New Cookbook, TLC Kitchen, Launches Today Featuring Family Favorites From TLC Stars

Nov 04, 2013, 13:06 ET from Parragon, Inc.

NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications, the world's number-one nonfiction media company, and Parragon, Inc., a leading publisher with over 100 million cookbooks sold globally over the last four years, today announced the publication of TLC Kitchen: 150 Timeless Recipes From Our Family To Yours. The cookbook serves up delicious, easy-to-make recipes from a variety of chefs, featuring contributions from stars of TLC's most popular series.

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The 256-page hardcover book (SRP $19.99) is available at a variety of retailers including Barnes & Noble, and Featured TLC personalities include Buddy Valastro (Cake Boss), June "Mama June" Shannon (Here Comes Honey Boo Boo), Jen Arnold and Bill Klein (The Little Couple), Randy Fenoli (Say Yes to the Dress), Katherine Kallinis Berman and Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne (DC Cupcakes), and Marisa Lopez (Next Great Baker).

The cookbook and corresponding e-book feature recipes for every taste, from breakfast and brunch to family dinners and desserts.  Each includes serving sizes, prep time and helpful hints.  Full-color photos are paired with each recipe, and many recipes feature step-by-step visual instructions.

The e-book edition allows users to take recipes with them anywhere they go. The TLC Kitchen: 150 Timeless Recipes From Our Family To Yours e-book version is available from iBooks, Nook and Kobo.

"This cookbook is our way of inviting fans and families to bring a taste of TLC into their own kitchens, and the familiar faces that contributed recipes to this cookbook know that good food can bring families closer together," said Elizabeth Bakacs, Vice President of TLC Licensing.  "Through this partnership with Parragon, we look forward to expanding your recipe collection to include TLC's family favorites."

"We are happy to have partnered with TLC for this exciting collaboration. TLC's extraordinary roster of talent is already a familiar group in living rooms across America and we hope to extend that relationship into the kitchen with this fantastic new title that offers delicious recipes with simple, clear instructions and stunning photography! There really is a recipe for everyone," offered Venetia Davie VP New Business Development, Parragon.

About Discovery Communications Inc.
Discovery Communications is the world's #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 218 counties and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity through 155 worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science and Investigation Discovery, as well as U.S. joint venture networks OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, The Hub and 3net, the first 24-hour 3D network. Across the Nordic region, Discovery owns and operates SBS Discovery Media, a top-three portfolio of 20 television brands that feature leading nonfiction content, as well as locally produced entertainment programs, sports and the best scripted series and movies from major studios. Discovery is also a leading provider of educational products and services to schools and owns and operates a diversified portfolio of digital media services, including Revision3.

About Parragon, Inc.                                        
Parragon is the largest illustrated non-fiction publisher in the world. For more than twenty years, Parragon has made enriching and entertaining content accessible to readers all around the globe. As an industry leader in a changing book world, Parragon continues to provide innovative multi-platform content and impeccable service to retailers and consumers.  Whether you want a printed book, an ebook or an app, Parragon exceeds expectation.  Parragon's wide roster of licensed brands includes Discovery Kids, Nickelodeon, Disney, Marvel, Barbie, Power Rangers and Entenmann's.  For more information, visit

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