Monday, October 8, 2012

Mennonite Girls Can Cook ~ Celebrations


Happy Thanksgiving Monday to you our dear readers.

Two years ago on Thanksgiving Monday we announced that we had signed a contract with MennoMedia to publish a cookbook. 



Thank you for giving us the opportunity to put together a book that you could purchase for yourself and give as gifts.  You not only gave it once but your giving was stretched when you joined with us in our dream to feed hungry children. 

We selected a project that our royalties would be designated to.  The funds have been directed to MCC to  build this greenhouse. As we see the updates that they send us in photos we realize how blessed it is to give. The book which we gave back to the Lord is now providing nourishment for the body and soul for children in the Ukraine.

While we worked on the book that would preserve our heritage recipes we debated about what to put in and what to leave out. We had no idea if the book would be a seller or if another opportunity to publish a book would arise but one thing was certain...
a second book kept wanting to emerge.

This summer we signed a contract with Mennomedia to publish a book called Celebrations.

We have been hard at work, selecting recipes, thinking of categories, working double time in our kitchens and doing our best to keep our camera lenses free of smudges.
We are working on the stories about life events have made us who we are and are digging deep in thinking about what we will share in regards to what God continues to teach us in the celebrations we observe.
Again we see that this book is another opportunity to bless those who have less than us and so as we spent time thinking about the food which the pages would hold...
we also spent time in prayer deciding where the royalties will go.


Celebrations will be on bookshelves May 2013.
The book cover and further details about the content of the cookbook will be announced in the upcoming days.

To celebrate this announcement we would like to give away several books of our book in progress.
Leave a comment on this post between now and Tuesday afternoon 6PM PST and we'll enter your name to win a Celebrations book.

  1. Please enter only once.
  2. Leave a name that we can use to declare the winner.
  3. Winner will be declared by random number generator and announced Wednesday morning.



437 comments:

  1. Happy Thanksgiving. Among everything else that I am thankful for, I am extremely thankful for your amazing blog. I love reading it first thing every single morning.

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  2. Ohhhhh...how wonderful! I know that it will be an exceptional book. The greenhouse makes me smiile. So much better than I had thought...I thought that truckloads of food arrived and that was that. Yay for something that keeps on giving!

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  3. I love the concept of what you are doing with your cookbook !
    Thank you for sharing the photograph of the greenhouse.
    Rose Clay

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  4. Congratulations!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  5. I turn to your blog each morning as a part of the way I start my day.
    Thanks for your dedication and generousity in so many ways

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  6. I turn to your blog each morning as a part of the way I start my day.
    Thanks for your dedication and generousity in so many ways

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  7. Happy Thanksgiving! How exciting to see what God is doing with your gifts. I love the blog and all the wonderful recipes and especially the Sunday Bread for the Journey. Sending you hugs and encouragement for all your hard work and continued success. Sharon P in North Carolina

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  8. I could not wait to buy your first cook book and now another!! Yea ! I love to read your stories.

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  9. Congratulations!
    I discovered your site not too long ago and have already tried many of your recipes. Everything I tried got rave reviews. Thanks!

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  10. Congratulations! Thank you for all of the wonderful tips and recipes you have given us, I have loved everything we tried and enjoyed reading about everything I have yet to make!

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  11. Congratulations. That's lovely. I check out this website daily and look forward to your new book.
    Leanne

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  12. I love reading your blog everyday. Hopefully I can find a copy of your new book in my town sometime. Lisa Sharpe

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  13. Your blog is high on my list of reading material! Thank you for all your delicious recipes. I would loave a copy of your cookbook! Pick me, Pick me!! Joan

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  14. Happy Thanksgiving! Looking forward to another book. Tanya P.

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  15. I recently found your site and read it everyday and love, love, love it. I have made many of your recipes and look forward each morning to see what new recipe you post!!!

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  16. Congratulations on the new book! I really enjoy reading your blog and trying new recipes. Thanks for the chance to win one of your books!

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  17. How exciting that you are working on a new book! Congratulations, and I'll be excited to see it.

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  18. Congratulations, you gals do such great work!

