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Cookbook Publishing and Teaching Cooks with Judi Leib

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Today, we talk with Judi Leib about why teaching cooking classes is so meaningful, how finding a mentor can provide the guidance and support you need, and we explore the sometimes long and winding road to publishing a cookbook.

As bloggers we often dream of publishing a cookbook, but it's not always a smooth process to get there. The way can be filled with potholes, and sometimes landmines, but luckily today's guest is the perfect person to help us avoid them.

Judi also teaches people how to cook and truly believes that anybody can learn to be a great cook once you get rid of their fear.

I can't wait to learn from today's guest, Judi Leib from Whisk in the Southern.

Listen to or Watch the Interview

This episode from the Makin' Bacon Podcast podcast is available on all your favorite podcast platforms including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Overcast, and Google Podcasts.

The video of the interview is also available on the Makin' Bacon YouTube Channel.

About Judi Leib

Judi Leib started cooking when she was 2, standing on a stool in her mother's kitchen. She went on to go to culinary school, catered events including Live Aid in Philly, and was mentored by Molly O'Neill.

In 2015 she started her blog and began ramping it up when she decided to write a cookbook. Judi is represented by Sara Gilligan and Sally Ekus. She is shopping her first cookbook, Cake for Breakfast.

Judi also teaches people how to cook and truly believes that anybody can learn to be a great cook once you get rid of their fear.

Key Takeaways

  • Why is teaching cooking classes important?
  • How to find a mentor
  • Publishing a cookbook
  • Don't give up on your cookbook publishing dream

Links and Mentions

If you want to read some more about this, here are a few helpful links.

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Jason logsdon headshot Hi, I'm Jason Logsdon! I'm an adventurous home cook and the head writer and photographer for Amazing Food Made Easy. I grew my income to 6-figures by focusing on serving my Fans by providing massive value, and I want to help you do the same.

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