109 The Making of a Cookbook Posted By Lindsay on January 16, 2013 I thought you all might like a little behind the scenes look at the making of our new book . You know, just in case you thought writing a cookbook was glamorous or something. I promise you, it’s not. Pajamas? What pajamas? The entire book (all 58+ recipes) were developed and tested in our kitchen and shot in our living room. From pancakes to margaritas, we did it all. And oh boy, did we make a mess.