Friday, January 2, 2009

Cookbook Giveaway #1: The Flavor Bible: The Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity

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The Flavor Bible: The Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity, Based on the Wisdom of America's Most Imaginative Chefs


By Karen Page, Andrew Dornenburg


You can read my review HERE.



Hachette Books has graciously offered to allow me to host two wonderful Cookbook Giveaways. This is Giveaway #1 and you will have a chance to win one of 3 Copies of The Flavor Bible!! This contest has some restrictions, only residents of the U.S. (No P.O. Boxes) or Canada are eligible to win. To Enter:

  • Please post a comment for one entry.
  • For a 2nd entry, blog about this giveaway and post a link back here.
  • For an additional 2 entries, subscribe to my blog through google reader or other sources and/or follow my blog through blogger. If you are already following or subscribe to my blog, let me know and that will count as an entry.

Please make sure that I have a way to contact you by email as I would hate for you to lose out on the opportunity to win a copy of this book. If there is not an email in your post or through your blog profile, I will not be able to add your name to the drawing. I will use random.org to randomly choose the winners. The contest will end January 11th, 2009 at Midnight, EST.


***GIVEAWAY HAS NOW ENDED!!***

269 comments:

  1. I have been eyeing this book, and would love to win it. Thanks for the great offer!

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  2. OK... do you know what opera singers do to warm up?

    ME ME ME ME ME!

    (tee hee hee)

    I subscribe! RSS Atom Feed - that's one entry. And, I'm leaving a comment - that's 2. And, on Sunday I'm going to mention the contest! I want to WIN WIN WIN this book!

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  3. This sounds great...my dilemma would be...Do I keep it for myself or give it to my 22 yo son who has recently discovered the joy of cooking???? :)

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  4. Oooooh! This book sounds really neat!!!

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  5. Oooh, I'd love to win. cdziuba@aol.com

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  6. I would LOVE to win. my e-mail is bfeh0402@gmail.com. I also added you to my igoogle page to follow.

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  7. If I win then that means I have to cook? :) It looks lovely!!

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  8. This book looks fabulous! Thanks for offering such a great prize. I am now a google reader subscriber!

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  9. I keep a link to your blog on mine in the sidebar. :)

    I am terribly flavor impaired, lol. My husband likes my cooking, but I really don't. Maybe if I win, I could shake my tastebuds out of hibernation! ;)

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  10. Well, that's easy. You're already in my google reader and I seem to be in the midst of commenting, <---here. Please sign me up, Ms. RedReader. :)

    bookfoolery at yahoo dot com

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  11. I'd love to win this cute cookbook!

    table4five@gmail.com

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  12. I've posted this on Win A Book. No need to enter the contest.

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  13. Oooh, I just read about this book a few weeks ago, would love to win! (Also subscribed to the through Bloglines!)

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  14. This book looks great. I would love to be entered to win. Thanks!

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  15. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity.

    I'm following/subscribed on google reader as well.

    zekks at yahoo.com

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  16. Sounds great! Please add my name to the drawing.

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  17. This is a book I've been meaning to get for a while now. It looks like it's a great way to learn how to cook without recipes.

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  18. Please count me in.

    stacie_vaughan@hotmail.com

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  19. I follow you on blogger.

    stacie_vaughan@hotmail.com

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  20. Hey Bonnie, don't enter me. I just stopped to say I'm posting both contests in my sidebar for you.

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  21. Thanks for the chance to win the great book giveaway!

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  22. Please enter me. I would love a chance at this one. Thanks!
    rebecca.bradeen(at)verizon(dot)net

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  23. I've heard such great things about The Flavor Bible; I'd love to win a copy. Thanks!

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  24. oh, and I follow your blog through my Sage RSS feeder.

    my email address is on my blog. :)

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  25. I would love to win this cookbook.

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  26. I really have been wanting this book for some time!!!!
    Thanks for the opportunity!
    Darby
    darbycloset at yahoo dot com

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  27. OH... AND NOW I POSTED ABOUT THE CONTEST! I hope I win, I hope I win! it's in my Sunday Salon post.

