August Giveaway Summary

It's the first of the month and that means giveaway roundup time. As a reminder, we have tagged each promotion with the specific region to make them easily searchable. Once you have found your region's tag - bookmark that search and you will never have to scroll through the long giveaway list again. To further help, I have set out the tags below with links to the proper searches. Click on your country (or, of course, worldwide) and you will have a listing of giveaways available to you. (Remember to save that search to your favorites).

If you are having any difficulties with entering our giveaways, our how-to post  should be able to steer you in the right direction. I am working hard on providing more worldwide possibilities but again this lies in the publishers' hands. 

My 2018 Preview post  contains a breakdown by month of cookbook titles and is updated frequently. July's new cookbook review was recently published and shares many links and general information as well including more information about and  (certain of our promotions below have this added feature). Also, my Cookbooktober post highlights the titles coming out the second part of this year.

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Every Sunday I compile a post of Kindle cookbook deals and continually update that list throughout the week. 



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The L.A. Cookbook: Recipes from the Best Restaurants, Bakeries, and Bars in Los Angeles by Alison Clare Steingold is the ultimate West Coast food lover's dream. Beautiful photography and profiles of all THE places to be are complemented by the shared recipes from those locales. The "Fried chicken sandwich, spicy B&B pickle slaw, rooster aioli" from Son of a Gun, "Tagliatelle with pork ragu" from Union, and "Sweet potato gnocchi with broccolini agliolio" from the vegan hotspot Crossroads are a few examples of the recipes here.  The publisher is offering three copies of this book to EYB Members in the US. The contest ends at midnight on August 1st, 2018.


Flatbread: Toppings, Dips, and Drizzles by Anni Daulter, author of Bites on Boardsand other titles, takes a fresh approach to the humble flatbread in her latest release. The publisher is offering three copies of this book to EYB Members worldwide. The contest ends at midnight on August 2nd, 2018. 


Food52 Any Night Grilling: 60 Ways to Fire Up Dinner (and More) by Paula Disbrowe is the latest offering from our friends at Food52. (Food52 Genius Desserts will be out in September!) Here, Paula Disbrowe coaches us through the fundamentals of cooking over fire so the simple pleasure of a freshly grilled meal can be enjoyed any night of the week. With recipes for flavorful flatbreads, tacos, vegetables and even desserts, this book is filled with exciting ways to get your grill on. Beautiful photos and detailed instructions fill Food52 Any Night Grilling perfect for the novice but also unique flavorful recipes to excite the grillmaster. 

The One-Bottle Cocktail: More Than 80 Recipes with Fresh Ingredients and a Single Spirit by Maggie Hoffman brings cocktails to the masses by making them approachable enough for any size home bar. Simple, delicious, and inventive drinks are within reach with ingredients you can easily source and require no more than one spirit. Organized by type of liquor - vodka, gin, agave spirits, rum, brandy, and whiskey - each chapter offers fresh, eye-opening cocktails. These recipes won't break the bank and won't require an emergency run to the liquor store. 

The publisher is offering three sets of these books to EYB Members in the US.  The contest ends at midnight on August 4th, 2018.

Vegan 100: Over 100 Incredible Recipes from Avant-Garde Vegan shares flavour forward dishes that are sure to please anyone. What strikes me is the vibrancy of the recipes. Gorgeous plates of greens, red tomatoes adoring dishes, and even a bowl of purple soup pops off the pages. The author proves that plant-based food doesn't have to be boring with recipes that cover breakfast to sweets and everything in between. 

Green Burgers: Creative Vegetarian Recipes for Burgers and Sides by Martin Nordin shares recipes such as a classic BBQ portobello burger to a Zucchini burger with wild garlic.  With chapters on burgers, buns, sides, pickles, and sauces, this title has all you need to make the perfect plant-based burgers and sides at home.  

The publisher is offering three sets of each book - Vegan 100: Over 100 Incredible Recipes from Avant-Garde Vegan and Green Burgers: Creative Vegetarian Recipes for Burgers and Sides to EYB Members in the US, UK, NZ and AU. The contest ends at midnight on August 6th, 2018.


First, We Brunch: Recipes and Stories from Victoria's Best-Loved Breakfast Joints by Rebecca Wellman is a beautiful book devoted to brunch. Paging through the title you will find lovely photographs of food, people and the restaurants featured as well as profiles of same. The publisher is offering three copies of this book to EYB Members in the US and Canada.  shers. If you are not already a Member, you can join at no cost. The contest ends at midnight on August 10th, 2018. 

Cuba: The Cookbook by Madelaine Vazquez Galvez and Imogene Tondre, shares 350 recipes for home cooks that reflect Cuba's multi-layered culinary history. The book is organized by course, provides the origins of the recipes and explains Cuban ingredients and what to use to substitute those ingredients you may not be able to procure. The publisher is offering two copies of this book to EYB Members in the US, CA, UK, and AU. The contest ends at midnight on August 13th, 2018. 

From the North: A Simple and Modern Approach to Authentic Nordic Cooking by Katrin Bjork celebrates the classic dishes of Nordic countries, while making them more accessible and approachable for the rest of the world. The publisher is offering three copies of this title to our members in the US. Our contest expires on August 12th, 2018.  

The New Spanish: Bites, Feasts, and Drinks by Jonah Miller and Nate Adler presents the cuisine of Spain with an exuberance that takes into consideration the way we eat and cook today. Packed with brilliant illustrations and quirky photography, this book is a full throttled ride to Spain that delivers everything but typical tapas fare. It is the authors' hope that Spanish food will be embraced by cooks for weekly menu planning and no longer relegated to themed dinners. The publisher is offering four copies of this book to EYB Members in the US/UK - two winners in each region in our contest which expires on August 15th, 2018. 

