Category Archives: Contests & Giveaways

January Cookbook Giveaway! One Day to Enter!

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THIS CONTEST IS CLOSED.  CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNER, BARBARA WEIDER! Watch for the next giveaway, coming soon! Happy end of January! Today is your chance to win a copy of Hollyhock Garden to Table - the wonderful book I have been cooking … Continue reading

Paletas & Popsicles – July Giveaway!

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This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winner, JAMIE KNUPP! Stay tuned for our next contest! Happy July, everyone… and what happened to June?! I can’t believe how fast the summer is flying by. And it may just go down … Continue reading

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June Giveaway Winner! And Happy Father’s Day!

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  Happy Father’s Day, everyone! Will you be grilling something yummy today? We had nearly 100 entries for our Get Ready to Grill Giveaway this month. And, as promised, we’re ready to announce the winner. Drum roll please… The winner … Continue reading

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June Giveaway – Get Ready to Grill!

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This contest is now closed! Congratulations to our winner, Steffi S! Our next giveaway starts on July 1st, 2013. Happy June, everyone! Guess what? It’s grilling season again in Seattle. Yes, really. How do I know? Just take a look … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Giveaway 2013

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This contest is closed.  Congratulations to our winner, Donna Donahue!  Whether your mom was good at it or bad at it, chances are she taught you something about cooking. In my case, it was a lot of things – well actually, … Continue reading

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Earth Day Quiz and Contest Winner!

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Happy 43rd Earth Day to all of you! And, congratulations to our Earth Day Contest Giveaway winner! We asked you to tell us about a way you try to reduce, reuse or recycle. We received 32 very thoughtful answers. Check out … Continue reading

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Earth Day Giveaway 2013!

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THIS CONTEST IS CLOSED. Congratulations to our WINNER – Danielle! Welcome to A Passionate Plate’s Earth Day Giveaway 2013! 2013 marks the 43rd Earth Day celebration. Back in 1970, Gaylord Nelson, a US Senator from Wisconsin launched Earth Day to raise … Continue reading

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Our March Giveaway Winner Is…

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Good morning, everyone! Happy Monday. Happy April 1st. And, congratulations to our latest contest winner! Last month we asked you to tell us about a vegetable you used to hate but have now learned to enjoy. We loved hearing from … Continue reading

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Our March Giveaway!

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This contest has closed. Congratulations to our winner, Pris! It feels like spring in West Seattle. The sun is shining, daffodils are blooming, and the onion seeds I started on my window ledge last week have begun to sprout. YAY! … Continue reading

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February Giveaway: Food for Thought

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I’ve got a refrigerator, freezer and pantry full of food, yet I still find myself running out to the grocery store to get a few ingredients to get dinner on the table. That often makes me feel a little guilty. … Continue reading

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And the Winner of our January Giveaway is…

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For our January Giveaway, we asked you to tell us about a “pantry surprise” you found when cleaning out your cupboards. Before I announce the winner, I just thought I would tell you about the surprise(s) I found stuffed in … Continue reading

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Our January Giveaway!

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This contest has closed. Congratulations to our winner, Avis Peterson! Happy New Year, Everyone! I hope you’re ready for another fun-filled year with us here at A Passionate Plate. We want to kick off the year right – by getting … Continue reading

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Something really weird just happened. And we have a winner!

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Something really crazy just happened. Yes, it has something to do with the Mayan calendar. Kind of. If you’ve been paying attention to all of the talk, you know that today, December 21st, 2012, is supposed to be the end … Continue reading

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Our December Cookbook Giveaway!

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  THIS CONTEST IS CLOSED. A big congratulations to TC! We’ll be sending you a copy of Slow Cooker Revolution by America’s Test Kitchen. Okay, we know it’s not a Powerball jackpot, but our December giveaway is pretty darn awesome… we’re giving away … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

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Before I tell you who won our latest “Top Chef Season 10: Seattle” Giveaway, I hope you’ll watch this fun little movie I shot at Seattle’s Pike Place Market today. You’ll see the World Famous Pike Place Fish Market, lots … Continue reading

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Giveaway – Top Chef Season 10 SEATTLE!

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THIS GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED. CONGRATS TO OUR WINNER, Cecily Metzger. What she won:  a wonderful assortment of goodies from Market Spice including: Mexican Vanilla, Market Spice Tea, Market Spice Spiced Cider Mix, Market Spice Seafood Seasoning Rub (Salt Free) and a … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

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 Thank you to everyone who entered our October best bake sale COOKBOOK Giveaway! Once again, we selected a winner randomly from all of the entries. Congratulations to Sara from the food blog threecleversisters.com who voted for the Almost Black They’re So Cocoa … Continue reading

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best bake sale COOKBOOK Giveaway!

