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10 Days Till Christmas: Cookbook Giveaway! (Winner Announced)

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This giveaway is sponsored by me. Because I love ya! One of you will receive the following book: Barefoot Contessa Foolproof: Recipes You Can Trust. It should make any cook very happy. It has lots of pretty pictures and promises to provide you with recipes that work. Read on to learn how to enter the giveaway!

Congratulations to our Winner: 

#109: Louis who wrote “I don’t have just one favorite – I use a variety.” 
Louis, please check your email and reply within 72 hours. Thanks and Merry Christmas!! – Natasha 

Here’s a peak at the back cover:

Barefoot Contessa Book-2

And a couple from inside:

Barefoot Contessa Book-3

Barefoot Contessa Book-4

I want a bowl of that soup. Looks like a cozy thing to eat.

Giveaway Rules:

*The giveaway ends on December 16, 2012 at 11:59 pm MST. There will be one winner drawn.
*No duplicate comments.

You may receive up to (4) total entries by selecting from the following entry methods:
a) Leave a comment in response to the following question: What is your favorite go-to cookbook?  
b) Pin this giveaway on pinterest and leave a separate comment telling me you’ve done so; including the link to pinterest.
c) Share this post on facebook and leave a separate comment telling me you’ve done so.
d) Tweet about this giveaway on twitter and leave a separate comment with a link to your tweet.
e) Share a picture of this giveaway on instagram and tag “@natashaskitchen” then leave a separate comment telling me you’ve shared it on instagram.
f) Blog about this promotion and leave the URL to your post in a comment below
This giveaway is open to US Residents age 18 or older. Winners will be selected via random draw, and will be notified by e-mail. You have 72 hours to get back to me, otherwise a new winner will be selected.

Merry Christmas and God bless all of you darlings 🙂
-Natasha

 

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Welcome to my kitchen! I am Natasha, the blogger behind Natasha's Kitchen (since 2009). My husband and I run this blog together and share only our best, family approved recipes with YOU. Thanks for stopping by! We are so happy you're here.

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  • Irina
    December 17, 2012

    Did anyone win anything? Are you going to post all the winner? 🙂 Reply

  • Estera
    December 16, 2012

    my favorite go to cookbook is my recipe binder I put together 12 yrs ago after I got married, as I learned to cook 🙂 Reply

  • December 16, 2012

    I am an avid collector of cookbooks… Right now, one of my favorites is My Tartine cookbook 🙂 Reply

  • reg
    December 16, 2012

    The internet is my favorite cookbook :> Reply

  • Katya
    December 16, 2012

    My favorite cookbook is the one I have with all my handwritten recipes from Ukraine 🙂 Reply

  • Natalia
    December 16, 2012

    Book it.. Reply

  • Natalia
    December 16, 2012

    Unfortunately I don’t have any cookbook except recipes on online like yours. Reply

  • Ekaterina
    December 16, 2012

    My favorite cookbook would have to be any of the taste of home magazines! They are so amazing and have easy/tasty recipes anyone can enjoy:) Reply

  • Dina
    December 16, 2012

    My favorite cook book is Williams-Sonoma Cooking essentials. Reply

  • dre
    December 16, 2012
  • dre
    December 16, 2012

    i dont have any cook books but i always use the allrecipes.com website. Reply

  • Tonya
    December 16, 2012

    my favorite cook book is the simple recipes magazine. they have delish and easy recipes. Reply

  • Alena
    December 16, 2012

    Go to cookbook is my hand written homemade cookbook that I add to on a regular basis! It consists of family recipes, my own made up recipes and clippings from mags and photo copies of recipes that catch my eye and are too delish to leave away in a book. Reply

  • Mila S
    December 16, 2012

    Posted on facebook Reply

  • Mila S
    December 16, 2012

    My favorite cookbook is Rachel-Ray 30 minutes meals. Reply

  • Lena
    December 16, 2012

    I like to go to online, and better homes and gardens cookbook. for like measurements for grains cooking. Reply

  • julia
    December 15, 2012

    I actually don’t have a favorite cookbook. I usually just go online for recipes. Right now it’s your blog and google =) Reply

  • Inessa
    December 15, 2012

    Shared on Facebook. Reply

  • Inessa
    December 15, 2012

    Shared on Instagram Reply

  • Inessa
    December 15, 2012

    I like the 5-ingredients recipe book, but honestly lately it’s been mostly sites like yours. Also like pioneer woman, and Ina graten. You should def come out with a cook book soon. Reply

