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"Mighty Ugly" North American Tour!

45thparallel:

Make Your Voice Heard:
The Intersection of Craft, Creativity, and Activism


We are
thrilled to announce the October 2014 North American Book Tour for author-maker-artists Betsy Greer, Leanne Prain, and Kim Werker.


Arsenal Pulp Press
& Sasquatch Books will partner to send these incredible creative minds to 12 venues across the US & Canada. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear these authors in a paneled discussion (moderated by a local artist/maker) or join them for a hands-on workshop. 


Betsy Greer will tour in support of Craftivism: The Art & Craft of Activism (May 2014). Leanne Prain will share Strange Material: Storytelling Through Textiles (October 2014). Kim Werker will tour in support of Make it Mighty Ugly: Exercises and Advice for Getting Creative Even When It Ain’t Pretty (September 2014). 

Plank Grilling Giveaway

Bring the joy of camping to your backyard grill with this delicious recipe for S’mores Pizza from Plank Grilling. It’s a fun dessert for both kids and adults, and a true crowd pleaser at any summer barbecue. Author Dina Guillen promises that one bite of the gooey marshmallows and smoky chocolate will transport everyone from a suburban patio to a campfire under the stars.

Want more plank grilling recipes that are perfect for summer? We’re giving away a plank-grilling set to get you started! Check out the instructions below to win a copy of Plank Grilling, plus an alder plank, cedar plank, and a plank saver from Sur la Table.

To Enter

Full official contest rules and guidelines are here. Contest begins June 25, 2014. Entries must be received no later than July 9, 2014, 11:59:59 PM Pacific Time.

• Enter for the chance to win a copy of Plank Grilling, Sur la Table cedar plank, Sur la Table alder plank, and plank grill saver ($40 value).

• No purchase necessary.
• Open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, ages 18 or older.

• Contest begins June 25, 2014. Entries must be received no later than July 9, 2014, 11:59:59 PM Pacific Time.

• The winner will be selected on or about July 10, 2014
• Void where prohibited by law.

Entries must be made in at least one of the following ways via Rafflecopter (Incomplete entries will not be considered. Maximum four entries):

• Leave a comment on the giveaway post on the Sasquatch Books Blog
• Like Sasquatch Books on Facebook
• Tweet this giveaway
• Leave a comment or like this post on Instagram

Blog Entries must include the following:
• Name (first and last)
• Email Address

Official Rules for “Plank Grilling Giveaway” Sweepstakes

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT ENHANCE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

Open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, age 18 or older.
How to Enter:

1) To enter the Plank Grilling Giveaway (“sweepstakes”), review these Official Rules and complete the entry requirements, including your first and last name, email address, and the title of the book you would like to win. Contest begins June 25, 2014. Entries may be sent via this website only and must be received no later than July 9, 2014, 11:59:59 PM Pacific Time. Limit four entries per person. The sole determinant of time for the purposes of receipt of a valid entry will be the computer servers of Sasquatch Books (“Sponsor”). Proof of transmission (screenshots or captures, etc.) does not constitute proof of receipt.
2) Entries are void if they are in whole or in part incomplete. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for incomplete entries.
3) Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the sender, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this contest which may limit the ability to participate, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this contest. If for any reason the contest is not capable of being conducted as described in these rules, Sponsor shall have the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized holder of the email account associated with the entry.

Winners:
1) From all eligible entries received, one grand-prize winner will be chosen at random on or about July 10, 2014 by Sasquatch Books. Decisions concerning all matters related to this contest are final and binding.
2) The winner will be contacted via e-mail. The odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

Prize:
1) A copy of Plank Grilling by Dina Guillen, 1 alder plank, 1 cedar plank, and 1 stainless steel plank saver ($40 value)

2) In the event that there is an insufficient number of eligible entries, Sponsor reserves the right not to award the prizes.

Eligibility:
This Sweepstakes is open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, age 18 or older. Employees of Sponsor, subsidiaries, affiliates or other parties in anyway involved in the development, production, or distribution of this contest, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible to participate in the contest. Void where prohibited by law. All state and local restrictions apply.