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  28. This was on my Christmas list but I didn't get it!! Would love it!
    Carla
    cpullum(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  29. I would just love to win this. A really great giveaway. I've got my fingers crossed and I have had my eye on this book for a while.
    Thanks for the entry. jessica(at)fan(dot)com

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  30. I would love to win this - it would be a huge help to me in the kitchen! I need it, believe me. :-/

    Thanks for the opportunity!

    Lindsey
    ladyufshalott at yahoo.com

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  31. Please enter me in this contest.

    I'm also subscribing in Google Reader.

    sharon54220@gmail.com

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  32. Rad. That book has been on my mind for so long now. On my Google reader you go Lady. :)

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  33. This book sounds great! Please enter me.

    jgbeads AT gmail DOT com

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  34. I blogged about this in my right sidebar at:

    http://janelsjumble.blogspot.com

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  35. I'd love to win this book. Please add my name. thanks and Happy New Year!

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  36. Count me in! Thank you.
    -Heather
    book.addict29@gmail.com

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  37. I would love to win this book! I also have your blog in my RSS reader, so that's 2 entries! Thanks for the chance to win.

    rocket_kay AT hotmail DOT com

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  38. I love collecting cook books and trying out the different recipes. My family never knows whats dinner will be from day to day. sometimes its something Mexican or healthy the next Indian. This would be a great help and a good book to try out for my next "adventure"

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  39. Oh wow. This book sounds fabulous! I didn't know until I saw your blog that such a great tool existed. My husband loves to cook and is very very big on cooking chinese food and japanese food; he is just learning italian. I hink he would be fascinated by this as well.

    Also, I am folling your blog.

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  40. I'd love to have a copy of this. rsgrandinetti@yahoo.com

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  41. would love to enter this awesome giveaway!! thanks so much!

    nicolemarielum @gmail.com

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  42. Oh..I want to enter to win this one! I already subscribe to your blog via google reader.
    Believe you can get my email address via my id, but if not..here it is...
    escapingjourney (at) gmail (dot) com

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  43. I would love to win this book. I know it would open a whole new world of tastes for me. I have had many great experiences lately with international cookbooks and am really open to new flavors!

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  44. MMM...I think I gained weight just from your review! This sounds like a great book to read, as well as get cooking inspiration!

    Thank you for the contest!
    Bonnie F.
    dbsfind@fedtel.net

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  45. This looks like a great book. Count me in the running and thanks for the giveaway opportunity.

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  46. This books looks like it would send my taste buds in a frenzy! That`s something that I would love to happen.

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  47. This sounds really neat!

    lilacbutterfly [at] earthlink.net

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  48. What a great book. I read cookbooks cover, over and over again (I aldo do cook the recipes). I just know this one will be a favorite!

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  49. This sounds like a great way to not just follow recipes (which is what I do) but LEARN to cook (which I consider the creative cooking process.) This is something I want to do, but I'm afraid of failure. This sounds great for me.

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  50. I love cookbooks and read them as others read novels. I've been stuck in a rut cooking-wise lately; perhaps this will reignite a spark of creativity.

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  51. I have been wanting to win this cookbook. Thanks for the chance.

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  52. Nice prize! I would love to win! Thanks so much for the giveaway!

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  53. nice parchment background... cool giveaway. :)

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  54. sounds great..would love it mrs.mommyyatgmaildotcom

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  55. Please count me in to win this cookbook.
    -Terra H.
    partymix25(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  56. This book sounds great, cooking is half technical - and half creative.

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  57. This would be a perfect book for my son and his new bride.

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  58. I would really like to win this book. Count me in please

    dove42 at comcast dot net

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  59. I would love to own this cookbook

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  60. I have been wanting this cook book.
    Please enter me.

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  61. I'd love to have this book! I'm always looking for new recipes & flavor combinations!

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  62. I'd love to have this book! I'm always looking for new recipes & flavor combinations!

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  63. Ohh! I would love to have this. Thanks!

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  64. I would love this book. I need a book like this.