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  19. Congratulations for another book deal! Cannot wait to see it!

    Katie Meyer

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  20. Thank you for sharing your love for the Lord, as you share so many wonderful recipes.
    And congratulations on your new book!

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  21. Sounds like another winning book is on the way.

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  22. I live in Wisconsin and check your blog every morning just after reading my daughter's blog. I especially enjoy Bread for the Journey. Brenda Myers

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  23. Your blog is one that I look forward to each day and I am so excited about the new book!

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  24. Congratulations! How wonderful to see the greenhouse and know what a blessing it is for so many. You gals are doing such good work.
    I look forward to your next book.

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  25. I'm a regular reader and User" of your recipes and would love a copy of your new Celebrations cookbook! Anita

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  26. Congratulations! I just love checking in with your blog each day and have tried many of your wonderful recipes. Thank you for sharing with us. Jennifer H.

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  27. This indeed will be something to celebrate....can't wait.

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  28. Celebrate you and surround yourself with people that do.............I love your blog your postings and congratulations on your book.

    Blessings

    Jeanne

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  29. In a small way it is great to be a part of giving to others. We have enjoyed the first book and will enjoy the second too! Blessings, Cynthia

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  30. Congratulations on your second book!
    Thank you so much for sharing so many recipies and so much insight and love.
    God bless you.
    Barbara

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  31. Happy Thanksgiving, I have been reading your blog for years now and was so excited when you published your first cookbook. Both my daughter and myself not only enjoy the recipes from this book but we also admire your life's principals. I would love to receive a copy of your new cookbook "Celebrations"; even if I don't receive a copy I look forward to the publication in May 2013 .... maybe in time for Mother's Day??

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  32. Congratulations and Happy Thanksgiving! Thank you for sharing your recipes with everyone - I really enjoy reading your blog.

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  33. Looking forward to your book!! Congratulations!

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  34. How exciting! I love the simple title of this new cookbook and look forward to hearing more about it. Congratulations on your success!

    Kathy in Virginia :-)

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  35. Sounds wonderful - thanks for the opportunity!! LOVE your blog!!!

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  36. I love the first book, I'm sure I will love Celebrations. Congratulations! I also love what MCC is doing with the funds...very awesome!

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  37. Congratulations on your new cookbook! Also, it is good to know that you will be helping with the greenhouse...a great service. Looking forward to your new cookbook too.

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  38. Congratulations on your second cook book.

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  39. It warms my heart to see the great things that you are doing. Congrats on your new book!!
    Janet(Wall)Zeppa from Ontario.

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  40. Looking forward to the second book!

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  41. This sounds like another wonderful book! I appreciate all you do to help so many.

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  42. Susan (Mom's Recipe Collection)
    love your first cookbook and would love to win your 2nd one...Congrats!

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  43. Congrats on the new book! How lovely and exciting!

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  44. I have enjoyed your first cookbook and have given many away as gifts so others may enjoy it too. Looking forward to the next!

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  45. Love your site ! Congrats on your 2nd book!

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  46. Congratulations on your second cookbook! How exciting!
    Tina J.
    tina.katzlaw@yahoo.com

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  47. What a blessing to so many. I don't regularly read and only stumbled across your page/site as a dear friend of mine belongs/subscribes. But I have to tell you that every receipe that I have seen looked good and easy enough for even me to make!
    Thanks for all that you do!

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  48. What a blessing your cookbook and online recipes are to me here in the Philippine where we are serving as missionaries in Souther Mindanao. Congratulations on 2nd cookbook, I know it will be a success.

    Shannon Nelson
    Cross Culture Ministries

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  49. Your 1st cookbook is my go-to for wedding showers now...thank you! Would love to get a copy of your next one! Never commented before...if I win please let me know at pcpmountie@hotmail.com :)

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  50. Your first book is great. Love the fact that you ladies are such great representatives of Mennonites, we are occasionally looked down on. You Mennonites Girls have changed that.

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  51. Congratulations!!! Look forward to trying your new recipes in your new book

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  52. Congratulations on your second book! And Happy Thanksgiving from a Canadian fan!