General:
1) No substitutions, transfers or assignments of prizes allowed.
2) All expenses, including taxes (if any), related to receipt and use of prizes is the sole responsibility of the winners.
3) Winners may be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release (“Affidavit”) and if so, the Affidavit must be completed and returned within two (2) days of notification or winner will forfeit their prize and another winner will be selected. Should the ARV of the prize equal or exceed $600.00, winners shall be required to provide a Social Security Number or a Taxpayer Identification Number to Sponsor for issuance of a 1099 Form.
4) By accepting a prize, winners grant to Sponsor the right to use their names, likenesses, contest entries, hometowns, and biographical information in advertising and promotional materials, including posting on the Sponsor’s and author’s website, without further compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law.
5) By competing in this contest and/or accepting a prize, entrants release Sponsor and the authors and/or editors of any books promoted hereby from any and all liability for any loss, harm, injuries, damages, cost or expense arising out of or relating to participation in this contest or the acceptance, use or misuse of the prize.
6) Any dispute arising from this contest will be determined according to the laws of the State of Washington, without reference to its conflict of law principles, and the entrants consent to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in King County and agree that such courts have exclusive jurisdiction over all such disputes.

Winners List:

To receive a winner list, please email custserv@sasquatchbooks.com

Sponsor:

Sasquatch Books

1904 Third Ave Suite 710
Seattle WA 98101

(206) 467-4300

Bring Home Honey & Oats

Have you ever wished for a guilt-free chocolate chip cookie or breakfast pastry?

Now you can enjoy healthier versions of your favorite baked goods with Honey & Oats by Jennifer Katzinger. This baking book is filled with 75 delicious and more nutritious baked treats all highlighting the goodness of whole, ancient grains such as einkorn and barley, and natural sweeteners including maple syrup, honey, and Sucanat, without sacrificing flavor or texture. For home bakers who don’t want to go completely whole grain, each recipe includes a variation using lighter flours. You won’t go back to baking the old way once you see how simple it is to bake your favorite treats in a way that is not only tasty, but also healthy.

Recipes include:
Carrot Pineapple Cupcakes with Vanilla Maple Frosting
Pear Ginger Muffins with Streusel Topping
Granola Bars
Gluten-Free Snickerdoodles
Sweet Potato Skillet Corn Bread
Deep, Dark Chocolate Brownies
Zucchini Bread
Honey Oat Bread

To help home bakers revolutionize their baked goods, Sasquatch Books has teamed up with Bob’s Red Mill, Coombs Family Farms, and Jovial Foods to bring you the Honey & Oats At Home Giveaway. Together we’ve pulled together several prizes, including a grand prize giveaway filled with whole grain flours from Bob’s Red Mill and Jovial Foods, natural sweeteners from Coombs Family Farms, and a copy of Honey & Oats by Jennifer Katzinger.

To Enter

Full official rules & guidelines are here.

Contest begins May 13, 2014. Entries must be received no later than May 27, 2014 11:59:59 PM Pacific Time.

• Enter for the chance to win one of three prizes, including a copy of Honey & Oats by Jennifer Katzinger and a whole grain & natural sweetener baking package ($80 value).
• No purchase necessary.
• Open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, ages 18 or older.
• Contest begins May 13, 2014. Entries must be received no later than May 27, 2014, 11:59:59 PM Pacific Time.
• The winner will be selected on or about May 28, 2014
• Void where prohibited by law.

Entries must be made in at least one of the following ways via Rafflecopter (Incomplete entries will not be considered. Maximum four entries):

• Leave a comment on the giveaway post on the Sasquatch Books Blog
• Like Sasquatch Books on Facebook
• Tweet or retweet this giveaway
• Comment on this giveaway on Instagram

Blog Entries must include the following:
• Name (first and last)
• Email Address

To Enter

Contest begins May 13, 2014. Entries must be received no later than May 27, 2014 11:59:59 PM Pacific Time.

• Enter for the chance to win one of three prizes, including a copy of Honey & Oats by Jennifer Katzinger and a whole grain & natural sugar baking package ($80 value). 

• No purchase necessary.
• Open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, ages 18 or older.

• Contest begins May 13, 2014. Entries must be received no later than May 27, 2014, 11:59:59 PM Pacific Time.

• The winner will be selected on or about May 28, 2014
• Void where prohibited by law.
Entries must be made in at least one of the following ways via Rafflecopter (Incomplete entries will not be considered. Maximum four entries):
• Leave a comment on the giveaway post on the Sasquatch Books Blog
• Follow Sasquatch Books on Facebook
• Tweet this giveaway
• Comment on this giveaway on Instagram
Blog Entries must include the following:
• Name (first and last)
• Email Address

Official Rules for “Honey & Oats At Home” Sweepstakes

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT ENHANCE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, age 18 or older.

