Written by guest author Bonnie Woodrome in response to the weekly topic, Budgeted Holiday:
Last year, my husband and I were in a financial crunch and wanted something we could do for the family that was memorable on a tight budget. We asked all of our family members and friends for a favorite recipe or two from their files and made a collective cookbook.
What a great thing! We were able to collect dozens of recipes and use an online template to put them all together in a book. I took the finished product to a copy store and had the pages printed and bound. Everyone who participated received a copy of their own.
Not only do we now have a copy of the foods we see at all the holidays, but we now have Grandma Price's Lemon Meringue pie recipe, that we have all been trying to get for years! It was so popular, we have been asked to create Volume II. Maybe next year, because I have got too much cooking to do =).