Recipe

A Sense of Community Through Recipe Collection

A recipe card with the note, A sense of community through recipe collection.

As our world faces a time of concern and many people are in isolation due to the COVID-19 virus, now the sharing of recipes may be a life line of hope. For groups, organizations and churches reaching out to isolated members and ensuring they have daily contact over the phone will help alleviate anxiety and offer some light into their day.

Tips for Collecting Recipes From a Group

Before you start collecting recipes consider what categories you would like in your book, what kind of recipes you want and how many recipes you would like. For some groups, having specific types of recipes makes your cookbook stand out more.  You can ask people to submit recipes they use on a daily basis, for special holidays, potlucks, etc. Selecting categories will give you direction in what to ask for. Examples are appetizers, breads, main dishes and desserts. The number of recipes will determine the thickness of your book and will weigh heavily in the pricing for your book –