  • anna ovd
    December 15, 2012

    Pinned it! Reply

  • Natasha
    December 15, 2012

    Favorite go to cookbook(s) to many..i like desserts/cake, one pot meals, anything quick easy with few ingredients!!! Reply

  • Katrina T
    December 15, 2012

    I have a big fat Better Homes and Gardens (75 anniversary) cook book that I like to use. I would love to try out this one that you are giving away. Love the pictures. Reply

  • Olya Shem
    December 15, 2012
  • Olya Shem
    December 15, 2012

    Pinned it!  Reply

  • Olya Shem
    December 15, 2012

    This is going to sound redundant, but my go to cookbook is your blog. I also frequent skinnytaste.com and budgetbytes.blogspot.com Reply

  • Alla
    December 15, 2012

    Shared it on Facebook Reply

  • Alla
    December 15, 2012

    Either my barefoot contessa or the pioneer woman cookbooks… But mostly yours and Olga’s blog 😉 Reply

  • Louis
    December 15, 2012

    I don’t have just one favorite – I use a variety. Reply

  • Meryl
    December 15, 2012

    I use a mixture of cookbooks and online recipes. Reply

  • Lana
    December 15, 2012

    my favorite cook books would be anything from Paula Deen, I love southern cooking:) Natashas kitcken hasnt failed me yet either! Reply

  • Lena
    December 15, 2012

    My favorite place to get recipes is your blog. I practically check it everyday! Reply

  • Oksana
    December 15, 2012

    I really like the Barefoot Contessa back to basics cookbook, there are a lot of really great recipes. Reply

  • ilona
    December 15, 2012

    For my wedding, I received a Bridal edition cookbook that I used alot…once blogs started coming, that’s what I’ve been using .. Reply

  • Natasha Y
    December 15, 2012

    My favorite cook book is the one that I’m putting together, I print out my favorite recipes and put them together in the folder. The recipes are from different websites including yours:) Reply

  • Yelena B.
    December 15, 2012

    My favorite go-to cookbook is ur website because the directions are so clear. I once tried to make a cake using a Russia cookbook and the directions were horrible. So of course my cake was a disaster so i threw it all away. Reply

  • Natasha Y
    December 15, 2012
  • inna
    December 15, 2012

    Hi Natasha,
    I am a book addict. I buy tons of baking books and cookbooks on amazon. Running out of space for them all 🙂 My favorite cookbooks are the Taste of Home cookbooks. All of their recipes are easy, practical and tested by readers. I check your site frequently for russian/ukrainain recipes. I especially like unique and creative desserts. Reply

  • Zina P
    December 15, 2012

    Pinned!  Reply

  • Vera
    December 15, 2012

    pined it  Reply

  • December 15, 2012

    i don’t really have one! i have a few blogs i trust and a folder of recipes i received from my mom. Reply

  • elena
    December 15, 2012

    My favorite cook books are blogs like yours and now pinteres Reply

  • vita
    December 15, 2012

    My favorite and most used on the go cook book is your blog love it …. Reply

  • Mariya
    December 15, 2012

    I used to have Russian cook books but since I got married I been using blogs and sites. I just take my phone into the kitchen, or print the recipe out. This site is of course one of my everyday ones. I remember most of the recipes that I used from here:) Reply

  • Natalie
    December 15, 2012

    i dont exactly have a cook book, but i LOVe Ina! used to watch ” barefoot contessa” all the time when we had cable. I love your blog, and if i need any recipes i either google or come browse your site:) Reply

  • Luda
    December 14, 2012

    Hi Natasha, my go to cookbook is ur blog. Everything I need is here 🙂 my family enjoys all the food I prepare from ur blog. Thanks alot for sharing with us all ur wonderful and yummy food 🙂 Reply

  • Svetlana
    December 14, 2012

    Your blog and Olga’s Flavor Factory. You two are my first go to girls! 🙂 Reply

  • Olesa
    December 14, 2012

    Honestly I like anything Ina makes. If I’m in a search for something specific I go to allrecipes.com and if I want something Russian I go to natashaskitchen 😉 Reply

