25 Days of Christmas Giveaways…Gluten Free of Course! Event #23 GFF Books Bazzar!!!

DaCapo Press Cookbooks is a leading publisher of gluten free books. They offer a great variety so you can choose just the right one for you. In addition to gluten free books they also offer a huge variety of cookbooks in general. You can go to one site and find your gluten free cookbook while also being able to shop for your friends and families who don’t have dietary restrictions but sure do love cookbooks! We have reviewed multiple DeCapo Press Cookbooks plus the awesome Blackbird Bakery. Here is what we thought.

Gluten Free in Five Minutes- Gluten free in 5 minutes, really? Yes! With this brand new book, Gluten Free in 5 Minutes, you can enjoy all your favorites in single or multiple servings and in less than five minutes! The key is many of them are made in the microwave, which usually isn’t my preferred means of cooking, however, in times of real speedy cooking it does the job. This book includes everything from luscious cakes to tasty breads. This really is a great book for those who are constantly on the go and only have time to stop and fix something for themselves in just a few minutes time. I especially think it is a fitting cookbook for college students and those traveling. Any college student can make most of the recipes featured in the book. Not only are the recipes fast, but they are tasty too. The author, Robyn Ryberg, got the ingredients right when developing the recipes. She balanced flavors very well. The ingredients can be tricky if you don’t always keep purees in your house or baby food but they can easily be purchased or made. Since I don’t use the microwave much, I will be making them minimally but I know there are readers out there who would just love tasty baked goods in less than 5 minutes so…

Gluten Free on a Shoestring- Cheap and easy…gluten free?! Yes, it is possible with this great book by Nicole Hunn. She will teach you how to make dishes for every meal including dessert while on a budget. With the shock of gluten free food prices, this is one for every person living gluten free!

Gluten Free Makeovers- Everyone has a favorite recipe. With this book, you can learn how to “makeover” the best of them to become gluten free. There are so many great recipes including many favorite classics. This is a great cookbook for those wanting traditional foods made gluten free! Beth Hilson is the founder of Gluten Free Pantry and really knows her gluten free stuff. This book includes everything from recipes, to preparations and gluten free kitchen to information on gluten free living.

Free For All Cooking- Gluten-free cooking queen, Jules E. Dowler Shepard delivers a wonderful cookbook full of 125 recipes free of all the top allergens including egg, gluten, dairy, soy and nuts without compromising flavor and presentation. Jules is our gluten free sweetheart who has shown us time and time again that she knows how to bake. Let her teach you or secrets with this wonderful gluten free cookbook.

Blackbird Bakery- This is the other wonderful book we recently had the great pleasure of reviewing. This cookbook is the ultimate in gluten free class. Think decadent desserts like, made-from-scratch cream puffs and tarts. Not only are the recipes just so unigue and exciting but the photography alone in this book is absolutely amazing! Hands down, the best photographs in a cookbook I have ever seen. The photos were edgy and modern with a culinary whimsy that I have never seen before. If these pictures don’t get you in the kitchen, I don’t know what will. Sit back and enjoy a hot cup of gluten free cocoa or tea while looking through this amazing cookbook. This is the perfect gluten free holiday or birthday gift. Among being named as the BEST gluten free cookbook of 2010 by January Magazine, Blackbird Bakery was also hand selected to be a part of the 53rd Grammy Awards VIP party! The author, Karen Morgan, truly did an amazing job creating this lovely gluten free cookbook. We can’t wait to see what she comes up with next!

So are you ready to win some awsome, gluten free cookbooks from De Capo Press and Blackbird Bakery?

**(5) Grand Prize Winners- will each be receiving a copy of ONE of these books all for themselves!!! (We will choose one winner for each book.)

(Required) HERE’S HOW TO ENTER: (Make sure you are a follower of this blog AND please make sure to leave your e-mail with EVERY entry. If you don’t leave your e-mail, you will not be chosen as we do need some way to contact you. Thanks! :)

(Required) Just leave a comment in the comments section at the bottom of this post, after visiting De Capo Press Cookbooks and Blackbird Bakery, telling me which book looks most interesting to you and why.

*Extra Entry #1: Visit our Facebook page and tell us what is your second choice for book and why. Leave a comment here saying you did.

*Extra Entry #2: Post about this giveaway on your blog with a link back to us. Leave a comment WITH THE LINK TO YOUR POST here.

*Extra Entry #3: Retweet about this giveaway making sure to include our Twitter page in the tweet. Leave a comment here saying you did.

*Extra Entry #4: Visit De Capo Press Cookbooks and Blackbird Bakery on Facebook and thank them for this giveaway.

*Extra Entry #5: Follow De Capo Press Cookbooks and Blackbird Bakery on Twitter. Leave a comment here saying you do.

*Extra Entry #6: Subscribe to glutenfreefrenzy.com by e-mail. (On the right hand side under followers.)

*Giveaway ends Friday December 31, 2011 at 11:59 PM (MST). This giveaway is open to the 48 continuous US states only.

**I was provided with sample product from this company for review purposes on this website. I was not paid or compensated in any other way for my reviews. They are my opinions and my opinions alone.

**25 Days of Christmas Giveaways, Gluten Free of Course! Event…FREE, EASY way to snag some gluten free swag!!! :)

25 Days of Christmas Giveaways, Gluten Free of Course! Event
When: Dec. 1-31 2011

What: During this AMAZING event we will be featuring 25 hand selected companies and offering a gluten free giveaway as well, EVERY day!!! We know that gluten free living isn’t always cheap, especially at this time of year so we thought all of our amazing readers deserved a little gluten free TLC!

