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On the 4th Day of Christmas… A HUGE Cookbook Giveaway! (winner announced)

UPDATE: The winner of the set of 10 cookbooks is:

#4,156 – Danielle M: “Baking Illustrated is my favorite this year! This giveaway is awesome! I am also a cookbook addict!”

Congratulations, Danielle! Be sure to reply to the email you’ve been sent, and I’ll get your cookbooks shipped out to you!

I am a certified cookbook addict; I can’t help myself when it comes to buying new one. I eat up the “best of” lists, the James Beard and IACP winners, and am always adding to my wish list. As a result, I have more than 130 cookbooks lining my shelves. Each has a special place there, but some (both old and new) are hands-down favorites. It was an excruciating task, but I narrowed down my collection to 10 of my most favorite cookbooks, and am giving away copies of all 10 to one lucky reader! Continue reading below for details on how to enter!

GIVEAWAY DETAILS

One (1) winner will receive one (1) copy of each of the following cookbooks:

HOW TO ENTER

To enter to win, simply leave a comment on this post and answer the question:
“What’s your favorite cookbook from 2012?”

You can receive up to FIVE additional entries to win by doing the following:

1. Subscribe to Brown Eyed Baker by either RSS or email. Come back and let me know you’ve subscribed in an additional comment.

2. Follow @thebrowneyedbaker on Instagram. Come back and let me know you’ve followed in an additional comment.

3. Follow @browneyedbaker on Twitter. Come back and let me know you’ve followed in an additional comment.

4. Become a fan of Brown Eyed Baker on Facebook. Come back and let me know you became a fan in an additional comment.

5. Follow Brown Eyed Baker on Pinterest. Come back and let me know you became a fan in an additional comment.

Deadline: Friday, December 7, 2012 at 11:59pm EST.

Winner: The winner will be chosen at random using Random.org and announced at the top of this post. If the winner does not respond within 48 hours, another winner will be selected.

Disclaimer: This giveaway is sponsored by Brown Eyed Baker.

Good Luck!!

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  1. Sara H. on December 6, 2012 at 1:05 am

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  5. Sara H. on December 6, 2012 at 1:06 am

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  6. Audrie on December 6, 2012 at 1:07 am

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  7. Diana Rustrián on December 6, 2012 at 1:08 am

    And I already receive updates via email

  8. Kelly P.Li on December 6, 2012 at 1:08 am

    My favorite 2012 cookbook would probably have to be the Smitten Kitchen cookbook.

  9. Kelly P.Li on December 6, 2012 at 1:09 am

    I also subscribe to your RSS feed. Thanks for the chance to win!

  10. Louise Ho on December 6, 2012 at 1:10 am

    My favorite cookbook of the year is Cook Yourself Sexy by Candice Kumai. Wonderful and healthy recipes for everyday =)

  11. Averie @ Averie Cooks on December 6, 2012 at 1:11 am

    Of the cookbooks I’ve bought in 2012, Joy’s book, the Back in the Day Bakery book, come to mind. But I bought lots that weren’t just 2012 titles, some old Cooks Illustrated gems!

  12. Louise Ho on December 6, 2012 at 1:13 am

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    I’m a facebook fan =)

  16. Lisa on December 6, 2012 at 1:14 am

    The smitten kitchen cookbook!

  17. Kristie on December 6, 2012 at 1:14 am

    My favorite this year is Jamie at Home.

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  19. Angel S. on December 6, 2012 at 1:15 am

    I have really enjoyed the Pioneer Woman cookbook. Love your site!

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  21. Burgundy on December 6, 2012 at 1:17 am

    I can’t pick a favorite! Maybe a top 3?!

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  26. Heidi on December 6, 2012 at 1:22 am

    I love The Barefoot Contessa at Home!

  27. Leah on December 6, 2012 at 1:24 am

    My favorite cookbook is the Joy the Baker Cookbook!

  28. Melissa @ Bless This Mess on December 6, 2012 at 1:33 am

    Love me some ATK Family Baking book this year. They are so dang smart!

