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jbirduvt Oct 13, 2009 09:27 AM

I came across some great posts helping people come up with cookbook names and now I need some creative help.

I'm lucky enough to have the last name "Smart" but I'm still having some trouble coming up with ideas for our family cookbook name.

Smart Recipes from the Smart Family seems a little redundant.

Maybe a play on those "Smart Women" products? Like "Smart Women Cook" or "Smart Women make the Men cook"

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!!

  1. nomadchowwoman Oct 13, 2009 09:58 AM

    If only it were a cookie cookbook . . .

    But, here are some things to help you get started:
    CookSmart or Cooking Smart or Smart Cooking or The Smart Way or Smart Cuisine or Kitchen Smarts or How the Smart Family Cooks or When Smart Folks Cook--or bouncing your own idea back to you, how about just Smart Recipes?
    Have fun!

    You could have even more fun with chapter titles: Smart Starts, Smart Cookies (there, got it in!), Smart Tarts
    Wow, are you blessed w/ a good name. Mine is mostly unpronounceable.

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      Claire Oct 16, 2009 02:50 PM

      Smart Family Cooking, The Joy of Smart Cooking, That's Smart: Getting it Right in the Kitchen...

    2. LindaWhit Oct 13, 2009 10:10 AM

      nomadchowwoman came up with one I like: Kitchen Smarts.

      But what about "Eating the Smart Way"?

      "Smart Family Traditions"

      "Smart Kitchen Traditions"

      1. Paulustrious Oct 13, 2009 10:57 AM

        We shall ignore "Smart as a bag of hammers", "Smarties" and "Get Smart".

        Smart Collection
        Smartistic Creations

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          lgss Oct 13, 2009 04:11 PM

          Get Smart in the Kitchen?

        2. j
          jbirduvt Oct 13, 2009 11:06 AM

          You are all brilliant!

          Awww, Smart Cookies would be adorable for a cookie book.

          So far I really like When Smart Folks Cook. Eating the Smart Way is cute too. Although sounds way too healthy for my family!

          (And thanks for the avoidance of Get Smart and other names I was called way too often growing up! :)

          1. LA Buckeye Fan Oct 13, 2009 02:50 PM

            Smart, Savory and Sweet?

            1. enbell Oct 13, 2009 07:38 PM

              Mensa Meals by: Smart women
              Improve your cooking IQ the Smart woman way
              Some like it hot but everyone likes it Smart; you can't say "No" to the way we cook...

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                brooklynkoshereater Oct 13, 2009 07:46 PM

                Smart & Tart
                SmartyPants
                The Smart Cart
                The Art of Smart

                1. meatn3 Oct 14, 2009 11:21 AM

                  Smart Cooks Start Here

                  Smart Starters and Sweet Endings

                  1. Sam Fujisaka Oct 14, 2009 09:58 PM

                    Smarten Up you Smarts! The Smart Guide to Smart Ways to Smart Food

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                      melly Oct 15, 2009 12:22 AM

                      Smarts When We Cook. Smarts Cook. Cookin' the Smart Way.

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                      1. re: melly
                        Paulustrious Oct 16, 2009 03:00 PM

                        Or maybe just

                        The Smarts

                        (or is that just a UK expression?)

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                        adamshoe Oct 16, 2009 05:23 PM

                        Cooking for Smarties (as opposed to cooking for Dummies...)
                        One Smart Cookbook
                        FoodSmarts.

                        1. Sarah Oct 16, 2009 06:20 PM

                          Mastering the Art of Smart Cooking... (I know, sounds kinda familiar)

                          1. chowser Oct 16, 2009 06:53 PM

                            The Smart Way to Cook

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