Fresh, classic recipes for all of life’s celebrations

In 2017, the JLT will celebrate the 8th anniversary of A Thyme to Celebrate. This beautiful cookbook is the second installment in the JLT cookbook series and contains more than 230 recipes generously shared by local residents, restaurants and notable Tallahasseeans. The award-winning book has been proclaimed the official cookbook of Tallahassee, and represents the diversity of our southern community.

The JLT encourages the Tallahassee community to celebrate life at any “thyme!” with recipes for drinks, appetizers, entrees and delectable desserts. This is the cookbook to help turn all celebratory moments into lasting memories!

Celebrate the Tallahassee community while contributing to the training and organization of volunteers to better the lives of local children and families. Proceeds from the sale of A Thyme to Celebrate are returned to the community through the JLT’s support of community volunteer projects.

A Thyme To Celebrate Quick Facts

  • More than 230 recipes.
  • Full color, inspirational photographs.
  • Official Cookbook of Tallahassee, designated by the Tallahassee City Council.
  • Forword from Art Smith, Renowned Chef, Author, and TV Personality.
  • Celebrates the vibrant Tallahassee community with local trivia and historical tidbits.
  • Celebrity chef and notable Tallahassee recipes, from a Florida Governor’s Mansion Chef, former FSU president Dr. T.K. Wetherell, and Representative Loranne Ausley to name just a few.
  • Expert wine pairing suggestions.
  • Expert nutritional information.
  • “Thyme”-saver and cooking tips.
  • “Lighten Up” tips for healthier ingredient substitutes.
  • From drinks and appetizers to full entrees, sides, and delectable desserts, this cookbook has it all!

A Thyme to Celebrate is the perfect party-planning assistant for all of life’s moments to celebrate. It is the perfect gift for the hostess, the bride, the family, the out-of-town guests, the inlaws, the Food Network-aholic, the Cookbook or Coffee Table Book Collector, the budding and advanced chef, the kitchen experimenter, and the modern, southern woman. To order your copy, contact [email protected] or pay using the PayPal link below.


A Thyme to Celebrate Cookbook $20  (plus $1 processing fee per book) 


Online Orders may be picked up at the Junior League Headquarters. To schedule pick up, please contact [email protected] or call (850) 224-9161.

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