Fire Food: The Ultimate BBQ Cookbook by DJ BBQ delivers far more than smokey meat dishes. Many of the recipes marry international spice with flame such as the Lamb keemadilla or Korean Philly cheese steak. I am a crazy fool for international flavors and DJ BBQ hits all the notes for me in Fire Food. The publisher is offering three copies of this book to EYB Members in the US, UK, NZ and AU in our contest which ends on August 19th, 2018.

Mouneh by Barbara Abdeni Massaadl is a comprehensive study of traditional Lebanese food preserving methods, an important aspect of Lebanese culinary heritage. The content shared here is derived from recipes produced all around Lebanon. Organized by the four seasons and later into twelve months, the book provides readers the opportunity to seasonally produce sweet preserves, pickles, cheeses, distilled items and dried goods derived from vegetables, fruit, herbs, flowers and animal products. The publisher is offering two copies of this stunning title to our members in the US. Our contest expires on August 21st, 2018. 

Ostro: The Pleasure That Comes from Slowing Down and Cooking with Simple Ingredients by Julia Busuttil Nishimura reflects the relaxed, elegant beauty in terms of both the author's food and her life. She guides us through the uniquely satisfying experience of making pasta or pizza dough from scratch, clearly explaining the processes and demystifying the reasons behind them. The publisher is offering two copies of this book to our members in AU and NZ. Our contest expires on August 18th, 2018. 

Victoria Glass's Too Good to Waste: How to Eat Everything is an essential guide to reducing waste and getting more out of your ingredients. The publisher is offering two copies of this book to EYB Members in the US, UK and CA in our contest which expires on August 25th, 2018


Tuscany: Simple Meals and Fabulous Feasts from Italy   by Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi is the latest addition to the Caldesi library of books. It is stunning snapshot of life in Tuscany that revolves around the love and careful preparation of food. The Long and the Short of Pasta   will be published this Fall and is a compilation of their favorite pasta dishes from earlier titles. See our   for a look inside this upcoming release. The publisher is offering three copies of this book to EYB Members in the US, UK, AU and NZ in our contest which expires on  August 27, 2018. 

Susan Herrmann Loomis states that barbecue was invented in France. While we'll never know for sure who sparked this tasty method of preparing food, we can all agree it's delicious. Today, the French are still great barbecuers, though over the centuries they've refined their skills and borrowed methods from other cuisines: the grill from the US, the plancha from Spain, the mechoui from North Africa. Susan's latest book French Grill: 150 Refined & Rustic Recipes  delivers 120 recipes (plus variations) to encourage us to put a twist of France into our weekend grill fest. Enter our contest to win one of three copies open to members in the US before August 26, 2018

The Flavor Matrix: The Art and Science of Pairing Common Ingredients to Create Extraordinary Dishes by James Briscione and Brooke Parkhurst is a revolutionary new guide to pairing ingredients, based on groundbreaking research into the chemical basis of flavor. Our  gives you a look inside this title. Be sure to enter our giveaway open to US and Canada members before August 30th, 2018. 

Nash Patel and Leda Scheintaub's debut cookbook (and first cookbook devoted to this Indian staple) Dosa Kitchen: Recipes for India's Favorite Street Food makes the dosa available to us all. Sharing their foolproof technique, the couple promises we can create dosas with the bonus of recipes for fillngs from cream cheese, lox and caper to pulled pork with tamarind barbecue chutney. Step-by-step photographs and pages of their vibrant dishes will inspire and guide us to setting up a dosa kitchen for ourselves. The publisher is offering three copies of this title to our members in the US in our contest which expires on August 31st, 2018. 

In The Indian Vegetarian Cookbook, Pushpesh Pant delivers fresh, delicious, easy Indian vegetarian dishes that don't compromise on flavor, texture or enjoyment. Pant, a professor at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi and a regular recipe columnist, is also the author of Phaidon's global bestseller, India: The Cookbook as well as a library of other titles. The publisher is offering two copies of this book to EYB Members in the US, CA, UK and AU in our contest which expires on September 3rd, 2018 

How to Taste: The Curious Cook's Handbook to Seasoning and Balance, from Umami to Acid and Beyond with Recipes! by Becky Selengut will teach you how to be a confident cook and not just how to follow a recipe. Enter our contest open to US members only which expires on September 4, 2018.

Dan Toombs debut cookbook, The Curry Guy: Recreate Over 100 of the Best Indian Restaurant Recipes at Home, shares the classic curry sauces, including tikka masala, korma, dopiazza, pasanda, madras, dhansak, rogan josh, vindaloo, karai, jalfrezi, bhuna, and keema. Popular vegetable and sides dishes are also here as accompaniments, and of course, no curry is complete without rice or naan. So the perfect pilau rice or soft pillowy naan can be yours with Dan's guidance. Enter our giveaway open to US/UK/AU/NZ members which expires on September 6, 2018.

Ashley English has authored a number of cookbooks ranging from homesteading to pie making to picnics. Her books are treasures and will become worn and food splattered from love and use. Her latest, Southern from Scratch: Pantry Essentials and Down-Home Recipes delivers 150 recipes that will not only guide us to creating our own Southern foods pantry but will inspire and encourage us to make more staples from scratch. Enter our giveaway open to US and CA to win one of five copies of this book which expires on September 8, 2018.

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