Sunday morning, while my sister and I were preparing for our mother’s 80th birthday party, I thought that I could easily collect several dozen recipes and ideas – including a veggie pinwheel we invented that morning – for party trays and make a Party Tray cookbook.
You see, my mother once ran a hotel’s Banquet and Catering department, my sister is known for her Game Day parties and works as a baker, my daughter-in-law did some catering before her health deteriorated and I don’t blink at the prospect of feeding 15 people on 2 hours’ notice, have a housekeeping column in a local newspaper, and work in a deli. I can do food for entertaining without having to think twice.
Of course all the information about querying agents, etc. that I’ve been accumulating for The Wyndham Papers is useless for a cookbook.
Any others around here with food-related writing on their minds?