Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Giveaway and Recipe from Susan Mallery's Fool's Gold Cookbook: A Love Story Told Through 150 Recipes (Fool's Gold #12.1) by Susan Mallery (Blog Tour)

Check out my review for Susan Mallery's Fool's Gold Cookbook: A Love Story Told Through 150 Recipes by Clicking Here

New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery invites you to taste the local cuisine of her beloved fictional town and share in a year's worth of deliciously seasonal recipes.

Fool's Gold is known as the Land of Happy Endings, but it's also the land of hearty appetites. Throughout the series, the residents of Fool's Gold have found joy, comfort and good times through food. Now two local Fool's Gold chefs will also find love through food! Join them as they flirt, fight and fall in love, one season at a time.

You'll also find favorite recipes from popular characters in the series, such as:

Heidi's Arugula, Corn and Cherry Tomato Salad with Goat Cheese
Liz's Spaghetti for the Girls
Denise's Summer Berry Pie

With chapters for summer, spring, fall and winter, you can find the perfect recipe for everything from holiday get-togethers to cozy date nights, always using the freshest ingredients. And the heartwarming love story that is woven throughout is Susan Mallery at her finest.

The more than 150 recipes and dozens of gorgeous photographs in this book will inspire you to find perfection in the simple and the seasonal. And with all of Fool's Gold with you in the kitchen, your every celebration will have a happy ending!

Susan Mallery
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About Susan:
With more than 25 million books sold worldwide, New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery is known for creating characters who feel as real as the folks next door, and for putting them into emotional, often funny situations readers recognize from their own lives. Susan’s books have made Booklist’s Top 10 Romances list in four out of five consecutive years. RT Book Reviews says, “When it comes to heartfelt contemporary romance, Mallery is in a class by herself.” Susan grew up in southern California and currently lives in Seattle with her husband and the most delightfully spoiled little dog who ever lived.

Susan talks about her new cookbook:

 Baked Ziti with Butternut Squash and Ricotta

Where is it written that baked pasta dishes have to be loaded with tomato sauce and cheese? This one stars creamy ricotta and sweet squash.

Serves 6

Vegetable oil, to grease the pan
1 pound ziti, penne or small shells pasta
1 bag (16 ounces) frozen puréed butternut squash, thawed
1 container (15 ounces) ricotta cheese
2 large eggs
Salt and black pepper
¾ cup Parmesan, grated, and divided
½ cup prepared basil pesto

TIP: Whole-milk ricotta is best for cooking. Low-fat varieties don’t stand up to high heat as well.

1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly oil a 9-by-13-inch glass baking dish.

2. Cook pasta 2 minutes less than package directions. Drain. Meanwhile, place squash in a metal colander; set colander over boiling pasta to warm through.

3. In a large bowl, whisk ricotta, warm squash, eggs, salt and pepper. Fold in the cooked pasta until coated. Stir in ¼ cup of the Parmesan.

4. Spoon mixture evenly into the prepared baking dish; dot with pesto and sprinkle with the remaining ½ cup Parmesan. Bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes, until lightly golden and warmed through.
Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

(Recipe used with permission of the publisher)

~ The Giveaway ~

I'm giving away a copy of Susan Mallery's Fool's Gold Cookbook: A Love Story Told Through 150 Recipes to 2 lucky winners. 

Rules of Eligibility:
- Only residents of the US and Canada who are 18 years of age or older are eligible.
- Please leave your email address so I may get in contact with you to get your mailing address. **No P.O. Boxes, please**.
- Become a follower of my blog, if you aren't already. (Required)

Winners will be randomly chosen. Only one prize per person and per address. Giveaway ends on September 20th, midnight Eastern time. Giveaway is being sponsored by the publisher and books will be distributed by them. Winners will be posted on my blog and notified by email. Winners will have 48 hours to respond before another winner will be selected. Good Luck!

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  1. My favorite type of comfort food...I honestly don't have one. Since I'm super picky..most of my foods are the same only. I don't venture out. Thank you for the giveaway!

  2. My ffavorite comfort food is a bowl of tomato soup with a grilled cheese sandwich!!

  3. The food that gives me more comfort is steak with fries
    Lia Christo

  4. Nice! Thanks for the opportunity!!


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