Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Our Best Bites Cookbook Giveaway

Our Best Bites

The sweet ladies behind Our Best Bites sent me a copy of their new cookbook to review.  Before the book ever arrived at my house I knew I would love it.  I think I have shared about 20 of their posts with you on my blog in the past year and I have loved every single recipe that I have tried.  LOVED!

Remember the chocolate chip cookie pie:

 

I mean what is not to love!

For every recipe that I have tried, my sister-in-law has tried ten.  My favorite that she recommended to me was Spicy Honey Chicken:


Which you have for dinner and make extra so that you can have this salad the next day for lunch:


The first recipe I tried out from the new cookbook was the Vegetarian Black Bean Taquitos.


I had some cilantro lime ranch dressing left over from dinner the night before and thought this would be the perfect way to use them up.  And I was right.  I will be sharing this  recipe with you later this week.

Recipes are obviously the most important piece of a great cookbook, but next to that the Rollover Ingredients Index has to be my favorite part.  These girls have listed all of the ingredients that you will have left over from a recipe and give you a list of other recipes in their cookbook that will use them up!  Now you won't have to throw out the rest of that fresh basil or dump buttermilk down the drain.  It is the perfect way to help you save money and a great way to plan your grocery list.

And I won't even tell you how much I love the bookmark, because I am probably the only person that unintentionally closes my cookbook a dozen times while trying to make dinner.

Honestly, the only thing I think I would change about the cookbook is the cover. It is super cute, but every time I pull it out to use is my 3-year-old thinks we are making cupcakes.

Our Best Bites

So, now to the fun part!  You can win a copy of your very own!!  Just leave a comment letting me know which recipe from Our Best Bites is your favorite.  If you don't have a favorite yet, head over to their blog and let me know which one you want to try.

Want more entries?  Post about this giveaway on your blog, Facebook, or twitter and then leave a comment here with a link.  (one entry for each, please leave each link in a separate comment).

And for even more chances to win, you can subscribe to Our Best Bites blog, follow them on Twitter, and like their Facebook Page.

So that is seven lucky chances to enter!!

Good luck!  You have until Midnight (CST) March 20, 2011 to enter.   A winner will be chosen at random from all entries.  Winner will be announced on Monday, March 21 and will need to respond within 48 hours.

Our Best Bites provided me with a copy of their cookbook to review and a copy to giveaway to one of my readers.  All opinions are my own.

606 comments:

  1. I make their Minestrone ALL the time...so good and easy!
    http://www.ourbestbites.com/2009/11/minestrone-soup/

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  2. and i LIKE them on Facebook...

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  3. I'd love to try the Colorburst Cupcakes recipe

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  4. I am subscribed to their blog

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  5. I follow them on twitter (@housewifekathie)

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  6. I like their FB page (Kathie Perez)

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  7. I posted it on my blog's FB page:

    https://www.facebook.com/JustaHappyHousewife/posts/109268699153579

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  8. I tweeted it:

    http://twitter.com/#!/housewifekathie/status/45530665487314944

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  9. I def want to try the Spicy Honey Chicken, that looks right up my taste bud alley

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  10. I also subscribed via e-mail to their blog.

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  11. Chocolate chip cookie pie. Deeeeeeeelishhhusss :)

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  12. I already follow their blog :)

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  13. I'm in a cinnamon roll kick at the moment; so, I want to try their Everyday Cinnamon Roll recipe!

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  14. I am wanting to try the Chocolate Mousse Cake!

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  15. blogged about it :) http://nicholaswhanau.blogspot.com/2011/03/cookbook-giveaway-my-favorites.html

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  16. tweeted it :) http://twitter.com/carymanda

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  17. I am a subscriber to the Best Bites Blog!

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  18. I am a fan of Best Bites on FB!

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  19. Oh boy that Spicy Honey Chicken looks delish! Thank you for this awesome giveaway.

    dianastlouis(at)gmail(dot)com

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  20. Tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/sdstlouis/status/45540823122714624

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  21. I follow Our Best Bites on Twitter.

