Company's Coming

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Company's Coming
Company's Coming - logo.jpg
Author Jean Paré
Country Canada
Language English
Genre Cookbooks
Publisher Company's Coming Publishing Limited

Company's Coming is a popular line of cookbooks that has sold over 30 million copies since 1981. The series is produced by Company’s Coming Publishing Limited based in Edmonton, Alberta. The series was written by Jean Paré.

Founded in 1981, the Company's Coming series comprises over 200 cookbooks, each on a single subject.[1]

In 2009, Company's Coming Editor Laurie Stempfle wrote Gold: Small Plates for Sharing which received the Canadian Culinary Gold award in the Cookbook category.[2]

Author[edit]

Main article: Jean Paré

Paré started as a caterer. In 1981, at the age of 54, she self-published her first cookbook, printing 15,000 copies of 150 Delicious Squares. The book was sold in specially designed racks at gas stations, grocery stores and at local fairs.[3] This first book started the Company's Coming company.

List of cookbooks[edit]

This is a list of cookbooks in order of series then date they were released. Updated April 2016

Original Series[edit]

  1. 150 Delicious Squares (Apr/81)
  2. Casseroles (Jun/82)
  3. Muffins & More (Jul/83)
  4. Salads (Jun/84)
  5. Appetizers (May/85)
  6. Desserts (Apr/86)
  7. Soups & Sandwiches (Apr/87)
  8. Holiday Entertaining (Sep/87)
  9. Cookies (Apr/88)
  10. Jean Paré's 'Favorites' (Sep/88)
  11. Vegetables (Apr/89)
  12. Main Courses (Sep/89)
  13. Pasta (Apr/90)
  14. Cakes (Sep/90)
  15. Barbecues (Apr/91)
  16. Dinners of the World (Sep/91)
  17. Lunches (Apr/92)
  18. Pies (Sep/92)
  19. Light Recipes (Apr/93)
  20. Microwave Cooking (Sep/93)
  21. Preserves (Apr/94)
  22. Light Casseroles (Sep/94)
  23. Chicken, Etc. (Apr/95)
  24. Kids Cooking (Aug/95)
  25. Fish & Seafood (Apr/96)
  26. Breads (Aug/96)
  27. Meatless Cooking (Apr/97)
  28. Cooking For Two (Sep/97)
  29. Breakfasts & Brunches (Apr/98)
  30. Slow Cooker Recipes (Sep/98)
  31. Pizza! (Apr/99)
  32. One-Dish Meals (Aug/99)
  33. Starters (Nov/99)
  34. Stir-Fry (Mar/00)
  35. Make-Ahead Meals (Sep/00)
  36. The Potato Book (Nov/00)
  37. Low-Fat Cooking (Feb/01)
  38. Low-Fat Pasta (Feb/01)
  39. Appliance Cooking (Mar/01)
  40. Cook For Kids (Jul/01)
  41. Stews, Chilies & Chowders (Oct/01)
  42. Fondues (Nov/01)
  43. The Beef Book (Feb/02)
  44. Asian Cooking (Mar/02)
  45. The Cheese Book (May/02)
  46. The Rookie Cook (Jul/02)
  47. Rush-Hour Recipes (Sep/02)
  48. Sweet Cravings (Nov/02)
  49. Year-Round Grilling (Mar/03)
  50. Garden Greens (May/03)
  51. Chinese Cooking (Aug/03)
  52. The Pork Book (Sep/03)
  53. Recipes For Leftovers (Feb/04)
  54. The Egg Book (May/04)
  55. School Days Party Pack (Jul/04)
  56. Herbs & Spices (Aug/04)
  57. The Beverage Book (Oct/04)
  58. Slow Cooker Dinners (Feb/05)
  59. 30-Minute Weekday Meals (May/05)
  60. School Days Lunches (Jul/05)
  61. Potluck Dishes (Sep/05)
  62. Ground Beef Recipes (Feb/06)
  63. 4-Ingredient Recipes (May/06)
  64. Kids' Healthy Cooking (Jul/06)
  65. Mostly Muffins (Sep/06)
  66. Soups (Oct/06)
  67. Simple Suppers (Feb/07)
  68. Diabetic Cooking (Apr/07)
  69. Chicken Now (May/07)
  70. Kids Do Snacks (Jul/07)
  71. 30-Minute Rookie Cook (Sep/07)
  72. Low-Fat Express (Mar/08)
  73. Choosing Sides (May/08)
  74. Perfect Pasta And Sauces (Aug/08)
  75. 30-Minute Diabetic Cooking (Oct/08)
  76. Healthy In A Hurry (Jan/09)
  77. Table For Two (Feb/09)
  78. Catch Of The Day (Apr/09)
  79. Kids Do Baking (Jul/09)
  80. Diabetic Dinners (Oct/09)
  81. 5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Recipes (Oct/09)
  82. Easy Healthy Recipes (Jan/10)
  83. 30-Minute Pantry (Feb/10)
  84. Everyday Barbecuing (Apr/10)
  85. Meal Salads (May/10)
  86. Healthy Slow Cooker (Nov/10)
  87. Breads (Jan/11)
  88. Anytime Casseroles (Feb/11)
  89. Asian Cooking (Apr/11)
  90. Whole Grain Recipes (Apr/11)
  91. Entertaining for the Holidays (Oct/11)
  92. Everyday Italian (Dec/11)
  93. Healthy Recipe Makeovers (Dec/11)
  94. Delicious Desserts (Mar/12)
  95. Kids' Lunches (Aug/12)
  96. Adding Vegetables to Everyday Meals (Sep/12)
  97. Appetizers & Snacks (Oct/12)
  98. Vegetarian (Feb/13)
  99. Breakfasts On the Go (Jul/13)
  100. Easy Home Preserving (Jul/13)
  101. 100 Recipes from 100 Books (Mar/14)
  102. Mexican Made Easy (Apr/14)

