Giveaway: Two family packs of fresh mangos, courtesy of the National Mango BoardFind it: Grocery stores and markets nationwide
In our pursuit of eating locally and seasonally we have few special exceptions in our produce. One: coffee. Two: bananas. Three: mangos! When it comes to mangos we are grateful for the global trade that brings us this exotic fruit. We only splurge on it occasionally, as a special treat, but when we do oh how we enjoy it!
Today in partnership with the National Mango Board we're giving away two big boxes of mangos. Read on for mango recipes, tips, and how to enter this giveaway.
Giveaway: Recycline Preserve Blue Colander and Red Cutting Board Find it: Available at Whole Foods
Washing, rinsing, and chopping - there should be lots of that going on this time of year, right? All those summer vegetables and strawberries. Well, today we're giving away a colander and a cutting board to help you along. The best part is - these are from the Recycline Preserve line, so they're made out of recycled plastic and recyclable themselves.
Prize: 3 Emile Henry pie dishes From:Emile Henry Value: $40
We just gave you a big long list of recipes, tips and tools for summer pies. Now we're giving away one of our favorite-ever pie dishes. Emile Henry makes gorgeous bakeware and tableware in France, and their pie dishes are just classic. In fact, it's the 10th anniversary of their American Pie Dish! Read on to see more photos and learn how you can win one in today's Giveaway.
A couple days ago we reviewed a great resource of a book: Things Cooks Love, by Marie Simmons. This book is packed with great recipes and tips for getting the most out of your kitchen arsenal. We're giving away five copies today, so read on to see how to win one.
Giveaway: A DOZEN (12) Chef'N VeggiChop manual food processors
Find it:Buy at Cooking.com, $29.95
We ate our first dish out of the garden last night - a green salad with chives and herbs -and now we can hardly wait to chop up our cucumbers, tomatoes, and peppers into fresh salsa. To help you do the same, we are holding a truly fabulous giveaway today. Remember this Chef'N manual food processor, the VeggiChop? You can see a video demonstration here of this completely charming chopper.
We're giving away a full dozen! Read on for instructions on how to enter...
Giveaway: Three Power Plant Minis from Prepara
Find it: Buy through Prepara directly for $39.99
We have a treat of a giveaway for you today. We have been looking forward to this ever since we saw this great product at the Housewares show in Chicago. We've already showed you the Prepara Herb Savor, which helps you keep your herbs fresh. Now they have the perfect indoor herb garden for all the apartment dwellers with nothing more than a windowsill and an airshaft.
To see how it works and for a chance to win one in today's Thursday Giveaway, read on...
Gift: One green and white Mystic Garden pattern tea set from Yedi Houseware
Our giveaway this week is a spring garden tea set from Yedi Houseware and Classic Coffee & Tea. We are thinking this is a lovely way into your Spring Cure party, if you haven't planned one yet - why not a classic garden tea party? To enter, read on...
Gift: Five copies of The Veggie Gardener's Answer Book by Barbara W. Ellis
Shop: Available from Amazon for $10.17
I keep one book in my gardening tote, Barbara Damrosch's The Garden Primer, and have done so for many years (this bible of gardening wisdom came out 20 years ago). But now there's a new kid on the block, and I might have to make room for it.
The Veggie Gardener's Answer Book (Storey, 2008) by Barbara W. Ellis, is a compact volume of answers to commonly asked questions about vegetable gardening, even questions that fairly seasoned gardeners like myself secretly harbor.
Congratulations to elizb98, Flappy McGee, scsoccerchick6, shaldeman and chromiumman - all winners of our Tastebook giveaway last week! The family recipes they would include in a customized recipe book included yogurt dip, stupendous seafood gumbo, chocolate cake and more.
And if you're not among the winners, don't forget that there's a special offer and free shipping through May 4. Go back to the Tastebook giveaway post for more info.
Gift: Five customizable Tastebooks
Shop: Available from Tastebook for $34.95
Are you wondering what you'll give Mom for Mother's Day on May 11? How about a customized Tastebook with some of your own family recipes, and a few new ones from Epicurious or other recipe sites sprinkled in? We've talked about Tastebook's lovely and easily customizable cookbooks before, and today we're giving away five. Read on to find out how to win one and get it in time for Mother's Day!