Weekend links and giveaway winners

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Happy Sunday! Can I just point out — you all love your homemade pantry staples. Friday’s giveaway of The Homemade Pantry cookbook garnered 667 entries!

I loved reading through your comments and hearing what you would like to learn to make from scratch. Granola bars and chicken stock were high on the list; coincidentally I already have those recipes in draft to share with you as we close out January, so stay tuned.

You can also browse my recipe archives for many homemade staples from Honey Pizza Dough to Plain Yogurt.

We have winners from both giveaways!

The winner of my 2-book Baby Led Weaning giveaway is Robyn, who has a 4-week old baby whom she hopes to start on baby-led feeding when the time is right.

The winner of The Homemade Pantry cookbook is Rose Marie, who wants to learn how to bake bread and make yogurt.

Congratulations to both ladies! You’ve been notified via email. A big thank you to all who entered the giveaway. You can find the books in major bookstores and on Amazon: The Baby-Led Weaning Cookbook and The Homemade Pantry.

And now, onto weekend links…

Have a wonderful weekend!

About Aimee

Cooking has always been Aimée's preferred recreational activity, creative outlet, and source of relaxation. After nearly ten years in the professional cooking industry, she went from restaurant to RSS by trading her tongs and clogs for cookie cutters and a laptop, serving as editor here at Simple Bites. Her first book, Brown Eggs and Jam Jars - Family Recipes from the Kitchen of Simple Bites, was published in February 2015.

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  1. I have found that pureeing my tomato soup in my vitamix makes it incredible creamy. I was even tempted to leave out the cream . . . almost 🙂

  2. The article about banned foods still allowed in the U.S. was an eye opener… and a stomach turner!

  3. Thanks for the books Aimee! I’m really looking forward to her eating now!

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