Sunday, December 11, 2011

BRUNCH WITH BINGO: 2011 CHRISTMAS WITH SOUTHERN LIVING GIVEAWAY

WELCOME TO BOOKIN' WITH BINGO'S
"BRUNCH WITH BINGO DAY"
I AM EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THIS SUNDAY'S
   BINGO BRUNCH BOOK CHOICE IS....
GIVEAWAY ENDED
2011 CHRISTMAS WITH 
SOUTHERN LIVING
Savor - Entertain - Decorate - Share
BY THE EDITORS OF 
SOUTHERN LIVING MAGAZINE

ABOUT THE BOOK:
Packed with recipes to savor, gifts to share, festive ways to entertain, and ideas to help you decorate, this all-new book is the perfect source for holiday inspiration.
  • Over 100 delicious kitchen-tested recipes and 4 complete menus—including Daybreak in Dixie, Road Trip to Grandma’s, Vintage Southern Holiday, and Thanksgiving Family-Style—guarantee a festive season filled with memorable get-togethers.
  • Dozens of ways to deck the halls are see-and-do easy with beautiful photos that show how to use what you have in new ways to create holiday flair.
  • A handy Holiday Planner includes calendars and reminder lists plus a half dozen mix-and-match menus perfectly suited to casual gatherings all year long. 
ABOUT THE AUTHORS -THE EDITORS OF SOUTHERN LIVING MAGAZINE:
For over 40 years,Southern Living magazine has delivered definitive Southern food, decorating, and entertaining ideas to its readers, making it one of the most trusted sources in the country that reaches over 16 million readers monthly. With the magazine's Home for the Holidays special section each November, the Christmas All Through the House bonus section each December, plus heavy holiday emphasis throughout the main magazine, Southern Living has also come to be known as a Christmas expert.

SAMPLE RECIPE FROM SOUTHERN LIVING:
 SMOKED SEA SALT CHOCOLATE-COVERED
TURTLES TO GIVE AS A GIFT!
  • YIELD: 2 dozen
  • COOK TIME:25 Minutes
  • PREP TIME:25 Minutes
  • OTHER:45 Minutes
  • COURSE: Candy, Desserts

Ingredients:

  • 1 (14-oz.) package caramels
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 3 cups pecan halves, toasted
  • 8 (2-oz.) chocolate candy coating squares
  • 1 cup bittersweet chocolate morsels
  • 4 (1-oz.) bittersweet chocolate baking squares
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • Smoked sea salt (see note)

Preparation:

Combine first 3 ingredients in a heavy saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth. Stir in pecan halves. Remove from heat; cool in pan 5 minutes.

Drop candy by tablespoonfuls onto a jelly-roll pan lined with lightly greased wax paper. Freeze 30 minutes.

Melt chocolates and shortening in a heavy saucepan over low heat, stirring until smooth. Dip caramel candies into chocolate mixture, 4 or 5 at a time, allowing excess chocolate to drip off; place on lightly greased wax paper. Quickly sprinkle tops with sea salt. Chill until firm.

ANOTHER SAMPLE RECIPE:
RED VELVET CUPCAKES
  • YIELD: Makes 2 dozen
  • HANDS-ON:25 Minutes
  • TOTAL:2 Hours, 18 Minutes
  • COURSE: Cakes/Frostings, Desserts

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 (1-oz.) bottle red liquid food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • White Chocolate-Amaretto Frosting
  • Garnishes: white chocolate snowflakes, red candy sprinkles

Preparation:

1. Preheat oven to 350°. Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating until blended after each addition. Stir in food coloring and vanilla until blended.

2. Combine flour, cocoa, and salt. Stir together buttermilk, vinegar, and baking soda in a 4-cup liquid measuring cup. (Mixture will bubble.) Add flour mixture to butter mixture alternately with buttermilk mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat at low speed until blended after each addition. Place 24 paper baking cups in 2 (12-cup) muffin pans; spoon batter into cups, filling three-fourths full.

3. Bake at 350° for 18 to 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in centers comes out clean. Remove cupcakes from pans to wire racks, and let cool completely (about 45 minutes).

4. Pipe frosting onto cupcakes. Garnish, if desired.


 GIVEAWAY 
I AM EXCITED TO HAVE ONE
COPY OF THIS YEAR'S SOUTHERN
LIVING CHRISTMAS BOOK
TO GIVE AWAY TO A FOLLOWER
 
--U.S. RESIDENTS ONLY
--NO P. O. BOXES
---INCLUDE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS
IN CASE YOU WIN!
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HOW TO ENTER:

+1 ENTRY: COMMENT ON WHY YOU WOULD WANT TO WIN 2011 CHRISTMAS WITH SOUTHERN LIVING FROM WHAT YOU LEARNED ABOVE,  AND DON'T FORGET YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS

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GIVEAWAY ENDS AT
6 PM, EST, DECEMBER 30
GOOD LUCK!
 

103 comments:

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I bet the recipes would be really good in this cookbook. I am looking for some new recipes to add to what I make for the holidays.I would love this cookbook.
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