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Best Cookbooks of 2012 Giveaway

Magazine sweeps ad disclosures:

One prize winner: users will be invited to enter a random drawing to win the following books: 1. The 30 Minute Vegan's Taste of Europe ($18.99), 2. Great Gluten-Free Eats ($21.99), 3. Wild About Greens ($24.95/pair), 4. Ripe ($25.00), 5. Herbivoracious ($24.95). Total prize value: $115.88. Fulfillment will be by Vegetarian Times.

To enter, fill out the entry form online at All entries must contain all requested information, and must be accurately completed or entry will be voided. Limit one entry per person.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Offer valid in the continental United States and the District of Columbia only (Void in Rhode Island, Puerto Rico, and where prohibited or restricted by law). Must be age 18 or older as of 10/31/12 to enter or win. Sweepstakes starts on 10/31/12 and ends on 01/08/13. Odds of winning depend on total number of eligible entries received.

Official Rules:

1. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning.

2. ELIGIBILITY: VT's Best Cookbooks of 2012 Giveaway (the "Sweepstakes") is open only to legal residents of the continental United States and the District of Columbia who as of 10/31/12 are 18 years of age or older. Void in Rhode Island, Puerto Rico, and where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees of the Sponsor, their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, and agents, and foregoing employees' household or immediate family members (defined as parent, spouse, child, sibling, or grandparent) are NOT eligible to enter the Sweepstakes.

3. TIMING: Sweepstakes begins 10/31/12 and ends on 01/08/13.

4. HOW TO ENTER: Limit one entry per person. To enter, fill in all requested information at, and must be accurately completed or entry will be voided. Sponsor reserves the right to include a Sweepstakes official entry form.

5. PRIZE: The prize will be the following books: 1. The 30 Minute Vegan's Taste of Europe ($18.99), 2. Great Gluten-Free Eats ($21.99), 3. Wild About Greens ($24.95/pair), 4. Ripe ($25.00), 5. Herbivoracious ($24.95). Total prize value: $115.88. Vegetarian Times will handle fulfillment, which includes shipping. Sweepstakes prize is nontransferable and must be accepted as awarded. No cash or other substitution may be made, except by Sponsor in the event that a prize (or portion thereof) cannot be awarded for any reason in which case, Sponsor will at their sole discretion award a prize (or portion thereof) of equal or greater value.

6. RANDOM DRAWING: On or about 01/09/13, winners will be selected by random drawing from all eligible entries received. By entering, participants agree: a) to be bound by these rules; b) that winning is contingent upon fulfilling all the requirements of these rules; c) that the decisions of the Sponsor and/or the above-mentioned independent judging organization shall be final and binding in all respects. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

7. NOTIFICATION: Potential winners will be notified by e-mail within about five (5) days of drawing, and within seven (7) days of notification postmark must correctly complete, execute, and return as directed an Affidavit, Waiver, Release and Indemnity Agreement including where lawful, a Publicity Release (plus any additional documents required at the discretion of Sponsor). Failure to comply with the requirements of this paragraph (or the return of any prize or prize notification as non-deliverable) may result in disqualification and in the forfeiture of any right to a prize, in which case prize may be awarded to an alternate by random drawing.

8. RELEASE: By participating in the Sweepstakes and/or accepting a prize, a participant/winner agrees to defend, release, and hold harmless the Sponsor, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, advertising, and promotion agencies, and the foregoing companies' officers, directors, shareholders, employees, representatives, and agents (collectively "Releasees") from and against any actions, claims and/or liability for injury, death, loss or damage of any kind (including any for the violation or infringement of any proprietary or personal right of any individual or entity) resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in the Sweepstakes, and/or the use, acceptance, or possession of a Sweepstakes prize. Entries will not be acknowledged or returned.

