An Unprocessed Cookbook Giveaway

Sure, it’s not necessary to cook your own food in order for it to pass the kitchen test, but if you do, it sure is a lot easier to know what’s in it! (It’s also usually a lot healthier… and less expensive… and more gratifying…)

If you’re going to be cooking your own meals, it’s essential to have some great cookbooks in your library! So to help you get started (or to expand your existing library), I wanted to offer a cookbook giveaway in the week leading up to October Unprocessed. Thankfully, my friends at Harvard Common Press enthusiastically agree.

[Update, October 2: The giveaway has now ended. Congratulations to Megan, Amy, Teri, Janelle, and Kelly…and thanks to everyone who participated!]

So here’s the scoop: One lucky reader will receive a “Grand Prize” of all six cookbooks pictured above! Four more lucky readers will each receive one book of their choice from this list. We picked this particular group of books from their catalog because we felt they would be a great set for any cook — including vegetarian recipes, slow cooker recipes, soups, pickling & preserving, and even some refreshing beverages to round it out. Here they are:

To enter, follow the instructions in the “Rafflecopter” widget below (Email and RSS readers, click through to the full post to see it). Leave a comment on this blog post to “unlock” the other ways to enter!

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Thanks to Adam and Bruce from Harvard Common Press for the books and their enthusiastic support of October Unprocessed!

(I received no compensation of any kind from Harvard Common Press for this post. The links to the books are Amazon affiliate links, so if you click through and make a purchase, I’ll earn a few cents. Thanks for your support!)

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443 Responses to An Unprocessed Cookbook Giveaway

  1. Alice October 2, 2012 at 11:19 am #

    WIsh I’d known about this contest before it was over!!!

  2. Erin September 30, 2012 at 3:53 pm #

    I’ve never made decent pad thai! Every recipe I’ve tried falls sooooo short.

  3. Jayne September 30, 2012 at 3:03 pm #

    I’d really like to learn how to make Charro beans like the ones in my favorite Tex-Mex restaurant.

  4. Ericka September 30, 2012 at 2:00 pm #

    Cheeze…vegan cheeze, even raw cheeze. I MUST have this in y life and learn how to make it!

  5. Gia September 30, 2012 at 12:05 pm #

    My family diet needs a complete makeover. These books are exactly what I need to get the process started!

  6. Whende September 30, 2012 at 10:48 am #

    home made bread and pasta 🙂

  7. Tina McPherson September 30, 2012 at 10:21 am #

    Love, love this blog and have learned so much!

    Thanks and keep it rolling! Can’t wait for the book give away!


  8. Magen September 30, 2012 at 8:03 am #

    Great books! I’ve looked at two of them at BN. Would love to learn how to cook more vegetables based meals.

  9. Teresa September 30, 2012 at 7:26 am #

    I’d love to learn how to make Mexican rice like they serve at restaurants, without any sketchy ingredients.

  10. Teresa September 30, 2012 at 7:20 am #

    Hi Andrew- I’d love to win any of these books. I love cookbooks!

  11. Genevieve Rodrigue September 30, 2012 at 5:59 am #

    I would love to learn how to pickle stuff. I grow a lot of my own food, but become overwhelmed when september comes along and I have to find a way to use up all the food before the frost hits!

  12. Mary @ September 30, 2012 at 5:22 am #

    I would love to learn to cook anything with Quinoa. I’ve tried a few recipes and I’m hooked on it.

  13. Becky September 29, 2012 at 11:33 pm #

    I can’t think of a single recipe but many. I want to learn how to use beans more effectively in dishes

  14. devon September 29, 2012 at 11:30 pm #

    I would enjoy some of the pickling recipes. my attempts keep failing.

  15. Nick September 29, 2012 at 11:09 pm #

    I would like to learn to make new, tasty ways to eat vegetables.