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Monday, April 27, 2009

Whey Cool Giveaway!

Welcome to the May Day Giveaways brought to you by the New England Bloggers.

I am excited to be giving away a 30 Minute Mozzerella and Ricotta Cheese Kit. All you need to provide is the 30 minutes of effort and a gallon of milk! You also get a bunch of whey left over after the cheese is made. You can make bread, pizza dough or soup with the whey.

Here are a few pictures of my first time making mozzarella. I made the final product into Bocconcini (little mouthfuls). I tossed the little mozzarella balls in olive oil, parsley, and garlic. Delicious!




Here's how the giveaway works:

1. Giveaway will close May 1st at 12 pm EST. Winner will be announced May 2nd.
2. This giveaway is only open to residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older.
3. You get one entry for simply commenting on this post.
4. You'll get a second entry if you subscribe to my FREE newsletter and make another comment stating that you subscribed. If you already subscribe, leave a comment telling me you're already a subscriber.
5. And to sweeten the deal, you'll get a one last entry for blogging about this contest on your blog. Use this button on your blog post if you like. Leave me a comment with the link to your post regarding my giveaway.
Be sure to check out the other participating blogs for more great giveaways!

Art from the Heart - Catherine in ME
Basia-Spirit Space - Barbara in MA
The Book Kitten - Kitten in CT

Fabric 'N Fiber Fanatic - Sara in NH
Life, as it is... - Tara in MA
Loving Mom 2 Boys - Liz in RI
My Secret Garden - Sue in MA

Penny's Art Room - Penny in ME
Penny-Wise People - Colleen in NH
Raise Your Hand If... - Carol in MA
Seriously, No Seriously - Michelle
Thoughts from an Evil Overlord - Elizabeth in MA

68 comments:

Virginia April 27, 2009 at 12:13 AM  

I updated the entry method. Rose and Erica, I have your entries!

Elizabeth April 27, 2009 at 6:32 AM  

What a unique giveaway, Virginia! This looks like it would be fun to do w/ older kids, too.

Candy April 27, 2009 at 8:54 AM  

A new experience, FUN! Smile and say
Cheese,
Candy

Aimee April 27, 2009 at 9:09 AM  

I'll enter! I never win these things...

Aimee

Ashlee April 27, 2009 at 9:47 AM  

I would love to win this. The girls could help me make it.

Andrea M April 27, 2009 at 10:56 AM  

I would love to do this with my kids...thanks for the chance!

tiggeraj at yahoo dot com

ANGIE April 27, 2009 at 11:08 AM  

I am just getting the made from stratch maddness.. I never thought about makeing my own cheese. CRAZY

Tiffani,  April 27, 2009 at 11:11 AM  

This sounds great!! i would love to win!
tifg45@excite.com

Katie April 27, 2009 at 12:24 PM  

Sounds great! My dh would love that kit. We go through insane ammounts of cheese in this house.

Carolyn G April 27, 2009 at 1:16 PM  

Wow this is one of the coolest giveaways ever!! I would love it. I also subscribed.

Megan April 27, 2009 at 1:42 PM  

I love cheese! Please sign me up!

megan.nadalet at gmail dot com

SueLovesCherries April 27, 2009 at 2:28 PM  

Count me in, "cheese" is my middle name!

Katie April 27, 2009 at 2:46 PM  

Sounds delicious!
katiekarr at gmail dot com

Sara April 27, 2009 at 4:12 PM  

That's a great giveaway...

Jennifer, The Lady Riposter April 27, 2009 at 5:26 PM  

I LOVE cheese. I've always wanted to try making my own. Thanks for the great contest!

Carol J. April 27, 2009 at 5:26 PM  

Is there anything better than someone else doing the cooking? Well, at least MOST of the cooking! Count me in! Carol J.

alexandrea April 27, 2009 at 9:15 PM  

I've thought about making my own cheese in the last month, but had run out of cheesecloth which I believe I'm supposed to have! I would love to try this, thank you for the giveaway!

Pat April 27, 2009 at 10:48 PM  

This is a very unique giveaway. Please enter my name! Thanks!

Renee G April 28, 2009 at 12:30 AM  

Oh I'd love to try to make homemade cheese. This sounds like great fun.
rsgrandinetti@yahoo.com

Liz (Loving Mom 2 Boys) April 28, 2009 at 12:45 AM  

very cool...what a fun thing to try!! I didn't even know it was possible!!

Sarah April 28, 2009 at 8:20 AM  

This is such a cool giveaway. I've wanted to make my own cheese, yogurt and butter but have not gotten around to it. my email is on my profile. Thanks!

gahome2mom April 28, 2009 at 10:08 AM  

Yummy Cheese! I was looking to see you had Entrecard. I wanted to drop on you. :) Thanks for the give.

gahome2mom at gmail d com

Tammy B April 28, 2009 at 11:07 AM  

ooooo! i want to win this because i secretly want to be an artisanal cheese maker!

Tammy B April 28, 2009 at 11:13 AM  

this seems like my kind of blog, so i subscribed :)

Jingle April 28, 2009 at 11:55 AM  

That looks like so much fun! What a neat prize!

EllyBean April 28, 2009 at 12:01 PM  

This looks like a wonderful thing to do on a rainy day. Yes, I'm from Oregon!

JULIE April 28, 2009 at 12:12 PM  

Very cool!! Would love a chance to try making cheese!!

