Cookbook giveaway - Baked Occasions

Baked OccasionsThe biggest and boldest cookbook yet from the baking duo of Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito, Baked Occasions, celebrates a year in desserts. The beautifully illustrated book offers 75 recipes for cookies, puddings, whoopie pies, cakes, brownies, and more to commemorate holidays both expected and unexpected. (Learn more about the cookbook and the authors in our Q&A with Matt & Renato.)  Matt & Renato will be doing book signings at several Williams-Sonoma stores - check our events calendar.

We're excited to offer three copies of Baked Occasions to all EYB members. Enter by clicking on the contest below. Please note that while one of the entry options is to answer a question in the comments, you must enter through Rafflecopter or your entries won't be counted. The contest ends November 4, 2014.


  • boardingace  on  10/7/2014 at 2:19 PM

    Only one dessert for the rest of my life? Just imagining that possibility is heart-breaking, because 1) I live for dessert and 2) I love every single category of dessert and cannot choose between them! So I'm going to cheat and choose a double one - some type of apple-cinnamony thing a la mode with ice cream. Or an ice cream cake? Hmmm, could get two desserts in there that way - yes, that might work too :)

  • boardingace  on  10/7/2014 at 2:20 PM

    I might have commented in the wrong spot - see Q&A for Matt & Renato :)

  • meggan  on  10/7/2014 at 2:21 PM

    Chocolate Chip cookies

  • Titch  on  10/7/2014 at 2:29 PM

    Cheese Cake any flavour xxx

  • porterbl1  on  10/7/2014 at 2:52 PM

    Come on UPS! I'm very happy about the weights and metric.

  • maisie_grn  on  10/7/2014 at 3:13 PM

    Ice cream in a waffle cone. No contest.

  • dbielick  on  10/7/2014 at 3:39 PM

    Tarte au citron from a great French bakery

  • genericgenre  on  10/7/2014 at 4:26 PM

    Cookies! Any kind, any variety, but it must be a cookie.

  • angelanorr  on  10/7/2014 at 4:28 PM


  • HeatherLynn  on  10/7/2014 at 4:35 PM

    I would love Texas Sheet Cake!

  • hillsboroks  on  10/7/2014 at 5:22 PM

    Lemon anything, cake,pie, cheesecake or cookies.

  • SamanthaV  on  10/7/2014 at 8:36 PM

    Classic Cheesecake

  • aargle  on  10/7/2014 at 9:24 PM

    Lemon tart or icecream - I can't split them

  • LFallon  on  10/7/2014 at 10:49 PM

    As a Kiwi I should be thinking pavlova but instead Id have just about anything with apples.

  • cecrofts  on  10/7/2014 at 10:54 PM

    Ice cream.

  • Ambrosia  on  10/7/2014 at 11:21 PM

    Horrible prospect! But if I'm stuck with only one . . .. Cake with frosting.

  • jlg84  on  10/8/2014 at 4:13 AM

    Carrot cake with mascarpone frosting.

  • deucemom  on  10/8/2014 at 6:46 AM

    really, really good chocolate chip cookies

  • Kerrey  on  10/8/2014 at 8:44 AM

    Chocolate chip cookies. But I'd eat tiramisu for dinner :-)

  • JulesLP  on  10/8/2014 at 10:12 AM

    Chocolate Cake

  • sharifah  on  10/8/2014 at 10:13 AM


  • PassionateAmateur  on  10/8/2014 at 10:41 AM

    my carrot cake, which is a modification of the carrot bread recipe from The Bread Bible, plus minced pineapple and candied ginger.

  • ecasey830  on  10/8/2014 at 11:15 AM

    almond gateau or gateau des rois

  • hander60  on  10/8/2014 at 11:51 AM

    Vanilla Bean anything!

  • jammydodger  on  10/8/2014 at 12:09 PM

    Chocolate cake. Has to be.

  • decklededges  on  10/8/2014 at 12:25 PM


  • kimtrev  on  10/8/2014 at 1:51 PM


  • gabsimonelouise  on  10/8/2014 at 2:14 PM

    ice cream!

