Friday, May 29, 2009

The Deen Family Cookbook - CLOSED

There is just something about Paula Deen that makes everyone fall in love with her. Maybe it's that southern accent, or maybe it's all that butter that she uses! But combine Paula's recipes with recipes from her family, and what you end up with is The Deen Family Cookbook.

Today's giveaway is for a copy of Paula's newest cookbook. Filled with recipes - including appetizers, casseroles, sides, desserts - and even a good for you section - all recipes that come from Paula herself as well as her family members. Make sure you check out the Red Velvet Whoopie Pies and the Toffee-Coconut Rocky Road Bars. Those two recipes alone are enough to make anyone want this book!

WHO can enter? Anyone, anywhere! (over 18 years old only)

WHAT
is the giveaway? 1 copy of The Deen Family Cookbook

WHEN
can I enter? This giveaway is open from today until Thursday, June 4th at 5pm MDT. The winner will be announced on Friday, June 5th.

HOW
do I enter? You have 3 chances to win:

1 - comment below and let us know if and why you love Paula Deen.

2 - either subscribe to our feed or become a follower. To become a follower, click on the "Follow" button on the right column and follow the instructions. After you have either subscribed or are a follower, come back and leave another comment letting us know. If you are already following or subscribed, you can still enter - just leave a comment letting us know.

3 - tell someone about this giveaway. You can blog about it on your blog, tweet about it, or post about it on facebook. Make sure you include a link back to this post. After you have done this, come back and leave another comment letting us know what you did. Remember - the more people that come, the better the giveaways will be!

Make sure that if you are doing multiple entries, that you leave multiple comments. If you leave all the entries as one comment, it will only count as 1 entry!!

This giveaway is sponsored by Taste and Tell
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105 comments:

  1. Wow.. I've always loved Paula Deen, because most of the recipes I've tried have been huge hits. Sadly, the only access I had to them was Food Network. Having this book will be so awesomee :D :D

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  2. Love Paula Deen=love BUTTER!!

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  3. Not only is she unafraid to use BUTTER, but she eats everything she makes and loves it. Paula Deen rocks!

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  4. I love Paula because she is warm and friendly and I just know she'd welcome me into her kitchen anytime! And yes, butter :)

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  5. Paula Deen's life is inspirational!

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  6. I love Paula Deen because her food is sooo good... I love her home cooking

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  7. Paula's the real deal. She talks about her family on the show, and she's not afraid to spike any dish with butter and/or bacon.

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  8. I follow this blog in Google Reader.

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  9. I've never seen her show but happened upon a copy of her magazine back in November. It had so many recipes I wanted to try that I had to go buy my own copy. I've gotten a couple of them since then and have been pleased with the variety and ease of the recipes.

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  10. I also subscribe in Google/Blogger reader.

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  11. I love a woman so willing to use butter in everything she makes--my kind of woman!

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  12. Love Paula. Love Butter. Need I say more?

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  14. I love how she unashamedly loves the butter, her warm Southern charm (and cute accent), and how much she loves the family!

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  15. *love* Paula Deen! Even saw her at the NC State Fair a couple years back.

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  16. I like Paula because she makes real food, she doesn't do the whole "fat-free" this, low-calorie" that. She makes tasty down home comfort food, but you have to understand, everything in moderation.

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  17. Paula is probably one of my top 5 especially when I'm looking for something delicious that many people will love!

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  18. Love Paula Dean her recipies are so yummy!

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  19. I love Paula because she is just the cutest thing ever! She is genuine and creative in her cooking and shows a true passion.

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  20. I love Paula Deen because she's real. I feel like I could cook a novice meal next to her and she'd enjoy it just as much as I would her well-practiced food! Her boys are great too, same warmth.

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  21. I have seen many Paula Deen shows and she is quite the ham. I love her recipes also!

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  22. I follow this blog in google reader.

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  23. And I love Paula Deen, I don't know that there's one specific reason I love her... The way she puts butter and mayonaisse in everything, her laugh, her home, her sons and family, her recipes...I really hope I win this book! :)

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  24. I love Paula Deen because she's a southern sista, she loves buttah like me, she has a sweet personality and an infectious laugh and besides, she's a great cook! BUT I love her the most because she's a real, true rags to riches story for sure. I've been wanting this cookbook!!

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  25. I love Paula Deen's recipes because they Always taste great.

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  26. I tweeted about the give-away @WendyWanders

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  27. I am subscribed through Google Reader

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  28. I do not watch TV....but I know I have liked all of Paula Deen's recipes that I have tried :-)

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  29. I plan to subscribe on google reader right after I post this comment. I love Paula's recipes because they remind me of the food I grew up on. My Mom cooked very similar to her.

