Peace, Love & Pasta – Cookbook Giveaway with a Pasta Machine

Enter our US/CA giveaway to win one of three copies of Peace, Love, and Pasta: Simple and Elegant Recipes from a Chef’s Home Kitchen by Scott Conant with one US winner receiving an Anolon gourmet pasta maker.

Peace, Love, and Pasta: Simple and Elegant Recipes from a Chef’s Home Kitchen by Scott Conant is a cookbook of restaurant-quality meals that can be made easily in our own home kitchens. During the lockdown we have seen an influx of books being written by top chefs sharing the dishes that they cook at home for themselves and family.

Thirty years into an illustrious career of restaurant openings across the country, widespread acclaim, and frequent appearances on the Food Network’s Chopped, Conant has returned home to create his most personal cookbook yet. Meals cooked from simple, fresh ingredients were staples of his childhood in a New England family with roots in southern Italy (including recipes inspired by his Turkish wife). As is true with most cooking, simple is best and Conant brings that motto home in this beautifully photographed cookbook.

Our takes you inside this beautiful book and features the following

Scott shares from scratch pasta recipes in his title as well as his most requested dish Pasta pomodoro. For any of these dishes you may make the pasta or use store-bought – so we have options. There is a also a full chapter entitled “Detour to Turkish Home Cooking” featuring the food that his wife, Meltam, grew up with. This is what makes this book so special we are given Conant’s home recipes whether they be Italian, American or Turkish (there is even a recipe gorgeous German plum cake). The final chapter is all about desserts and you know I love a great dessert chapter. Desserts include the Hazelnut and brown butter cake shared above in our EYBD Preview, the German plum cake just mentioned and Whoopie pies, along with a few more. So, you can see that a true melting pot of deliciousness awaits us in this book.

On Oct 28th at 6pm Scott Conant will be featured at Sur La Table’s cookbook club. See the details here to sign up. Included in the price is a copy of the cookbook!

To celebrate this beautiful book, Anolon is providing one US winner one of their gourmet pasta makers. While you can make homemade pasta from scratch without having a pasta maker, it is so much easier and convenient to have one of these little gems in your arsenal.

This chrome plated pasta maker features:

  • Traditional Italian design with durable construction
  • Smooth, authentic hand crank for easy rolling of dough into lasagna or sheet pastas features a comfortable, durable handle
  • Seven position selector knob allows for easy width adjustment of solid, chrome plated pasta dough rollers
  • Convenient, adjustable countertop clamp tightens pasta maker to flat surfaces for steady, wiggle-free operation
  • Pasta cutting attachment features pre-set, carbon steel blades for slicing dough into fettucine or spaghetti noodles

Special thanks to the publisher for providing three copies of this title in our promotion and to Anolon for offering one of their gourmet pasta makers to one US winner. Entry options include answering the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

Which recipe in the index would you like to try first?

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  • LSanders  on  October 20, 2021

    Paccheri with pork ragù and caciocavallo cheese

  • sayeater  on  October 20, 2021

    I didn’t have to go very far in the index ’cause that Broccoli rabe pesto caught my eye right away. I’m not a fan of traditional basil pesto but this sounds right up my alley,

  • vickster  on  October 20, 2021

    Eggplant Borek

  • cookbook.chronicles  on  October 20, 2021

    Cast-iron skillet chicken with fingerling potatoes

  • redcurrant  on  October 20, 2021

    Rosemary lentils

  • leknit  on  October 20, 2021

    Veggie Bomba!

  • AmberBee  on  October 20, 2021

    Braised short rib risotto

  • dadekian  on  October 20, 2021


  • Brenda515  on  October 20, 2021

    I Love pasta! And peace…and love!, too! Kathy’s spinach soup with chicken meatballs sounds like a great fall soup…

  • lsmedley  on  October 20, 2021

    Spinach and ricotta gnudi

  • DJBWA  on  October 21, 2021

    Pesto Pasta

  • DarcyVaughn  on  October 21, 2021

    Polenta waffles

  • AlexHH  on  October 21, 2021

    Polenta waffles!

  • lean1  on  October 21, 2021

    Fritto Misto

  • Siegal  on  October 21, 2021

    Polenta waffles

  • sarahawker  on  October 21, 2021

    Braised short rib risotto with caramelized onions

  • Lindsayihart  on  October 21, 2021

    The Gremolata sounds heavenly!

  • Kristjudy  on  October 21, 2021

    Short rib Rizzotto

  • jkulb  on  October 21, 2021


  • matag  on  October 21, 2021

    Lemon ricotta pancakes

  • dbranigan27  on  October 21, 2021

    I would try the Grilled swordfish with tomatoes and watercress .

