[12 Days of Giveaways] On the Second Day of Christmas:

It’s the second day of our new, annual [12 Days of Giveaways]- your chance to win some of our best books! All you have to do is leave a comment here on the blog, or re-tweet our [12 Days of Giveaways] message on Twitter and you’re automatically entered to win. If you comment or re-tweet everyday, you’ll be entered to win our 13th day GRAND PRIZE of all 12 books, worth $300!

Today’s prize:

The Kentucky Bourbon Cookbook

Once thought to be only the tipple of southern gentlemen and the companion of confederate roughnecks, bourbon has gained a steady resurgence in popularity over the years with an ever-expanding and diverse audience. A beverage distilled almost exclusively in Kentucky, bourbon has attained prominence and appreciation for its complexity, history, and tradition.

In The Kentucky Bourbon Cookbook, Albert Schmid provides readers with the best recipes using the famous spirit of the Bluegrass. From classic Kentucky cocktails such as the Mint Julep, to bourbon inspired desserts, such as Bourbon-Pecan Crème Brulée with Chocolate Sauce, and more savory fare, such as Steaks with Bourbon Ginger Sauce, this book supplies recipes for every course. Schmid uses the four distinct seasons of the Bluegrass State to guide the reader through this rich collection of bourbon dishes and color photographs. In many ways a lesson on the flavor profiles that pair with and improve the flavor of bourbon, this book can be used by the home cook and the professional chef alike for inspiration to create new dishes. Much more than just a cookbook, The Kentucky Bourbon Cookbook recounts bourbon lore, food traditions, and Kentucky history, giving the reader a full appreciation of America’s native spirit.

Albert Schmid has worked as an executive chef and currently teaches at Sullivan University’s National Center for Hospitality Studies. He lives in Louisville, Kentucky and is the author of The Hospitality Manager’s Guide to Wines, Beers and Spirits, which is now in its second edition.

“There is no culinary showboating here: all the recipes are straightforward, are easy to prepare, and involve readily available ingredients. As with most good home cooking, the emphasis is not on the painstaking or the exotic but on easy prep and easy eating.”—The Wall Street Journal

Comment here, or re-tweet our [12 Days of Giveaways] message for your chance to win!

For full rules and details, continue reading:

The holidays are upon us, and UPK wants to spread some cheer! We’ll be giving away one of our most popular books every day for the next 12 days. All you have to do is Re-Tweet our daily giveaway on Twitter, or leave a comment on the blog each day and you’re automatically entered to win! Look for our tweets and posts labeled [12 Days of Giveaways] and you’re all set.

One GRAND PRIZE WINNER will have the opportunity to win ALL 12 BOOKS on the 13th Day (worth $300!)

Re-Tweet or Comment every day to be entered for the GRAND PRIZE GIVEAWAY!

Full Details:

  • Every day, UPK will Tweet and Post the chance to win one of our most popular books
  • Re-Tweet our updates or Comment on the blog to be entered to win that day’s book
  • Re-Tweet or Comment EVERY DAY to be automatically entered to win the $300 GRAND PRIZE
  • Look for Tweets and Posts labeled [12 Days of Giveaways]

Stay tuned each day to win 12 great books!

  1. How Kentucky Became Southern: A Tale of Outlaws, Horse Thieves, Gamblers, and Breeders (about the book)
  2. The Kentucky Bourbon Cookbook (about the book)
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About University Press of Kentucky

The University Press of Kentucky has a dual mission—the publication of books of high scholarly merit in a variety of fields for a largely academic audience and the publication of books about the history and culture of Kentucky, the Ohio Valley region, the Upper South, and Appalachia. The Press is the statewide mandated nonprofit scholarly publisher for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, operated as an agency of the University of Kentucky and serving all state institutions of higher learning, plus five private colleges and Kentucky's two major historical societies.

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