Cookbooks

Books That Celebrate Our Heritage

Since 1992, Junior League of Pasadena cookbook sales have generated proceeds of over $500,000 to fund numerous projects in the local community. The books are written by League members, reflecting the heritage of our community, and winning national book awards.

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Continuing the Junior League of Pasadena’s tradition of stunning cookbooks, California Mosaic celebrates the mosaic of life in Southern California with recipes and anecdotes that represent how we live, from everyday meals to elegant entertaining and everything in between.

Dining by Design combines stunning interior photography of Pasadena homes with savory recipes for both the experienced and inexperienced cook.

California Sizzles, national winner of the 1993 Tabasco Community Cookbook Award, offers a collection of casual everyday recipes which reflect the distinctive flavors of trend-setting Southern California.

Originally published in 1976, this award-winning cookbook combines California’s colorful history with its myriad of melting pot influences to celebrate delectable cuisine.