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Saturday, January 21, 2012

Sorta Kinda Likea Mass Giveaway. Ish.

In a burst of energy (albeit a minuscule one), I went through bookcase number one and gleaned some interesting castoffs.  Here's what we're going to do.  I am going to list them (with pictures).  You are going to peruse (or not) and leave a comment (or not) with the number of the book you'd like.  I will formulate some sort of magical voodoo scientific method of randomly choosing multiple winners.  This should be fun for the math-challenged me.  Cut-off date is Tuesday.  Winners will be announced on Thursday.

1.  Slim hardback books from 1954 - Gourmet Cookery and Casseroles

2.  A Must-Have for Bird Lovers! 

3.  Not just Biscuits! Charming hardcover with basket making 'recipes' too.

4.  Basic but still a good resource - pass it on to a newbie canner!

5.  "Serve up a piece of the past as you savor the flavors of farm country cooking".

6.  Small farmers and localvores, take heart!
So, there you go.  Have fun and have a great weekend!

14 comments:

  1. I love it when you clean your book shelf!! I was like a magnet to book #5 and #6 was a close 2nd. I am math challenged as you know so I know you will do better than me ;-)

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  2. OK, I will make this easy? Number 3, 4 and 5! That adds up to what? 11! right? No...13 & 1/2! God so many numbers!

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  3. Oh, I want #5, #5, #5! How simple did I make it? Where have I seen that book before? No, I don't have already it, honest. Did I almost order it once? Dunno. I just know I want it.

    P.S. I am sooooooooo happy I can post on your sight now. So happy! Ha-ppy, ha-appy!

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  4. 3 and 5! Which makes 8. Eight is g-r-e-a-t! :) (Have fun with that math...)

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  5. Dang. Lots of good stuff... 3! or 5! or 6!

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  6. I love old farm cookbooks, but number 3 looks good to me too. I'm taking a basket weaving class next month...

    sheesh...nobody told me there'd be math...lol

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  7. #1, #3, #5! Funny how everyone loves #5! What a fun giveaway! :)

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  8. I'm not trying to be contrary to what everyone else is coveting, but I really like 1, 2, and 6! Really, I do!
    #1 - I love the 50's look, and I cant wait to see what is considered "gourmet"!
    #2 - Unless this book contains things like the pinecone-peanut-butter-birdseed feeder, I have no idea why someone would name their book "FOR" the birds.
    #6 - sustainable food communities? Hmmm...

    (The others look like great fun, too!)

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  9. Ok, I'll say 3,4,5,and 6. That will work. hehehehe

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  10. I'll say #1 since I'm a sucker for 50's housewife stuff LOL!

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  11. My comment was eaten! I like the looks of #1 and I too can't wait to see what was considered "gourmet" in the 50s. Probably something much snootier than mandarins in jello...

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  12. Yay, more books! Speaking of math, how many bookshelves do you have left to decllutter? Just wondering about my odds here ;) I, too, have my eyes on #5! (with #4 as a close second)
    -Jaime

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