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  65. I need all the help I can get in my cooking. I never know what spice to use for what.

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  66. Another great cookbook i'd love to win.I am a subscriber.

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  67. I love cookbooks-thank you for the opportunity to win this one!

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  68. I want to win, this is probably a good read.

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  69. I have recently had to cut salt out of my cooking because of my boyfriends's high blood pressure. I would love to learn how to add flavor without salt.

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  70. This book sounds fantastic, would love to win it! Thank you so much!

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  71. I subscribe on google reader. Thank you!

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  72. I love cookbooks and this one looks great!

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  73. This sounds like a great book. Thanks for the chance.

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  74. I have been hooked on cooking lately and would like to learn more about what to do and what not to add. I am still a novice. This book would be perfect

    jason@allworldautomotive.com

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  75. This is a wonderful cookbook.....good for both inexperienced and accomplished cooks........I'd love to add it to my collection!

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  76. I really could use my first cookbook--I'm getting married in June! This would be a wonderful win for me and my poor fiancee who has to suffer through my cooking! :)

    sundayminimalist@yahoo.com

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  77. I blogged about this contest! Go check it out!

    http://sundayluckylucky.blogspot.com/2009/01/flavor-bible-cookbook-giveaway-from.html

    sundayminimalist@yahoo.com

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  78. And finally, I follow this blog via Blogger!!

    sundayminimalist@yahoo.com

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  79. This book sounds great. I would love to win.

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  80. I love cooking and trying new recipes! This would be a great addition to my kitchen!

    Tarah
    tarah716[at]ymail.com

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  81. There's always room for improvement.

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  82. This sounds like a great cookbook.

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  83. another great cookbook. thanks miketra@sbcglobal.net

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  84. I'd like to add this to my collection.

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  85. Sounds like a great book. Please enter me into the contest and thanks.

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  86. I would enjoy this!
    KawaiiNeko2008 (at) aol (dot) com

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  87. Nice contest.
    elyaklang@hotmail.com

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  88. Thanks for such a nice contest. This looks like a book that might inspire me to cook more and think about flavors. Not just putting something on the table.

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  89. I've been wanting this cookbook since I first heard about it.

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  90. I've heard nothing but great things about this book.
    gkstratos@yahoo.com

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  91. I follow (gkstratos)
    gkstratos@yahoo.com

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  92. I didn't know this book existed until now...but I NEED it! Thanks!

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  93. way cool add me please - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

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  94. Oh, now this is one book that I would love to have. What in this world are better than flavours?! This book would make a great addition to my small collection!

    Thanks

    nancyrobster@gmail.com

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  95. I have subscribed via Google Reader!

    Thanks

    nancyrobster@gmail.com

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  96. I also follow your blog!

    Thanks so much!


    nancyrobster@gmail.com

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  97. I would love to win this book ... I need all the help I can get! Thanks for the giveaway!

    Kim
    turtles8861(at)gmail(dot)com

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  98. Would love to win, I love cookbooks.

    DK
    chipper101 @ hot mail.c om

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  99. Thanks for the giveaway.

    fmd518@inbox.com

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  100. would love to win! thanks for the giveaway:)
    imjessica(at)mail(dot)com

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  101. I would really enjoy this. I'm not a great cook & could use all the help I can get.

    Ellen
    eering99@hotmail.com

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  102. Ive been wanting to learn how to cook India food,but my lack of knowedge of the spices have been holding me back. I think this book would be the perfect way for me to learn and approch the cuisine

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  103. I would love to learn more about spices and what they go with. This seems like a great toll for my kitchen.

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  104. Would love to win this for my husband. Count me in!

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  105. I would love to add this to my cooking libary!

    chuck_paz (@) yahoo (dot) com

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  106. I'd love to read this. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  107. I subscribed! This books yummylicious!

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  108. This would be nice to add to my collection.

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  109. great prize...thanks for entry!

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  110. am following you. thanks again

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  111. This cookbook sounds like it is great.

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  112. Cookbook looks so yummy, I'm just now learning to cook with spices. Great giveaway!

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  113. This sounds great! Please enter me.