  • Inna McAllister
    December 14, 2012

    Shared on instargam 🙂 Reply

  • Inna McAllister
    December 14, 2012

    Shared this post on Facebook 🙂 Reply

  • Inna McAllister
    December 14, 2012

    I dont have a favorite to-go cookbook but your blog is always such a big help always and whenever I ran out of ideas what to cook I always turn to your blog, it literaly has become a life saver 🙂 Thank you for your amazing ideas and recepices 🙂 Reply

  • Natalya H
    December 14, 2012

    I love my Joy of Cooking cookbook for a quick reference if it is a meal I don’t usually make. I also have a notebook of all my tried and true recipes for all the keeper recipes. Your recipes are becoming incorporated fast into this notebook 🙂 Reply

  • Natasha
    December 14, 2012

    My go to cookbook is your blog!!! So far your blog is the only one I can trust when I cook something that I never tried, and I know if its one that you posted yhen its deffinatly yummy! But I recently found foodgawker and I made some goodies from there.. so ill be checking that site more offten now. Reply

  • Irina
    December 14, 2012

    My cookbook is your blog..i get ALOT of recipes from your site..thnx much! Reply

  • elena
    December 14, 2012

    I like “Taste of home” cookbook and i love ur blog Reply

  • Luba
    December 14, 2012

    Pinned on pinterest:

     Reply

  • Luba
    December 14, 2012

    I shared this giveaway on FB! Reply

  • Luba
    December 14, 2012

    As many have mentioned, you are my go to “cook-book”! 🙂 Reply

  • olessa
    December 14, 2012

    my favorite go-to food blog is natashaskitchen.com and i also receive rachael ray magazines…love the new recipes from there as well. Reply

  • Puppydogs
    December 14, 2012

    Hmmm actual cookbook on my shelves? That would be the joy of cooking. It is such a basic, can look up almost anything cookbook.

    For online, I visit lots of places, but the one place I can look up almost anything and change servings is all recipes. There are so many different cooks on there I can get a variety of recipes for the same dish. Reply

  • Irina
    December 14, 2012

    Ina she is really the best! Love her recipes. My mom and I have tried a lot of them and they are GOOD :0) Reply

  • Irina
    December 14, 2012

    Shared this on facebook Reply

  • mary s
    December 14, 2012

    I love online recipes and cookbooks! So fast and easy 🙂 Reply

  • Olesya
    December 14, 2012

    shared it on fb! Reply

  • Olesya
    December 14, 2012

    Pinned it:  Reply

  • Olesya
    December 14, 2012

    My go to cook book is The Taste Of Home. Hubby bought it for me almost 5 years ago from costco. I still use it weekly. So many great recipe. Reply

  • Lina
    December 14, 2012

    Does your blog count? Love the recipes and you make them so easy!! Reply

  • Luba
    December 14, 2012

    I don’t use too many cook books, although I do have a pile of them. Mostly I prefer blogs, yours being one of my favorite! Reply

  • Irene
    December 14, 2012

    Recently, what I have cooked and baked most came from your awesome blog!! 🙂 Reply

  • Ana
    December 14, 2012

    Pinned on pinterest!

     Reply

  • Ana
    December 14, 2012

    I like Taste of Home cookbooks, they are easy to understand and follow.
    Your blog has been a great inspiration to me and I always love to try new things from here. (You should publish a cookbook 😉 Reply

  • Marina
    December 14, 2012

    My favorite cookbook is the costco cookbook. They give out a free cookbook at costco on black friday. It has delicious and easy recipes and I usually have all the ingredients because I shop at costco alot. Reply

  • Lorik
    December 14, 2012

    My favorite cook book is ” Taste Of Home” Reply

  • alison
    December 14, 2012

    My fav cook book is The Pioneer Woman Cooks.
    and of course your website! Reply

  • Mariya F.
    December 14, 2012

    Well I can say FOR SURE that YOUR BLOG has been my all time favorite place to get all my recipes from ever since I’ve discovered it this past summer thanks to my sister-in-law!! :)) I wasn’t big on cookbooks before I discovered ur blog, just used recipes from family members mostly but now I’m “digging” through ur website daily, multiple times a day!!! :)) Reply

  • Mila
    December 14, 2012

    Don’t know if this counts but a go to cookbook via my phone would be food gawker. Love that app @ have seen many of your recipes featured!  Reply

