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FRP Titles Win Top National Tabasco Community Cookbook Awards
March 27, 2008

FRP titles, The Bells are Ringing: A Call to Table from the Mission San Juan Capistrano Women’s Guild in San Juan Capistrano, CA, and Mardi Gras to Mistletoe from the Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier in LA, earned national first and second place honors from the 18th annual Tabasco Community Cookbook Awards.

The Bells are Ringing: A Call to Table, invites cooks and history lovers alike to enjoy recipes that capture the region’s culinary experience. This beautiful book also shares Mission lore and little vignettes of history, featuring stories, historic art, and old-world recipes such as Beef Stew with Red Wine and Cream and Pork Loin with Fresh Peaches.

Mardi Gras to Mistletoe is a thorough collection of some of the most savored recipes and dishes from the state of Louisiana. The book is smartly organized according to the 12 months. Each chapter features classic dishes like Real Cajun Red Beans and Rice, Orzo and Shrimp Salad, Crawfish Bread, and even King Cake. There are also recipes from some of the state’s most sought-after eateries, such as Superior Grill’s Chili Con Queso and the Cambridge Club’s Blueberry Apple Pie.

Three other FRP titles earned Tabasco Awards as well: Boston Uncommon, from the Junior League of Boston, MA was the New England regional winner; Marshes to Mansions: Treasured Recipes of South Louisiana from the Junior League of Lake Charles, LA was the South regional winner; Starfish Café: Changing Lives One Recipes at a Time from the United Missions, Inc. in Savannah, GA earned a Special Merit Award.

The McIlhenny Company distributes the annual Tabasco Community Cookbook Awards in an effort to celebrate the regional organizations that capture culinary traditions and make significant contributions to local charitable causes.

FRP is one of the leading custom cookbook publishing companies in the nation. Since 1961, FRP has produced thousands of titles for individuals, companies, and nonprofit organizations across the country. FRP offers customized consultation in the creation, production, marketing, and distribution of community cookbooks.

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