Custom Cookbooks

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There are 4 different trim size and bind type options we recommend. 
The price varies based on the number of pages and the interior print color.
 We've included a pricing estimate for a 100 page cookbook.


US Letter - 8.5" x 11"
Hardcover Casewrap

100 pages | Full Color Interior | $30.15

US Trade - 6" x 9"
Softcover Coil Bind

100 pages | Black and White Interior | $5.50


US Letter - 8.5" x 11"
Softcover Coil Bind


100 pages | Full Color Interior | $23.00

Trim Size & Bind Type

Download our Lulu template bundle for sizing specs and layout guides in multiple formats or use a basic layout in Google Docs as a starting point.


Interior Templates

• Adobe Indesign
• Adobe Photoshop
• PDF and PNG Files

Cover Templates

• Adobe Indesign
• Microsoft Word

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2-page interior recipe template:
  •  8.5" x 11" (US Letter)
  •  6" x 9" (US Trade)

Interior Templates

Cover Templates

Document setup with layout guides:
  •  8.5" x 11" (US Letter) - Coil Bind
  •  6" x 9" (US Trade) - Coil Bind




Download our informational PDF with step-by-step instructions on how to upload your printable pdf, select options and place your order.


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Cook Up A Book

US Trade - 6" x 9"
Hardcover Casewrap


100 pages | Full Color Interior | $23.15

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Grits & Groceries

Heidi and Joe Trull each bring a life-long love of home-cooking to their new restaurant, Grits and Groceries. Born and raised in the Carolinas, they have traveled far and wide honing their skills. Now you can try those same recipes in your home. Introducing the new Grits & Groceries cookbook. With over 200 recipes from G&G's famous tomato pie and praline bacon to southern staples such as angel biscuits and collard greens. With everything in between.

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Follow the steps below to choose options, download templates, publish your cookbook, and order copies for your friends and family.

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