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Community Cookbook

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  2. Highland Park Library Cookbook

    Each household may submit up to three (3) recipes.

    Recipes may include:

    • family recipes that have been passed down
    • recipes that have been entirely created by you
    • your spin on a classic recipe

    Submit each recipe using the online form, along with any accompanying photographs.

  3. Recipe Type
    • List the ingredients in the order they will be used in the recipe.
    • Include measurements and any precooking preparation.
      • 2 cups tart apples, peeled and cut into ½-inch cubes.
    • Include container sizes.
      • (16-oz.) pkg., (24-oz.) can.
    • List step-by-step instructions, in order.
    • List step-by-step instructions, in order. 
    • Include types and sizes of any equipment used.
      • 8” cake pan, 3 qt saucepan, etc.
    • Use the names of the ingredients in the directions.
      • “Combine flour and sugar.”  DO NOT use statements like, “Combine first three ingredients.”
    • Include temperatures and cooking, chilling, baking, and/or freezing times.

    Also, include any notes or observations that would be helpful to the cook, and note which ingredients are optional, or if there are recommended substitutions for uncommon, seasonal, or expensive ingredients.


  4. Photo(s) of the prepared dish.

  5. Share anything else you'd like to include (space permitting), such as why you love the recipe, its origin, or why it is significant to your family. 

  6. Consent Agreement*

    Upon submission, you grant to the Highland Park Library the non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, no-cost license and right to use your submission in any medium and for promotional purposes including, but not limited to, merchandising, advertising, marketing, and digital communications. By submitting your recipe you represent that the recipe is yours and the consent of no other person or entity is necessary to allow the use provided by this Agreement.

    Submission of a recipe does not guarantee inclusion in the finished collection. Highland Park Library reserves the right to cancel or suspend this collection and cancel or refuse any submission.

    The Library may need to make minor edits for length, clarity, and formatting.

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