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Yipeeeeee! It’s time for another A Passionate Plate Giveaway. This time it’s a wonderful book for a great cause:  best bake sale COOKBOOK by Gretchen Holt-Witt. Not only is this book filled with the most amazing sounding recipes and beautiful pictures, … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

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Thank you to everyone who entered our August giveaway #2 – A Taste of Seattle Giveaway. As always, we choose a winner randomly from all of the entries. Congratulations to the contest winner, Theresa, from Augusta, Georgia! Theresa’s answer to … Continue reading

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A Taste of Seattle August Giveaway!

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Writing about our culinary hero, Julia Child, last week got us thinking about Seattle’s own local celebrity chef, Tom Douglas. Douglas opened his first restaurant, Dahlia Lounge back in 1989. Since then, he has continuously owned and operated some of … Continue reading

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And the Winner is…

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Thank you to everyone who participated in our August Harvest Giveaway! Our question: what is your favorite summer fruit or vegetable and how do you like to eat it? We chose our winner randomly. And the winner is…. Molly B. who’s favorite summer … Continue reading

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August Harvest Giveaway!

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August is a time of bounty around here, as you can see from the photo above. From my tiny 4′ x 8′ garden: carrots, beans, swiss chard, green onions, and micro-greens. From my neighbor, Ron: Steelhead caught at the mouth of … Continue reading

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We have a winner!

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Congratulations to Shannon Zelinka – the winner of our Weber’s Way to Grill Cookbook! The winning entry was drawn randomly, but Shannon’s favorite BBQ meal sure does sound good: ”Gorgonzola tenderloin with grilled asparagus. YUM!!!” Shannon – we will contact you … Continue reading

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Weber’s Way To Grill Cookbook Giveaway!

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Good morning from sunny Seattle! The current temperature here is a balmy 58 degrees and the sun is shinning right into my office window. (Wow, is my window dirty!) Here is a three day forecast:       For those … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

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Marie! This week we wanted to know how you survive those days (and nights) when life is just too crazy to actually cook. Thanks, everyone, for sharing your great ideas. Marie’s prize is a set of two flexible nylon spatulas … Continue reading

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Kitchen Gadget Giveaway Contest, Week #4

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Wow, March has just flown by! My month has been all sorts of crazy with a mini remodel going on at our house (most of our furniture is still outside the house in a POD storage container) and our wild … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

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Jackie!  Here’s her hilarious response to our Question of the Week:  Who would you like to be a Sous Chef for and why? “I would love to sous chef for the Swedish Chef on the Muppets. We would chop, slice, … Continue reading

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Kitchen Gadget Giveaway Contest, Week 3

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When I was a little girl, I loved to help my mom in the the kitchen.  She woud let me crack the eggs, or sift the flour. There was an entire summer when we made fresh sourdough bread EVERY DAY … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

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Manda!  Here’s what she responded to our Question of the Week: In your wildest  favorite fantasy, who would serve you breakfast in bed and what’s on that menu? “I have a soft spot for Johnny Depp. And eggs benedict would top … Continue reading

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March Contest – Kitchen Gadget Giveaways! – Week 2

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  It’s official!  We’ve sprung-ahead one hour, or in other words, we’ve lost an hour of sleep.  Maybe that’s why I’ve been obsessed with this concept of breakfast in bed.  Waking up on a cold, Spring Sunday morning and realizing … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

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Julie!  Here’s what she responded to our Question of the Week:  Which kitchen gadget could you not live without and why? “I love my gadgets and use many but one of my go-to items is my steamer. I use it … Continue reading

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March Contest – Kitchen Gadget Giveaways!

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Happy Spring!  Spring cleaning.  Spring forward.  Spring training.  Spring rolls. Spring into action. I know it’s not official, but March is here and we are so ready for Spring. Bring on the asparagus, rhubarb and artichokes! We’ve got recipes waiting! … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

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Congratulations to Kristin Winter, the winner of our first Facebook Giveaway Contest! A copy of The I Love To Cook Book, by Lauren Groveman, is on the way! We asked our readers to LIKE us on Facebook and to tell us … Continue reading

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February Cookbook Giveaway Contest Ends Tomorrow!

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Our February Cookbook Giveaway Contest ends tomorrow! Don’t miss out! Just go to the A Passionate Plate Facebook page, “LIKE” us, and then leave a quick post about a food that makes you think of love. On Valentine’s Day, we’ll pick one LOVE … Continue reading

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A Passionate Plate’s First Contest Give-Away

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In the month of February, we’ll be celebrating Love (and Like).  Mary has already filled you in on the Love part, so I’d like to let you know about the “Like” part – and how you can enter to win … Continue reading

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