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  53. Ty for ur blog! U r such a blessing. Can't wait for the new cookbook! Melissa Clark missie1964@hotmail.com

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  54. Would love a copy of your new Celebrations cookbook. It would be a treasure put to good use.

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  55. Huge congratulations and blessings to you all....so well deserved, I may add! And Happy Thanksgiving, also! The prospect of your future publication is so wonderful!! Hugs, Doreen

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  56. I have really enjoyed reading your blog. I have used many of the recipes. Congratulations on another book. I would love to win it!

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  57. Thank-you so much for he first book... have loved reading and cooking the receipes in it. Congrats! Good luck on your second edition! What a great thing for you ladies to do as a mission project... God bless you for this.

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  58. Happy Thanksgiving! I LOVE your blog. Quite often it's my go to for meal suggestions :) Would love a copy of our new book. ~Elaine

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  59. Congrats on the new book! I love reading your blog. Would love to win a copy!
    Lynda in Michigan.

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  60. I check your blog every day. God bless! Greetings from warm and sunny Paraguay :) Olivia P.

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  61. Love the first book...looking forward to the second!
    Leanne T.

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  62. Congratulations on your new cookbook! Looking forward to reading it next May. Love your blog and your recipes, and love how you have given back through the greenhouse!

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  63. Happy Thanksgiving!
    Congratulations! What a wonderful day to announce the coming of a second book!
    Thank you so much for sharing so many recipes and so much insight, encouragement and love.
    God bless you.

    Betty

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  64. I check your blog every day for new gluten free recipes. Such a wonderful source of encouragement. - Marivene

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  65. Enjoy your blog from here in South Dakota. Many of your recipes are similar, but not quite the same, as ethnic Mennonite recipes from our area. Keep up the good work! Jenelle Miller

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  66. Another book - how exciting! Your stories and project to feed the hungry children are inspirational! I love your blog and have tried many, many recipes - all with delicious results! Looking forward to the new book!

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  67. Hurray, another wonder cook book!

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  68. Sounds like a fantastic book. I love following your blog and only dream of having the resources you have.

    BobbiJo

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  69. Love your site and would love to have this book to place beside my Mennonite cookbook I received in 1960 as a shower gift! Wahoo! becky Grosser

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  70. Congrats on signing a contract for another book. Love your site & have made lots of wonderful dishes to feed my family.
    Lillian

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  71. Thank you for your blog...food for the belly, but my favorite part is Sunday when I get food for the soul!

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  72. I love your blog and am very excited to learn you're publishing another cookbook - it will be a must-have on my cookbook shelf!

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  73. Every morning I go on the website and check out the recipe for the day. I love the site and this is the first place I go to to find a recipe for something. Thanks.
    Karin

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  74. There's such great joy, community, impact and just plain good food, too, in your blog and cookbooks. Thank you!

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  75. Congratulations!!! this is super exciting!!! Found your blog several years ago and read it everyday to find out about new recipes that are getting added to my repertoire.
    Your first book is amazing, I look forward to the next - and what a double blessing that you use the royalties to help others.
    God bless you all!

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  76. I love seeing your recipes each day. Congratulations on the new book.

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  77. Celebrations are worth celebrating, aren't they? What a great name and I know the cookbook will be just as fantastic as the first one, which I adore. Though the chances are slim, I would love to win a copy of the new book. And a very Happy Thanksgiving to you as you surround yourselves with loved ones and remember all the blessings the Lord has bestowed upon you.

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  78. Congratulations! Wow, I am so excited and happy for you! I cannot wait to see this new cookbook.

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  80. So excited that another book is coming out!! I LOVE my cookbook and use it alot! I have so enjoyed reading all the stories published in it as well! What a joy it is to have a small part in this opportunity to better the lives of children!~Audrey~

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  81. Congratulations on your second book! I LOVE your first book and eagerly await the next one. Blessings to you on your accomplishments. Thank you for ideas on what to cook for my family and blogs to feed my soul!