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  22. I liked Our Best Bites on Facebook

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  23. I must have this book! please pick me!

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  24. I like Our best bites on Facebook

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  25. I subscribe to Our best bites RSS feed too!

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  26. My favorite recipe is the tortellini salad! my kids love it

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  27. I'm thinking I'll try the chocolate chip cookie pie first!

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  28. I love their pumpkin pie milkshakes! Yum!

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  29. I didn't have to look far, I want to try that chocolate chip cookie pie! It looks so yummy!
    Jen

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  30. I am following OBB on Twitter!
    Jen

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  31. They all look so yummy!! I think that chocolate chip cookie pie would be one I'd need to try, or for something healthier the Natchitoches meat pies look good too! Thanks for the chance. :)

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  32. I want to try the one-ingredient ice cream (aka frozen bananas)...I hope it satisfies that ice cream craving!!!

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  33. i'd like to try the taquitos - my husband has been asking for them for months, but i don't have a good recipe!

    slstepec@hotmail.com

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  34. I love their condiment sectionl... I am a big condiment person and have tried most of theirs on there... the SALSA is AMAZING! my mexican husband loves it, so thats saying alot!
    Thanks,
    kjc33@hotmail.com

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  35. our family favorite is the french dip sammiches!! but we also love the chicken fajitas!!
    melanie
    deesohana {at} gMail {dot} com

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  36. we like be different...act normal on FB!
    melanie
    deesohana {at} gMail {dot} com

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  37. I love their lime cilantro dressing and their chicken taquitos. And everything else I've ever made from them!

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  38. I also follow them on Twitter @beckysquire

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  39. And on facebook. Becky Squire

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  40. woah - you had me at Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie....

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  41. I think I'd have to go with the Pizookies. Fun name AND delicious :)

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  42. Of course now that you ask, I'm drawing a blank...but I think I'd have to go with their mint brownies. It was something I LOVED as a child, and have never made. Mmmm....

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  43. Colorburst Cupcakes! I made them for my daughter's 4-year old birthday bash...so fun!!!

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  44. Crumb-Topped Apple Pie?! Yes please!

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  45. I ADORE their perfect cupcake frosting that's made with white sauce. It's the best frosting ever!!! LOVE!

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  46. I "like" them on facebook too!

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  47. I am dying to try that chocolate chip cookie pie!! WOW!!! It looks amazing!!! I would LOVE that cookbook!!! It looks wonderful!!!

    alohajen8@hotmail.com

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  48. I would love to try the greek style pita sandwiches. It is hard to choose just one!

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  49. That's a beautiful cookbook indeed. I don't know if I've ever tried any of their recipes but I'd love to get my paws on that spicy honey chicken!

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  50. My favorite thing is the Red Pepper Dip! YUMMY!

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  51. I LOVE Our Best Bites. I've been following them for a few months now and have tried so many recipes, now I want the cookbook so I can have them all together! One recipe I haven't tried yet that I'm dying to try is the Mango Black Bean salsa. I drool everytime I look at it.

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  52. I follow OBB blog :)

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  53. The baked chicken taquitos are our house favorite - my husband's 'favorite meal of all time' in his words. :)

    sumossweetstuff@gmail.com

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  54. I really want to make their Brazilian Cheese Rolls..mmm..

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  55. I made their chicken taquitos this weekend...they were wonderful! I also LOVE their baked oatmeal recipe.

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  56. I follow Our Best Bites.

    sumossweetstuff@gmail.com

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  57. I like Our Best Bites on FB.

    sumossweetstuff@gmail.com

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  58. I would LOVE to win this... They are my go to site for recipes...
    My FAVORITE {we have them a few times a month} recipe is Baked Creamy Chicken Taquitos...
    sooooo good!

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  59. My favorite recipe is their frosting made with flour, the chocolate and the vanilla are AMAZING!