Focus Series[edit]

  1. Apple Appeal (Oct/07)
  2. Cranberry Cravings (Oct/07)
  3. Sips (Oct/07)
  4. Hearty Soups (Oct/07)
  5. Sweet Dreams (Oct/07)
  6. Cookie Jar Classics (Oct/07)
  7. Fab Finger Food (Oct/07)
  8. Dip, Dunk & Dab (Oct/07)
  9. Chocolate Squared (Apr/08)
  10. So Strawberry (Apr/08)
  11. Tossed (Apr/08)
  12. Tomato Temptations (Apr/08)
  13. Shrimp Delicious (Apr/08)
  14. Steak Sizzle (Apr/08)
  15. Chilled Thrills (Apr/08)
  16. Chicken Breast Finesse (Apr/08)
  17. Splendid Spuds (Oct/08)
  18. Simmering Stews (Oct/08)
  19. Simply Vegetarian (Oct/08)
  20. Warm Desserts (Oct/08)
  21. Berries & Cream (Apr/09)
  22. Zucchini Zone (Apr/09)
  23. Skewered (Apr/09)
  24. Lemon Lime Zingers (Apr/09)
  25. Hot Bites (Oct/09)
  26. Easy Roasting (Oct/09)
  27. Carrot Craze (Oct/09)
  28. Coffee Cake Classics (Oct/09)
  29. That’s a Wrap (Mar/10)
  30. Salads To Go (Mar/10)
  31. Fruit Squared (Mar/10)
  32. Mushroom Magic (Mar/10)
  33. Burger Bravado (Mar/12)
  34. Glorious Garlic (Mar/12)
  35. Pepper Power (Mar/12)
  36. Scoops (Mar/12)
  37. Charming Cupcakes (Nov/12)
  38. Christmas Cookies (Nov/12)
  39. In A Nutshell (Nov/12)
  40. Squashed (Nov/12)
  41. Classic Curry (Mar/13)
  42. Eggceptional Eggs (Mar/13)
  43. Going Bananas (Mar/13)
  44. Perfectly Pork (Mar/13)
  45. Better with Bacon (Nov/13)
  46. Pizza Pizzazz (Nov/13)
  47. Say Cheese (Nov/13)
  48. Turkey Time (Nov/13)
  49. Avocado Accents (May/14)
  50. Blender Drinks (May/14)
  51. Cooking With Beer (May/14)
  52. Meat Marinades (May/14)
  53. First Nations Recipes (Nov/14)

