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Cookbook Giveaway: Fast, Fresh & Green

February 17, 2011 food book giveaways

Cookbook contest: Win a copy of Fast, Fresh, & Green by Susie Middleton

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11 Food-Related Goals for 2011

January 5, 2011 food book giveaways

11 food goals for 2011.

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Bumper Cookbook Giveaway Update

December 4, 2010 food book giveaways

The winners of the Lettuce Eat Kale end-of-year bumper cookbook giveaway. And a mystery solved.

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Bumper Cookbook Giveaway

November 26, 2010 food book giveaways

A dozen non-fiction food books up for grabs in the Lettuce Eat Kale end of year book giveaway.

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Cookbook Giveaway: The Meat Lover’s Meatless Cookbook

October 31, 2010 food book giveaways

Cookbook Giveaway: The Meat Lover’s Meatless Cookbook

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Cookbook Giveaway: D.I.Y. Delicious

September 30, 2010 food book giveaways

Win a copy of Vanessa Barrington’s gorgeous new cookbook D.I.Y. Delicious: Recipes and Ideas for Simple Food From Scratch.

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Book Giveaway: Will Write For Food

August 30, 2010 food book giveaways

Win a copy of Will Write for Food by Dianne Jacob, a bible for food scribes.

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Q&A With The Homesteader’s Kitchen Author

July 29, 2010 food book giveaways

I heard you. Help is on the way. This post is for all you artichoke, eggplant, beet, kale, parsnip, kohlrabi, rutabaga, celeriac, and (your veg of choice here) phobes. July’s cookbook giveaway sparked so much reader interest — and requests for help with veggie recipes in particular, that I felt compelled, compelled I tell you, […]

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Cookbook Giveaway: The Homesteader’s Kitchen

July 15, 2010 farmers' markets

Win a copy of The Homesteader’s Kitchen: Recipes From Farm to Table by Robin Burnside

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Photographer Sara Remington on Shooting Food

July 1, 2010 civil eats

Photographer Sara Remington talks about shooting food, adventures with bees, and more.

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Cookbook Giveaway: Mixt Salads

June 6, 2010 food book giveaways

Want to win a copy of Mixt Salads by Andrew Swallow, co-owner of the boutique salad bar Mixt Greens? Tell me about your favorite salad.

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Book Giveaway: Spoon Fed by Kim Severson

April 15, 2010 civil eats

Book Giveaway: Spoon Fed by Kim Severson, food writer for The New York Times.

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Mollie Katzen: Get Cooking Author Dishes

March 4, 2010 food book giveaways

Q&A with beloved & bestselling cookbook author Mollie Katzen of Moosewood fame.

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Book Giveaway: Get Cooking

February 27, 2010 food book giveaways

What vegetarian doesn’t have a dog-eared, food-stained copy of the Moosewood Cookbook in her cookbook stack? I’m also a fan of best-selling, award-winning author Mollie Katzen‘s  cookbooks for kids: Pretend Soup, Honest Pretzels, and Salad People. So I was pleased to hear that the warm and whimsical writer has penned a guide to getting started […]

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Book Giveaway: Food Rules

January 27, 2010 food book giveaways

Does the award-winning, best-selling author Michael Pollan and his new eater’s manual Food Rules need any introduction? The haiku version: Eat food. Mostly plants. Not too much. For more on the evolution of Pollan’s latest book, read my recent blog post on Berkeleyside, reprinted yesterday by Civil Eats. Or tune in today when the good […]

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Cool Cuisine Author Advocates Green Grub to Save Globe

January 14, 2010 food book giveaways

Laura Stec combines her passion for the planet with a love of food in her efforts to promote green cuisine — eating healthily and well while treading lightly on Mother Earth. And she’s got the cred to back up her good intentions.  Laura trained at the Culinary Institute of America, School of Natural Cookery, and […]

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Book Giveaway: Cool Cuisine

December 30, 2009 food book giveaways

Here’s a concept: Eat well and help prevent climate change at the same time. That’s the premise behind Cool Cuisine: Taking the Bite Out of Global Warming, an easy-to-digest account about our overheating planet that focuses on solutions to the problem and includes culinary tips and techniques designed to mitigate global warming.  Written by environmental […]

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Book Giveaway: My Nepenthe

November 13, 2009 baking

It’s always tricky to write about a pal’s book, you don’t want to come off sounding like a fawning friend, frankly. So, in the case of My Nepenthe by Romney “Nani” Steele, I’m going to let others hand out the praise. Sunset describes Nani’s cookbook-cum-memoir as “a valentine to one of the most beautiful places […]

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Cookbook Giveaway: The Gastrokid Cookbook

October 29, 2009 food book giveaways

This month’s book giveaway, The Gastrokid Cookbook: Feeding a Foodie Family in a Fast-Food World, comes to us from two dedicated foodie fathers who are determined to keep things interesting in the kitchen after children enter the dining picture. Hugh Garvey, features editor at Bon Appetit, and Matthew Yeomans, who writes about eating for a […]

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Recipe Guide Giveaway: My Lunch Box

September 21, 2009 food book giveaways

If you’re like many parents, a few weeks into the new school year you’re probably desperate to come up with some different lunch ideas that your kid will eat, don’t take too long to make, and cover the nutritional bases. Help is on its way. Check out my recent blog post which includes suggestions and […]

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Book Giveaway: Farm City by Novella Carpenter

August 31, 2009 food book giveaways

In conjunction with the Eat Real Festival in Oakland last weekend, urban farm gal Novella Carpenter hosted an all day soiree at Ghost Town/Goat Town Farm, the one depicted in her very funny food memoir released earlier this summer. I swung by the event, which drew a steady crowd, to see what’s growing in the […]

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Book Giveaway: Hungry Monkey

August 4, 2009 food book giveaways

Picky eater. I’m one. I’m raising one. Really dislike the term. Can’t we come up with a better way to describe ourselves? I sometimes say “particular” or “quirky” as an alternative to the cliche “picky.” Any ideas, dear readers? There’s a free, autographed copy of Hungry Monkey: A Food-Loving Father’s Quest to Raise an Adventurous […]

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