  • blizzful  on  10/8/2014 at 2:40 PM

    Anything with peanut butter (cookies, cakes, ice cream, spoon…)

  • kayanelson  on  10/8/2014 at 3:57 PM

    Any kind of cookie but if I had to pick just one, chocolate chip.

  • Queezle_Sister  on  10/8/2014 at 4:00 PM

    marzipan cake. And I have to say, any book that gives us both the recipe and the excuse to make it is all right! This book may very well go on my MUST HAVE list.

  • stitchan  on  10/9/2014 at 10:15 AM

    I have loved lemon tart forever so its a easy decision

  • AndieG52  on  10/9/2014 at 10:55 AM

    Mint chip ice cream in a waffle cone, biscotti (especially anise flavored), chocolate cake, chocolate chip cookies and Mexican wedding cookies

  • tmcginty  on  10/9/2014 at 6:58 PM

    Vanilla ice cream

  • whatfoodimade  on  10/9/2014 at 8:02 PM

    Chocolate cake.

  • percussion03  on  10/9/2014 at 10:30 PM

    Chocolate chip cookies. If there was somehow a shortage, I'd settle for peanut butter pie ;)

  • Ericglasgow  on  10/10/2014 at 6:18 AM

    Chocolate icing, yellow cake - a tru diner cake

  • traceys  on  10/11/2014 at 7:33 AM

    chocolate cake with vanilla frosting

  • trudys_person  on  10/11/2014 at 12:32 PM

    Peanut butter pie, preferrably with lots of chocolate on top!

  • pgarcia  on  10/11/2014 at 6:05 PM

    Creme Brulee!

  • raechef1  on  10/11/2014 at 7:08 PM

    Chocolate mousse cake!

  • rstuart  on  10/12/2014 at 6:52 PM

    Hmm.. probably a chocolate chip cookie: boring but classic..

  • FieryItalian  on  10/13/2014 at 6:50 AM

    Apple pie

  • sillyvy  on  10/13/2014 at 9:44 AM

    Passion fruit frozen yogurt

  • JaneC  on  10/13/2014 at 7:28 PM


  • hihelen_westbrook  on  10/14/2014 at 8:28 AM

    Just one pudding?! Torture! Tarte tatin!

  • chawkins  on  10/14/2014 at 2:56 PM

    Lemon anything.

  • munki  on  10/15/2014 at 11:51 AM

    Butter tarts.

  • Meista  on  10/15/2014 at 7:57 PM

    That's tricky. It would definitely involve custard! Maybe trifle.

  • marry_bellows  on  10/16/2014 at 10:46 AM

    Baklava + espresso ;)

  • GuineaPigFood  on  10/16/2014 at 4:40 PM

    Does that mean *one piece* of rich, fudgy, salted-caramelly chocolate cake and no more once I'm done that one piece for the rest of time, or *only* rich, fudgy, salted-caramelly chocolate cake for the rest of time? ...And how big of a piece are we talking?

  • sizzlingmess  on  10/16/2014 at 4:48 PM

    Milk chocolate bars, simple, but my all-time favorite. Not that I don't love other desserts too!

  • Nsteinen  on  10/16/2014 at 4:53 PM

    I would want mint chip double chocolate brownies. And plenty of them.

  • Sofie168  on  10/16/2014 at 5:26 PM

    Love the Baked cookbooks!

  • lmurphy  on  10/16/2014 at 5:27 PM

    Chocolate frosting on everything

  • Jbolze  on  10/16/2014 at 7:10 PM

    I have their other books and LOVE them.

  • NancyB  on  10/16/2014 at 8:38 PM

    These guys really know how to put recipes together.

  • michelle1009  on  10/17/2014 at 12:17 AM

    Anything with banana and peanut butter combo!

  • cupcakemuffin  on  10/17/2014 at 8:33 AM

    Reese's pb cups

  • milgwimper  on  10/17/2014 at 9:36 AM

    There can't be just one! brownies? Ginger cakes, sour cherry pies, caramels in all forms...