How to Enter:
1) To enter the Honey & Oats At Home (“sweepstakes”), review these Official Rules and complete the entry requirements, including your first and last name, email address, and what you are looking forward to growing this season. Contest begins May 13, 2014. Entries may be sent via this website only and must be received no later than May 27, 2014 11:59:59 PM Pacific Time. Limit four entries per person. The sole determinant of time for the purposes of receipt of a valid entry will be the computer servers of Sasquatch Books (“Sponsor”). Proof of transmission (screenshots or captures, etc.) does not constitute proof of receipt.
2) Entries are void if they are in whole or in part incomplete. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for incomplete entries.
3) Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the sender, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this contest which may limit the ability to participate, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this contest. If for any reason the contest is not capable of being conducted as described in these rules, Sponsor shall have the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized holder of the email account associated with the entry.

Winners:
1) From all eligible entries received, one grand-prize winner, one runner-up, and one third will be chosen at random on or about May 28, 2014 by Sasquatch Books. Decisions concerning all matters related to this contest are final and binding.
2) The winner will be contacted via e-mail. The odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

Prize:

1) Grand Prize
A copy of Honey & Oats by Jennifer Katzinger, 32oz of einkorn flour and 16oz einkorn wheat berries from Jovial Foods, 6oz pure maple sugar and 8oz pure maple syrup from Coombs Family Farms, 24oz whole wheat pastry flour, 22oz light spelt flour, and 20oz barley flour from Bob’s Red Mill ($80 value).

2) Runner-up Prize
A copy of Honey & Oats by Jennifer Katzinger, 32oz of einkorn flour and 16oz einkorn wheat berries from Jovial Foods, 6oz pure maple sugar and 8oz pure maple syrup from Coombs Family Farms ($55 value).

3) Third Place Prize
A copy of Honey & Oats by Jennifer Katzinger, and 32oz of einkorn flour and 16oz einkorn wheat berries from Jovial Foods ($45 value).
4) In the event that there are an insufficient number of eligible entries, Sponsor reserves the right not to award the prizes.

Eligibility:
This Sweepstakes is open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, age 18 or older. Employees of Sponsor, subsidiaries, affiliates or other parties in anyway involved in the development, production, or distribution of this contest, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible to participate in the contest. Void where prohibited by law. All state and local restrictions apply.

General:
1) No substitutions, transfers or assignments of prizes allowed.
2) All expenses, including taxes (if any), related to receipt and use of prizes is the sole responsibility of the winners.
3) Winners may be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release (“Affidavit”) and if so, the Affidavit must be completed and returned within two (2) days of notification or winner will forfeit their prize and another winner will be selected. Should the ARV of the prize equal or exceed $600.00, winners shall be required to provide a Social Security Number or a Taxpayer Identification Number to Sponsor for issuance of a 1099 Form.
4) By accepting a prize, winners grant to Sponsor the right to use their names, likenesses, contest entries, hometowns, and biographical information in advertising and promotional materials, including posting on the Sponsor’s and author’s website, without further compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law.
5) By competing in this contest and/or accepting a prize, entrants release Sponsor and the authors and/or editors of any books promoted hereby from any and all liability for any loss, harm, injuries, damages, cost or expense arising out of or relating to participation in this contest or the acceptance, use or misuse of the prize.
6) Any dispute arising from this contest will be determined according to the laws of the State of Washington, without reference to its conflict of law principles, and the entrants consent to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in King County and agree that such courts have exclusive jurisdiction over all such disputes.

Winners List:
To receive a winner list, please email custserv@sasquatchbooks.com

Sponsor:
Sasquatch Books

1904 Third Ave Suite 710
Seattle WA 98101

(206) 467-4300

Perennial of the Day Giveaway

Perennials (plants that grow for at least three years) are the best choice for gardeners who want a year-round succession of flowers, form, and foliage. The 500 plants featured in this book are perfect for helping Pacific Northwest gardeners achieve beauty, fragrance, and success in the garden. Complete with full-color photography, learn which perennials to buy, how and where to plant them in your yard, and much more.

Enter to win, and let us help you cultivate your garden this spring!