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  82. I love your blog and look forward to adding another great recipe book to my shelves. Congratulations!!
    ~Jenn Dick
    irvjenn@shockware.com

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  83. I do not have your first book but love the opportunity to have a chance to win the second one. I found your blog about 6-8 months ago and I absolutely love reading it everyday. Thank you. Bonnie Hutto

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  84. Every day, right after breakfast, I am on the computer checking out your blog. Love your first book and can't wait for the second. Congratulations on all you've accomplished!

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  85. Congratulations on the new book!! Sounds like something I'd love!!

    Jenny K.

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  86. Such a great giveaway. Thanks for your good recipes and blog. I am a missionary in Africa and am always looking for good "by scratch" recipes.

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  87. Congratulations! My girls and I thoroughly enjoy your first book and eagerly await the 2nd book.

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  88. Just received the first book as a birthday gift. I have grown up in a Mennonite church and community in Nebraska. Seeing all my favorite recipes in one place has been mind-boggling. I can finally show them to my husband's family, and I can expect help when cooking traditional recipes! :) Good luck on the new book. Leeann Smith

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  89. Congrats on your second Cookbook. I love your first one and also use facebook to find many of your exciting recipes. Look forward to seeing #2.

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  90. This is one of the many reasons I love Mennonites. Working together, doing things we are good at, to make a difference in our world! Bless your work!

    Sarah Aeschliman

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  91. So excited to hear another book is on the way! I would love to win a copy :)
    Niki

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  92. Congratulations on your new book. Happy Thanksgiving. -Maudy

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  93. Congratulations! I'm sure it will be a wonderful cookbook!

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  94. Congratulations on the new book! Love reading your blog and getting all sorts of recipe ideas from it. Would love to win a copy! Happy Thanksgiving!
    Anna

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  95. Congrats on the new book! I love the first one.
    Ashleigh (raesau@hotmail.com)

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  96. Congrats....can't wait to see the new one. Love your site...

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  97. Happy Thanksgiving!

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  98. Congratulations!! I'm so happy for all of you! -Julia O'C
    juliaoc@comcast(dot)net

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  99. Happy Thanksgiving - I have been blessed by reading your blogs, trying the wonderful recipes and reading the uplifting "Bread for the Journey" on Sundays. I also like that the royalties from your book feeds hungry children. So happy to hear you have another book coming out - thanks for all your hard work and your dedication to preserve our Mennonite heritage.
    Helen S.

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  100. Wow! So excited for this! I got my mom one for Mother's Day and might have to do the same this coming year. It really has been fun for us, and my sister, to share recipes from the book/ site and to spend time baking/cooking this year... A true blessing. This past year we spent the better part of a day making bienenstich for my sister's wedding...enough for all of the guests! Thank you for everything you're doing and your vision for this project! -Cora Sharma

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  101. As a Mennonite living overseas I love to go to your site and find recipes that are reminiscent of my childhood. Thanks for keeping those recipes coming and congratulations on your new book.

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  102. Congrats on the book and happy thanksgiving!!!
    Vanessa R

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  103. Happy Thanksgiving! Blessings to each of you and the wonderful way God is using your cookbook to provide for many! Thanks for sharing your recipes. They are the best! Maggie P.

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  104. Congratulations on the new book can hardly wait until it comes out. Thank you for all of the hard work you put into Mennonite Girls Can Cook one I have purchased several of them when they came out for family and friends.
    HAPPY THANKSGIVING

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  105. Congrats on the new book. I received the "old" one as a gift last Christmas. I haven't had it at home yet(although, I have read it). My mother has it in the senior's home where she lives and uses it as a conversation piece between her and her visitors and also for the employees to read when work is slow. It's a small thing she can do for them. Thankfully I can view the recipes on line.

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  106. Congrats on the new book! I love your blog and your recipes. Thanks for sharing your culinary creations. ;-)

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  107. Congratulations on the new book and Happy Thanksgiving!

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  108. Congratulations! I love the web page, I am sure the new book will be wonderful as well.

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  109. Copngratulations on the new book! I enjoy the weekly thoughts and all the many recipes-some that remind me of days past. Keep up the good work!