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  60. I also follow on Twitter..because I'm an addict.

    wbz1221@gmail.com

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  61. I follow Our Best Bites on Twitter.

    sumossweetstuff@gmail.com

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  62. I posted about the giveaway on facebook

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  63. http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/profile.php?id=612355870

    Posted the giveaway to my profile!

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  64. The colorburst cupcakes I made several months ago and were a hit with EVERYONE! I would love the book. Please enter me into give-a-way..

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  65. And I even follow them on Twitter!

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  66. I like them on facebook :)

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  67. I am obsessed with several recipies from their website but my favorite is probably the baked potato soup. I would absolutely LOVE to win this cookbook!!!!
    -Rachel Drown

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  68. I posted about this on facebook

    http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=613273378

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  69. Love the creamy chicken taquitos. YUM!

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  70. I love their chicken taquitos, but I use there rainbowburts cupcake recipe all the time!

    -Kellee

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  71. I like them on facebook! http://www.facebook.com/update_security_info.php?wizard=1#!/pages/Our-Best-Bites/54209502594

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  72. I subscribe to our best bites!

    -Kellee

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  73. And I posted about it on my blog

    thefordeverfamily.blogspot.com

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  74. I can't wait for BBQ season to try the Chili-Lime Mango Skewers but I'll be trying the spicy honey chicken this weekend I hope. Great giveaway, I'm excited to explore the book.

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  75. i would love to try the Natchitoches Meat Pies--i know my husband would love them!
    *kelly
    kelly-tillotson@hotmail.com

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  76. would love to try the choc chip cookie pie!!

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  77. i like our best bites on fb!
    *kelly
    kelly-tillotson@hotmail.com

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  78. i couldnt figure out how to follow their blog--but i signed up to follow them via email!
    *kelly
    kelly-tillotson@hotmail.com

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  79. Chocolate chip cookie pie....YUM.

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  80. I'm making the spicy honey chicken salad for dinner tonight! :-) I alos love their spaghetti and meatballs.

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  81. i Love the Best Bites on FB and i want to try the Spicy Honey Chicken

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  82. I also like them on facebook.

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  83. Yum! I would LOVE to win this!!!

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  84. I don't have a favorite yet, but I'm looking forward to making the Brazilian Lemonade!

    mk530mackay@gmail.com

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  85. Their Chocolate Chip cookie pie looks delicious!

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  86. I follow their blog.

    tiffy.lou@gmail.com

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  87. I follow Our Best Bites on Facebook

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  88. I also like them on fb!

    tiffy.lou@gmail.com

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  89. My wall is only viewable by friends, but I posted this link to Facebook.
    https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1160465602

    Thanks for the chance at winning!

    mk530mackay@gmail.com

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  90. One of my favorite recipes is their slow cooker french dip sandwiches, or their corn chowder! SO GOOD!!! :)

    tiffy.lou@gmail.com

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  91. I love Spicy Honey Chicken -- made it the other day!

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  92. I follow Our Best Bites on Twitter

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  93. I love thier alfredo, it's awesome and low calorie!

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  94. oh my email is mrs.tidden at gmail.com

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  95. I think that I will like the spicy honey chicken and I was just looking for something to make my three skiers that are returning tonight! Thanks!

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  96. It's too hard to pick a favorite, but I love how their "World's Best Dinner Rolls" make me look like a baking goddess in the kitchen.

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  97. I LOVE OBB. I have not made anything from them that was not yummy. I love their molten chocolate lava cakes and I have made their Chicken and dumplings many times this winter. I want one of these cookbooks so bad. Thanks so much!

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  98. I subscribe to the blog :)

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  99. We love the rosemary focaccia. We make it all the time. We even practiced saying it correctly with my toddler. yum yum!

    nicolerichins(at)gmail(dot)com

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  100. Follow Our Best Bites on Facebook ;)

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  101. I already subscribe to them. Thanks!

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  102. I follow Our Best Bites on facebook.

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  103. I first saw their blog when they posted the pie in a jar and have wanted to try that ever since BUT now that I see the spicy honey chicken...mmmmmm.

