Giveaway #2 Winner, Some Exciting News and Giveaway #3

6 Nov

Have I mentioned how awesome you guys are? You guys are so incredibly awesome. And you guys certainly have a love of kitchen tools, just like me!

Before I get to the winner and the third and final giveaway, I want to share some exciting news. I have new weekly food column in my local paper! It’s called the Hickman County Times and, if they had an online paper I would give you the link, but they don’t. Writing for a newspaper presents it’s own set of new challenges. Where here on the blog I can write on and on forever, I only have 400 words in the paper and that includes the recipe. Not that I typically write more than 400 words, but lets just say I haven’t used the “word count” function in Word since high school. And back then I never had to take out sentences.

So this week was the first week that it has run, starting with Pumpkin Pancakes. Next week will be a Squash Galette that I did a couple years ago. After that I am either going to do a post about cooking a whole turkey or a turkey roulade. I’ll probably go roulade. What do you think?

Okay, I’ve held you up long enough. On to the winner and the new giveaway!! has selected contestant #2 ( how fitting) !!

So that means…… Diana is the winner!!!

Hooray Diana!!

Check your email Diana!

Now on to the last giveaway!!

This is for a beautiful cookbook! Desserts from the Famous Loveless Cafe is full of mouthwatering Southern style desserts and some beautiful photos of many of the dishes. Loveless Cafe has been around for years and it really is a Nashville landmark. Famous for biscuits and pies this cute little restaurant has been serving up great food since 1951 and it’s only about an hour from my house. How lucky am I?

Here’s how to enter!!!

To enter – Follow my blog and leave a comment here telling us about your favorite Southern recipe! Make sure your entry links to your blog or email address so that I can contact you if you win!

For extra entries – follow me on Facebook and comment on my wall about this giveaway


Follow me on Twitter and tweet about this giveaway! ( make sure to include the link to this post and my twitter handle )

Make sure you leave a comment here telling me about your extra entries.

This giveaway ends on Tuesday night and the winner will be announced Wednesday!!



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10 Responses to “Giveaway #2 Winner, Some Exciting News and Giveaway #3”

  1. Vicki Lamar Keck November 6, 2011 at 8:25 am #

    I hate that I missed the last 2 giveaways, but who couldn’t do without a cookbook from The Loveless Cafe? Congratulations on your column! I’ll drop you a line on Facebook for an extra entry!

  2. Sharon McGinnis November 6, 2011 at 9:16 am #

    One of my favorite southern recipes is Chicken and Dumplings. It’s an inexpensive comfort food that is so simple to prepare. My family loves it served with green peas and a slice of bread (to soak up the yummy, thick broth).

  3. Jess Wakasugi {Life's Simple Measures} November 6, 2011 at 9:39 am #

    Congratulations on the column, that would be so exciting! I can’t imagine how neat it would be to see your name in the paper every week 🙂

    My favorite southern dish HAS to be peach cobbler, I can’t make it because I would eat the entire thing every time!

  4. Monica November 6, 2011 at 2:23 pm #

    Congratulations on your new column.. excited for you… what a great opportunity to open those horizons!

  5. Diana November 6, 2011 at 3:58 pm #

    WooHoo!! I won, I won!! Thanks Jodie!!

  6. Jeni November 6, 2011 at 4:28 pm #

    I love crawfish etoufee! Just found your blog, love it!

  7. Drick November 6, 2011 at 7:39 pm #

    Jodie, I am so proud of you and of your accompanist skills in landing this wonderful new venture. The folks of the county will be so much better informed and have access to some of the best eating around the blogosphere…. I am so glad I have followed you and watched as you made all of us proud of your so many talents, you are one special person, one heck of a mother and a super friend…

    • jodiemo November 7, 2011 at 7:37 am #

      Thank you Drick.

  8. mary jane s November 7, 2011 at 4:06 pm #

    Biscuits and gravy, doesn’t matter if is red eye gravy or cream gravy, just throw those biscuits together gently, make up some gravy with whatever is handy in our kitchen, and yummmeee for the tummy’s! I also love fried chicken and cream gravy southern style with some corn anykind of corn..Love your blog, wonderful news about your weekly column and your recipes are just the absolute best! sincerely mary jane s. from!

  9. Stacy Down The Road! November 10, 2011 at 4:26 pm #

    Hey Jodie:

    Read your column in The Hickman County Times…great article and I’m gonna try the Pumpkin Pancakes.

    One of my favorite Southern Holiday recipes is….RUM CAKE…my daughter Olivia will be making it for a desert contest this weekend. It’s delicious and beautiful. I’ll take a pic. and let you know how it goes..maybe there will be a slice left I can share with you.

    Gotta go for now!

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