The Best of Bainbridge Community Cookbook captures the eclectic charm of Bainbridge Island, making it a perfect souvenir or gift for friends and family any time of year. The Best of Bainbridge proceeds will defray replacement costs for badly needed playground equipment and emergency preparedness supplies for preschool-aged children attending Island Children’s Montessori School, a nonprofit organization that has served Island families at its Port Madison Lutheran Church site for over 22 years.


  • Over 470 recipes from dozens of Island contributors** including local personalities, chefs, B&Bs, restaurants, and other local businesses, as well as home cooks from every corner of the Island
  • Original illustrations including four-color cover art by Gayle Bair and interior illustrations by Jenifer Pine, Beth Martoff, and the ICMS Class of ‘02
  • Original poetry by Islanders Mary Dombrowski, Janet Knox, and Tamara Sellman
  • Seven comprehensive chapters: Breakfast, Breads & Rolls · Appetizers & Beverages · Soups & Salads · Vegetables & Side Dishes · Main Dishes · Desserts · Miscellaneous
  • Easy-to-use 6x9” comb-bound format with four-color and black & white interior illustrations
  • Easy-to-use category index



~ Eagle Harbor Books
~ Various ICMS sponsored outlets at local businesses and upcoming community events
~ Visit, The Community Calendar
~ Check the Review for scheduled outlet times and locations
~ Island Children’s Montessori School
(at the Port Madison Lutheran Church) ~ 842.8770

Here are some of the Island businesses and individuals who have contributed to the success of the Cookbook.