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  114. I would love to have this book! Thanks.

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  115. What a wonderful idea for a "cookbook" - I would treasure this book. I would make a wonderful gift as well!

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  116. Looks like some great recipes!


    ardy22 at earthlink.net

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  117. My daughter is in love with cookbooks and she is always experimenting in the kitchen creating new combinations of flavors. This would be a great gift for her.

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  118. Great title and book cover!

    theyyyguy@yahoo.com

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  119. i just learned to cook recently, so while i can make the basics, i always mess up when it comes to flavoring with herbs, spices, sauces, and the like. would love this book!

    james_edward_anderson@hotmail.com

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  120. This would be great! I'm getting tired of the same old stuff for dinner. Thanks! k-team@comcast.net

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  121. This would make a great book to keep near the kitchen stove... My DH loves to cook but he doesn't always flavor very well... He thinks he does great but I sit there and go "hmm pepper... is that dill?... why did you add bay leaves?..... OMG is that rock salt too??!" He just grabs and seasons... it makes for some good and not so good meals... wiicked13 [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  122. Great giveaway, thanks! I'm trying to eat healthier & need all the cooking help I can get!

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  123. I love cookbooks and this one sounds great. Thanks for the chance to win a copy.

    cherierj(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  124. I am subscribed through Google Reader.

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  125. This sounds like a great book, thanks, titanicluck at gmail dot com

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  126. This sounds just like what I have been looking for. In December I found out that I am diabetic and I have been trying to flavor food in different ways (other than with sugar LOL).

    Thanks so much!

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  127. I seriously need more skills!
    wanahaaland@aol.com

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  128. I have been cooking for fifty years and I still get delighted finding new and varied ways to enliven my dinner presentation. This book would be greatly appreciated.

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  129. I would love to win this cookbook! Please enter me to win! ME ME ME ME ME ME ME ME!

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  130. I am trying to eat better in the new year, and need help in knowing what combinations of food actually go together to produce healthy great-tasting meals. This book would help.
    paryjeja at sbcglobal dot net

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  131. This sounds like my kind of cookbook. I love to experiment with different flavors.

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  132. Great giveaway!! Thanks for giving one of us the chance to win!

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  133. I checked this book out from the library. Then I had to give it back..... It's a wonderful book that I would love to have in my kitchen. Thanks for the contest.

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  134. I would love to add this unique cookbook to my collection. I've heard so much about it! Thanks for the chance!

    Mommykat007 at gmail dot com

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  135. I follow your blog!

    Thanks for the chance!
    Mommykat007 at gmail dot com

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  136. I am a subscriber! Thanks for the chance!

    Mommykat007 at gmail dot com

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  137. I blogged about the giveaway! http://twitter.com/Mommykat007

    Thanks for the chance!

    Mommykat007 at gmail dot com

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  138. I would love to learn a few culinary tips from this book. Thanks so much!

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  139. I follow your blog as purplepassion126

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  140. Would love to win this book! Thanks for the great giveaway.

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  141. Sounds like a great book. I'd love to win this.

    ladycat713@yahoo.com

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  142. Ive heard great thins about this book...please enter me!

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  143. I love cookbooks and trying new recipes so I hope I win!

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  144. I love cookbooks and this one sound great...I would love to win!

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  145. I subscribed to the Google RSS feed. Thanks for the contest.

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  146. Looks great! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  147. This book looks interesting. I'm a sucker for cookbook "bibles".

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  148. I would love to win this book--I need it!

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  149. I love to bake, but only recently discovered a love of cooking as well. unfortunately, i could use a little help there lol! this book would be so helpful!!!

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  150. Just what I need, my poor kids need to eat some real food :)

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  151. I'd love to win this book! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  152. I would love to win this. Thanks for the chance.

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  153. I am obsessed with cookbooks!
    digicat{AT}sbcglobal{DOT}net

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  154. I follow you on Blogger
    digicat{AT}sbcglobal{DOT}net

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  155. I have been using cookbooks and recipes all my life, but this book seems to be a great guide to creating one's own cuisine!

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