2008 Winners

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

Paradise Chocolate Fest Cookbook

First Place: $5,000

Recipes & Remembrances – Pine Street
Presbyterian Church Celebrates 150 Years

Pine Street Presbyterian Church
Harrisburg, PA

Judges' Comments:
“Attractive photos and design. Between the tips and recipe comments it achieves a sense of place – should be a popular item at the church for years.”
~ Rebekah Denn

“Nice introduction about the importance of eating together. Good assortment of recipes... The divider page photos 'personalize' the book. Good job!”
~ Diana McMillen

Proceeds Support: Pine Street Presbyterian Church’s 150th Anniversary Celebration
Gross Sales: $8,595
Church’s Web Site: www.pinestreet.org

2nd Brigade Combat Team Cookbook

Second Place: $2,000

Food, Friendship and the Family Table
A Collection of Treasured Recipes from
the Kinkaid School

The Kinkaid School
Houston, TX

Judges' Comments:
“The divider illustrations and quotes are standouts in this book. This coupled with the noteworthy assortment of recipes give this fundraiser points of difference. The addition of recipes from past editions is a special touch.”
~ Diana McMillen

“Beautifully combines appealing recipes with lovely work from students... nicely edited quotes and commentary, sense of history, and great variety.”
~ Rebekah Denn

Proceeds Support: The Kinkaid School Libraries
Gross Sales: $47,500
School’s Web Site: www.kinkaid.org

Third Place: $1,000

Your Culinary Companion, Volume II
The Cookbook for Cairn Terrier Lovers
and Friends

Col. Potter Cairn Rescue Network
Romoland, CA

Judges' Comments:
“I especially like the recipes for dogs. Who could resist? Chapter dividers draw more attention with fun illustrations and poetry... lots of details.”
~ Diana McMillen

“Massive! The 'Canine Cuisine' gives it a special appeal for its audience.”
~ Rebekah Denn

Proceeds Support: Rescue of Cairn Terriers
Gross Sales: $20,100
Group’s Web Site: www.cairnrescue.com

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