  • avonleajules  on  October 21, 2021

    Braised short rib risotto

  • miggsy  on  October 22, 2021

    Rosemary lentils

  • Jools1  on  October 22, 2021

    His classic – Pasta Pomodoro

  • Pamyoungvb  on  October 22, 2021

    Bistecca alla Fiorentina sounds elegant.

  • banba1  on  October 22, 2021

    Grilled cheese with braised short ribs

  • ravensfan  on  October 22, 2021

    Lemon ricotta pancakes

  • EasyBakeThis  on  October 22, 2021

    Eggplant caponata

  • smartie101  on  October 22, 2021

    Rosemary lentils

  • Ren23  on  October 23, 2021

    Veggie Bomba

  • stephntran  on  October 23, 2021

    Braised short rib risotto!

  • riley  on  October 23, 2021

    Pasta e fagioli

  • mcrimmins  on  October 23, 2021

    Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

  • janv  on  October 23, 2021

    Broccoli rabe pesto

  • trudys_person  on  October 23, 2021

    Paccheri with pork ragù and caciocavallo cheese sounds amazing! I love a good pork ragù, and I’ve never heard of that cheese, so I’m keen to try it.

  • LaurenE  on  October 23, 2021

    Rosemary lentils

  • infotrop  on  October 23, 2021

    Eggplant börek

  • virjeania  on  October 24, 2021

    Zucchini frittata

  • amylou61  on  October 24, 2021

    Walnut vinaigrette

  • leilx  on  October 25, 2021

    braised short ribs with fregola

  • nvernon  on  October 25, 2021

    Fusilli with chicken livers and neonata

  • cristinakylene  on  October 25, 2021

    The polenta waffles! I am so intrigued and they sound so good!

  • gilmonster  on  October 25, 2021

    Braised short rib risotto

  • Bohrnsen  on  October 26, 2021


  • mph993  on  October 26, 2021

    Walnut Bread!

  • sarahteertzah  on  October 26, 2021

    Maccheroni or spaghetti dough

  • antpantsii  on  October 26, 2021

    Veggie Bomba sounds like fun

  • JenThomas318  on  October 27, 2021


  • ChicagoJen  on  October 27, 2021

    Pasta e fagioli

  • Laura1  on  October 28, 2021

    Rosemary lentils

  • memorey  on  October 28, 2021

    I want to make great Spaetzle!

  • Samallyn6  on  October 28, 2021

    Eggplant caponata!

  • cdagen  on  October 28, 2021

    Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

  • roxlet  on  October 28, 2021

    Horseradish agliata. So interested to see this since my mother, of Neapolitan descent, used to put horseradish on pasta!

  • captunderp  on  October 28, 2021

    Almond pound cake with raspberry swirl. Yum!

  • suesand26  on  October 28, 2021

    Walnut vinaigrette!

  • Lafauvette  on  October 28, 2021

    fritto misto

  • topdawg11  on  October 28, 2021

    Gnocchi with clams

  • kennethjohngilmour  on  October 28, 2021

    would like to try the prime rib with Parmigiano-Reggiano popovers found on page 132 – those popovers sound good

  • hubbalance  on  October 28, 2021

    Chestnut Soup sounds perfect for this upcoming winter!

  • AngryButter  on  October 28, 2021

    For me it’s a toss up between the walnut vinaigrette and short rib risotto but doing both sounds like a perfect meal for me!

  • sdg8trgrl  on  October 28, 2021

    Whoppie pies – cause I don’t know if these are like whoppers or it’s a typo

  • LeMinou  on  October 29, 2021

    Rosemary lentils

  • amylou61  on  October 29, 2021

    I’d try the Zucchini frittata

  • orchidlady01  on  October 30, 2021

    Braised short rib risotto with caramelized onions

  • teamkies  on  October 31, 2021

    Creamy polenta with stewed mushrooms

  • stulled  on  October 31, 2021

    eggs in purgatory

  • sallansd  on  October 31, 2021

    Eggplant caponata

  • InAHealthyKitchen  on  October 31, 2021


  • kmn4  on  November 1, 2021

    Roasted pork shoulder

  • Aminata95  on  November 1, 2021


  • Dannausc  on  November 1, 2021

    Lemon aioli

  • GreenhouseCheryl  on  November 1, 2021

    Kathy’s spinach soup and chicken meatballs

  • hbakke  on  November 2, 2021

    Chicken cutlet sandwich with radicchio slaw and pickled Fresnos

  • pinklooveee  on  November 4, 2021

    Malloreddus with sausage and porcini ragù looks delicious I’d love to try.

  • roxlet  on  November 5, 2021

    Braised short rib risotto

  • Glutengirl  on  November 5, 2021

    Funny answer, the German potato salad. Though there are many others I want to try! I’ve never tried cucumbers in potato salad of any sort before. Yum!

