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Self-Publish Your Recipes

Professional Cookbook Publication That Sizzles

Paperback, hardback & eBook publishing with worldwide distribution.

As the industry's best cookbook self-publisher, Outskirts Press publishes recipe books in paperback, hardback and eBook formats.  Outskirts Press offers black & white & full-color printing for self-published cookbooks.

Outskirts Press publishing company offers worldwide distribution for coobooks through Ingram, Bowker, Baker & Taylor and retail availability through Amazon.com (on the kindle ereader too), barnesandnoble.com (on the nook ebook app too), Apple Books, Target, Walmart, Audible, Google Play and thousands of other online retailers via our print on demand fulfillment service which means your cookbook is never out of stock and you don't have to worry about storing inventory—each book is printed when it’s ordered and shipped directly to the retailer or reader.

Outskirts Press has been helping cookbook authors publish their recipes for over 20 years.  As an award-winning cookbook self publisher, Outskirts Press offers industry-leading service at a fair price, and we have the best 100% satisfaction guarantee in the book publishing industry.Outskirts Press has been helping authors & chefs from all walks of life self-publish high-quality, award-winning cookbooks for over 20 years, and we stand behind our book printing and design services with the best guarantee in the self-publishing industry.

We take the mystery (and the work) out of self-publishing a book of recipes and you always maintain control over every aspect of your published book—from how it looks, to how much it costs.


Outskirts Press offers publishing packages for full-color cookbooks or black & white cookbooks. We even have an all-inclusive publishing & marketing suite for Cookbooks.

We offer the most popular cookbook sizes (including landscape and square), with glossy or matte covers in both paperback and hardback so your final publication is just as tasteful as the recipes inside.

Cookbooks in vivid full color can be between 17 and 1,000 pages in length, and books in black & white can be between 17 and 1,199 pages.

Paperback and hardcover/hardback books sizes for cookbook self-publishing from Outskirts Press.
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For cookbooks in particular, interior formatting is essential in creating a dynamic and functional experience for potential cooks. Outskirts Press offers three levels of interior book design that can be specifically tailored to your cookbook.  And, cookbooks with mouth-watering displays of culinary creations convince people to buy.

Full-color cookbook formatting interior layout & design from Outskirts Press.............Black & white cookbook formatting interior layout and design from Outskirts Press.

If you don’t have photos to complement your recipes, you may want to consider custom illustrations in black & white or full color (we have over 40 illustration styles to choose from).  A less expensive option to enhance your book's interior is stock imagery, which can add visual interest to your cookbook’s interior layout and design.

Stock images are a great way to add vitality to your self-published cookbook’s interior layout and design.


Because your cookbook has unique production and marketing needs, Outskirts Press offers a variety of publishing enhancements and book marketing services tailored to recipe books so you get exactly what you need, without paying for things you don't.

Make your cookbook stand out in the crowd with a custom cover design from Outskirts Press. Copyright registration services for self publishing cookbook authors from Outskirts Press. Every self-published book, even cookbooks, should be edited by a professional editor. Take full sales advantage of the information on your cookbook's cover with Cover Pitch Enhancement Services for self publishing authors from Outskirts Press.
Outskirts Press offers subject index services for self publishing cookbook authors to allow readers to search for types of food, ingredients, and other essential recipe information eBook conversion, publishing and distribution services for self publishing cookbook authors from Outskirts Press. Outskirts Press offers book video trailer creation services for self publishing cookbook authors. Outskirts Press offers dozens of cookbook enhancement and marketing services for self publishing authors.

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Meet some of our award-winning cookbook authors...

Award-winning, self-published cookbooks by Outskirts Press independent authors and writers published by Outskirts Press, one of the best self-publishing companies in the industry.

Outskirts Press reviews from self publishing cookbook writer Chansophy Anhaouy.

Cookbook author published by Outskirts Press.

I would like to say thank you to everyone at Outskirts Press who has made my dream come true. I really like everyone at Outskirts Press. They are very nice and helpful. I was so thrilled when I received my book. I am so lucky to have Outskirts Press as my publisher and I will definitely introduce my friends and family members who are writing now to Outskirts Press. Thank you again.

Chansophy Anhaouy
Outskirts Press reviews from self published cookbook author Uma Aggarwal.

Cookbook author published by Outskirts Press.

I really liked their positive attitude and encouragement. Their patience and their support during publishing is greatly appreciated.

Uma Aggarwal