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  30. I love her because she is genuine and doesn't skimp on that fat. We all need a little butter sometimes.

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  31. I like Paula Deen because she makes great treats. My husband loves her gooey butter cake.

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  32. And you are on my google reader.

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  33. I love desserts and Paula Deen makes great ones. I would LOVE this cookbook!

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  34. I love Paula's laugh- it's the best!

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  35. besides all of her yummy cooking, I love the warmth that Paula exudes. She comes across as truly a genuine, kind soul.

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  36. Love Paula Deen's style of cooking. Down-home southern food, good and packed with flavor.

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  37. I love her fun personality and her recipes are AWESOME!

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  38. Sometimes she can be a little over the top and even a little naughty (I saw a crazy episode of "Paula's Party"), but when she's just doing her normal thing, she's funny and adorable. She cracks me up! I love her kitchen and so many of her recipes sound yummy--super rich and not figure-friendly, but true comfort food.

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  39. because she does down right good home cooking

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  40. I love Paula Deen because she does not apologize for using buckets-full of butter in her recipes!

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  41. I love Paula Deen! Love her recipes although some can be a bit much with all that Butter.

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  42. Love Paula deen for her gooey butter cakes and fried chicken.

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  43. I love that she's not afraid to use butter butter and more butter!

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  44. I do like Paula, but I find myself yelling at the tv for some of her recipes. I don't think we need deep fried sweet potato balls.

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  45. I LOVE Paula and so does my mom. She is just a hoot to watch and listen to!

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  46. I've been a Paula fan for years. I, too, am from the south and I appreciate her 'vocabulary.' I have a couple of her books, but I don't have the one you are giving away. I would like to add it to my 'pie safe library.'

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  47. I just posted your giveaway on my twitter account
    http://www.twitter.com/bakingpictures

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  48. I love Paula because she's always so cheerful and everything she makes is so yummy!

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  49. I love that Paula uses butter! LOL. Terrific giveaway.

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  50. I love Paula Dean because she is so funny and friendly.

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  51. I love Paula Deen's laugh. She's so funny and always seems to enjoy what she's doing. I also get a kick out of her accent.

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  52. I love Paula because she always comes up with great recipes!

    aikychien@yahoo.com

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  53. I follow your blog.

    aikychien@yahoo.com

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  54. ~Happily tweeted~

    http://twitter.com/aikychien/status/1981118809

    aikychien@yahoo.com

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  55. Paula is so fun to watch because she seems completely genuine. (And her recipes are amazing, too!)

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  56. I love Paula Deen because those Toffee-Coconut Rocky Road Bars were seriously good!

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  57. I love Paula Deen because I know every recipe of hers will be sinfully good and I will love it! Butter and all!

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  58. I am already a follower here! Love the blog.

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  59. I just adore Paula Deen (she's funny and reminds me of my mom) and her recipes but I don't own one of her cookbooks. I need this!
    Ladytink_534(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  60. Already a subscriber
    Ladytink_534(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  61. I love Paul Deen's recipies. I would love to have this cookbook.

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  62. This sounds great! Thanks for the chance:)
    christinbanda(AT)yahoo(DOT)com

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  63. Follower:)
    christinbanda(AT)yahoo(DOT)com

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  64. follower for quite a while now.

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  65. who doesn't love a woman whose tag line is, "from my kitchen to yers"? that laugh... it's priceless.

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  66. I love Paula Deen. My husband is from Georgia so I'm always trying to recreate good southern food.

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  67. I love Paula b/c she makes the best dishes, so rich and decadent! stacielk(at)gmail(dot)com

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  68. Love her! She seems like such a fun, easy going southern lady!

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  69. I love Paula Deen because she makes such good food! & she shares her recipes with us!

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  70. I love Paula Deen, her peanut butter pie recipe is fabulous.

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  71. I love Paula Deen. . .I think it must have something to do with the butter! Her Ooey Gooey Butter Cake is delicious!

    missyp43@cox.net

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  72. I love the way Paula Deen talks and the expressions she uses! I have made some of her recipes and they were a hit! Her cooking isn't complicated like some of the others on food network. I would would love to cook with her for the day. Wouldn't they be so fun! Thanks jacquecurl1@gmail.com

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  73. I follow. jacquecurl1@gmail.com

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  74. I would love this cookbook. I hope I win!

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  75. I like that Paula Deen looks as if she really eats and enjoys the food she makes!

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  76. I love Paula Deen, but honestly, some times she just scares me. She's so crazy on tv!

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