Compilation Cookbooks


These books are created using family recipes provided by our clients. Often times these are handwritten texts or recipes collected from a variety of locations. We design a book using a combination of the recipes and photographs provided by the family. 

Pricing Structure:

Design Fee

We charge a $325 fee for each designing the book. This fee includes transcribing handwritten recipes (up to 100 recipes), scanning and editing photographs and designing the book (up to 100 photos). 

Food Photography

If you would like us to cook and photograph a specific recipe, we charge $75 per recipe, plus the cost of food. Most clients elect to select 1-2 important recipes to photograph to use in the book and on the cover. 

Stock Food Photography

We do offer the use of our stock library. Most of the photographs that we have taken over the years are available for you to use within your book. You can see our stock library and pricing structure here (link)

Book Fee - Production of your physical book will vary dramatically depending on size, binding, type of paper, total number of pages, and number of copies ordered. We can offer you an estimate based on comparing prior customers books with current production costs from our printer. Later in the production process, we will send you a more definite pricing spectrum based on your book.


Note: You can combine this style book with the recipe documentation. 

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