Cookbook Sunday Giveaway: RELISH!

Today I am kicking off a new monthly feature on Framed Cooks that I am calling Cookbook Sunday.  I love so many of my cookbooks so very much, and as those of you who have been reading this blog for a while know, they are my favorite things to give away to you guys.  You love ’em, I love ’em, and so I thought, why not make this a regular thing?  So on the first Sunday of every month I’m going to talk about one of my new faves, and then give three of them away to you so you can love them too.  And I’m starting things off with a book that is technically a cookbook but is also so much more – the purely delightful RELISH by Daphne Oz.

I got my mitts on an early copy, and at first I fell in love with this beautiful book for the recipes.

I mean, Roasted Cauliflower Grilled Cheese with Jalapeno Aioli…nobody in their right mind could resist that one, right?  And the book is chockfull of fun and creative deliciousness like that one.

But what really hooked me was all the other fun stuff surrounding the recipes.  The theme of this book is relishing life – the sheer fun of it all – and I completely loved Daphne’s creative and practical ideas for everything from how to navigate the supermarket to how to get red wine stains out of your favorite blouse (been there!) to how to throw a dinner party to how to set a pretty table to the fact that champagne really DOES need to have fresh raspberries floating in it.

I could go on and on, but instead I think I will just pipe down and give away three copies of this lovely book, and here’s how this will work: leave me a comment below with your best suggestion for how to relish life.  For me, it’s taking the time every evening after work to curl up with the Southern husband and talk about the best thing that happened that day.  Even on crabby days, we always seem to be able to come up something and I always feel better…and then we cook dinner and I feel even happier! Then right before the May Cookbook Sunday I will randomly pick the three lucky winners!

In the meantime, if you want more info about RELISH, click here…and I will see you on Tuesday with a recipe for dismantled pasta carbonara.  I also relish dismantling unsuspecting recipes! Now leave me a comment and tell me what YOU relish.

This giveaway is now closed ~ thank you for your wonderful comments!


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  1. says

    I relish life most when I’m in a clear, cool stream looking for aquatic insects. It’s not likely the kind of thing any of your other readers would appreciate, but to me it’s one of the best things in life!

  2. Lasha R. says

    My best suggestion for how to relish life is to take creativity and plan a fun, family movie night once a week. My family and I get so excited to pick a new movie and pair it with an ultimate snack menu! A menu With home-made sugar cookies, double chocolate chip cookies, strawberries and nutella , chocolate covered pretzel sticks, caramel popcorn, and cookies and cream icecream sundaes with tons of fun sprinkle toppings. We always make a table filled with yummy treats and enjoy a night to relax together and spend time together. With school and work, this family movie night and making treats together in the kitchen, is our best way to relish life and be a happy family.

    Thank you for this wonderful giveaway! I hope you have a great day!


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