Who knew that getting a cookbook published would be so much work? After testing recipes came proofing, editing, more proofing and more editing. Then there was finalizing the title, designing the cover, writing the introduction,and choosing the layout. I’m sure by now my family has been wondering why I make such a fuss every time one of these pieces is completed. After all, it seems so simple! I thought so too until I got down to doing the work. For a long time it frustrated me that it wasn’t getting done faster. Somewhere around March Of this year I decided to surrender to it, stop pressuring myself to finish, and just focus on giving it my best.
It was around that same time it occurred to me that this is my gift to my mom. Completing the cookbook with grace and excellence is how she would want it – kind of how she liked to cook!
Keep an eye out – I’ll be sharing the cover soon!
“Here’s to cooking, eating, laughing and loving!”