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Aug. 1, 2011MARYVILLE, MO |  By: Wayman

Cookbook Release

Food lovers can now get a local author's cookbook in advance of it being released to bookstores.

Maryville's Barry Beacom spent 40 years in the food industry and has now published "More Than Your First Cookbook", a collection of 125 recipes covering a wide variety of food categories. Beacom says it's specifically targeted to helping younger people and new cooks.

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Beacom's book is available on his publishers website, that's at "" under cookbooks. It will late October before you can find it online and at bookstores.