Canada Cooks[edit]

  1. The British Columbia Cookbook (May/12)
  2. The Canadian Barbecue Cookbook (May/12)
  3. The Canadian Prairie Cookbook (May/12)
  4. The Ontario Cookbook (May/12)
  5. Canadian Culinary Olympic Chefs Cook at Home (Jun/12)
  6. The Canadian Garden Cookbook (Jun/14)
  7. The Canadian Harvest Cookbook (Sep/14)
  8. Italian With A Twist (Nov/14)
  9. Canadian Heritage Breads (Mar/16)

Healthy Cooking Series[edit]

  1. Gluten-free Baking (Jun/12)
  2. Superfoods Cookbook (Jun/12)
  3. Healthy Family Recipes (Jan/13)
  4. Gluten-free Cooking (May/13)
  5. Complete Quinoa (Feb/14)

Essential Series[edit]

  1. The Company's Coming Essential Slow Cooker (Sep/13)
  2. The Essential Company's Coming Chicken (Jan/14)
  3. The Essential Guys' Cookbook (May/14)

Wild Canada Series[edit]

  1. Canadian Fishing Cookbook (Jun/13)
  2. Canadian Outdoor Cookbook (Jun/13)
  3. Canadian Wild Game Cookbook (Sep/14)

Special Occasion Series[edit]

  1. Company's Coming For Christmas (Oct/96)
  2. Easy Entertaining (Oct/98)
  3. Millennium Edition (Sep/99)
  4. Chocolate Everything (Oct/00)
  5. Gifts From the Kitchen (Sep/01)
  6. Cooking For the Seasons (Apr/02)
  7. Home for the Holidays (Oct/02)
  8. Weekend Cooking (Apr/03)
  9. Decadent Desserts (Oct/03)
  10. Baking—Simple to Sensational (Sep/04)
  11. Christmas Gifts From the Kitchen (Oct/05)
  12. Timeless Recipes for All Occasions (Apr/06)
  13. Christmas Celebrations (Oct/06)
  14. Cooking at Home (Oct/07)
  15. Company’s Coming-Tonight! (Oct/08)
  16. All-Occasion Gifts from Your Kitchen (Sept/09)
  17. Celebrating the Harvest (Sept/11)
  18. Christmas Comfort & Joy (Oct/12)
  19. Chocolate Everything (Oct/14)

Most Loved Recipe Collection[edit]

  1. Most Loved Appetizers (Nov/03)
  2. Most Loved Main Courses (Apr/04)
  3. Most Loved Treats (Nov/04)
  4. Most Loved Casseroles (Nov/06)
  5. Most Loved Barbecuing (Apr/05)
  6. Most Loved Cookies (Nov/05)
  7. Most Loved Salads & Dressings (Mar/06)
  8. Most Loved Stir-Fries (Apr/07)
  9. Most Loved Holiday Favourites (Nov/07)
  10. Most Loved Slow Cooker Creations (Feb/08)
  11. Most Loved Summertime Desserts (Apr/08)
  12. Most Loved Festive Baking (Nov/08)
  13. Most Loved Brunches (May/09)
  14. Most Loved Pies (Aug/09)
  15. Most Loved Soups (Oct/11)

Combination Cookbooks[edit]

  1. Quick & Easy Entertaining (Sep/05)
  2. Meals in No Time (Aug/06)
  3. Delightful Bites (Mar/07)
  4. Meals in Minutes (July/07)
  5. Make it Fast;Cook it Slow (July/07)
  6. Family Favourites For the Holidays (July/07)
  7. Healthy Choices (Jan/08)
  8. Meals Made Easy (June/08)
  9. Comfort Cooking (Oct/08)
  10. The Rookie Cook’s Companion (Jan/09)
  11. Sizzling Grills & Spectacular Salads (May/09)
  12. Family Favourites for the Holidays (Nov/09)
  13. Hot From the Pot(Aug/10)
  14. Tempting Treats and Cookies (Nov/10)
  15. Comfort Cravings (Oct/11)
  16. Slow Cooker & Soup Recipes (Sep/12)

Practical Gourmet[edit]