To Enter

Contest begins May 1, 2014. Entries must be received no later than May 8, 2014 11:59:59 PM Pacific Time.
• Enter for the chance to win a copy of Perennials for the Pacific Northwest and a $25 Fred Meyer gift card ($47 value).
• No purchase necessary.
• Open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, ages 18 or older.
• Contest begins May 1, 2014. Entries must be received no later than May 8, 2014, 11:59:59 PM Pacific Time.
• The winner will be selected on or about May 9, 2014
• Void where prohibited by law.

Entries must be made in at least one of the following ways via Rafflecopter (Incomplete entries will not be considered. Maximum four entries):
• Leave a comment on the giveaway posts on the Sasquatch Books Blog.
• Follow Sasquatch Books on Facebook.
• Tweet or retweet this giveaway.
• Comment on this giveaway on Instagram
Blog Entries must include the following:
• Name (first and last)
• Email Address
• Ask Marty Wingate a gardening question, or tell us your favorite perennial

Official Rules for “Perennial of the Day” Sweepstakes

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT ENHANCE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

Open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, age 18 or older.

How to Enter:
1) To enter the Perennial of the Day (“sweepstakes”), review these Official Rules and complete the entry requirements, including your first and last name, email address, and what you are looking forward to growing this season. Contest begins May 1, 2014. Entries may be sent via this website only and must be received no later than May 8, 2014 11:59:59 PM Pacific Time. Limit four entries per person. The sole determinant of time for the purposes of receipt of a valid entry will be the computer servers of Sasquatch Books (“Sponsor”). Proof of transmission (screenshots or captures, etc.) does not constitute proof of receipt.
2) Entries are void if they are in whole or in part incomplete. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for incomplete entries.
3) Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the sender, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this contest which may limit the ability to participate, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this contest. If for any reason the contest is not capable of being conducted as described in these rules, Sponsor shall have the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized holder of the email account associated with the entry.

Winners:
1) From all eligible entries received, one grand-prize winner will be chosen at random on or about April 9, 2014 by Sasquatch Books. Decisions concerning all matters related to this contest are final and binding.
2) The winner will be contacted via e-mail. The odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

Prize:
1) A copy of Perennials for the Pacific Northwest by Marty Wingate
2) A $25 Fred Meyer gift card
3) In the event that there are an insufficient number of eligible entries, Sponsor reserves the right not to award the prizes.

Eligibility:
This Sweepstakes is open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, age 18 or older. Employees of Sponsor, subsidiaries, affiliates or other parties in anyway involved in the development, production, or distribution of this contest, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible to participate in the contest. Void where prohibited by law. All state and local restrictions apply.

General:
1) No substitutions, transfers or assignments of prizes allowed.
2) All expenses, including taxes (if any), related to receipt and use of prizes is the sole responsibility of the winners.
3) Winners may be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release (“Affidavit”) and if so, the Affidavit must be completed and returned within two (2) days of notification or winner will forfeit their prize and another winner will be selected. Should the ARV of the prize equal or exceed $600.00, winners shall be required to provide a Social Security Number or a Taxpayer Identification Number to Sponsor for issuance of a 1099 Form.
4) By accepting a prize, winners grant to Sponsor the right to use their names, likenesses, contest entries, hometowns, and biographical information in advertising and promotional materials, including posting on the Sponsor’s and author’s website, without further compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law.
5) By competing in this contest and/or accepting a prize, entrants release Sponsor and the authors and/or editors of any books promoted hereby from any and all liability for any loss, harm, injuries, damages, cost or expense arising out of or relating to participation in this contest or the acceptance, use or misuse of the prize.
6) Any dispute arising from this contest will be determined according to the laws of the State of Washington, without reference to its conflict of law principles, and the entrants consent to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in King County and agree that such courts have exclusive jurisdiction over all such disputes.

Winners List:
To receive a winner list, please email custserv@sasquatchbooks.com

Sponsor:
Sasquatch Books

1904 Third Ave Suite 710
Seattle WA 98101

(206) 467-4300

Still reveling in the Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl victory? Celebrate with NOTES FROM A 12 MAN author and Seahawks super-fan Mark Tye Turner at your local Western Washington Costco this week!

Still reveling in the Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl victory? Celebrate with NOTES FROM A 12 MAN author and Seahawks super-fan Mark Tye Turner at your local Western Washington Costco this week!

How Does Your Garden Grow? Giveaway

Attention Pacific Northwest Gardeners!

