Baking Friday Holiday Gifts

2009 Holiday Gifts

by Celia Sin-Tien Cheng
December 11, 2009

This month’s winners are Gabrielle and Marina (who Tweeted)!

Below is the original Baking Friday post.


Scroll down to enter a comment, and click “submit” after the preview appears on screen. Send us your answer by midnight tonight for the chance to win the holiday gift bundle. Winners will be contacted via email. This Baking Friday is open to participants living in all 50 states.

For our last Baking Friday of 2009, we’ve come up with a wonderful bundle of prizes! Yes, not just one but an entire bundle of what you see in the image above. You’ll recognize all the items as part of our 2009 holiday gift recommendations. As usual, two winners have the chance to win just by responding to our question above. Plus, we are also incorporating Twitter this time, so anyone who retweets my BF tweet today is also automatically entered into the sweepstakes.

Each winner has the chance to win the following bundle:

Pasta Sfoglia, The Silver Spoon: Pasta and Encyclopedia of Pasta

Littledeer Mapleware – Pot Scoop and Better Spreader

Small Things Savory

Dandoy Speculoos

Good luck and happy holidays!


Comments (31)

Judy C

Dec 11, 02:10 AM

A year filled with yummy meals with good
friends is at the top of my list!


Dec 11, 07:15 AM

The book ‘I Love Macarons’!


Dec 11, 08:00 AM

Time to spend with my friends and family, and to cook all the delicious ideas I’ve scribbled down over the past year.

Diane Stokes

Dec 11, 08:03 AM


nancy Edwards

Dec 11, 08:08 AM

Beautiful weather when I visit Paris over spring break. more cooking adventures with my two sons (we made truffles together at thanksgiving, messy but fun).

reva skie

Dec 11, 08:17 AM

Some time off, I am burnt to a crisp.


Dec 11, 08:38 AM

muffin tins and cookie sheets


Dec 11, 09:02 AM

To bake a ton of Christmas cookies with my 8 year old daughter and then give them to family and friends (that way we don’t eat them all!).


Dec 11, 09:05 AM

A Fortnum & Mason Port and Stilton set to enjoy by the fire.


Dec 11, 09:34 AM

For my husband and daughter to make pancakes and bacon on Christmas morning!

Laurie D

Dec 11, 09:41 AM

Finally renovated, fully functioning kitchen!

Julia Ames

Dec 11, 09:49 AM

The Littledeer set you featured! I want one of each to show off in our new kitchen. We just bought a new home and would also love to get a long narrow dining room table so we can have “Big Night” style parties. We have been eating on a butcher block that only sits 2 for a long time. Just placing the order for a table for 10 would be a great gift!


Dec 11, 10:09 AM

A Kindle!

gabrielle calvocoressi

Dec 11, 10:12 AM

To test my theory that the right goat cheese could work beautifully as a paneer alternate in an Aloo Matar. Really. I never get to eat goat cheese at home so this is a fantasy.


Dec 11, 10:12 AM

World Peace


Dec 11, 10:22 AM

A year’s supply of macarons from Bisou Ciao.


Dec 11, 10:30 AM

To finally learn to use the other settings on my stove beside “high” and “off”!!!!


Dec 11, 10:35 AM

Great meals, plenty of time w/ friends and family, and lots of cookies!

Patty L

Dec 11, 10:36 AM

To take an early morning walk with a wonderful guy and two happy dogs through the snow covered woods of New Hampshire.


Dec 11, 10:39 AM

Health care reform and climate change legislation!


Dec 11, 10:45 AM

health care reform!


Dec 11, 11:00 AM

To enjoy friends sitting at the large table in my log cabin…enjoying wonderful foods and wines.


Dec 11, 11:28 AM

french-made madeline mold and some cookbooks.

Rita Foung

Dec 11, 12:51 PM

good times with friends and family..

Erika from The Pastry Chef At Home

Dec 11, 01:41 PM

My holiday wishlist always includes several cookbooks! This year i’m hoping for this one – Arabesque: A Taste of Morocco, Turkey, and Lebanon by Claudia Roden. I’m hungry just thinking about it!

Happy Holidays!

Chau Chu

Dec 11, 03:15 PM

mmmm i need a coach bag


Dec 11, 03:20 PM

How does one enter your Baking Friday sweepstakes?


Dec 11, 07:21 PM

A new house…


Dec 11, 08:02 PM

A countertop composter, so I can minimize my snowy trip to the compost bin in the backyard!


Dec 12, 12:39 AM

health for my family, especially my grandfather. peace of heart and mind. happy holidays!!


Dec 12, 08:37 AM

diptyque candles & a grey cashmere throw

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