Christmas with Kim-Joy Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/UK/AU/NZ giveaway to win one of three copies of Christmas with Kim-Joy: A Festive Collection of Edible Cuteness by Kim-Joy. My husband has described me as "crusty" with a good heart. I think that means that I would do almost anything for people but I really don't want to spend time with them. My tolerance level has gone… read more

The last two weeks: Holiday cookbooks, shopping deals, gift guides, cookbook and product giveaways, EYBD Previews & more

We skipped last week's roundup as the monthly newsletter was going out around the same time and we try to respect your inboxes. While many of us in the US are still recovering from turkey comas, the last thing we want to read about today is more recipes! Instead, I'll share a short roundup of some special holiday-themed cookbooks that… read more

Holy Sweet! Cookbook & Emile Henry Loaf Pan Giveaway

Enter our US giveaway to win one of three copies of Holy Sweet!: 60 Indulgent Recipes for Bigger, Better Desserts by Peabody Johanson with one grand prize winner receiving an Emile Henry loaf pan. Holy Sweet!: 60 Indulgent Recipes for Bigger, Better Desserts by Peabody Johanson is an innovative, maddeningly creative collection of recipes from this talented baker/blogger. I continue to… read more

Ottolenghi Flavor & Smithey Oval Roaster Giveaway

Enter our US giveaway to win one copy of Ottolenghi Flavor by Yotam Ottolenghi, Ixta Belfrage, and Tara Wigley and a Smithey Oval Roaster. Ottolenghi's latest book is supercalifragilisticexpialidocious - I had to use that "word" because I am sure you are tired of amazing, gorgeous, beautiful as am I. I made two recipes from this title (and plan on… read more

Baking at the 20th Century Cafe Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/CA giveaway to win one of three copies of Baking at the 20th Century Cafe: Iconic European Desserts from Linzer Torte to Honey Cake by Michelle Polzine. This beautiful book made my best books of 2020 as well as my baker's gift guide. This year there has been a wealth of jaw-dropping baking titles and Baking at the… read more

Parwana Cookbook Giveaway & Quick Bites

Enter our giveaway to win two copies open to US members provided by Interlink Publishing and two copies open to the UK/AU provided by Murdoch books with one additional copy provided by Eat Your Books worldwide of Parwana: Recipes and Stories from an Afghan Kitchen by Durkhanai, Farida, and with assistance from Fatima Ayubi. Often we are told not to… read more

Aegean Cookbook Giveaway & Quick Bites

Enter to win one of two copies of Aegean: Recipes from the Mountains to the Sea by Marianna Leivaditaki. Aegean: Recipes from the Mountains to the Sea by Marianna Leivaditaki delivers an authentic approach to Cretan food and culture with contemporary flavor combinations. This book is all about eating natural, fresh food, and taking the time to enjoy it. In… read more

This week: All about lefse & recipes, gift guides, cookbook and cookware giveaways, EYBD Previews & more

As I was talking with a friend this week, she mentioned that she had sent her granddaughter a book entitled "My Grandma Makes Lefse". That comment sparked my desire to make lefse again. I have a lefse rolling pin and have made it once (Amy Thielen's recipe: Cream potato lefse). Our talk about lefse made me realize how fast life… read more

Miami Cooks – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/CA giveaway to win one of two copies of Miami Cooks: Recipes from the City's Favourite Restaurants by Sara Liss Miami Cooks is another 2020 #cooksandeats cookbook from Figure 1. This hashtag link will pull up all the promotions we have done for the #cooksandeats series. This special series of books take recipes from each city's finest chefs… read more

Phoenix Cooks – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/CA giveaway to win one of two copies of Phoenix Cooks: Recipes from the City's Finest Chefs by Christina Barrueta. Phoenix Cooks is the latest in the #cooksandeats series from Figure 1. As I have stated numerous times, I just love these books (sorry for the repetition of that statement to our long-time members). This hashtag link will… read more

Dumplings = Love and Dumpling Cooking Set Giveaway

Enter our US giveaway to win one of three copies of Dumplings = Love: 40 Innovative Recipes from Around the World by Liz Crain with one US winner receiving a Chinese Soup Dumpling Kit from Cooking Gift Set Co.! There are a few things I cannot resist - and dumplings are one of them. Anything sweet or chocolate I can… read more

Fermentation Cookbook & Fermentation Crock Giveaway

Enter our US/CA/UK giveaway to win one of three copies of Fermentation: How To Make Your Own Sauerkraut, Kimchi, Brine Pickles, Kefir, Kombucha, Vegan Dairy, And More by Åsa Simonsson with one US winner receiving a fermentation crock from Humble House. Fermentation was awarded the best fermentation book (UK) in the 2020 Gourmand Cookbook Awards and rightfully so. Åsa begins… read more