Territorial Seed Company has partnered with Sasquatch to offer this awesome gardening giveaway.

Author Steve Solomon started gardening in the Pacific Northwest in 1978 and has since perfected the art of growing nutrient-rich vegetables in this unique climate. Since the first edition was published in 1981, Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades has become THE go-to guide for beginning and experienced organic vegetable gardeners in the region. From soil composition and composting, to garden planning and step-by-step instructions for growing over sixty vegetables, you can trust Steve Solomon’s comprehensive and authoritative advice.

To get YOUR garden growing this season, we are giving away a collection of seed packets to go along with a copy of Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades. So enter to win, and let us help you get growing!

To Enter

Contest begins February 21, 2014. Entries must be received no later than March 10, 2014 11:59:59 PM Pacific Time.

• Enter for the chance to win a copy of Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades, garden labels, and seven vegetable seed varieties + a set of peat pellets from Territorial Seed Company ($65 value).


• No purchase necessary.

• Open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, ages 18 or older.


• Contest begins February 21, 2014. Entries must be received no later than March 10, 2013, 11:59:59 PM Pacific Time.


• The winner will be selected on or about March 12, 2014.

• Void where prohibited by law.

Entries must be made in at least one of the following ways (Incomplete entries will not be considered. Maximum four entries):

• Leave a comment on the giveaway posts on the Sasquatch Books Blog or Tumblr
• Share this giveaway on Facebook
• Tweet or retweet this giveaway
• Share or comment on this giveaway on Instagram #HowDoesYourGardenGrow

Blog entries must include the following:
• Name (first and last)
• Email Address
• Tell us what you are looking forward to growing this season

Official Rules for “How Does Your Garden Grow” Sweepstakes

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT ENHANCE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

Open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, age 18 or older.

How to Enter:

1) To enter the How Does Your Garden Grow (“sweepstakes”), review these Official Rules and complete the entry requirements, including your first and last name, email address, and what you are looking forward to growing this season. Contest begins February 21, 2014. Entries may be sent via this website only and must be received no later than March 10, 2014 11:59:59 PM Pacific Time. Limit three entries per person. The sole determinant of time for the purposes of receipt of a valid entry will be the computer servers of Sasquatch Books (“Sponsor”). Proof of transmission (screenshots or captures, etc.) does not constitute proof of receipt.
2) Entries are void if they are in whole or in part incomplete. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for incomplete entries.
3) Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the sender, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this contest which may limit the ability to participate, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this contest. If for any reason the contest is not capable of being conducted as described in these rules, Sponsor shall have the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized holder of the email account associated with the entry.
Winners:
1) From all eligible entries received, one grand-prize winner will be chosen at random on or about March 12, 2014 by Sasquatch Books. Decisions concerning all matters related to this contest are final and binding.
2) The winner will be contacted via e-mail. The odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.
Prize:
1) A copy of Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades
2) Seven seed packets from Territorial Seeds: Swiss Chard, beets, carrots, cucumbers, bush beans, lettuce, peas
3) A set of Jiffy 7 Peat Pellets from Territorial Seeds
4) A 5-peice set of garden labels
5) In the event that there are an insufficient number of eligible entries, Sponsor reserves the right not to award the prizes.
Eligibility:
This Sweepstakes is open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, age 18 or older. Employees of Sponsor, subsidiaries, affiliates or other parties in anyway involved in the development, production, or distribution of this contest, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible to participate in the contest. Void where prohibited by law. All state and local restrictions apply.
General:
1) No substitutions, transfers or assignments of prizes allowed.
2) All expenses, including taxes (if any), related to receipt and use of prizes is the sole responsibility of the winners.
3) Winners may be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release (“Affidavit”) and if so, the Affidavit must be completed and returned within two (2) days of notification or winner will forfeit their prize and another winner will be selected. Should the ARV of the prize equal or exceed $600.00, winners shall be required to provide a Social Security Number or a Taxpayer Identification Number to Sponsor for issuance of a 1099 Form.
4) By accepting a prize, winners grant to Sponsor the right to use their names, likenesses, contest entries, hometowns, and biographical information in advertising and promotional materials, including posting on the Sponsor’s and author’s website, without further compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law.
5) By competing in this contest and/or accepting a prize, entrants release Sponsor and the authors and/or editors of any books promoted hereby from any and all liability for any loss, harm, injuries, damages, cost or expense arising out of or relating to participation in this contest or the acceptance, use or misuse of the prize.
6) Any dispute arising from this contest will be determined according to the laws of the State of Washington, without reference to its conflict of law principles, and the entrants consent to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in King County and agree that such courts have exclusive jurisdiction over all such disputes.
Winners List:
To receive a winner list, please email custserv@sasquatchbooks.com
Sponsor:
Sasquatch Books

1904 Third Ave Suite 710
Seattle WA 98101

(206) 467-4300

Win a Cast Iron Skillet!


