seasoning mix and refried beans. Spread mixture

The Holiday Season is the Best Time to Collect Recipes!

Collect Recipes During the Holidays Blog

Whether you are creating a family heirloom cookbook, one to share with friends or creating a fundraising cookbook, the holidays are perfect for collecting recipes! The holiday season is filled with food options. From large family meals to parties with appetizers and desserts. This is also a busy time when families take advantage of easy to make quick meals so they have time for holiday activities. With so many great recipes in use, it’s easy to collect favorites for a cookbook. Make recipe collection easy with our recipe collection forms (see below) and for more tips on collecting recipes read

Holiday Submission Deadlines – Have books by Dec 21st, 2022!

2022 Holiday Deadline Blog

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 14th, 2022  or  Submit your recipe web account by November 30th, 2022  And you will have your book by December 21st, 2022! (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

Halloween Cookbook Project – A DIY for Kids of All Ages!

Create your own Halloween Cookbook. DIY Project. Free Downloads

At Halloween, it’s important to feed the ghosts and goblins in your home. They may look like normal children today, but with a simple costume change, they suddenly become anything from Batman to a butterfly. Use these fun moments to sneak in a little learning and build some memories by creating a Halloween Cookbook! Once the fall season arrives announce a Halloween supper. It doesn’t have to be on October 31st, just a date close to Halloween that everyone is available to sit together for a meal. Encourage kids to make sure all family members know when the meal is

Vintage Canning Recipe Safety

Blog on Vintage Canning Recipe Safety

Safety of Vintage Canning Recipes It’s very common to find old canning recipes tucked into family collections or in vintage fundraising cookbooks. However, these vintage canning recipes may contain safety concerns. With modern cooking, we know more about what makes canning safe, but those who are inexperienced in the kitchen may not know the safety concerns. Let’s look at some considerations before putting vintage canning recipes in your cookbook. Old Versus New Recipes Vintage recipes contain ingredients that have changed over time and may now be store-bought instead of home-grown.  One example is that today’s tomatoes do not have the

A Plan for Cookbook Sale Success

Cookbook Sales

  If today is the first day you thought about creating, a cookbook or if it’s the day you submit your order, there is no time like the present to get a sales plan in place. Make Sure Your Cookbooks are Visible Check with local shops to see if they will sell a few copies. Sometimes offering a commission of even $1.00 a book will encourage them to not only sell the books for you, but also promote them. You can also check with local tourism offices as regional cookbooks make great keepsakes! If your group has put together a