Jun
20
2008

Picky Palate Givaway!



Hi Everyone, out of appreciation for everyone’s great comments and emails I’m excited to have my very first Picky Palate Givaway! I’m no Oprah, but I’m giving away 3 separate prizes, here’s what you do…

Since, I have a terrible sweet tooth, I thought it’d be fun to hear what everyone else’s “sweetest” weakness is. Maybe I won’t feel so bad about mine! So, post a comment (one comment per person) with your favorite treat that you just can’t resist. Make sure your email is there so I can contact you if you are chosen as a winner.

Hurry, you’ve got until Monday the 23rd at midnight, then I’ll randomly pick 3 winners and post the outcome Tuesday morning. Can’t wait to hear about all your favorite indulgences!

I’ll go first……I can never resist a good Dark Dark Chocolate bar or the gooey pizza cookie with lots of vanilla bean ice cream. Good Luck Everyone!Prize #1

2 All Clad Oval Bakers

These are great little bakers. I love them for mac and cheese, roasting potatoes/veggis, you name it, they are awesome!

Prize #2
The Chocolate Deck by Lori Longbotham, 50 great looking picture/recipe cards of fabulous chocolate recipes
Ice Cream and Sorbets cookbook by Lou Siebert Pappas, great for summer!
Cute Popcorn Boxes

Prize 3
A church cookbook that I helped put together over a 2 year period that turned out great. I love all the family friendly recipes it has inside.

Thermador Taste of America 50th Anniversary Cookbook. I was lucky enough to have one of my recipes published in this gorgeous cookbook. It has some of the most beautiful photography I’ve seen. I hold this book near and dear. You’ll love it!

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  1. 51
    Doris says:

    Another De-Lurker – love reading your blog and have tried several of your recipes – yum!
    My current favorite treat are Trader Joe’s chocolate covered Edemames – so addictive:)
    Thanks!
    dwmadden@gmail.com

  2. 52
    Ryan, Erika & Ethan says:

    I love anything that includes lots of chocolate, especially rich, decadent brownies.

  3. 53
    JenW says:

    i am completely in love with cookies, of all shapes and sizes and anything that relates to key lime pie is amazing…myhedwig@gmail (dot) com

  4. 54
    BKicklighter says:

    Brownies with ice cream . . . Yuummm. Or chocolate chip ice cream. . . The mixture of chocolate with vanilla ice cream. Could live off the stuff.

  5. 55
    Megan says:

    where to begin . . . I LOVE oatmeal cookie dough – salmonella and all. And mint chocolate chip ice cream, although I’m picky about the types of chocolate chips used (don’t like them to be waxy) and the ice cream shouldn’t be too minty. Oh, and peanut butter cookies with reeces cups in the middle. okay, I guess I’ll stop here.

  6. 56
    Lucy says:

    I can’t resist homemade chocolate chip cookies or “fresh” chocolate chip ice cream. (by fresh I mean a new, unopened carton–not that I eat the whole thing! ) I’ve tried several of your recipes and they’ve all been great!I drool over your peanut butter recipes but one of my kids has a peanut allergy so I can’t make any of them. So instead I try to inhale your great pictures!! cioelucy@yahoo.com

  7. 57
    Twin Happiness says:

    Guilty Pleasure/Indulgence? Hands down, no hesitation: a 2 inch by 2inch by 1 inch fudge brownie. Not too warm and absolutely no crusts, nuts, or frosting. Oh, be still me heart…AND stomach! =) Count me in!

  8. 58
    Matt and Amanda says:

    My biggest sweet weakness is definitely brownies in ice cream. . .it all started at Cold Stone, and now Dreyers/Breyers/store brands are all putting brownies in ice cream! Make it stop!

  9. 59
    nicole says:

    Mmmm… I love a butterfinger crisp bar.

  10. 60
    Anonymous says:

    Homemade Oreo Cookies…yummy!
    I also like to use a spice cake mix instead.

    bigmlittlem@hotmail.com

  11. 61
    Katie says:

    Brownies or chocolate chip cookies fresh from the oven. They’re so warm and melty!