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  110. Happy Thanksgiving t all of you and congratulations on a second book! I am thoroughly enjoying the first one and bought 4 others for gifts. I made a set of potholders to go with each. Your recipes are the first I turn to when I am trying something new and they never fail to become keepers. Thank you so very much and I look forward to your newest collection!

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  111. I recieved your first book as a Christmas gift and have spent many glorious hours both reading it and trying out the recipes, it has been an inspiration. I also love your website. I am really excited to hear there is a second book and can hardly wait for it to be published!Happy Thanksgiving to you all.

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  112. How exciting. It will be fun to see what God has planned out for the profits from this second book. How wonderful that the love of cooking for friends and family can ripple out to touch and change the lives of total strangers. So cool. Happy Thanksgiving to all you Canadians!

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  113. I keep going to get your book at my local Ten Thousand Villages but each time I have been they have been sold out. Congratulations!! I would love to get the next installment. Happy Thanksgiving.

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  114. Happy Thanksgiving! Looking forward to your new book! Your first book was wonderful and reading your every day postings are part of my morning routine :-) Thank you!

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  115. ngratulations on your new book. Can't wait to get a copy! Your choice of donating royalties to MCC is wonderful. I can't think of a more worthwhile organization.

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  116. Celebrating your "Celebrations" book and all that will be accomplished through its proceeds. May God continue to bless the work of your hands and hearts!

    Count me in for the giveaway, please! And thanks....

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  117. Congratulations on the new book!

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  118. I'm so excited! Looking forward to hearing more details!!

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  119. Happy Thanksgiving! Thank you for the giveaway, and please put my name in the hat.

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  120. Happy Thanksgiving! I love the recipes in the first book, can't wait to see the second.

    Paula

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  121. I have your first cookbook and really enjoy it, and now will be looking forward to your next one!

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  122. thank you for giving a giveaway, I enjoyed your recipes and have used many with good reviews. Keep up the good work and happy thanksgiving to you. Sally from Oregon

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  123. Hooray! Can't wait to break in a second book!

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  124. Congratulations! I love your first cookbook and this one sounds great.

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  125. Happy Thanksgiving to all.So glad to have found your site.Remember visiting (35years ago)a courte-pointe(quilted bedspread)sale in kITCHENER-WATERLOO,Isaw the love you have for others .God bless you.Marcelle

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  126. Kathy BarrowcliffeOctober 8, 2012 at 7:37 AM

    Kathy Barrowcliffe
    Loved the first book can't wait for the second. My neice was visiting from England,she liked the book so much that she took it back home with her .

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  127. Yeah for a second book. I'm looking forward to it.

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  128. Happy Thanksgiving! I love your first cookbook and really enjoy your Facebook page. Your decision to give the royalties to such a good charity is inspiring! I'm really looking forward to your next cookbook. Debbie Shirlaw. :)

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  129. What a great service you are doing with the royalties from your book. I have loved your website and your recipes. Thanks you.

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  130. I can't wait to see what treasured recipes this new book will hold!

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  131. This is great news! Congratulations to you all!! I read your blog daily, have your cookbook and have given two away as gifts. Keep up the good work! Theresa C

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  132. I can't wait to see what treasured recipes this new book will hold!

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  133. Your first book has become a family favorite in both the receipes and the stories. We are looking forward to the next!
    Thank and good luck
    Greg

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  134. I can't wait to see it! I have just recently been "turned on" to your site! I will definately look for the first cookbook! Thanks!

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  135. Great job, MGCC girls! What a precious ministry to the needy.

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  136. Congratulations and blessings to you for your wisdom in sharing. Can't wait to see the new book.

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  137. AJ
    Every morning I check out the recipe of the day and have made many of your delicious recipes...some more than once, to the delight of my family. Good luck with your next cookbook.Really look forward to seeing it.

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  138. Great work ladies! Cannot wait for the new book!

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  139. May as well join the rest .. very obvious all want a chance to win ..

