Free Food Fridays: The History of Dessert! -ENDED

Although we aren’t giving away actual food this week, we have the next best thing: a book all about desserts, just in time for Valentine’s Day week. Keep reading for how you can get hands on 1 of 3 copies of this terrific book! It will make an amazing addition to any foodie’s culinary library!

In the kick-ass book Sweet Invention: A History of Dessert, award-winning cooking instructor Michael Krondl takes readers on a world tour of desserts through time. Each chapter begins with a travelogue of cities and locales around the globe.

Not only does this book have extensively-researched history, but Krondl also includes intriguing recipes that represent various regions. He explores culinary traditions and takes on old wives’ tales and breaks down themes, terms and quotes from food history.  Readers get an up close and personal view of the author’s travels which are sure to make you want to plan your next vacation around a culinary destination! This dessert book is for the foodie who questions the who, what, why, where, when and how!

The Prize: Three (3) lucky winners will win one (1) copy of Sweet Invention: A History of Dessert.

Timeline: This giveaway will run until February 16th, 2011 at 11:59pm CDT.  A winner will be chosen at random and contacted via email on Friday, February 17th.

How to Enter:

Mandatory Entry: Visit this link and come back to this post and leave us a comment telling us what dessert tickles your fancy!

Optional Additional Entries (leave separate comments for each one telling us that you’ve done them):

1. “Like” Recipe4Living on Facebook.

2. Follow Recipe4Living on Twitter.

3. Post about this giveaway on Facebook or Twitter, linking back to this page.

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  • alyce poalillo

    The Choco-Cherry Cheesecake Bars look awesome

  • alyce poalillo

    I like Recipe 4 Living on FB (Alyce Poalillo)

  • Daniel M

    cat’s tongues looks good

  • Michelle W

    The crock pot apple pie looks yummy

  • Ed Nemmers

    Turtle Brownies would be my recipe of choice!

  • angie

    My favorite is Upside-Down Chocolate Cake.

  • Valerie Taylor Mabrey

    Turtle Brownies
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  • Valerie Taylor Mabrey

    “Like” Recipe4Living on Facebook.
    Valerie Taylor Mabrey
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  • Karen

    The turtle brownies sound great. Thanks for the giveaway.

  • Barbara Hunt

    Thanks for the great contest!

  • Bobbie

    Omg, it would have to be the Lemon Berry cool n easy pie. Yum!!!

  • Bobbie

    following on twitter (@rebelledoll1)

  • Bobbie

    liked on facebook (rebelle doll)

  • Sand

    The Sour Cream Cut-Out Cookies sound good.

  • Veronica Garrett

    The Black Forest Coffee Cake sounds delicious.

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