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Step 5: Cookbook Extras

Step 5: Cookbook Extras

Add quality EXTRAS that ENHANCE your cookbook. HELPFUL, practical cooking hints add convenience and VALUE. Get the WORD OUT, secure early orders, and PROMOTE sales!

24 FREE Cooking Hints Pages

Our FREE Cooking Hints are the perfect enhancement that any cook, novice or expert, will find useful in the kitchen. Cooking Hints will be included unless otherwise indicated and will follow the index and mail-order page. All 24 pages must be included; we cannot omit partial sections or alter pages. To read the Cooking Hints, click below to download.

Download (PDF 582KB)

Cooking Hints Include:

  • Pantry Basics
  • Shelf Life of Foods
  • Herbs & Spices
  • BBQ & Grilling Tips
  • Meat Doneness Guidelines
  • Vegetables & Fruits
  • Pasta Hints & Tips
  • Bread Baking Hints
  • Baking Desserts
  • Candy Tips & Temps
  • Cooking Oils & Fats
  • Equivalency Chart
  • Food Quantities
  • Quick Fixes
  • Microwave Hints
  • Cooking Terms
  • Napkin Folding
  • Table Settings
  • Measurements
  •   & Substitutions

Note: Hints are not kosher. Cooking Hints are copyright protected.

Marketing Tools

Advanced Sales Coupons
Advanced Sales Coupons

You don’t need a finished cookbook to kick off your sales! FREE Advance Sales Coupons give you the opportunity to presell cookbooks and collect money in advance. Click below to download the PDF – it allows you to type your own data directly into the form. Then print as needed.

Download (PDF 397KB)

Custom Sales Posters
Sales Poster

Tell everyone about your cookbook! Advertise by hanging full-color posters in grocery stores, workplaces, restaurants, banks, churches, etc. Posters will include your cover. Click below to create your FREE poster.

Download (PDF)

Gift Certificates
Gift Certificates

Gift certificates allow you to presell cookbooks and collect money in advance. Two FREE designs, traditional and holiday, are available. Click below to download the PDF – it allows you to type your own data directly into the form. Then print as needed.

Traditional Certificates Download (PDF 334KB)

Holiday Certificates Download (PDF 467KB)

Press Release Forms
Press Release Form

Publicize your cookbooks and promote sales by sending FREE press releases to local newspapers, radio stations, and TV stations. Let the public know where books are being sold, reasons for raising funds, etc. Click below to download the PDF – it allows you to type your own data directly into the form. Then print as needed.

Download (PDF 205KB)

Boxes & Envelopes
Press Release Form

Sturdy shipping boxes and padded envelopes are available for small orders you may need to ship to others. Depending on book thickness, the box holds 2–4 books, and the envelope holds 1–2 books.

Boxes are $8.50/case of 10.

Envelopes are $18/case of 25.

Counter Displays
Book Stand

Attractive counter displays showcase your cookbooks and fit easily on shelves and countertops. The space-saving compact design will easily hold 3–7 cookbooks, depending on book thickness.

Displays are available for $2.00 each.

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