  29. angie kim on December 6, 2012 at 1:33 am

    my sis-in-law got me super natural every day. a great cookbook. totally wanting bouchon bakery too.

  30. Melissa @ Bless This Mess on December 6, 2012 at 1:34 am

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  32. Monica on December 6, 2012 at 1:34 am

    Published in 2012? I’d have to say, “The Cookie Dough Lover’s Cookbook”. The one used the most in my house is America’s Test Kitchen cookbook.

  33. Melissa @ Bless This Mess on December 6, 2012 at 1:34 am

    Love you on Pinterest too. I just need to con you into pinning my stuff :)

  34. angie kim on December 6, 2012 at 1:34 am

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  38. Kristen on December 6, 2012 at 1:36 am

    My favorite cookbook fom this year was the Cakepops book.

  39. Patricia on December 6, 2012 at 1:37 am

    This year I have added to my collection Joy The Baker by Joy Wilson, Lisa Fain’s The Homesick Texan, and Foods From My Frontier by Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond. Am always loving new cookbooks. Oh, and my husbands’ favorite, Guy Fieri Food, is new this year.

  40. Kristen on December 6, 2012 at 1:37 am

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  41. Kate W. on December 6, 2012 at 1:37 am

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  44. Kate W. on December 6, 2012 at 1:38 am

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  45. Eleanor on December 6, 2012 at 1:38 am

    My favorite cookbook is Jam On! It was a birthday present the this year and for the first month after I got it I brought it with me whenever I went to a grocery store or farmer’s market. :)

  46. Kate W. on December 6, 2012 at 1:38 am

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  52. Priscilla on December 6, 2012 at 1:53 am

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  53. Michelle on December 6, 2012 at 1:55 am

    I haven’t purchased a cookbook this year. I’ve been relying on food blogs and Pinterest!

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  58. Kimberly on December 6, 2012 at 2:06 am

    Joy the Baker is my favorite!

  59. Kim A. on December 6, 2012 at 2:21 am

    My favorite cookbook this year would have to be the new Baked Elements cookbook. The chocolate whiskey tart I made for Thanksgiving was a big hit.

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  61. Katrina Amstutz on December 6, 2012 at 2:24 am

    My favorite cookbook is actually a cookbook I don’t own but one that I really want: the smitten kitchen cookbook.

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  65. Ivy P Motuyang on December 6, 2012 at 2:28 am

    i don’t have a favourite cookbook for this year because i like them all.

  66. Vera on December 6, 2012 at 2:28 am

    It’s likely Smitten Kitchen’s cookbook though I don’t have it yet. But you favorite ten are my new faves too! :)

  67. Averie @ Averie Cooks on December 6, 2012 at 2:30 am

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  74. MaryB on December 6, 2012 at 2:34 am

    Picking just one favorite is really too hard! Either the new Barefoot Contessa book (Foolproof) or the Smitten Kitchen book.

  75. MaryB on December 6, 2012 at 2:34 am

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  76. Ivy P Motuyang on December 6, 2012 at 2:35 am

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  82. Annie on December 6, 2012 at 2:38 am

    I haven’t read a cookbook this year. My all time favorite is Sunset’s Oriental Cookbook.

  83. Mia L on December 6, 2012 at 2:38 am

    It’s not from 2012, but I’ve been using my “How to Cook Everything” by Mark Bittman non-stop!

  84. Annie on December 6, 2012 at 2:39 am

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  85. Carrie on December 6, 2012 at 2:39 am

    I haven’t used cookbooks much this year … but I found some fantastic recipes on blogs and via Pinterest! My cookbook collection could use an update! :)

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  90. Lindsay Tedder on December 6, 2012 at 2:49 am

    Cookbooks and shoes! You can never have too many!!!

  91. Anna on December 6, 2012 at 2:58 am

    My favorite book is THe family meal from Ferrán Adrià. It has delicious recipes!!

  92. michelle on December 6, 2012 at 2:59 am

    Barefoot Contessa Foolproof!

  93. Len D. on December 6, 2012 at 2:59 am

    My fav is a cookbook from Alton Brown. I just tried reading it this year! :)

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