Giveaway: The Cook Apron from

Cook Apron

About Valerie Rice Aprons
Capturing Valerie’s signature California fresh style, this new collection of aprons is sophisticated, sexy, and well, rather… delicious.

Lifestyle expert and blogger, Valerie Rice says: “I had searched high and low for flattering aprons, and when I couldn’t find what I was looking for, decided to make them myself. My aprons are designed to . . .

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Giveaway: iPad Mini


This giveaway is sponsored by me Steamy Kitchen – see all those lovely ads to the right? That’s what pays for the iPads that I give away, so I’m happy to . . .

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Giveaway: Healthy Gift Basket from Carrington Farms


About Carrington Farms
For over a decade, Carrington Farms, creators of 100% organic, non-genetically modified Health Food Products, which has been providing health-conscious consumers with healthy yet delicious products. The company is committed to offering the freshest and best-tasting organic flax seed that nature has grown. To that end, each batch of flax seed that goes into the . . .

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Giveaway: LG EasyClean Double Oven Range + Korean Kalbi Baby Back Ribs Recipe


The nearest good Korean BBQ restaurant is over an hour drive away, simply too far when the best accompaniment to Korean BBQ is several super-cold OB beer alternating with sips of chilled soju (Korean rice alcohol, like Japanese sake).

That’s why we love making Korean food at home, but it also means that I have to . . .

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Giveaway: Summer Picnic Basket from The Fruit Company


About The Fruit Basket
Through ecological orchard management methods, agricultural water conservation, and environmentally friendly packaging and shipping materials, The Fruit Company leads the way in its commitment to sustainability practices.

And, in its role as global corporate citizen, the company partners with organizations that work to prevent childhood hunger and teach at-risk youth about the importance . . .

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Giveaway: Anytime’s The Right Time for Ice Cream Gift Set from Tovolo

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About Tovolo
Born of the idea that cooking should be fun, the Tovolo brand was created in 2004 as part of ICI USA, LLC. The company creates kitchen tools that marry form and function, and emphasize design, color, performance, and durability. Everyday tools for the home cook become technicolor expressions of personal style. Tovolo’s Spatulart©, for . . .

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Giveaway: Pig-shaped Cutting Board from Epicurean’s Animal Shapes Series

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About Epicurean
In 1997, fellow Minnesotans Tony Ciardelli and brothers Dave and Greg Benson formed Minneapolis-based TrueRide, a skate park-design and construction company that gave shape to hand-built, custom municipal skate ramps of the highest quality.

Two years later, TrueRide needed to expand its manufacturing facilities, and moved to Duluth, on the North Shore of Lake Superior. . . .

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Giveaway: Set of 18 Handy Cocktail Plates from Holdaplate

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About Holdaplate
While pursuing his MBA, John Zox, formerly a professional musician, began taking design courses to nurture the right side of his brain.  Hidden in plain sight at those famed biz school cocktail parties was an unsolved design challenge: how to hold both a plate and glass in two hands while also attempting to meet, greet, and eat. The eureka moment was . . .

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Giveaway: Green Star Elite Juicer from Tribest


About Tribest Corporation
Tribest Corporation is a leading designer, OEM manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of branded, high-quality small appliances designed to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Founder Jae Choi leverages innovative technology and his years of industry expertise to bring consumers effective and affordable products that make healthy living easy.
About the Green Star Elite . . .

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Giveaway: Into Wine book and Wine Tasting ticket

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INTO WINE is Olivier Magny’s newest book. It is both delightfully humorous and tremendously informative. WIth INTO WINE, Olivier makes us look at wine with a different angle. He takes us on a fabulous journey and not only amuses us, but also boosts our knowledge and confidence. The journey INTO WINE describes is an eye opener. The book . . .

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Giveaway: Avocado Giftbox from



About California Avocados Direct
California Avocado Season is in full swing!

Family owned and operated for 4 generations, California Avocados Direct continues the tradition of  caring for the land and producing the highest quality California avocados.  Meet the farmer and visit the grove here: California Avocados Direct. Hand selected, double-packed in fine wood excelsior, these avocados make the perfect . . .

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Giveaway: Wine and Gardening Kit from Double Decker


The classic Mother’s Day dilemma— you insist on no gifts, maybe all you ask for is a fun day with the kids…but let’s be honest, who doesn’t want to be rewarded for running the show? This year, indulge in hobbies that get lost in the shuffle—why not start that kitchen garden, or maybe try out a new . . .

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