This week: The Big Book of King Cake, recipes, cookbook previews and more

Last Sunday, Darcie wrote a paragraph on King cakes in her food news antipasto post; and in February of 2020, I covered the yeasted cake in a weekly roundup. Today, I want to share more with you about a beautiful book devoted to the subject. The Big Book of King Cake: The Stories & Bakers Behind New Orleans' Sweetest Tradition… read more

Christmas in January – Cookbooks, Cookie Press & Duralex Bowls Giveaway

Between the end of the year rush and being sick (that is still lingering), I feel cheated out of Christmas. December is my favorite month - my birthday, the holiday decorations, relaxing, baking, and the overall feel of the holidays - I feel like I missed it all. We are not taking the tree down for another two weeks so… read more

The last few weeks: Magnolia Network, 2022 cookbooks, giveaways, previews and more

Happy 2022! This week's roundup will share posts and information since our last roundup on December 17th. The Magnolia Network announced that the popular Waco couple, Chip and Joanna Gaines, will officially rebrand the DIY television network on Jan. 5. Viewers will be able to "experience everything Magnolia" in one place. The great news about this is that now we… read more

Tarkari – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our giveaway to win one of four copies of Tarkari: Innovative Vegetarian and Vegan Indian Dishes with Heart and Soul by Rohit Ghai. Three copies available in the US from the publisher and one copy supplied by EYB worldwide. Tarkari: Innovative Vegetarian and Vegan Indian Dishes with Heart and Soul by Rohit Ghai is a beautiful book filled with recipes… read more

Sugar, I Love You – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/UK giveaway to win one of four copies of Sugar, I Love You: Knockout Recipes to Celebrate the Sweet Things in Life by Ravneet Gill. Hello members, I've been missing in action - working on indexing and end of year projects as well as being under the weather. I will be putting up some great cookbook giveaways in… read more

This week: Linzer cookie recipes; Bookmarklet tips, giveaways and cookbook previews

Do you know about the Bookmarklet feature here at EYB? Whenever you see a recipe on a food website that you like the look of, you can add it to your Bookshelf using the EYB Bookmarklet. Go to your Home Page. Drag the Bookmarklet and drop it on to your favorites bar. To drag it you need to left click on the… read more

Your Home Izakaya Cookbook Giveaway and Zojirushi Pressure Induction Heating Rice Cooker

Enter our US/UK/AU/NZ giveaway to win one of three copies of Your Home Izakaya: Fun and Simple Recipes Inspired by the Drinking-and-Dining Dens of Japan by Tim Anderson. One US winner will receive the book and a Zojirushi Pressure Induction Heating Rice Cooker & Warmer NP-NWC10/18.   Your Home Izakaya: Fun and Simple Recipes Inspired by the Drinking-and-Dining Dens of… read more

One Tin Bakes Easy – Edd Kimber

Enter our giveaway to win a copy of One Tin Bakes Easy: Foolproof Cakes, Traybakes, Bars and Bites from Gluten-free to Vegan and Beyond by Edd Kimber. Three copies available in the US and one copy provided by Eat Your Books worldwide. One Tin Bakes Easy: Foolproof Cakes, Traybakes, Bars and Bites from Gluten-free to Vegan and Beyond by Edd… read more

This week: Understanding EYB Library filters; Jenny’s best cookbooks of 2021 and more

Members often inquire about limiting the results of a recipe search. For example, if a member wanted to find recipes utilizing "pineapple" but was only looking for cocktail recipes, the member would use our Filters. In the Recipe Library type in your ingredient/ingredients. You will note that there are over 24,000 recipes with pineapple in the photo below. 2. To… read more

The last two weeks: Cookies – to spritz or not to spritz, baking recipes, cookbook previews and more

Spritz cookies are a type of German Christmas cookie made of flour, butter, sugar and eggs called Spritzgeback. The word spritz originated from the German word, “spritzen,” which means “to squirt” in English. This refers to pushing the cookie dough through a cookie press. Spritz cookies Spritz cookies are easy, they can add bulk to a cookie tray (making it look… read more

Cook Once Dinner Fix Prize Package Giveaway with a Circulon frying pan

Enter our US giveaway to win a copy of Cook Once Dinner Fix: Quick and Exciting Ways to Transform Tonight's Dinner into Tomorrow's Feast by Cassy Joy Garcia along with a meal planning tear sheet (lasts about a year), an e-book with eight extra dinners and lunches and a Circulon STEELSHIELD S-SERIES 12" Stainless-Steel Nonstick Frying Pan with lid! Our… read more

The Modern Larder – Veritable Garden Giveaway

Enter our US/CA giveaway to win one of three copies of The Modern Larder: From Anchovies to Yuzu, a Guide to Artful and Attainable Home Cooking by Michelle McKenzie with one grand prize winner in the US also receiving a Veritable Garden. The Modern Larder: From Anchovies to Yuzu, a Guide to Artful and Attainable Home Cooking by Michelle McKenzie proves that… read more

