A Cookbook’s Journey to Print Starts with Finding a Treasure Reprinting his mom’s cookbook Our Favorite Recipes, by Abilene School Food Service Association allowed Dusty Hudgins to preserve history and bring a vintage cookbook to a new generation. This cookbook’s journey to print started with Dusty going through his mom’s cookbooks after she passed away. When he came across a book called Our Favorite Recipes, it caught his eye. Written on the inside front cover he found his mom’s signature and the date February 26, 1963. Later he posted a photo of the cookbook on social media and people began
Creating a cookbook to sell at Farmers’ Market is a great way to boost sales and spred the word about the products you have to offer! Profitable Combination – People attend farmers’ markets looking for the freshest and most nutritious ingredients to include in their meals. Creating a cookbook using the products you take to farmers’ market gives you the chance to showcase and introduce ideas of how to use your products. Easy Sell – Cookbooks make a great add on sale at farmers’ markets, as they are easy to store, display, transport and non-perishable. They also make a great
Here’s a tasty fish dish from our Recipe Library! Our recipe library is a great way to add extra recipes to your custom cookbook or use the library to create a simple quick cookbook for fundraising! Ingredients: 1/4 C. butter 1/4 C. water 1/4 C. dry white wine 3 T. fresh lemon juice 1/2 tsp. salt, divided 1/4 tsp. pepper 8 large basil leaves, shredded 1 1/3 C. instant white rice 1 medium red onion, sliced thin 1 small sweet red pepper, cored, seeded and thinly sliced 1 C. frozen peas 4 flounder, haddock or sole filets 1/4 tsp. lemon
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
Gifting Cookbooks makes the perfect gift and we have some great ideas to make it extra special. With a little DIY you will have a gift that keeps giving as it helps in the kitchen. Check Out These Ideas on Cookbook Gifting! So many great reasons to gift a cookbook! With more people cooking at home, a cookbook gives them a resource to create new dishes for a great meal! Purchasing a fundraising cookbook supports the community while providing local tastes. Gifting a family or heirloom cookbook preserves memories and passes them on to the next generation. Selecting a specialty
Time to Collect Recipes The holidays are perfect for collecting recipes for a cookbook project. So many great foods are cooked and baked for holiday meals and parties. For busy families, easy-to-make quick meals help make time for holiday activities. With so many great recipes in use, it’s easy to collect favorites for a cookbook. A Few Tips for Recipe Collection Have recipe forms handy to copy recipes onto. Snap a photo with your phone of recipes you don’t have time to write down. Email interactive recipe forms to friends and family so they can easily send you their favorite recipes.