2006 Winners

See our press release (PDF) and a sample recipe from each book.

Canal Cuisine

First Place: $3,000

The Pink Palate
Cancer Survivors and Patients
of Forrest General Hospital
Hattiesburg, MS

Judges' Comments:
“A fun and colorful cookbook. The intro section is very nice – uplifting. The bright colors really pull it together. Fun recipes. Good job!”
~ Diana McMillen

“... The fact that we’ve all been touched by the disease [gives] this cookbook mass appeal.”  
~ Kristy Halley Speers

Vixen's Fixins

Second Place: $1,500

The Charlotte Herb Guild Cooks Again
The Charlotte Herb Guild
Charlotte, NC

Judges' Comments:
“Nice variety of recipes and helpful specialty pages.”
~ Kristy Halley Speers

“Outstanding assortment of recipes using herbs. They look delicious. Fun herb dividers. Good Job!”
~ Diana McMillen

“Very interesting recipes! Unique.”
~ Joy Taylor

Served with Honor

Third Place: $750

Recipes of Our Heritage
PAST Foundation
Ada, OK

Judges' Comments:
“It’s a history lesson in a cookbook. I like the way it’s organized. The personal stories are especially nice. Good job!”
~ Diana McMillen

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