Flaky Buttermilk Breakfast Scones studded with currents and orange zest…sizzling Pan-Seared Sea Scallops with Apple-Thyme Sauce and Bacon Crumbs…colorful Roasted Root Vegetables seasoned with herbs de Provence, thyme, and parsley… Just like magic, exquisite dishes come together in a cast iron skillet!

This new edition of Sharon Kramis and Julie Kramis Hearne’s Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook: Recipes for the Best Pan in Your Kitchen features full color photography and makes the perfect holiday gift. Over ninety recipes cover breakfast, appetizers, entrées, vegetables, sides, and desserts. There are also sections about outdoor cookery and how to care for your skillet.

This holiday season you can win a copy of this best-selling book, along with a beautiful 10.25” cast iron skillet from Lodge, a silicone handle holder (because those skillet handles get hot!), and a dish towel from Sur La Table. This gift package can be yours simply by leaving a comment below about what you would like to cook in a cast iron skillet. On December 18 we’ll pick a winner at random! You can also receive an extra entry by clicking the “like” button on the Sasquatch Books Facebook page.

To Enter

Contest begins December 10, 2013. Entries must be received no later than December 17, 2013, 11:59:59 PM Pacific Time.

• Enter for the chance to win a copy of the Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook, a 9 inch cast iron skillet from Lodge, and a potholder from Sur La Table (approximate value $60.00). • No purchase necessary. • Open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, ages 18 or older. • Contest begins December 10, 2013. Entries must be received no later than December 17, 2013, 11:59:59 PM Pacific Time. • The winner will be selected on or about December 18, 2013 • Void where prohibited by law.

Enter to win by doing the following (Incomplete entries will not be considered. Maximum two entries per person):

* Leave a comment on this blog post about what you would like to cook in a cast iron skillet

* BONUS: “Like” Sasquatch Books on Facebook for an additional entry

Entries must include the following: * Name (first and last) * Email Address * What you would like to cook in a cast iron skillet

Official Rules for “Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook Giveaway” Sweepstakes

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT ENHANCE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, age 18 or older.

How to Enter:

1) To enter the Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook Giveaway (“sweepstakes”), review these Official Rules and complete the entry requirements, including your first and last name, email address, and the title of the book you would like to win. Contest begins December 10, 2013. Entries may be sent via this website only and must be received no later than December 17, 11:59:59 PM Pacific Time. Limit two entries per person. The sole determinant of time for the purposes of receipt of a valid entry will be the computer servers of Sasquatch Books (“Sponsor”). Proof of transmission (screenshots or captures, etc.) does not constitute proof of receipt. 2) Entries are void if they are in whole or in part incomplete. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for incomplete entries. 3) Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the sender, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this contest which may limit the ability to participate, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this contest. If for any reason the contest is not capable of being conducted as described in these rules, Sponsor shall have the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized holder of the email account associated with the entry. Winners: 1) From all eligible entries received, one grand-prize winner will be chosen at random on or about December 18, 2013 by Sasquatch Books. Decisions concerning all matters related to this contest are final and binding. 2) The winner will be contacted via e-mail. The odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

Prize:

A copy of the Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook
A 10.25 inch cast iron skillet from Lodge
A silicone handle holder from Sur La Table
A 100% cotton dish towel from Sur La Table
In the event that there is an insufficient number of eligible entries, Sponsor reserves the right not to award the prizes.

Eligibility:

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Warm Pear-Ginger Upside-Down Cake

In this delicious Warm Pear-Ginger Upside-Down Cake from The Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook, mother-daughter authors Sharon Kramis and Julie Kramis Hearne add cornmeal to give the cake more substance and texture, and incredibly moist. The hint of ginger in this cake really pulls all the flavors together. Topped with fresh whipped cream or vanilla ice cream, this is the ideal finish to a winter’s feast.

