Cookbook

BookPeople Panel: Cookbook Author Caroline Campion with the AFBA

BookPeople Panel: Cookbook Author Caroline Campion with the AFBA

Join us on Monday, September 23 at BookPeople for a panel discussion featuring Caroline Campion and three of our own Austin Food Blogger Alliance members. Caroline Campion is the co-author of Keepers: Two Home Cooks Share Their Tried-and-True Weeknight Recipes and the Secrets to Happiness in the Kitchen. In addition to being an author, Caroline is also […]

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Cooking Planit Features Recipes from AFBA Cookbook!

Cooking Planit Features Recipes from AFBA Cookbook!

Let me just say how thrilled I am to be contributing a post to the AFBA blog. I’m not from Texas, I don’t even live there, but I have a genuinely fond fascination with the Lone Star state, especially the city of Austin. I love live music, I love hot weather and I love good food, so it seems […]

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Time to celebrate: The Austin Food Blogger Alliance Cookbook is here!

Time to celebrate: The Austin Food Blogger Alliance Cookbook is here!

Almost exactly a year ago, the Austin Food Blogger Alliance announced that we were putting together a community cookbook. We hosted a recipe writing class and gathered recipes, stories, vignettes and photos. We matched up bloggers to test one another’s recipes and hosted a potluck to taste the results and photograph some of the dishes. […]

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A peek at the AFBA cookbook cover, plus a list of recipe inside

A peek at the AFBA cookbook cover, plus a list of recipe inside

It’s been two weeks since we launched the pre-sale campaign for the first Austin Food Blogger Alliance Cookbook, and the response has been amazing! Thank you so much to everyone who has shared the news about our book through word-of-mouth with friends and family, as well as with some awesome posts on your blogs. To […]

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Austin Food Blogger Alliance Cookbook release date, pre-sale campaign

Austin Food Blogger Alliance Cookbook release date, pre-sale campaign

We have so much exciting news to share about the Austin Food Blogger Alliance Cookbook! First, we’re so proud to announce that the History Press will be publishing our cookbook in April as part of its American Palate series, which will include a number of food books from Austin authors (including some AFBA members!). After […]

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Thanksgiving Recipe Round Up!

Thanksgiving Recipe Round Up!

Check out what Austin Food Bloggers love to share with family and friends around the Thanksgiving table in this recipe round up. Get a head start on the big day with Jessica’s No-Knead Dinner Rolls and Pumpkin Cream Pie. For a lighter version of sweet potato try Lee’s Sweet Potato Ginger Soufflé, mix and pour […]

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Last call for recipes for the Austin Food Blogger Alliance community cookbook

Last call for recipes for the Austin Food Blogger Alliance community cookbook

We’re in the home stretch for gathering recipes for the Austin Food Blogger Alliance community cookbook!     The recipes have been rolling in the past few weeks. With the heat, it’s no wonder Natalie Paramore of  Food Fetish offered up a Watermelon Salad with Gorgonzola. Also thinking summer was Shelley Lucas of Franish Nonspeaker, who is expecting our newest […]

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AFBA cookbook: Second call for recipes, photos and vignettes

AFBA cookbook: Second call for recipes, photos and vignettes

We are well on our way to publishing the first Austin Food Blogger Alliance community cookbook, and now that we’ve had a chance to go over the recipes we received during our first submission period, we’re ready to open the second. This will likely be your last chance to contribute content for the book, but […]

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Update on recipe submission for AFBA community cookbook

Update on recipe submission for AFBA community cookbook

Hello, AFBA’ers! I know it has been a really busy month, which means I appreciate even more all the work and effort that you all have been putting into the cookbook recipes, which are rolling in as the deadline (tomorrow) approaches. Throughout the past few weeks, I’ve been getting some excellent feedback from the food […]

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In Czech community cookbook, kolaches aren’t the only things worth preserving

In Czech community cookbook, kolaches aren’t the only things worth preserving

Members of the McLennan-Hill Chapter Czech Heritage Society in North Central Texas weren’t messing around when they published the “Czech Reflections” community cookbook in 1994. The book’s sub-subtitle says it all: “Recipes, Memories, History, Customs, Proverbs, Language, Farm Tasks, Costumes and Dancers.” What the society couldn’t guarantee were notes like the kind that my neighbor […]

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