  • Julia
    December 14, 2012

    Instagram’ed as well with tag 🙂 Reply

  • Julia
    December 14, 2012
  • Julia
    December 14, 2012

    My favourite cook book is Easy Everyday Cooking by Better Homes 🙂 Reply

  • December 14, 2012

    I love Ina Garten. I don’t have any of her cookbook but love watching her show and using her recipes online.
    My favorite go to cookbook has been the America’s Test Kitchen Cookbook lately. It’s hard to pick just one. 🙂
    What a fabulous giveaway Natasha! Thank you for the opportunity! Reply

  • alla
    December 14, 2012

    shared on facebook! Reply

  • alla
    December 14, 2012

    my favorite cookbook is the ”taste of home”! Reply

  • alla
    December 14, 2012
  • marina
    December 14, 2012

    i mostly go online for my recipes. Your blog and pinterest. Reply

  • Olena
    December 14, 2012

    Recipe Book on Food and Recipes around the world!! Reply

  • December 14, 2012

    love the pioneer woman cooks cookbook! thanks so much for the giveaway…. I watch barefoot contessa on tv all the time:) Reply

  • Yuliya Iasan
    December 14, 2012

    I have an Amish cookbook that I wonderful! The recipes are so close to Russian tradition ones and I love how everything is simple to make! Reply

  • ALesia
    December 14, 2012

    Recipes from relatives or online recipes! Reply

  • Mila T.
    December 14, 2012

    Pinned.  Reply

  • Mila T.
    December 14, 2012

    Your blog! It’s much easier than digging through cookbooks. Although I do look through my cookbooks sometimes and put bookmarks on what I want to try. Reply

  • viktoria
    December 14, 2012

    My favorite go to cook book is the red betty crocker cook book, and for russian food definitely your site. Reply

  • Meg S
    December 14, 2012

    Go-to cookbook is definitely Southern Sideboards – they’ve never steered me wrong! Reply

  • Irina
    December 14, 2012

    Your website is my favorite cookbook … I think I made every recipe you have. And I LOVE all of them!!! Reply

  • December 14, 2012

    I do have several cook books on my kitchen shelf. Often I reach for French Cooking. But more often I open my mom’s hand-written recipe notebook.
    Thank you! Reply

  • Zina P
    December 14, 2012

    I rarely use go-to cookbooks anymore….instead I check out your blog or my “cosmic online cooking resources cookbook”. Reply

  • Leslie
    December 14, 2012

    My go-to cookbook is the FANNY FARMER cookbook I receive for a wedding gift in 1980. Reply

  • Katy
    December 14, 2012

    I use the Internet for all of my recipes. I don’t even own a cook book;) I always use your website for most of my recipes. I also LOVE foodgawker and Pinterest to find interesting recipes! Reply

  • Angela
    December 14, 2012

    Favorite cookbook (recently): Slow Cooker Revolution by America’s Test Kitchen Reply

  • Vera
    December 14, 2012

    Shared on Facebook! Reply

  • Angela
    December 14, 2012

    Shared on FB! Reply

  • JuliaKuz
    December 14, 2012

    my favorite cookbook is definitely my moms… shes passed away 6 years ago, but i still use her handwritten recipe book that she wrote in Ukraine and make her traditional recipes, and of course, I add on a lot of my own favorites to it, who knows, when i get old, I may pass it down to my daughter as a keepsake Reply

  • Jessminda
    December 14, 2012

    The Joy of Cooking… I use my grandma’s copy! You can’t beat a classic 🙂 Reply

  • SvetKa
    December 14, 2012

    I used to swear by food.com before they took away the filtering feature. Now I go to epicurious and my atk magazines Reply

  • Jill Zager
    December 14, 2012

    My cookbook is honestly a very old Holy Resurrection Orthodox church cookbook of my moms that she gave to me. All the recipes are tried and true and my poor book is falling apart but the recipes are still the best! Reply

  • Maureen
    December 14, 2012

    I love a book that was made by the mother’s at the Montessorri school that my siblings and I went to. It is my go to book. It is called Beyond Peanut Butter and Jelly. But a regular book it probably the original Susan branch cookbook. Reply

  • Lena
    December 14, 2012

    My all time favorite go to cookbook is Barefoot Contessa Back to basics by Ina Garten. I have all her cookbooks but I think this one has to be my favorite. Simple, delicious, and easy to follow. Lot’s of personality ~bonus 🙂 Reply