    Grown up with a lot of your recipes .. always look for more ,, even though at a older age do not really need more ,,
    Still enjoy the site
    Be Thankful for all we do have ..
    Blessings
    Sask mennonite/hutterite

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  140. Your blog is one of my favorites that I check every morning. Wonderful recipes. Wonderful thing you ladies are doing. Keep it up.

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  141. In your unity, bringing out these lovely books, you gals are one of the 'yeasts' that brings such a love of God and family and humanity that gets stirred into our very lives...thank you for all of your faithfulness...

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  142. So enjoy the Gluten Free section. I have used many recipes particularly the bread ones. Looking forward to the next addtion! Miigwetch

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  143. I'm excited to hear about your next book--may it nourish you also as you continue to work on it!

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  144. Congratulations! What a nice surprise to look forward to. I can't wait! You ladies are sooo energetic and I love that you are doing this for such great causes. Will be anxious to see where the royalties will go this time. Would love that new book.
    margn46@shaw.ca

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  145. I like your recipes. good luck with the new book.


    anna

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  146. What a wonderful announcement on Thanksgiving Day. May God bless your venture richly as you share of yourselves in the new book and as children in the Ukraine have daily bread because of your generosity.

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  147. Thank you so much for being such a blessing to me, as I read your recipe every day and to know that your are also doing the Lords work ,Thank You again

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  148. I love all the good that you are doing with your cookbooks! Keep up the great work and the great posts!

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  149. I am looking forward to book number two! And to hearing where the royalties from it will go. Thank you for your hard work in putting this book together.

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  150. Congratulations and Happy Thanksgiving! Your collective generosity is as heartwarming as a homecooked meal :)

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  151. Visiting your site is a daily routine for me. I always look forward to your delicious recipes along with the picture that makes it more tantalizing and the tips in the recipes! You are a talented group of ladies united by your heritage and faith...May God continue to bless your efforts!

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  152. Very exciting news!!! God is really working through you ladies!! Happy Thanksgiving:)

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  153. Oh what fun! Looking forward to your second book!
    Barbara Heide

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  154. I love your recipes. Whenever I'm entertaining your site is the first one I visit. I should know so many of these recipes as I've grown up in southern MB - mennonite land - but I still love browsing at all the variety you provide! Thanks so much for giving us your recipes and passing on the good to others!
    Janine

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  155. I'm so glad there's another book coming out!!! Every morning I get up and look forward to seeing what you ladies have come up with! When the first book came out the lady at the bookstore didn't even know about your daily website or the fact that the book was NEW! So I got her and many others hooked on it!! Looking forward to all the great recipes to come!

    Susan Lippert

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  156. I gave a copy of your cookbook to my niece as a wedding shower gift. Your recipes and the often history behind them are comforting, and your encouragement is inspiring. Thank you for doing what you do! Lisa Porter

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  157. Congratulations! I look forward to a new book. I check out your website every day. It's exciting to see how God has provided food for hungry children through your ministry. Marg

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  158. I'm thankful that Don is so inspired by the gifts you share....he is showing off his cooking skills and becoming an "honourary" M-girl :-)...Love it! Can't wait for the next one!!!
    Jacquelyn Peters

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  159. I enjoy getting each recipe in the morning, and on Sunday the Devotional, i anticipate your next book "Celebrations". It's nice to see all of you using the gifts God has given you for bettering other peoples lives. Thank you!

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  160. So thankful for the day I i stumbled onto your blog.I start ever day with coffee and your posts. Our lives are so similar in what we enjoy and believe in. I am cooking and baking my thru MGCC,love it and looking forward to the next one?.........Donna at soup55@hotmail.com

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  161. I have a catering business and I love everything food! Your cookbook/ websight has been a huge help to me and I look forward to adding "Celebrations" to my shelf of cookbooks. Thanks for sharing your gifts, recipes and stories with us.

    ~Marlene Wall

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  162. Happy Thanksgiving. What a blessing to share your talents and example with the rest of us. I have your beautiful first book and enjoy not only the recipes but the stories of such Godly women. So refreshing and much needed in today's world.