The last two weeks: Brussels sprouts, gift guides, cookbook giveaways and EYBD Previews

Your eyes are not deceiving you. I am going to write about Brussels sprouts - the one vegetable that my 16-year-old son and I fight over at the table. We fight over who gets the last sprout. Every time I make them, my son and I half-heartedly attempt to get my husband (his father) to try them. We want Jim… read more

Great British Bake Off – Recap – Week 6 – Japanese

For the first time ever, it was Japanese week in the white tent. I enjoyed the feeling of the tent this week but wondered why they didn't elaborate more on the exquisite pastry culture of Japan. Tim Anderson, author of several books on Japanese cuisine stated on Instagram: "So, #GBBO did a ‘Japan week’ and apparently it was a parade of orientalism… read more

Home Cookery Year – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/UK/NZ/AU giveaway to win one of three copies of Home Cookery Year: Four Seasons, Over 200 Recipes for All Possible Occasions by Claire Thomson. Claire Thomson writes books that I love to cook from especially The Art of the Pantry (or Larder) reviewed here and New Kitchen Basics. Now I have a third title to enjoy, Home Cookery Year,… read more

The Wicked Baker – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/UK/NZ/AU giveaway to win one of three copies of The Wicked Baker: Cakes and Treats to Die For by Helena Garcia. Wicked by definition means evil, extremely unpleasant. Wicked in the state of Maine usually precedes "good" as in "wicked good chowdah". In Helena Garcia's debut cookbook wicked leans more toward the "wicked good" slang used in Maine… read more

Simply – Sabrina Ghayour – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter to win our giveaway for 3 copies (US) and 1 copy (worldwide provided by Eat Your Books) of Simply: Easy Everyday Dishes from the Bestselling Author of Persiana by Sabrina Ghayour. Simply: Easy Everyday Dishes from the Bestselling Author of Persiana by Sabrina Ghayour was released in the UK in August and has landed in the US this month with a… read more

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – cookie time!

'Tis a bit early to start the holiday baking posts but I needed a wee break from the October new cookbook review. (I have no idea where the 'tis and wee came from, I blame it on Cookbooktober). As I was clearing my head in preparation for returning tonight to finish the epically long review, I glanced at the small… read more

This week: The Book on Pie pre-order bonus, EYBD Previews, and giveaways!

I promised you last week that I would be back with more recipes this week but I fibbed. This week has been super busy with preparing for the October new cookbook review (and a little battle with a flu bug) and I didn't want to prepare a mediocre recipe roundup. Instead, I will share some pie news. What is better… read more

Greenfeast Autumn, Winter – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US (and worldwide) giveaway to win a copy of Greenfeast: Autumn, Winter by Nigel Slater. Nigel Slater’s Eat was one of his bestselling and most popular books, Now he has written Greenfeast Autumn, Winter, the green follow-up to Eat, packed full of short, doable, and fast vegetable recipes that are usefully divided into modes of preparation: frying pan,… read more

Tailgreat – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US giveaway to win one copy of Tailgreat: How to Crush It at Tailgating by John Currence. This was not the year to publish a book with tailgating in the title but when life gives us lemons we make lemonade. John Currence's latest Tailgreat: How to Crush It at Tailgating contains delicious food that can be made anywhere… read more

Dinner Uncomplicated – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/CA giveaway to win a copy of Dinner, Uncomplicated: Fixing a Delicious Meal Every Night of the Week by Claire Tansey. Claire Tansey is the author of Uncomplicated: Taking the Stress Out of Home Cooking which I reviewed in 2018. Her follow up to this title frees us from the pressure of the evening meal with simple and… read more

This week: Let’s talk cookbooks and mistakes, EYBD cookbook previews and giveaways

Before I begin this week's topic on errors found in cookbooks (recipe roundup will return next week), I wish to preface my thoughts with the following. As a cookbook reviewer, I do receive many review copies from publishers, but as a cookbook lover, I also buy plenty of cookbooks myself. Some publishers won't send review copies or often I don't… read more

The Sourdough School – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US giveaway to win one of three copies of The Sourdough School: Sweet Baking: Nourishing the Gut & the Mind by Vanessa Kimbell. The Sourdough School: Sweet Baking is a valuable guide to exploring the techniques and ingredients involved in successful sweet sourdough baking. This book is a companion to the bestselling The Sourdough School, but focuses on… read more

Jikoni Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/UK giveaway to win one of three copies of Jikoni: Proudly Inauthentic Recipes from an Immigrant Kitchen by Ravinder Bhogal. Jikoni resonates with joy. Look at the cover it is stunning. I am one who loves beautiful imagery and this vibrant introduction was all I needed to know that Jikoni was going to be filled with a cacophony… read more
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