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  104. Shared the giveaway on Facebook!!

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  105. I shared the giveaway on FB.

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  106. I posted about the giveaway on twitter.

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  107. Posted on my blog
    http://myrainbowlily.blogspot.com/

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  108. Following Our Best Bites on Twitter!

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  109. I love their creamy baked taquitos
    jhurst1 @ hotmail (dot) com

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  110. My favorite OBB recipe (and I have tried A LOT of them) is the Nachitoches Meat Pies. Made them last night for Mardi Gras...along with their Beignets. I also love their taquitos, their sloppy joes, their french dip sandwiches (I could go on forever!!). Their blog is my go to for meals. I'd love a cookbook!

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  111. I like them on FB
    jhurst1 @ hotmail (dot) com

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  112. I also like them on Facebook

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  113. They've got some great recipes and cute ideas. I made their baked zucchini fries last weekend and they were scrumptious (especially dipped in a little ranch dressing).

    Plus, that glass block holiday jell-o keeps catching my eye. It would be the perfect addition to an art awareness lesson I'm planning for my son's class. Now, if I were only adept at handling the stuff.

    Really, who can't make jell-o, right? Sadly, so wrong in my case.

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  114. My favorite recipe ...If I had to choose only 1 would be the cookie pie.

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  115. I like their FB page and I would like to try every dessert recipe! I follow their blog too and love it.

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  116. I posted the contest on my Facebook page.
    http://www.facebook.com/#!/kristie.moffatt

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  117. I subscribe to the OBB blog.

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  118. I definitely want to try the chocolate chip pie! Yum-o!!

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  119. I subscribe and my favorite is the chocolate chip cookie pie, its to die for!

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  120. I follow them on twitter.
    @kristieann718

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  121. And since my first comment doesn't seem to have worked. I made their super-cute Lovebug cookies for Valentine's Day. Tasty & Adorable!

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  122. I posted the contest on my facebook page.
    https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=697777196

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  123. Absolutely love the Peppermint Bark Popcorn! We made it for neighbor gifts for Christmas and everyone was asking for the recipe! :) It's really to die for! YUM!

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  124. I love their homemade pizza sauce!

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  125. There are so many yummy looking dishes, I don't know where to begin. This book looks awesome and I am sure I would use it every day to make some yummy item for my family.

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  126. I posted the contest on Twitter.
    @kristieann718

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  127. I follow Our Best Bites on Facebook.

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  128. By far, my favorite recipe is the Chocolate Mousse Crunch Cake. It's absolutely to die for!

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  129. I love the sugar cookie recipe! It is absolutely the best!

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  130. I love so many - but the cinnamon bun popcorn is right up there!

    Jasey @ Crazy Daisy
    crazyjayzplace.blogspot.com

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  131. I don't have the cookbook but I am with your 3 year old, I have to make the cupcakes on the cover - YUM!

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  132. Some of my favorite recipes are the Pizza bites, cilantro lime dressing, and the Chicken fajitas!

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  133. I want to try the strawberry sauce it looks amazing!
    ehumphries3@gmail.com

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  134. What a fun sounding cookbook!!

    Would like to check out the Pie in a Jar recipe.

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  135. I also follow their blog!
    ehumphries3@gmail.com

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  136. Their Chunky Monkey Pancakes are awesome!

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  137. I love the cover of this cookbook!! Nice.

    I follow on facebook

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  138. I have been DREAMING about the pie in a jar and the Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie...not joking, seriously dreaming!

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  139. I already follow their BLOG!

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  140. I like the idea of the ingredient list at the side of the recipes.

    I also follow their blog.

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  141. I make the buttermilk ranch dressing all the time!!!

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  142. I already like "LOVE" them on FB!

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  143. Black Bean soup is my current favorite recipe. It makes my kids actually like beans!

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  144. LOVE My BEst Bites...can't wait to try their Chocolate mousse crunch cake!

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  145. The spicy honey chicken is the bomb!

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