Here’s a Pop Quiz for you:
#1: What’s one ingredient that graces the kitchen cabinets of virtually every home baker?
#2: What flavor pairs with virtually every other one, savory and sweet, in the flavor rainbow?
#3: Which is 4 times more popular than the other, chocolate or vanilla? (This one’s multiple choice – you’ve got a 50/50 chance!)
That’s right. You guessed it. Vanilla! Vanilla! Vanilla!
And because poor vanilla is so often overlooked, it’s such a treat to see it starring in its own, brand new, gorgeous cookbook.
Pure Vanilla by Shauna Sever is a feast for the eyes, taking you on the journey of vanilla from orchid to oven.
And then there’s the recipes… oh, man, the recipes! We’re talking Glazed Vanilla Bean Doughnuts, Warm Vanilla-Rum Rice Pudding, and my personal fave, Vanilla Cream Pie on page 71. For realz.
I just know you wouldn’t mind adding a copy of this lovely book to your cookshelf. And since I happen to have an extra copy, you’re going to get a chance to win one!
Simply enter your name and email address or login via Facebook below, click on the big ‘+1′ buttons, and follow the instructions listed to enter to win – you can enter up to 20 times! You do not need to have a Facebook account to enter. Questions about this giveaway? Feel free to message me at meagan (at) scarlettabakes (dot) com.
So what are you waiting for? Go enter yourself to win! And then give that bottle of vanilla extract in your pantry a pat on the back – she works hard for the money. So you better treat her right.