9. CONDITIONS: Participants agree that by participating they release the Releasees from any liability in connection with: a) Entries that are ineligible as a result of being lost, late, illegible, damaged, incomplete, stolen, postage due or misdirected; b) Any typographical or other human or technical errors in the offer or administration of the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to errors in advertising, these official rules, the selection and announcement of a winner(s), or the distribution/awarding of a prize(s); c) Any omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay, misdirection, damage, injury, technical malfunctions or traffic congestion on the Internet/telephone network, or at any Web site, or any combination thereof. Sponsor reserve the right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes. In the event that the Sweepstakes is infected by a computer virus/worm, or is not capable of running or being executed as planned (as a result of but not limited to an error, omission, defect, delay, misdirection, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, action of entrants, or technical failure) or any other cause which in the sole opinion of Sponsor corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any suspect entry or entrant and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes. In the event of such cancellation, termination, modification, or suspension, notice thereof will be posted at the entry Web site(s) mentioned above, and winner(s) will be determined solely by an independent judging organization in a random drawing from among all eligible non-suspect and/or non-disqualified entries. In such event, Releasees shall have no liability to any participant who is disqualified due to such an action. Failure to enforce any term of these official rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

10. LAWS: Subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void in Rhode Island, Puerto Rico, and where prohibited or restricted.

11. WINNER LIST: The name of the winner will be available by sending a postcard by 01/08/13 to: c/o Best Cookbooks of 2012 Giveaway, 300 N. Continental Blvd., Ste. 650, El Segundo, CA 90245

12. SPONSOR: Vegetarian Times, 300 N. Continental Blvd., Ste. 650, El Segundo, CA 90245

Comments on this Article

I would love to win these cookbooks.

I cannot find the application for this sweepstakes. I am hoping to submit my name here. Debbie finke 34 rowley drive, northport, ny 11768. My email is I became Vegan in Jan 2012 and so happy with my decision. I love this has made the transition easier. thank you

I can't find it either...searching & searching. Where is the entry form??

I have tried three of the cookbook recipes and found them to be delicious. Am just beginning to introduce my family to vegetarian food, and for three months they have truly liked the dished from your magazine recipes. I also enjoy the information about other subjects and find them helpful. Thank you. Solveig Munch

Where, or how, does sign up to enter the contest for the 2012 cookbooks

Here's the link to the entry form for the sweepstakes:

That link does not include the entry form.

Found it. Copying the link added the word 'article' to the address - removed that word and entry form magically appeared.

I love to eat, and fortunately i also love to cook!

I'm Always trying to incorporate more healthy meals into my kids weekly menus and would love to add these cookbooks to my collection especially since I have a gluten free veg to feed

My cookbook-case; yes a whole bookcase , is crammed with book suggestions from your pages. I often spend about an hour perusing my local bookstore after trying a delicious and memorable recipe from your pages. Always makes for great Christmas gift suggestions too. Thanks.

Incorporating more vegetarian meals, and slowing removing the meat from my family's diet.

As a vegetarian for 28 years, I recently subscribed to VT! Fabulous! Read the magazine from cover to cover, then read it again...and cut out the recipes. Great results and I learn so much!


Awesome contest, would love to win!

Wonderful cookbooks, even for the non-vegan!

A great collection of cookbooks - and helpful too, I'm sure!

This is my third time to say that these look like great books!

Fantastic books!

Aloha...I live on Maui,it appears I'm not eligiable to enter the Cookbook Giveaway but your OK with me buying a subscription to the magazine,seems unfair.I love this magazine and have been a subscriber for many years(off and on).I tried to renew this year but was notified by e-mail that I had cancelled my renewal.I replied back that in fact I had not,but got no further responce from your end.I'm rethinking the whole thing(not in your favor).Sorry. PS. Thy look like great books though.

Terrific sweepstakes!

Love VT!

ilove this magazine

Love the site and the recipes! There's so much to look through!

keeping my fingers crossed!!! I'm a low income single mom trying to live healthier....some new cookbooks would help!!!

New to vegan and gluten-free eating and love the inspiration of new recipes!

Where is the entry form?

Want to cook more vegetarian recipes for my family, so this would be a wonderful gift.

These cookbooks would be an awesome way to kick off 2013 with vegetarian options for dinner at home!