Note: Entries for this contest are now closed. I am poring over the entries to choose a winner by June 18!
It's time for a TOTALLY SWEET CONTEST!
In support of my fantastic new book, The Secret Lives of Baked Goods: Sweet Stories & Recipes for America's Favorite Desserts, along with my publisher, Sasquatch Books, I am hosting a fantastic contest in which you get to dish on the secret life of your favorite baked good!
First, here's the fantastic prize pack you could win!
And for your sweet efforts, here's the fantastic prize pack you could win:
- An autographed copy of The Secret Lives of Baked Goods: Sweet Stories & Recipes for America's Favorite Desserts!
- An apron with matching pot holders or tea towels from Anthropologie
- A set of fancy measuring spoons
- A vintage kitchen timer
As for how to enter? Here goes:
Share the secret life of your favorite baked good! Submit a recipe and the story behind a dessert or sweet of any sort that is important to your personal history. Perhaps it's dad's "accidental" double the chocolate cake, or the pie that grandma always served at family functions? Or perhaps it's the microwave fudge you made in your college dorm room! Recipes simple and complex are welcome; please keep the story to 250 words or less. Though not required, pictures or links to blog posts are certainly welcome!
Entries must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Each Entry must include the following: (Incomplete entries will not be considered.)
Name (first and last)
Share a recipe and story about a dessert that is important to your personal history (250 words-ish)
Your personal information will not be shared, but the stories and recipes may be posted on the website.
Entries will be judged on Charmingness of Story, Deliciousness Recipe, and Overall Awesomeness!
Deets: Contest begins on May 10, 2013; entries must be received no later than June 10, 2013, 11:59:59 PM Pacific Time. No purchase is necessary for this contest, and it is open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, ages 18 or older. Void where prohibited by law. Official contest rules can be found here.
The winner will be selected on or about June 15, 2013! Good luck, and can't wait to hear your sweet secrets!