Great American Publishers (Lena, MS) is dedicated to producing cookbooks that are both fun and practical… cookbooks the everyday cook will enjoy using in the kitchen… cookbooks that are fun to read even if you never cook from them.
This tradition of preserving American’s favorite recipes is celebrated in four state cookbook series. The State Hometown Cookbook Series by Sheila Simmons and Kent Whitaker is a hometown taste of America featuring favorite recipes from home cooks along with sidebars about each state’s fun food festivals. Perfect for cookbook collectors, armchair travelers and anyone who loves good recipes, the series includes Alabama Hometown Cookbook, Georgia Hometown Cookbook, Louisiana Hometown Cookbook, Mississippi Hometown Cookbook, South Carolina Hometown Cookbook, Tennessee Hometown Cookbook, Texas Hometown Cookbook and West Virginia Hometown Cookbook.
Eat & Explore State Cookbook Series by Christy Campbell is a travel cookbook series profiling the best travel spots in each state along with favorite recipes from these exceptional communities, beloved celebrations, and remarkable destinations. The titles available now include: Eat & Explore Arkansas, Eat & Explore Oklahoma, Eat & Explore Virginia, Eat & Explore Minnesota, Eat & Explore Washington, Eat & Explore North Carolina and Eat & Explore Ohio.
You’ll enjoy a fun restaurant road trip with the State Back Road Restaurant Recipes Series. Author Anita Musgrove brings you recipes from chefs and restaurant owners along with profiles about the best locally owned restaurants to enjoy while traveling the state. Enjoy Alabama Back Road Restaurant Recipes, Kentucky Back Road Restaurant Recipes and Tennessee Back Road Restaurant Recipes, Texas Back Road Restaurant Recipes. Missouri Back Road Restaurant Recipes is coming soon. So crank up the car and join us for a delicious restaurant road trip.
The newest series is the State Church Suppers Cookbook Series featuring delicious potluck recipes from Baptist churches across the state. Everyone knows church cookbooks have the very best recipes, and these state-wide church cookbooks capture those recipes in beautiful full-color. Mississippi Church Suppers cookbook is now available with Georgia Church Suppers coming soon.
New to the It's So Easy Series is Kitchen Memories Cookbook. More than a cookbook, this unique cookbook is a kids' cookbook, memory book, and activity book -- all in one fun package. Your children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews – any child – will enjoy filling out each fun memory creating a keepsake you will want to keep forever. Family Favorite Recipes is a best-selling cookbook featuring quick & easy recipes that every family loves with full-color food pictures and cute, helpful hints and tips. Watch for Great American Grilling coming soon from Kent Whitaker.
Game for All Seasons Cookbook by veteran hunter, fisherman, and chef Harold Webster features 292 seasonal recipes for venison, fish, fowl, and other delicacies from field and water. Fans of Webster's previous wild-game cookbooks and his popular newspaper column will recognize his trademark recipe clarity and his expert advice on handling, preparing, and serving game. Included with the recipes are memoirs that chronicle Webster's passion for hunting and fishing throughout his life. Coming soon is Harold Webster's latest wild game cookbook -- Deer Camp Venison.
At Great American Publishers, the books are made to be used in the everyday kitchen so there are no hard-find-ingredients – most are found in right in the pantry. The recipes come from mothers, grandmothers, hometown cooks and people who just love to cook, and our goal is to preserve these outstanding recipes for the next generation of cooks.
Everyday Recipes for the Everyday Cook
Brooke Craig, Director of Operations
Diane Rothery, Office Manager
Anita Musgrove, Author/Back Road Restaurant Recipes Series
Christy Kent, Special Sales
Sheree Smith, Special Sales
Victoria Renegar, Special Sales
Tory Hackett, Inside Sales Manager
Krista Griffin, Inside Sales / Author
Amber Feiock, Inside Sales
Danielle Thompson, Inside Sales
Paula Pounds, Project Manager
Pam Larson, Marketing/Production
Cyndi Clark, Graphic Design
Nichole Stewart, Production
Sheila Simmons, Publisher