2014 Winners

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1st Place: $2,500

Maine Family Favorites
Bangor Federal Credit Union
Bangor, ME

Judges’ Comments:
“I like the personal nature of the dividers…[and] I love the trivia on the pages. Lots of very appealing, more 'trendy' recipes, as well as old school ones.”
~ Hannah Agran

“Great seafood ideas!”
~ Mark Aker

“Many simple, easy recipes, lots of comfort food [and] a few gourmet choices.”
~ Robert Cano

Proceeds Support: Campaign for Ending Hunger in Maine
Cookbook Gross Sales: $8,400
Group’s Web Site: www.bangorfederal.com
Ordering Information

2nd Place: $1,000

Treasured Recipes and Projects
The Junior League of Boise
Boise, ID

Judges’ Comments:
“By far my favorite cookbook of the bunch! A beautiful cover and wonderful recipes abound.”
~ Robert Cano

“I love the cover! It's so distinctive [and a] great historical tribute. All the historical photos and images were wonderful…an incredible list of contributors. What an undertaking and great tribute.”
~Hannah Agran

Proceeds Support: The Junior League of Boise
Cookbook Gross Sales: $13,078
Group’s Web Site: www.jlboise.com
Ordering Information

3rd Place: $500

Giddy Up N Cook
The Event Staff Buyers Group
Coupland, TX

Judges’ Comments:
“Great name! You'll have to take this one on the trail with you. You could cook like you were 'down home' in Texas. Quite a nice mix of recipes; many of them would be great at your next party.”
~ Robert Cano

“Great job!”
~ Mark Aker

“Cool cover! I love the cute section names and photos – great Texas feel.”
~ Hannah Agran

Proceeds Support: Youth of Texas
Cookbook Gross Sales: $10,895
Group’s Web Site: www.eventstaffbuyersgroup.org
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