  • Vera
    December 14, 2012

    My fave cook book is my thick binder of recipes I’ve collected over the years. Reply

  • Angela
    December 14, 2012

    Also shared it on facebook! Reply

  • Angela
    December 14, 2012
  • Angela
    December 14, 2012

    I really dont have a favorite cook book, my is internet I find everything I need here, I love foodtv.com Reply

  • Musica
    December 14, 2012

    I don’t have a favorite paper cookbook, but I do check yours and a couple other blogs almost every day! Reply

  • Tatyana V
    December 14, 2012

    My all time favorite go to cook book has been “Taste of Home” but now it seems that everyday I just MUST check your site for recipes 🙂 Love yua…. Reply

  • Fedor
    December 14, 2012

    Favorite cookbook of all time = Natashaskitchen.com my wife has returned every other cookbook we have had Reply

  • Anna
    December 14, 2012

    By the way I Instagramed this too Reply

  • Anna
    December 14, 2012

    My favorite cookbook is a 12 Days of Christmas holiday edition, I love to use it all year round and simply add or take away some of the seasonal decor!! Reply

  • Anna
    December 14, 2012
  • Anna
    December 14, 2012

    My favorite go to cook book is your website 🙂 Reply

  • alina
    December 14, 2012

    My favorite to go cook book was a book until I found out there are blogs and I became more computer savy. And now your blog is obviously one of my go to. Reply

  • Winston
    December 14, 2012

    Shared on FB Reply

  • Winston
    December 14, 2012

    Either my well worn James Beard Cookbook or Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child. Although, Modernist Cuisine is rapidly making headway. Reply

  • Elina
    December 14, 2012

    I love my America’s test kitchen cookbook. Reply

  • Yuliya
    December 14, 2012

    Costco Cookbook Reply

  • Olga
    December 14, 2012

    My favorite go-to cookbook is definitely ur blog, if I need an idea for what to make or wanna try something new I go here. Or always come back for my favorites 🙂 BUT if this doesn’t count then ill have to say my own cookbook, one I’ve put together from my moms recipes, grandmas, sisters, mother-in-laws or anyone else who shared a recipe with me. I have a handwritten journal I rewrite my recipes into that I like keeping traditional 🙂 Reply

  • alina
    December 14, 2012

    barefoot contessa is actually one of my favorite cookbooks! love her recipes 🙂 Reply

  • maria
    December 14, 2012
  • maria
    December 14, 2012

    my fave cook book would be authentic russian/middle eastern cooking’s, that was gifted to my mom on her wedding day, and now passed down to me Reply

  • irine
    December 14, 2012

    b)  Reply

  • irine
    December 14, 2012

    a) My all time favorite cook book would be Rachel Ray 30 minute meals. It was an amazing experience to meet her in person and shoot a video in a cooking class right next to her! I still have the cookbook that she signed and gave out as a gift to the class..unforgettable memories :)) Reply

  • evan
    December 14, 2012

    A) fave cook book would your blog, hopefully one day you will have an actual cook book 🙂 Reply

  • SLF
    December 14, 2012

    My favorite cookbook is Bittman’s “How to Cook Everything” – it’s so versatile Reply

  • Alina
    December 14, 2012

    Honestly, as fur as traditional Russian/Ukrainian cooking goes, my “go to” cook book is your blog! I love finding the good old recipes that take me back to my childhood. Your blog is so convenient, I love it!

    P.S. My Mama keeps on asking me where I get all these recipes. Haha. You are my secret Natasha! Thank you! Reply

  • Nadia Z
    December 14, 2012

    One of my favorite to go cookbook is Simply Extra Raleys Magazine that distributed by groserry store Raleys in CA! And of course love some blogs: http://www.natashaskitchen.com; http://www.olgasflavorfactory.com & http://www.momsdish.com! 🙂 Reply

  • Nadia Z
    December 14, 2012

    Shared on Facebook! 🙂 Reply

  • Nadia Z
    December 14, 2012

    Shared on Instagram! 🙂 Reply

  • tony
    December 13, 2012
  • tony
    December 13, 2012

    my favorite go to cook book is your blog… hope this counts as a cook book. seriously i check ur blog every day sometimes twice a day… lunch and dinner to find somethng quick and easy and delicious to cook for my family Reply

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