    And these…YUM…
    http://roosefam.blogspot.com/2008/06/chocolate-oat-bars.html

  12. 62
    Phill & Allie says:

    I love this! I think before I even had teeth as a baby, I had a sweet tooth. Sad, I know! Anything with sugar I LOVE! Ice cream, smoothies, and slushies are probably my fav. Especially now in the hot hot sun. But if it’s sweet, I will eat it until I am sick :( Talk about no control! Email is meiners@wirelessbeehive.com

  13. 63
    Derick & Becky says:

    Gotta be plain old rice crispy treats but made with Albertsons mini marshmellows! Don’t know why, but those make or break them! My latest obsession is the Oreo Truffles from Bakerella! email- neckybewman@hotmail.com

  14. 64
    Chris & Allie says:

    COOKIE DOUGH!!!!! mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.

  15. 65
    Sherri says:

    My most guilty pleasure is cookie dough!! But not just any cookie dough I have THE BEST oatmeal cookie recipe and the dough is UNBELIEVABLE!! A very close 2nd is a nice cold Diet Coke!!

  16. 66
    Deon says:

    Anything with Chocolate and Carmel!!! Doesn’t matter what it is hehe deonemily @ gmail.com

  17. 67
    Alison says:

    My favorite ‘splurge’ treat is a pazookie… (is that the same as your gooey cookie with vanilla bean icecream???)!!

    alisonsannouncements(at)yahoo(dot)com

    thanks

  18. 68
    Blair says:

    I love all sweets. I am partial to well made dark chocolate. I loved baked apples with cinnamon (red hots too?)… I think breakfast and dessert are interchangeable.

  19. 69
    Annemarie says:

    Fun give away!! Mine is lemon bars or frozen key lime pie. Love the citrus treats!
    amow3@yahoo.com

  20. 70
    Tatiana says:

    butter cake with either dark chocolate or coffee frosting.

  21. 71
    In My Kitchen Today says:

    I stumbled upon your blog over a month ago and I love it! My guilty pleasures are anything that involves milk chocolate. I really love Twix bars and Heath bars. Yum!

    inmykitchentoday@gmail.com

  22. 72
    Chelli says:

    It all depends on my mood at the moment….right now I love the rainbow chip canned frosting on top of graham crackers…but I can never say no to gooey brownies! Yum!

  23. 73
    quitecontrary1977 says:

    2 days ago i ate a jar of fudge ice cream topper without ice cream! would have kept on if not for the apalled look on my hubby’s face!

  24. 74
    Lisa P. says:

    My favorite summer treat had been anything and everything Rhubarb!! We had a crisp on Father’s Day that was to die for.

  25. 75
    Nikki says:

    fresh strawberry pie with whip cream. yum! nikkimatter@gmail.com

  26. 76
    Kyle says:

    As far as baked goods…I’m with you on the pizza cookie! But I also can’t resist chewy sweet tarts…I love them!!

  27. 77
    Alycat says:

    Sublime Ice Cream Sandwiches from Trader Joe’s. They are THE BEST!!
    wozniakfamily@gmail.com

  28. 78
    Christina RDH says:

    Thanks Jen!
    My favorite treat is a buttery brown sugary hot apple crisp with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. Another fave is Tirimusu(spelling?) I love to eat it any time I can (spare a few thousand calories, that is).

    Christina
    cjalarson@yahoo.com

  29. 79
    Jade says:

    White Chocolate Moose Shiver with Heath from TCBY. Oh my gosh I could eat it everyday of the year and still never tire. I dream about it at night.

  30. 80
    Law's says:

    Umm thats hard I pretty much go for anything with sugar in it.

  31. 81
    the4moyers says:

    I’m a subscriber to your blog, only just now “de-lurking” to comment. I have to say my favorite sweet treat is a Starbucks Grande Mocha Frappaccino. I honestly could have one everyday and not get tired of them. I am always a little sad when I finish one. Does that mean I’m addicted? :O) Great giveaways!! Thanks so much for offering them!
    ~Tanya
    the4moyers(at)msn(dot)com

  32. 82
    flutter says:

    nothing in life makes me happier than nutella and strawberries in a crepe. Yum.

  33. 83
    Sara says:

    Mmmm, my biggest sweet weakness at the moment would have to be Ici ice cream, a local ice cream shop near where I live in Berkeley, CA. No matter how full I am from dinner, there’s always room. :)

  34. 84
    Janssen says:

    Frozen junior mints or strawberry ice cream. Or basically any ice cream. YUM!

