Weekend links: Brown Eggs and Jam Jars edition

The past few weeks have been a blur of airports and book events, interspersed with caring for three little ones sick with colds. I’m currently in warm Austin, Texas when I hosted an author signing and am catching up with friends over fantastic barbecue and Tex-Mex.

I had to drop in and share a few posts from around the web because there are a whole bunch of opportunities to win a copy of Brown Eggs and Jam Jars. Advance copies have been in the hands of food bloggers for several weeks now, and they are sharing their initial thought on the cookbook.

It’s been an honour to have my book in their kitchens. I’m still wrapping my head around the fact that this long-awaited project is out there, but it most definitely is because I’ve signed copies from Montreal to Vancouver!

So without further ado, here’s a round-up of links featuring Brown Eggs and Jam Jars and how you can win a copy:

BEJJ first look

Reviews & News:

  • The local news paper in my hometown did a lovely write up, which tells the story of how I got started in restaurants.
  • Tim and Angela (the books photographers) wrote a really fun behind-the-scenes post about the photography: Behind the Cookbook (Part 1 of 2)
  • The Winnipeg Free press (my birth town!) published a story about the book: ‘Brown Eggs and Jam Jars’ cookbook inspired by urban homesteading lifestyle.
  • Jessica from Good Cheap Eats reviewed the book.
  • Alana from Eating from the Ground Up reviewed the book and shared a different kind of love story.

Recipes (no giveaways):

Roasted Carrot Parsnip Soup with Thyme ||  Image by Shaina Olmanson

Roasted Carrot Parsnip Soup with Thyme || Image by Shaina Olmanson

Food Bloggers of Canada Brown Eggs and Jam Jars Blog Tour + Giveaways

A team of expert home cooks from coast to coast have weighed in on Brown Eggs and Jam Jars. Headed up by Food Bloggers of Canada, they gave their feedback this week, shared photos of finished dishes, and offered cookbook giveaways.

There are still plenty of chances to win a copy for your own kitchen. Enter at every blog below: 9 books to be won for North American residents. Giveaways end Feb 23, 2015. Good luck!

Have a lovely Sunday, all!

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. Sounds like you are definitely staying busy! I’m a little jealous of the warm weather you get to enjoy 😉

  2. Saw your book prominently displayed in bookstore in Angrignon Mall. It looks beautiful!

  3. You’re book is beautiful! You’re amazing!!

  4. Congrats again on this beautiful book, Aimee! I was honoured to be part of the FBC blog tour and your book continues to inspire me – I know it will get a TON of use!

  5. Congrats on your incredible book, Aimee! It looks amazing and I can’t wait to get a copy!

  6. Congratulations on the book! I got my copy from Amazon in the UK last weekend and have been reading it all week. I have already made the gorgeous granola and am planning on lots more cooking soon! You do inspire me to grow lots more veggies this year – if I can stop the rabbits and guinea pigs from eating the new shoots! I can’t wait to get new chickens for our garden as a fox sadly got our six lovely ladies last year.

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