  • JanScholl  on  10/17/2014 at 11:58 PM

    It would have to be loaded with peanut butter. So maybe those cookies that are like girl scout sammy cookies. Frozen.

  • limor  on  10/19/2014 at 5:17 PM

    i will eat every day of my life my mom`s best chocolate cake, she made this with love, that even after a lot of times i tried to make it from the same recipe, hers always tasted better, moister, fluffier than mine, her hand and love make this chocolate cake HEAVEN for me!!!

  • Debcancook  on  10/19/2014 at 6:17 PM

    What a question! Lemon desserts are my favorite. If I really had to choose I could eat a buttery Lemon Bar every day!

  • tjnelson1hotmail  on  10/19/2014 at 7:25 PM

    Cookies. :) I like so many different kinds that I would still get variety!

  • JulesCk  on  10/20/2014 at 1:37 AM

    Chocolate mousse

  • cilantrolime  on  10/20/2014 at 8:17 AM

    creme brulee

  • esztlil  on  10/22/2014 at 9:46 AM

    panna cotta with berries

  • Siegal  on  10/22/2014 at 10:06 AM

    Rice pudding

  • mikejunew  on  10/22/2014 at 7:00 PM

    chocolate mousse

  • krobbins426  on  10/22/2014 at 9:50 PM

    glazed doughnut.

  • mjrr  on  10/23/2014 at 2:34 AM

    Crème caramel, or maybe at a pinch, crème brûlée. Or both.

  • vinochic  on  10/23/2014 at 3:57 PM

    Another vote for chocolate chip cookies!

  • lovelily1001  on  10/24/2014 at 8:03 PM

    oatmeal cookie-- with chocolate chips, or pumpkin, or both

  • mbhunt  on  10/25/2014 at 11:50 PM

    Banana Cream Pie

  • Eybhp  on  10/28/2014 at 8:59 PM

    Any nut oatmeal cookie

  • Taxlady  on  10/29/2014 at 6:12 PM


  • tinaellen  on  10/29/2014 at 6:44 PM

    Anything with marzipan in it!

  • lavenderashgrove  on  10/29/2014 at 7:42 PM

    Macaroon made with almond paste and no coconut :)

  • Ordinaryblogger  on  10/29/2014 at 8:28 PM

    apple pie!!!

  • SLane  on  10/29/2014 at 8:38 PM

    Have to be chocolate cake

  • AmyCohen  on  10/29/2014 at 9:58 PM

    Sponge cake

  • jwolfe  on  10/29/2014 at 10:11 PM

    One dessert? I'd say I'd want chocolate carrot cake with cream cheese frosting.

  • robinorig  on  10/29/2014 at 10:23 PM

    creme brulee, I think... hard to decide. Or a really good NY style cheesecake or really good apple pie...

  • rhelune  on  10/29/2014 at 11:47 PM

    Cinnamon snail.

  • htlibrarian  on  10/30/2014 at 6:24 AM

    Creme brule

  • debm  on  10/30/2014 at 6:52 AM

    treacle tart with custard

  • Nancith  on  10/30/2014 at 8:50 AM

    my recipe for toffee bars

  • topdawg11  on  10/30/2014 at 12:41 PM


  • imagined  on  10/30/2014 at 2:06 PM

    Rum baba.

  • Sharylmk1  on  10/31/2014 at 6:11 PM

    banana creaam pie

  • Cali01  on  10/31/2014 at 7:50 PM

    Chocolate , chocolate

  • TrishaCP  on  11/2/2014 at 5:19 PM

    Ice cream

  • homeeccentric  on  11/4/2014 at 12:41 PM

    Ice Cream!

  • ae.bell  on  11/4/2014 at 6:02 PM

    Key lime pie, without a second though

  • infotrop  on  11/4/2014 at 8:00 PM

    passion fruit mousse

  • cambridgecook  on  11/4/2014 at 9:18 PM

    tart tatin

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