  • braabpro  on  November 5, 2021

    Eggplant Caponata

  • dtremit  on  November 5, 2021

    Escarole and beans sounds lovely for fall!

  • sus1ecooks  on  November 6, 2021

    Short rib Rizzotto for dinner.

  • venettia  on  November 7, 2021

    Hazelnut and brown butter cake for me!

  • tarae1204  on  November 7, 2021

    The breaded chicken with cherry tomatoes and burrata

  • dbielick  on  November 8, 2021

    Grilled cheese with braised short ribs

  • youngsvnnhrs  on  November 9, 2021

    Braised short rib risotto with caramelized onions

  • calguire  on  November 9, 2021

    Spinach and ricotta gnudi with concentrated tomato sauce and crispy guanciale

  • Mignumi  on  November 10, 2021

    hazelnut and brown butter cake

  • acecil  on  November 10, 2021

    lemon ricotta pancakes

  • lindaeatsherbooks  on  November 11, 2021

    I’d like to make Kathy’s spinach soup and chicken meatballs.

  • Pizzacat13  on  November 11, 2021

    I think the whoopee pies, cos why not!

  • cljones  on  November 13, 2021

    I would make German potato salad

  • rchesser  on  November 13, 2021

    Braised Short Rib Risotto.

  • moralla  on  November 13, 2021

    Pici with lobster and tarragon

  • MarciK  on  November 14, 2021

    Prime rib with Parmigiano-Reggiano popovers

  • AlaskaEll  on  November 14, 2021


  • RSW  on  November 15, 2021

    French toast with gianduja whipped cream

  • JenjiD  on  November 15, 2021

    Paccheri with pork ragù and caciocavallo cheese

  • Kat11  on  November 17, 2021

    Pasta e fagioli Sounds delicious

  • Blue___Nile  on  November 18, 2021

    Spaghetti aglio e olio with anchovies

  • morello  on  November 19, 2021

    Spinach and ricotta gnudi for sure.

  • LABeachGal  on  November 19, 2021

    I would love to try lemon ricotta pancakes!

  • MissKoo  on  November 19, 2021

    Braised short rib risotto with caramelized onions

  • jehausman  on  November 19, 2021

    It’s getting cold around here — pasta e faglioli sounds good.

  • oduong930  on  November 20, 2021

    braised short rib risotto

  • katherine3  on  November 22, 2021

    broccoli rabe pesto

  • antpantsii  on  November 28, 2021

    Stuffed lobster

  • fbrunetti  on  November 28, 2021

    Spinach and ricotta gnudi with concentrated tomato sauce and crispy guanciale

  • Vbroussard  on  November 28, 2021

    Hazelnut and brown butter cake sounds perfect for the holidays.

  • lauriesk  on  November 28, 2021

    Roasted garlic, Parmigiano-Reggiano, and EVOO spread

  • Shelmar  on  November 28, 2021

    Chestnut soup

  • justcooking  on  November 29, 2021

    fusilli with chicken livers and neonata

  • Terrill  on  November 29, 2021

    Manti…and so many more!

  • CookingPerson  on  November 30, 2021


  • Sfgordon  on  November 30, 2021

    I would love to try Spaetzle at home!

  • cellenly  on  November 30, 2021

    brussel sprouts w/ calabrian relish

  • CatsintheKitchen  on  December 1, 2021

    Plum Cake

  • RickPearson54  on  December 1, 2021

    eggplant borek

  • laurentipton  on  December 2, 2021

    Grilled cheese with braised short ribs

  • fmd518  on  December 3, 2021

    Pasta Pomodoro

  • Giselbl  on  December 4, 2021

    Chestnut soup

  • Leonard5854  on  December 5, 2021

    Fritto mist0

  •  on  December 5, 2021

    Pasta e fagioli

  • abbeysophia  on  December 6, 2021

    Escarole and beans

  • Devonian04  on  December 6, 2021

    Cast iron chicken with fingerling potatoes

  • schesshire  on  December 10, 2021

    Escarole and beans!

  • debbiehb  on  December 12, 2021

    Chicken cutlets with burrata and melted baby tomato sauce

  • Jenamarie  on  December 12, 2021

    Prime rib with Parmigiano-Reggiano popovers

  • LEKcookbooks  on  December 16, 2021

    Ginger-lime oil sounds easy and delicious and could be used in so many ways!

  • jill1147  on  December 17, 2021

    I would love to try the Paccheri with Pork Ragu and Caciocavallo Cheese.

  • kbennall  on  December 18, 2021

    Fusilli with chicken livers and neonata. You can never have enough chicken liver recipes.

  • hawaiieat  on  December 18, 2021

    I would like to try Pasta e fagioli first!

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