  1. Small Plates for Sharing (Sept/08)
  2. Good Friends, Great Grilling (Mar/09)
  3. Inviting Asian Flavours (Oct/09)
  4. 400-Calorie Slow Cooker (Feb/16)

Kids Cooking[edit]

  1. Kids Only! Snacks (Aug/97)
  2. Lunches (Jul/98)
  3. After-School Snacks (Aug/00)
  4. Bag Lunches (Aug/00)
  5. Weekend Treats (Aug/00)
  6. Kids Cook! Bonus Pack (Jan/04)
  7. Kid’s Cook 3-in-1 (Jul/10)
  8. Kids Snack ‘n’ Bake (Jul/11)

Pattern Series[edit]

  1. Sewing Aprons (Sept/11)
  2. Quilting Pot Holders (Sept/11)
  3. Crocheting Slippers (Sept/11)
  4. Knitting for Dogs (Nov/11)
  5. Crocheting Toys (Nov/11)
  6. Knitting Winter Accessories (Nov/11)

Workshop Series[edit]

  1. Learn to Knit for Baby (Aug/09)
  2. Kids Learn to Knit, Quilt & Crochet (Aug/09)
  3. Learn to Make Cards With Photos (Aug/09)
  4. Learn to Quilt With Panels (Aug/09)
  5. Learn to Knit in The Round (Nov/09)
  6. Learn to Bead Jewellery (Nov/09)
  7. Learn to Sew for The Table (Nov/09)
  8. Learn to Craft With Paper (Nov/09)
  9. Learn to Knit Socks (Apr/10)
  10. Learn to Bead Earrings (Apr/10)
  11. Learn to Crochet in a Day (Apr/10)
  12. Learn to Quilt Fat Quarters (Apr/11)
  13. Learn to Crochet for Baby (Apr/11)
  14. Learn To Make Cards With Folds (Apr/11)
  15. Learn To Crochet Decorative Edgings (Apr/12)
  16. Learn To Knit Lace (Apr/12)
  17. Learn To Quilt Table Runners & Placemats (Apr/12)

Creative Series[edit]

  1. Card Making (Feb/08)
  2. Knitting (Feb/08)
  3. Patchwork Quilting (Feb/08)
  4. Beading (Dec/08)
  5. Crocheting (Dec/08)
  6. Sewing (Dec/08)

Lifestyle Series[edit]

  1. Low-Fat Cooking (May/98)
  2. Low-Fat Pasta (Feb/99)
  3. Grilling (Feb/00)
  4. Diabetic Cooking (Mar/01)
  5. Heart-Friendly Cooking (Feb/03)
  6. Diabetic Dinners (Mar/04)
  7. Low-Carb Recipes (Mar/05)
  8. Easy Healthy Recipes (Aug/05)
  9. Healthy in a Hurry (Mar/07)
  10. Whole Grain Recipes (Aug/07)

Greatest Hits Series[edit]

  1. Biscuits, Muffins & Loaves (Apr/99)
  2. Dips, Spreads & Dressings (Apr/99)
  3. Sandwiches & Wraps (Apr/00)
  4. Soups & Salads (Apr/00)
  5. Italian (May/01)
  6. Mexican (May/01)

Pint Size Series[edit]

  1. Buffets (May/93)
  2. Finger Food (May/93)
  3. Party Planning (May/93)
  4. Baking Delights (Nov/94)
  5. Chocolate (Oct/95)
  6. Beverages (Oct/97)

Assorted Titles[edit]

  1. Beef Today! (Feb/97)
  2. Beans & Rice (May/97)
  3. Sauces & Marinades (May/97)
  4. Ground Beef (May/97)
  5. Family Table (Sep/97)
  6. Make-Ahead Salads (Feb/98)
  7. No-Bake Desserts (Feb/98)
  8. 30-Minute Meals (Feb/98)
  9. The Canadian Food Encyclopedia (Oct/13)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.cooksinfo.com/edible.nsf/Pages/jeanpare
  2. ^ "Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)". CBC News. 2009-11-06. Retrieved 2011-08-25. 
  3. ^ "Cooksinfo.com". Retrieved 2011-08-25. 

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