Rolling with Ruby on Rails
Subject:   script/server:49
Date:   2005-09-18 19:01:25
From:   curth
Response to: script/server:49

It looks like to got a space character at the end of your database name in the file database.yml -- from you error message above it looks like you've got "cookbook " in there when it should be just "cookbook". Go delete the extra space character and see if that helps.