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Enter to win a signed copy of The New Portuguese Table: Exciting Flavors from Europe’s Western Coast by David Leite (Clarkson Potter, 2009). (ARV $32.50)
Included in this award-winning first cookbook by David Leite are recipes that have wowed everyone from Leite’s Culinaria staff to loyal readers of our site—even the hosts of the Today Show! Check out David’s Clams and Sausage in a Cataplana and be sure to try the Portuguese Orange-Olive Oil Cake.
Enter to win a Cuisinart Mix-It-In Soft Serve Ice Cream Maker. (ARV $80). Warm weather means one thing for us: a spike in cravings for ice cream and a whole lotta gelato. And please, who needs the Mister Softee truck (and its annoying jingle) when you can make delicious soft-serve treats at home? This Cuisinart Mix-It-In Soft Serve Ice Cream Maker turns out professional-quality frozen treats in as little as 20 minutes. Add fresh ingredients to the automatic machine, turn the dial, and soft-serve ice cream, gelato, yogurt, or sorbet is easily yours. You can even mix in your favorite extras, and we’re more than fine with that.
Enter to win a Power Pressure Cooker XL. (ARV $89.99)
If you have the need for speed and a hot nourishing meal, the Power Pressure Cooker XL can help you have dinner on the table in minutes. A mere touch of the button is all it takes to make one-pot meals up to 70% faster than in traditional cookware. For you number folks out there, that’s Pressure Cooker Ribs in 30 minutes. The flavor infusion technology locks in flavor and keeps food moist and nutritious and the inner pot is both nonstick and dishwasher safe for fast, easy cleanup. It features one-touch preset buttons and a digital display panel, plus a safe lock lid with manual steam release, an automatic keep warm mode and does double duty with a slow cooker function.
Enter to win a 4-Quart Cuisinart Cook Central Multi-Cooker. (ARV $129)
Raise your hand if you like doing dishes. Don’t feel bad if you didn’t raise your hand. We usually run and hide when that time comes. The Cuisinart Cook Central Multi-Cooker will be one of your new best friends because it browns, steams and slow cooks all in the same 4-quart, nonstick, cast-aluminum pot, eliminating the need for a separate pan. It also features three programmable cooking functions: slow cook, steam and brown or sauté and will automatically switch to a keep warm setting at the end of the slow-cooker cycle. The glass lid maintains moisture, flavor and nutrients in the food you’re cooking and the included rack can be used to steam vegetables or raise meat above liquid for slow cooker meals. And when it does come time for clean up, the nonstick finish makes it a breeze and dare we say an enjoyable chore. We recommend using your slow cooker to try our Coca Cola Brisket and Braised Chicken with Tomatillos.
Enter to win a Ninja Professional Blender. (ARV $79.99)
Shakes and smoothies and frozen drinks oh my! The Ninja Professional Blender can help you make the best beverages in mere minutes. It features 1,000 watts of power for heavy-duty blending, turning ice cubes into snow in seconds or pulverizing whole fruits and vegetables. The 72-ounce pitcher is perfect for making drinks for a crowd whether you’re mixing up Green Smoothies for the kids or Frozen Margaritas for your next party. The Ninja Blender is also great for whipping up sauces and dips. It’s sure to become your stealthy kitchen assistant.
Enter to win an OXO Good Grips 8-Quart Covered Stockpot. (ARV $119.95) Soup’s on! Or Provençal Beef Stew or a big pot of Game Day Chili. The OXO 8-Quart Covered Stockpot makes all your favorites and features unique, rolled edges designed for drip-free pouring and contoured, stay cool handles for a comfortable grip. Its durable stainless steel construction is complemented by a heat-radiant aluminum core to ensure even cooking. The all-metal construction is perfect for all cooktops including induction. Grab your favorite recipe and ladle and you’re all set.
Enter to win a Black & Decker Countertop Toaster Oven. (ARV $70.99)
Don’t let the name fool you. The Black & Decker Toaster Oven makes more than just toast. This countertop oven will make everything from pizza – homemade of course on this killer Semolina Pizza Dough – to a chicken and fits six slices of bread for those days you’re nostalgic and just want some Cinnamon Toast with Butter and Honey. The convection technology provides fast and even cooking, while the rotisserie function roasts meat by slowly rotating it on a spit. Two rack positions allow you to broil or bake and the 60-minute timer with a stay-on function is perfect for longer cooking times. It’s so handy you might just find yourself using it more than your full-size oven.
