Reading these won't make you happy, but it could tempt you to crack open a cookbook
A "Investigate what's out there in the market to gauge interest in your cookbook
," says Robert Fleming, author of The African American Writers Handbook: How to Get in Print and Stay in Print (One World/Ballantine Books, $12).
In her first appearance on QVC home shopping network, she sold 23,000 copies of her cookbook
in 26 minutes.
What do I look for in a good cookbook
? I like the recipes to be uncomplicated, with precise measurements, easy-to-find ingredients, the instructions clear and, most of all, I can imagine that the dishes will be delicious.
category "is quite robust, titles are performing well across the board," says David Hawk, Chronicle Books publicist.
This is a complete cookbook
featuring authentic Hungarian recipes is the 1st cookbook
from the Treasured Hungarian Family Recipes[TM][c] cookbook
Hallinan was 16 when she received her first cookbook
, and she loved cooking from the start.
A single man over the age of 40, Tony Wilkins incorporates anecdotal commentary along with his recipes in "The Single Person's Cookbook
: Lessons In Life, Love And Food".
Laura Giannatempo's LIGURIAN KITCHEN: RECIPES AND TALES FROM THE ITALIAN RIVIERA is the fifth and newest title in the Hippocrene Books regional Italian cookbook
series and narrows the focus to the Ligurian region, blending photos by Michael Piazza with the author's memories of her home.
Most people know someone with a food allergy, so The Gak's Snacks Allergy Cookbook
is a great find.
"The Miracle Cookbook
" is a spiral bound compilation of recipes by Marriott's Courtyard in Boise, Idaho.
Collaboratively authored by Dina Guillen, Michelle Lowrey, Maria Everly, and Gretchen Bernsdorff (all of whom are members of the Sacramento-based Kitchen Table Cooking Club), The Plank Grilling Cookbook
is an outstanding introduction to the innovative cooking style focused on the creatively culinary use of the wood plank.
Family of the Spirit Cookbook
: Recipes and Remembrances From African American Kitchens by John Pinderhughs, Simon & Schuster October 1990, $24.95, ISBN 0-671-67510-9
A host of companies are moving beyond getting a mention on a celebrity chef's television cooking show and are actively recruiting cookbook
Pretend Soup and Other Real Recipes: A Cookbook
for Preschoolers & Up, by Mollie Katzen and Ann Henderson (Tricycle, 1994).