I am really excited to share with you this next batch of recipes from the brand new 101 Hearty Recipes
that Gooseberry Patch gave me to peruse and review as one of their Early Bird reviewers…
Yeah, it’s a tough job 😉 But somebody’s gotta do it…
Truth be told, I review A LOT of GP cookbooks, and ya know I don’t like to play favorites
, but I have to tell you, this one had me torn on what to feature. I love the 101 series because of all of the pictures, and I gots to tell you that this particular one had LOTS of pictures that were a callin’ me and my homestyle kitchen’s name.
You guys–as always– came through for me! 125 of you voted and as a result you helped me pick four fantastic recipes that I whipped up this weekend along with two others that I just HAD to make… just sayin’
First up, in the Fun & Filling section you guys chose Nacho Chicken Dip or as we kid ’round here “Not Yo Chicken Dip”…
It is so good we want it all to ourselves. This yummy treat will be perfect for pitch-ins, get-togethers and parties. It is super quick to make and very yummy and filling.
Also from the Fun & Filling section, Miss Add and I couldn’t pass up these fun “Sandwich Pops” or Sandwich on a Stick as the cookbook likes to call them. They are so versatile for those picky eaters and can be customized with all kinds of fun seasonal flavors.
Now before we go any further my family would like to thank you for choosing Farmhouse Chicken Bake from Speedy & Satisfying.
This dish is AMAZING! We love it. You MUST try this recipe. (Coming this week)
Dude, Miss Add ate peas and so did her Daddy… just sayin’
Also from the Speedy & Satisfying section, Fancy Crescent Chicken is another Home Run. I am sooo going to wow some folks with this at some point. YUMMM-O!
In the Casual & Comforting section you guys voted for a mushroom lovers dream, White Lasagna. This yummy dish is chock full of delicious ‘shrooms.
And last, but CERTAINLY not least, this Raspberry Upside Down Cake from the Baked & Buttery section blows any version of pineapple upside down cake out of the water.
This cake’s bright flavors literally pop in your mouth… and it has almonds and almond extract in it and we all know how I LOVE those flavors 😉
Now that I have given you a sneak peek into what is in store for you later this week… I am so excited to offer you a chance to win this great cookbook BEFORE you can buy it in stores thanks to Gooseberry Patch!
You are going to have LOTS of ways to enter to win. You don’t have to use them all, just do the ones you want. Just make sure you leave a separate comment for each entry.
*Contest is over
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2. Comment here and tell us one thing you’d love to see featured on GOODEness Gracious
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7. Go to RealFarmwives.com
and tell me which farmwife (or friend) you’d love to hang out with
9. Go to GooseberryPatch.com and come back and tell us which book you’d just LOVE to own.
10. Comment on Gooseberry Patch’s Blog
and tell them Cris sent you.
12. Tweet about this contest and include @crisgoode and @gooseberrypatch in your tweet
Note: We recently learned that Facebook rules prohibit contest entries to involve Facebook activity and we don’t want to go to Facebook jail, so we can’t have that as entries… so we came up with a few extra entries.
Contest ends 7/28. Winner will have 48 hours to claim their prize. If you do not leave your email address we will not be able to contact you and you will be responsible to contact us after the public announcement. Winner’s prize will not be shipped outside of the Continental U.S.
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