cookbooks

Cookie Exchange to Support a Fundraising Cookbook

Cookie Exchange Blog Post

Holiday cookbooks are popular and make a terrific fundraiser! Finding ideas for a multitude of sweet treats in one little book makes holiday planning easier and knowing the recipes are from members of your community gives you a keepsake book with memories tucked in the pages. Creating Your Holiday Cookbook Set up a Cookie Exchange with your group and while they are digging around for their favorite cookie recipe have them copy down their top favorite recipes. Everyone in the group then brings a plate of cookies from one of their recipes along with the other recipes that they dug

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