A new giveaway will be introduced EVERY day but all giveaways will be open through the end of December. Entries for these giveaways will be one or two EASY steps. Winners will be drawn the 1st wk. of January.


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  2. On GFF's facebook page, I wrote: My second choice of Gluten Free cookbooks in the giveaway is Gluten Free on a Shoestring by Nicole Hunn, because I'd like to know how to manage my diet on a smaller budget.


  3. On facebook, I wrote, “Thank you for offering your product in the December Giveaway at Gluten Free Frenzy!” on each site, De Capo Press and Blackberry Bakery.


  4. I would to win love the Gluten Free in 5 minutes. Usually I am running around crazy and have not much time to cook! :)

  5. I would love to win the Gluten Free in 5 minutes cookbook. Usually I am running around and need something easy to cook.


  6. The russian tea cookies at blackbird bakery looked yummy and the gf italian cookbook at de capo press looked interesting

  7. I am an email subscriber

  8. I would love the Gluten Free on a Shoestring because it looks like it has budget friendly recipes that would be cheap and easy to make.

  9. GFF email subscriber.

  10. I want to win Gluten Free Makeovers


  11. I posted on your facebook page


  12. I subscribe to your blog


  13. I think gluten-free in five minutes looks Interesting. Thanks!


  14. Gluten-Free Makeovers looks like a fun cookbook! martinacats@embarqmail.com

  15. I posted this on your facebook page: Gluten-Free on a Shoestring would be my second choice because two of my grandsons have Celiacs and it is EXPENSIVE for my daughter. Would love to give her this cookbook!

  16. I thanked Life-long books on Facebook. martinacats@embarqmail.com

  17. I would choose Jules book, because her recipes would compliment our Jules flour, which we love so much. angelikness@yahoo.com

  18. I left a comment on your FB page:

    Our 2nd choice for book would be Gluten Free on a Shoestring because I'd love tips on living gf on a budget.


  19. Retweeted the giveaway and included your twitter page in teh tweet! Woot woot! Merry Christmas!

  20. Visited De Capo Press Cookbooks and Blackbird Bakery on FB and thanked them for this awesome giveaway…and thank you for the opportunity! angelikness@yahoo.com

  21. Following De Capo Press and Blackbird Bakery on Twitter!


  22. We already subscribe to your awesome blog! Chandice rocks!

  23. The book that most interests me is Free For All Cooking. I have an allergy to milk and gluten. Plus, the recipes look fabulous!


  24. I posted on your Facebook page. My second book choice was Gluten-Free Maeovers.


  25. I tweeted about your giveaway. My Twitter name is BearWithMS.


  26. I went to De Capo Press Cookbooks and Blackbird Bakery on Facebook, liked them both and thanked them for the giveaway. My FB name is Sherri Shelton White.


  27. I'm now following De Capo Cooking and Blackbird Bakery on Twitter. My Twitter name is BearWithMS.


  28. I'm a blog subscriber.


  29. The book that is most interesting to me is Free For All Cooking by Jules E. Dowler Shepard, specifically because I avoid cooking with both gluten and dairy.


  30. I'm interested in Blackbird Bakery and Gluten Free in Five Minutes. I either have or have asked for all three of the others! I guess that makes me a cookbook junkie :)

  31. I am an email subscriber.

  32. I would love to have GF in five minutes. How wonderful!

  33. Gluten Free on a Shoestring, because it is really hard to afford the GF lifestyle. I would love to get new ideas on keeping it affordable.

  34. I am also a subscriber to your blog
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  35. Free for All Cooking looks great. The recipes sound delicious.

    lovepoetes at aol dot com

  36. I left a comment on facebook about my second choice.

    lovepoetes at aol dot com

  37. I thanked De Capo and Blackbird Bakery on facebook.

    lovepoetes at aol dot com

  38. I already subscribe to gff by email.

    lovepoetes at aol dot com

  39. I commented on facebook

  40. Gluten Free Makovers looks so good too. That would be my second choice. The cover looks delicious!.

  41. I'm a facebook subscriber and follower, I think the Free for all cooking book sounds great as I have other allergies plus need GF.


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  43. I've subscribed to your e-mail. Thanks!


  44. Being a recent college grad money is tight so Gluten Free on a shoestring would be my book of choice! Otherwise Gluten Free in Five Minutes would be help to prepare some quick tasty meals.


  45. Just left my 2nd choice book on your FB page.


  46. Retweet!! Day #23

  47. Thanked Blackbird on FB

  48. Follower #1207 and #1336

    @dacapocooking & @blackbirdbakes


  49. I like the Gluten free on a shoestring book because it has gluten free recipes for every budget


  50. I posted on your facebook page about the second book that I like


  51. I subscribe via email


  52. ima_calico_wannabe@yahoo.com
    Free for all cook book looks interesting since I have a dairy allergy and gluten allergy.

  53. Gluten free in 5 minutes as we never seem to have enough time lately.


  54. I like the Free For All Cookbook. Looks like a good book with great recipes.

  55. I like the Free For All Cookbook. Looks like a good book with great recipes.

  56. I like the Free For All Cookbook. Looks like a good book with great recipes.

  57. I like the Free For All Cookbook. Looks like a good book with great recipes.

  58. The Gluten Free in Five Minutes sounds good and I'd really like to see the Blackbird Bakery recipe book.


  59. tsn816{at}gmail{dot}com

    I commented on your FB about the Blackbird Bakery being my second choice.

  60. tsn816{at}gmail{dot}com

    I tweeted @inloveindc.

  61. I commented on your facebook page. Thanks!


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