Sambal Shiok: The Malaysian Cookbook – Giveaway

Enter our US/UK/AU/NZ giveaway to win one of three copies of Sambal Shiok: The Malaysian Cookbook by Mandy Yin. As founder and head chef of Sambal Shiok in London, Mandy Yin cooks some of the best Malaysian food in the country for hordes of hungry customers who hope to get a taste of her crunchy Malaysian fried chicken. Mandy admits… read more

Cooking at Home and a Smithey Wok Giveaway

Enter our US giveaway to win a copy of Cooking at Home: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Recipes (And Love My Microwave) by David Chang and Priya Krishna and a Smithey wok. Cooking at Home: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Recipes (And Love My Microwave) by David Chang and Priya Krishna teaches cooks of any… read more

This week: 1,200 EYBD Previews milestone, recipes, cookbook giveaways and more

On Monday our monthly newsletter will be arriving in your inboxes so that you can start checking out our Thanksgiving Pinterest boards and adding books to your Wishlist from our November cookbook review and gift guide (to be published this weekend). As we hit another EYB milestone and indexed a load of books, we wanted to share a quick roundup… read more

This week: Ottolenghi’s AU/NZ tour, UK events, 3000 EYBD Preview recipes, giveaways and more

This week we hit a new milestone - over 3,000 (3,024 to be precise) EYBD Preview recipes have been added to our EYB Library. EYBD Preview recipes are those full recipes that are a part of our EYBD Book Previews (currently at 1,184 Previews)! Below is an example of one of the newest recipes added. Babka loaf from Bread Ahead… read more

Life is What You Bake It – Cookbook Giveaway with Rolling Pin and Pie Board Set

Enter our US giveaway to win one of three copies of Life Is What You Bake It: Recipes, Stories, and Inspiration to Bake Your Way to the Top by Vallery Lomas with one US winner also receiving an Ayesha Curry Kitchenware Pantryware Rolling Pin and Pie Board Set. This debut offering from Vallery Lomas, former attorney, turned baker and winner… read more

Advent by Anja Dunk Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/UK/AU/NZ giveaway to win one of three copies of Advent: Festive German Bakes to Celebrate the Coming of Christmas by Anja Dunk. Anja’s cookbooks are special – Strudel, Noodles and Dumplings is a must own for anyone who loves German food. If you take Anja and add baking and the holidays, you have a very happy Jenny. This book is filled… read more

Under Coconut Skies – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/CA/UK/AU/NZ giveaway to win one of 3 copies of Under Coconut Skies: Old and New Recipes from the Philippines by Yasmin Newman. Yasmin Newman is the author of 7000 Islands: A Food Portrait of the Philippines and The Desserts of New York: And How to Eat Them All. In her latest book she returns to her Filipino roots.… read more

The last two weeks: James Beard announcement, Modernist Pizza podcast, updated events, recipes and more

Hello members. We skipped the roundup last week due to the monthly newsletter’s publication, if you missed the newsletter in your inbox, you can always find each issue in the newsletter archive. This week I have a big announcement to share with you: I have been honored with a four year appointment to the James Beard Cookbook Award Committee. In the… read more

Modernist Pizza Review and Giveaway

We are pleased to offer a US giveaway to win Modernist Pizza by Nathan Myhrvold and Francisco Migoya. Over the last decade, the stellar team at Modernist Cuisine led by Nathan Myhrvold has published Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking, Modernist Cuisine at Home, The Photography of Modernist Cuisine, Modernist Bread: The Art and Science and most recently… read more

This week: Supporting our food community; recipes; cookbook giveaways and EYBD Previews

Rose Levy Beranbaum reached out to me this week. As you can imagine, she was beyond disappointed that her latest book The Cookie Bible has been shelved until next fall/autumn due to shipping delays. Rose had a number of events planned and has turned a few of those events into discussions of her brilliant title Rose's Baking Basics. On Nov… read more

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… read more

Baking with Dorie & Emile Henry Tarte Tatin baker Giveaway

Enter our US/CA giveaway to win one of three copies of Baking with Dorie: Sweet, Salty & Simple by Dorie Greenspan. One US winner will also receive a gorgeous Emile Henry tarte tatin baker. Happy publication day to Dorie! Baking with Dorie: Sweet, Salty & Simple is the author's fifteenth book published during her thirty year career. She is a… read more

The Best of Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our giveaway to win one of four copies of The Best of Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day: Favorite Recipes from BreadIn5 by Jeff Hertzberg and Zoë François. Three copies will be up for grabs in the US courtesy of the publisher. One additional copy will be provided by Eat Your Books worldwide. If you do not have… read more
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