Makes 8 to 10 Servings

8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature, divided
¾ cup sugar, divided
2 pounds firm but ripe Bartlett or Anjou pears (about 4 pears), peeled, cored, and cut into eighths
2 tablespoons minced candied ginger
¼ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
⅓ cup medium-ground yellow cornmeal
½ cup boiling water
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ cup whole milk

Position a rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 350°F.

Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in a 10-inch cast iron skillet over medium heat. Add ¼ cup of the sugar, stir just enough to combine, and cook without disturbing until the sugar dissolves and starts to turn golden brown (caramelize), about 5 minutes. Beginning with the outside edge and working your way toward the center in a circular pattern, arrange the pear slices on top of the caramelized sugar. Sprinkle the ginger and nutmeg over the top. Cook until the pears are soft and the caramel starts to thicken, about 5 minutes more. Remove from the heat and set aside.

In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Place the cornmeal in a large bowl, add the boiling water, and stir to blend. Add the remaining 6 tablespoons butter and the remaining ½ cup sugar to the cornmeal mixture and mix until well blended. (This can be done by hand.) Beat in the eggs and vanilla. Beat in the flour mixture, a little at a time, alternating it with the milk, making sure not to overmix. Pour the batter on top of the pears in the skillet.

Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake until the top starts to brown and the center of the cake feels firm and springs back when pressed, 18 to 20 minutes. Let the cake cool for 5 minutes. Run a knife around the edge to loosen it, and place an inverted plate on top of the skillet. Protecting both hands with oven mitts, flip the cake onto the plate. Replace any fruit that may have stuck to the skillet. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Straight from the garden to the skillet, there’s nothing better than roasted vegetables. This recipe from the newest edition of The Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook is delicious served alongside salmon, halibut, roast chicken, or pork roast. Herbs de Provence adds a nice lavender flavor.

Makes 6 Servings

6 shallots, peeled
2 to 3 small parsnips, scrubbed and root end trimmed
1 rutabaga, scrubbed and root end trimmed, cut into wedges
4 small golden and/or red beets, scrubbed and root end trimmed
2 small turnips, scrubbed and trimmed
1 fennel bulb, fronds trimmed, cut lengthwise into 1-inch slices
¼ cup olive oil
2 teaspoons herbs de Provence or Italian herbs
1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
1 tablespoon orange zest
2 tablespoons orange juice
3 tablespoons water
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, for garnish

Preheat the oven to 400°F.

Put all the vegetables in a large bowl. Add the olive oil, herbs de Provence, thyme, orange zest and juice, and water, and toss, coating well.

Transfer the vegetables to a 10- or 12-inch cast iron skillet, cover, and roast in the oven for 20 minutes. Uncover and cook until golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes more. Peel the beets and cut in half. Cut the parsnips and rutabaga in half lengthwise. Season the vegetables with salt and pepper, garnish with parsley, and serve.

In this beautiful dish from Lara Ferroni’s Put an Egg on It, walnuts add a lovely mellowness to this herby pesto, which melts beautifully when stirred into warm pasta. For an extra-green version, try substituting pistachios for the walnuts.

Makes 4 servings

1 pound spinach spaghetti
½ cup chopped and toasted walnuts
½ cup chopped Italian parsley
¼ cup chopped fresh basil leaves
1 clove garlic, chopped
¼ cup shredded Parmesan, plus more for garnish
3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
Salt
4 eggs
1 pint cherry tomatoes (optional)
1 package (5 ounces) baby kale or other braising greens
Red pepper flakes (optional)

Cook the spaghetti according to the package directions to al dente in a large pot of lightly salted water. Drain the pasta, reserving 1 cup of the pasta water.

Add the walnuts, parsley, basil, garlic, and Parmesan to a food processor, and pulse to finely chop. Stream in 2 tablespoons of the oil to create a chunky puree. Add salt to taste.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. While the oven heats, fry the eggs sunny-side up and set aside. Place the tomatoes on a baking sheet and roast for 5 to 10 minutes, until they begin to burst.

In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add the remaining tablespoon of olive oil, toss in the kale, and cook until it’s just wilted, about 2 minutes. Reduce the heat to medium, add the drained pasta, and cook for 2 minutes, or until warmed through. Stir in the pesto with about ½ cup of the pasta water and cook until the water has evaporated.

Divide the pasta among 4 bowls and top each with an egg, add one-forth of the cherry tomatoes, and a sprinkle of Parmesan and red pepper flakes to taste.