Enter to win a Cuisinart Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill. (ARV $120)
Get your buns ready…it’s grillin’ time! The Cuisinart Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill’s compact size fits easily on balconies and small patios so everyone can get in on the fun. Although small, the cooking grate is large enough to fit eight burgers – these barbecue pork burgers are a great choice – eight steaks, six to ten chicken breasts or four pounds of fish at once. The grill plugs into a standard household receptacle and heats quickly – which means everyone eats sooner rather than later. If you’re wondering what to put on your buns or burgers, the Condiment Recipes slideshow is sure to have a topping you’ll love.
Enter to win a Cuisinart Griddler Deluxe. (ARV $159) If we’re going to add another appliance to our countertop, it had better earn its keep. The Cuisinart Griddler Deluxe has nothing to worry about. It’s a multi-tasker that we can use for breakfast, lunch and dinner. How many other appliances can dish up Sausage Sandwiches, Grilled Cheese Croutons and Pancakes? The Griddler Deluxe can act as a grill, griddle, panini press or top melt. It’s such a convenient alternative for those times when you don’t feel like firing up your outdoor grill. When you’re finished cooking, put the removable cooking plates in the dishwasher, sit back and relax.
Enter to win a Calphalon Contemporary 8-Quart Dutch Oven. (ARV $72)
Cravings for comfort food can come at any time. Whether you choose Chicken Noodle Soup made with leftover chicken or a classic Pot Roast with Potatoes and Vegetables, the Calphalon 8-quart Dutch Oven is the perfect pot. It boasts a heavy-gauge aluminum core sandwiched between two layers of stainless steel providing superior durability, conductivity and even heating. The clear tempered-glass lid not only allows you to see food while it’s cooking but also self-bastes meats. Meanwhile the brushed stainless steel handles stay cool on the stovetop. The pot is also oven-safe, so you can finish dishes in the oven or keep them warm until it’s time to serve. One pot to cook, serve, and clean is comforting indeed.
Enter to win a J.A. Henckels SilverCap 14-Piece Block Set. (ARV $309). We will understand if you find yourself gazing at these beauties as they sit on your countertop. Yet once you feel how the ergonomic design sits in your hand and learn how the micro-serrated edges will never require sharpening, the knives will spend more time being used than sitting in the knife block. Show off your chopping chops with this Vietnamese Chicken Salad recipe.
Enter to win a USA Pan 6-Piece Bakeware Set. (ARV $89.95)
Muffins and cookies and cakes, oh my! All of your baking needs are covered with this 6-piece set of nonstick bakeware that includes a large cookie sheet, a half sheet jelly roll pan, a 12-cup muffin pan, an 8-inch square cake pan, and a 9-inch by 13-inch rectangular cake pan. Imagine your kitchen counters spilling over with Croque Madame Muffins, Thousand-Layer Chocolate Chip Cookies, and Pound of Chocolate Cake. You’ll only be limited by your imagination and perhaps the size of your oven.
Enter to win a KitchenAid Compact Oven. (ARV $130)
When you need to get dinner on the table five minutes ago, waiting for the oven to pre-heat feels like an eternity. You don’t need to default to another cooking method if you have the KitchenAid Compact Oven. It heats up much faster than a regular oven and with less energy. Yet you can still roast a chicken or bake some cookies in it. It has a handy 60-minute stay-on option that shuts the oven off when the timer goes off. Small but powerful, you’ll use this oven on a daily basis.
Enter to win a KitchenAid 5-Quart Artisan Stand Mixer. (ARV $460)
This stand mixer is a beauty, combining professional functionality with a sexy silhouette. The mixer’s rugged, all-metal construction ensures durability and quiet operation, while the tilt-head allows for easy access to the bowl and attachments (beater, wire whisk and dough hook). With the mixer’s ten speeds and consistency, you’ll whip up copious amounts of meringue on the double (coconut pie, anyone?), or try your hand at a batch of homemade bagels. With almost 30 colors to choose from, you’ll be sure to find the one that’s perfect for your kitchen.