  35. 85
    Diane says:

    Mmm! How much fun is this? I have been following your blog for about 3 weeks and you’ve inspired me to try new things. And it has been fun! My current (it changes you know)indulgence is to take a square of really dark chocolate and use that to scoop some peanut butter right out of the jar. Quick, easy, no dishes! Yummy. Thanks for the fun try. ddhamill@yahoo.com

  36. 86
    Jenny J. says:

    Warm brownies, anything with peanut butter and chocolate. Your blog is so great. My family has loved everything that I’ve tried from it.

  37. 87
    Chelsea says:

    Growing up my dad always took his mom (our grandma) and us out to eat at Hometown Buffet….yowser. The one thing I remember scarfing every single time was their chocolate cobbler. It made all those trips to that awful Buffet bearable.

    So I have not had that chocolate cobbler since my Grandma passed. Then lo and behold, I was recipe searching and came across Bakeorbreak.com. A beautiful picture of chocolate cobbler staring RIGHT AT ME! I can’t wait to make it. Check out the website, it truly looks heavenly! and it can only surpass the buffet version, right!?

    chellyfiggs@gmail.com

  38. 88
    Abbey says:

    Um, how about white chocolate popcorn with almonds. Soooo addicting!

  39. 89
    Lily says:

    A nice fat slice of cheesecake when I really want to indulge, and when I want something sweet but a little lighter…hazelnut chocolate gelato!

  40. 90
    Lorie says:

    I have always ALWAYS had a weakness for hot fudge sundaes. Hot fudge and Whipped Cream is about the best combination in the world.

    Now I have a SERIOUS addiction to ganache! (again, chocolate and cream…you really cannot go wrong). I drizzle it on German Pancakes, I frost brownies with it…I eat it out of a bowl! The possibilities are limitless!!

  41. 91
    Rhiannon says:

    Ooh. Ben and Jerry’s Cherry Garcia Yogurt. YUM.

  42. 92
    Kim A says:

    Wow, are you kidding that I’m comment,or should I say ENTRY number 75! Can family members be eligible you little snitch! My guilty pleasure lately has been your dang peanut butter chocolate cream cheese oreo brownies…thanks alot!!

  43. 93
    Bakers says:

    NUTELLA!! On bagels, on strawberries, you name it. My other necessary evil is smores!!You can even do them in your microwave, i have been eating way too much of these lately!!
    coridanielle@hotmail.com

  44. 94
    Gina Lee says:

    What a fun idea Jenny! Right now, it’s your banana peanut butter cookies. I can eat 10 of them and not even realize it!
    My husband is on a business trip right now. I sent him a care package and threw a few of them in there for him. The day he received the package, I received a text from him saying “Send More Cookies”.
    I really do love all the recipes I’ve tried of yours! You really have a talent for creating the perfect recipe! Thanks for sharing.
    Oh, and I also LOVE homemade caramel corn, Dove milk chocolate, and Stephen’s Gourmet Candy Cane Hot Cocoa.
    Gina – gigimcgary@yahoo.com

  45. 95
    linda says:

    Cupcakes are my favorite but I’m thinking your peanut butter cup cheesecake bars are my new weakness!

  46. 96
    heidikins says:

    I’m a sucker for batter of any kind, brownie, cake, even cookie dough. I’ll “make” a sugary dessert, lick the bowl clean, and then give away the actual dessert. Mmmmm, I just love all that uncooked goodness!

    xox

  47. 97
    Keepin' up with the Jones' says:

    if anything is made with the combination of chocolate and peanut butter,I’m there…not matter what else is in it!
    -Amanda
    amandajones85@gmail.com

  48. 98
    lindsey says:

    hello….
    i absolutely love blackberry bread pudding.

    the recipe i have calls for 18 eggs..that is right 18!! and i use croissants. it is too die for. i got the recipe off of take home chef.

    sorry i have never left a comment before, but i absolutely love your site and have used several of your recipes!!

    Lindsey
    linzegarrett (at) gmail (dot) com

  49. 99
    Ricci says:

    I love your blog. My favorite restraunt dessert is Olive Garden White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake. When I am at home its the Duncan Hines Caramel Moulten single cakes. Love them!! My email is jimmymotto@cox.net

  50. 100
    Brenda says:

    A simple chocolate cake with chocolate frosting (with a tall glass of milk), homemade chocolate chip cookies or brownies with vanilla ice cream and any dessert with custard. Love custard! :)

    email: bren_au@hotmail.com

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