Flying Giggles and Lollipops April 28, 2009 at 12:39 PM  

We love cheese. This would be great to try. Thanks so much
yzgirl4 at verizon dot net

christin April 28, 2009 at 12:52 PM  

This looks awesome! Thanks!
christinbanda(AT)yahoo(DOT)com

Beth April 28, 2009 at 1:54 PM  

This looks like a lot of fun!

gahome2mom April 28, 2009 at 2:01 PM  

Blogged it:

http://ebogie.blogspot.com/2009/04/giveaway-carnival.html

gahome2mom at gmail dot com

cdziuba April 28, 2009 at 3:01 PM  

I love this giveaway! I never saw one like it, hope we win, the kids will flip to make cheese.

jeanilyne April 28, 2009 at 3:17 PM  

I would love to make my own cheese for Lasagne. I've never seen this before.

jeanilynne at gmail dot com

jeanilyne April 28, 2009 at 3:20 PM  

I subscribed through a reader at:
jeanilynne at yahoo dot com

jeanilynne at gmail dot com

jeanilyne April 28, 2009 at 3:25 PM  

blogged this giveaway here:
http://bloggyfinds.blogspot.com/2009/04/51-living-local-life-whey-cool-giveaway.html

jeanilynne at gmail dot com

Anonymous,  April 28, 2009 at 3:26 PM  

How neat! I'd like to try it. Please count me in to win.
-Terra H.
partymix25(at)hotmail(dot)com

Nancy April 28, 2009 at 4:15 PM  

How interesting! I would love to try out this process. My husband loves cheese so I think he would probably even join in the fun. Thanks for the great giveaway.
spackattak7(at)hotmail(dot)com

Tamara B. April 28, 2009 at 8:01 PM  

I would enjoy making this thank-you.

Thistle Cove Farm April 28, 2009 at 9:14 PM  

Please, enter me; this sounds delish!

The Dreamer April 28, 2009 at 9:48 PM  

this would be so awesome - I love cheese!

addeviant006 at gmail dot com

Mary g,  April 28, 2009 at 9:48 PM  

Wow! Gerat giveaway! I made cheese with some friends last summer and had a blast....would love to share this kit with them!

Stacy April 29, 2009 at 12:43 AM  

This sounds like a fun and tasty activity.

Stacy April 29, 2009 at 12:44 AM  

I posted your giveaway on my sidebar at www.recipesformoms.com.

Sweetpeas April 29, 2009 at 9:07 AM  

I've been wanting to try cheese making, I'd love to win this!

caren April 29, 2009 at 10:54 AM  

This is a fun giveaway! I would love to make my own cheese - especially the mozzerella. Please enter my name. Also, come by and visit my blog - I'm having a few giveaways too!

caren April 29, 2009 at 10:56 AM  

It's Caren again, I subscribed to your newsletter! Can't wait to receive it!

maryb April 29, 2009 at 11:56 AM  

Looks like a fun project!
Count me in.
Thanks.

Jennifer April 29, 2009 at 11:59 AM  

Love this giveaway. I could eat cheese for breakfast, lunch and dinner! mmmm
Jen twnsn2000@yahoo.com

Taylor April 29, 2009 at 2:25 PM  

I've never heard of this type of thing but would so love to try it, thanks!

skyxsky27(at)gmail.com

Taylor April 29, 2009 at 2:25 PM  

Subscribed!

skyxsky27(at)gmail.com

Taylor April 29, 2009 at 2:30 PM  

Blogged - http://skyxsky27.blogspot.com/2009/04/something-your-kitchen-will-shout-about.html

skyxsky27[at]gmail.com

Tracy April 29, 2009 at 2:31 PM  

Oh...this looks interesting. Wouldn't mind winning this~ ! :)

carolpie April 29, 2009 at 6:57 PM  

Really neat! Big family of cheese eaters right here.
Right now I am making kefir regularly and my family loves it so I bet they would love this, too!

Jackie April 29, 2009 at 7:45 PM  

Wow..what an awesome kit! I didn't know you could buy something like that. My daughter loves cheese and would probably get a thrill out of making it! Thanks for a very nice giveaway!

Jackie April 29, 2009 at 7:52 PM  

I am a new subscriber (just subscribed via google reader)

Laney,  April 29, 2009 at 10:08 PM  

This sounds like fun!

Jen April 29, 2009 at 11:05 PM  

Yummy, I would love to try making cheese. We go through so much motz. in our house!

Roslyn Atwood April 30, 2009 at 2:03 AM  

Fresh mozarella is the best I love to cook with it. I make my own cream cheese from yoghurt.

noreen April 30, 2009 at 2:10 AM  

how cool to make your own cheese

pinecone304 April 30, 2009 at 10:48 AM  

It would be fun to try to make my own cheese.

suchatreat April 30, 2009 at 11:23 AM  

Wow - lots of comments! Would love to try this out; have been thinking about ordering a kit through Lenore.

MJ,  April 30, 2009 at 12:52 PM  

I've wanted to try this after reading "Little House in the Big Woods"!

butterflyrouge(at)yahoo(dot)com

Ruby April 30, 2009 at 8:25 PM  

Count me once. Looks yummy! Ruby

mom2boys April 30, 2009 at 8:27 PM  

Great giveaway! I love cheese. : )

hottmomma_03(at)yahoo(dot)com

Ruby April 30, 2009 at 8:27 PM  

Count me TWO. I subscribed to your newsletter. Thanks, Ruby

Linda April 30, 2009 at 9:45 PM  

I think my son would enjoy this.

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