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"Tastes, Tales and Traditions"

Our Infamous Cookbook

The Palo Alto Auxiliary proudly presents "Tastes, Tales and Traditions", a classic and unique cookbook created and published by our volunteer members. For more than 70 years the Auxiliary ran a successful restaurant at the Allied Arts Guild; this Cookbook celebrates that legacy with favorite recipes that
span a timeless collection. All profits derived from the sale of this book are donated to the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.

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  • Timeless recipes from a 70+
    year legacy

  • Wine suggestions from world-renowned wine consultant

  • Original artwork and photos

  • Time-tested holiday favorites

  • Hard-bound binding

  • Sections such as:

    • Teatime Favorites

    • Breads

    • Spreads & Dips

    • Soothing Soups

    • Specialty Salads

    • Vegetable Variations

    • Exemplary Extras

    • Encore Entrees

    • and Sweet Sensations

National Awards
award - best book

Finalist in the Cookbook Category of
the 2006 USA Best Books Awards

award - national winner

National Winner of
the 2006 Tabasco Community
Cookbook Awards

From the Foreward

"I am honored to have the outstanding committment of Palo Alto Auxiliary's members and their many friends and supporters in the community. You help the Hospital and the children and families we serve... with every purchase of this cookbook that will be treasured in your homes and by your families."

-- Harvey Cohen, M.D., Ph.D, Former Chief of Staff

   Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital

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