Enter to win a Rachael Ray 12-Piece Nonstick Cookware Set. (ARV $300)
No matter if your ideal meal is a Grilled Mac and Cheese sammie or Beer-Braised Chicken with Root Vegetables, the Rachael Ray 12-Piece Nonstick Cookware Set will help you make it perfectly. The set is made of durable aluminum with an enameled porcelain exterior and features dual-riveted stainless steel handles. Included is a 6-quart pasta pot, a 3-quart and 1-quart saucepan, a 3-quart skillet, a 10-inch skillet, and an 8 ½-inch skillet, along with four shatter-resistant lids and a Nylon slotted turner and spoon. Dinner will be ready before you can say yumm-o.
Enter to win an All-Clad 6-Quart Pasta Pot. (ARV $149.99)
Make magic in the kitchen, even on days when you’re short on time. Not much is quicker than a pasta dinner and the All-Clad 6-Quart Pasta Pot with its perforated insert is perfect for preparing pasta, whether it’s Spaghetti with Breadcrumbs or a spicy Puttanesca. You’re not limited to making macaroni in it either, the pot is also ideal for steaming and blanching vegetables and shellfish – no wand required. The stainless-steel construction won’t react with food and the aluminum warp-resistant base ensures fast, even heating. Clean up is also a breeze and can be completed almost as fast as you can say abracadabra.
Enter to win a Breadman Professional Bread Maker. (ARV $93.99)
The Breadman Professional Bread Maker may just be the greatest thing to happen since sliced bread. Really. This professional bread machine offers bakery results at home whether you’re making Burger Buns or a 5-Minute Artisan Bread loaf. It features 14 baking functions including ones for low-carb, gluten-free, artisan dough, and jam. You can also choose from three loaf sizes and three crust colors and there is a fruit and nut dispenser that automatically adds extras to the dough at the right time – no more guesswork. Bet by now, you’ve decided you knead this bread machine, so get entering.
Enter to win an OXO 6-Quart Covered Casserole. (ARV $119.99). Just like your wearing your favorite sweater or reading that well-worn book you know by heart, a casserole can be totally comforting. The OXO 6-Quart Covered Casserole is constructed from hard-anodized aluminum for even cooking and superior heat retention. The non-stick coating allows for easy release of food, even this comfort food classic Macaroni and Cheese Gratin. The pot goes from stovetop to oven effortlessly and features rolled edges that come in handy for drip-free pouring of the braising liquid from this Chicken with Autumn Vegetables.
Enter to win a Cuisinart 7-Piece Stainless Cookware Set. (ARV $85.99)
Pots and pans and skillets…oh my! If you love to cook, you know you can never have too many of them. This set from Cuisinart includes a 1 1/2-quart saucepan, a 3-quart saucepan, an 8-quart stockpot, and a 10-inch skillet – all with lids. All pieces are constructed from mirror polish stainless steel and the aluminum encapsulated in the base ensures even heating. The set is sure to come in handy making Skillet Eggs with Chorizo and Vegetables for brunch or One-Pot Cocoa Brownies to satisfy that sweet tooth. If it happens to be at brunch too, we won’t tell.
Enter to win a Black & Decker 7-Quart Slow Cooker with Chalkboard Finish. (ARV $49.99)
Whether you’re cooking Slow Cooker Beef Chili for a crowd or just wanting to save time and energy during the week – a slow cooker is the way to go. Put the recipe ingredients in the crock, set the timer and start ‘er up – a few hours later it’s Coq au Vin without the hassle. This Black & Decker Slow Cooker has three settings and automatically switches to “warm” when cooking is complete so your meal is ready to eat whenever you are. Its built-in lid holder allows you to stir and serve without making a mess while holding the lid and the chalkboard exterior is more than trendy. Not only can you tell everyone exactly what’s inside (perfect for potlucks and parties) but you can alert guests to any possible allergy triggers. You’re sure to be the host(ess) with the most(ess).