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350 Years of Southbury

350th Anniversary Community Cookbook Project

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Official Rules and Information

Title: Community Cookbook Project
Start date: Immediate
 Submission deadline: September 1 , 2023 Extended to November 1, 2023
 Cost to enter: Free


In honor of Southbury's 350th Anniversary, the Arts & Culture Subcommittee is calling on residents to submit their favorite family recipes that will be put together into cookbook to be presented and made available at the end of the year.

Rules for Entry:

  • You must be a current resident of Southbury to participate.
  • Please submit an original family recipe, including category, detailed ingredients and instructions. We ask that the recipes are unique and previously unpublished.
  • Categories include:
    • Allergy-Friendly
    • Appetizer
    • Beverage
    • Breakfast/Brunch
    • Bread/Rolls
    • Dessert
    • Main Dish
    • Soup/Stew
    • Salad/Vegetable Dish
    • Sauce/Seasoning/Condiment
    • Side Dish
  • In addition to the recipe, please include a single paragraph explaining a little background information or story about your recipe. You also have the option of submitting a photo.
  • The limit is 2 recipes per household, and submissions must be in different categories (an appetizer and a dessert, for example).
  • The Arts & Culture Subcommittee reserves the right to exclude submissions that are inappropriate or violate community standards.
  • By participating, you agree to have your name, recipe and photos of your submission shared on the Town website, social media and in event-related promotional materials.
  • For questions, ideas or guidance, please email
  • Use the Form below to submit your recipe.
  • To mail your recipe, please print and complete the Recipe Submission Form and mail it with your recipe to Kevin Bielmeier, c/o 350th Arts, Southbury Town Hall, 501 Main Street South, Southbury CT.

Recipe Submission

If submitting two recipes, please fill out the form separately.

Southbury, CT

SUBMIT THE RECIPE. The recipe can be either submitted as a file (Word, PDF) or typed into the Recipe field.


By submitting your recipe, you are giving permission to the Town of Southbury to use your name, recipe, photographs and story for publication in the 350th Anniversary Community Cookbook and to be shared on the Town website, social media and in event-related promotional materials. Recipes may be edited for formatting as needed.