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Giveaway: How to Cook Without a Book Meatless Meals

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by Amber on November 28, 2011

Today marks a week of cookbook giveaways on Bluebonnets & Brownies. Just in time for holiday gift giving, the three books I’ll share with you are all books I’m giving to friends this holiday season. Check back on Wednesday and Friday for two more fabulous cookbooks!

I’m starting the week off with Pam Anderson’s newest book. It’s no surprise that I’m probably Pam Anderson’s biggest fan. Long before I knew her or her daughters personally, I had been given Pam’s book, “Perfect Recipes for Having People Over” by my boss in a Christmas Secret Santa exchange.

Later, my boss would introduce me to Maggy, Pam’s daughter. It’s kind of a thing that happens when Americans end up in England. The Brits throw the Americans together, assuming that we’ll automatically like each other. Luckily for both Maggy and me, we did!

All this was long before we were food bloggers, but I do credit Pam for leading me into a passion about food. Pam’s books changed how I cooked. They helped me understand the techniques behind cooking. And if you’ve ever met the woman yourself? It’s impossible not to love her.

When Maggy announced on Twitter that Pam’s newest book was up for pre-sale, I think I was the first person to order it. Listen, friend or not, Pam is an excellent cook book writer. I will always have her newest books on my shelf, because they are always inspiring.

Pam’s book, “How to Cook Without A Book” was the first thing I chose to ever give away here on Bluebonnets & Brownies, because I use it all the time.

To this day, I think it has the most perfect and complete pantry staples list I’ve ever seen. And it gives those that are afraid to cook a real foothold on flavors and combinations so that they CAN experiment after getting down the basics.

“How to Cook Without A Book: Meatless Meals” is no exception. Pam moves you beyond the pasta and scrambled eggs to create some really spectacular formulas that you can use on both your meatless and meat-filled days.


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I think that’s probably my favorite thing about this book. While the focus is on really fantastic recipes that you can use every day in a meatless fashion, this is an every day cookbook. Any of these formulas are also fantastic on days when you ARE eating meat. Not that you’ll even miss it. The recipes are that good.

My favorite recipe out of the book so far is for the breakfast pizzas. Sweet or savory, you can’t go wrong.

I made Pam’s formula for apple, cinnamon, and hazelnut fruit breakfast pizzas. Because I am addicted to maple sugar, I also added a little of that in. Magnificent, I tell you!


Want to win Pam’s fabulous new book, just in time for the holidays?


How you win:

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Leave a comment below. Tell me why you’re excited to receive Pam Anderson’s How to Cook Without a Book: Meatless Meals. If you’re planning to give it on as a gift, tell me why.


Who wants bonus entries?!

For each item below that you do, you will get one extra chance to win. If you already do any of these items, they DO count. You MUST leave a separate comment for each item. If you leave one cumulative comment, it will only count as one extra entry.

1. Like Three Many Cooks on Facebook.
2. Like Bluebonnets & Brownies on Facebook.
3. Follow @threemanycooks, @PamAnderson3MC and @BluebonnetBaker on Twitter and tweet the following. Then come back and leave a comment that you did so.

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Important Details:

-This giveaway is open to USA and Canadian residents only and will run until Monday, December 5th at 11:59 pm EST.
-Winner(s) will be generated via a random number generator software program. Winner will be notified via the contact email provided on the comment contact form.
-Winner(s) will have until 12/7/11 to claim their cookbook or we will choose another winner.
-Winner will receive one copy of How to Cook Without a Book: Meatless Meals (Hardcopy){$32.50 MSRP}. Product will be shipped by Bluebonnets & Brownies.

Disclosure:

This giveaway is provided to you by Bluebonnets & Brownies. The views and opinions expressed by Amber Bracegirdle on Bluebonnets & Brownies are my own, and based upon my cooking experiences with Pam Anderson’s How to Cook Without a Book: Meatless Meals. I was given the product free of charge to test and review it; however, I was not monetarily compensated for the review or giveaway. I purchased the giveaway copy myself.

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