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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

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

Creating a Cookbook During a Pandemic

Sitting creating a cookbook during a pandemic for fundraising or as a holiday gift or to sell.

The world of cookbooks is ever evolving and spring of 2020 will bring a whole new realm of cookbook evolution.  The good news is with people home more they are cooking more, so cookbooks that were gathering dust are being cracked wide open. Moms and grandmas are answering questions ranging from boiling water to how to bake bread. It’s a time of returning to basics and more people will be making sure they have a good quality cookbook in the cupboard from here on out. What about e-books, what about online recipes? Right now homes are filled with families trying