    Regards,

    Eugenia Pinheiro

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  163. Congratulations on the new book! I enjoy getting a new recipe each day. I'm sure the book will be just as good. -- Connie W

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  164. Very cool! and happy thanksgiving.

    Gwen

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  165. Thank you for your efforts in preserving the Mennonite heritage in food and celebrations.

    Pamela Mast

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  166. Happy Thanksgiving to all my Canadian friends! And what a way to give thanks - by giving to others! HUGS... and stitches

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  167. Happy Thanksgiving! I congradulate you on your new book.You have been a blessing to me and my family. We love reading your blog and such an inspiration to us. I wish you many Blessings!

    Michelle Berube

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  168. How exciting!! I'm sure it'll be just as lovely as the first.

    Cassie Paredes

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  169. read the blog daily. look forward to the new book.

    Carol Hogan

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  170. I love the inspirational teaching of Bread for Thought and always appreciate learing how to strenghten my relationship spiritually. I always remember the post The Garbage Truck when I am out. I also have really been uplifted with the help of your recipes. Sometimes I want to make something that my dear old Mother use to make but cannot remember how she did it. Or other times I am in need of a something new to make for my family. Always I check out your recipes and I am always pleased with the outcome of what I have prepared. I love your recipes and would love to celebrate the launch of your new cook book by owning a copy of "Celebrations"

    Annie Reid
    boodwight@aol.com

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  171. That is just awesome! Most of the people who comment on a recipe I've gotten from MGCC already know about the web site but I always insist they need the cookbook too - it's so good. I can't wait till Celebrations comes out - it will be on my shopping list!

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  172. Happy Thanksgiving and congratulations. Your first book is wonderful!

    Diane in NYC

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  173. Congratulations on the new book! Can hardly wait to see it!
    Happy Thanksgiving!

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  174. Love your recipes each day and especially the "food" I receive on Sunday's Journey. Appreciate the fact that being a "good steward" is an important part of MGCC.

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  175. That is really exciting news!! I have a lot of cookbooks and really don't need any more, BUT yours is more than just a book of great recipes........it's an inspirational keepsake that will be treasured for a lifetime, and best of all, it is helping needy people. Looking forward to getting one!

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  176. Woo hoo! Congratulations!!! I know it takes a LOT to put a book of any kind together, even if it's your sophomore venture. I salute you ladies for the effort and love that had to go into it! May 2013 will be here before you know it, and you'll be off to the races once again. Get ready for the ride...I have a feeling it's going to be a long, fun one!!! Congrats!

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  177. What a lovely idea. And as always, thank you for sharing.

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  178. Something more...It is so amazing that putting together this book (with love) can have such far reaching effects. We get to enjoy the fruit of your labors AND the blessing of giving. Thank you. Chrissy

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  179. Congratulations on your new book! I look forward to reading it.

    Mayleen

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  180. The Greenhouse is a perfect gift! Just think of all the food knowledge and self-providing this will do. It pulls on my heart so strongly that people all over the world go hungry. I purchased your first cookbook and I love it, I'm thrilled to see you have another coming out and definitely plan on buying it. Your blog is also one of my faves, a go to for food and pure inspiration.

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  181. How exciting ! Congratulations! Can't wait to see your new book and really appreciate that you share with us how you use and give with the royalties.

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  182. I enjoy reading your posts...congrtulations and God bless!
    Jill Olsen
    djolsen@sbcglobal.net

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  183. Hi! My name is Melanie! I just thought I would let you know how much I love your site:) It is so wonderful when people use their GOD given talents to help others!!!! When ever I make something my MIL and SIL's ask where they can get the recipes and with a cheeky grin I say MCCG:) I always get the roll of the eyes and "I should have known:)" My email is melz22cool@hotmail.com

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  184. Well, this news is truly worthy of a CELEBRATION!! Much success to you ladies!
    Linda Tilse

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  185. I adore your recipes, spirituality, family and fun. Al the best for more cookboks to come .ps great Causes too. wowsa.myaddress is cdmoore@shaw.ca

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  186. Another book, fantastic! Please enter me in your giveaway!

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  187. Celebrations - God is all about celebrating! Think about all the feasts and festivals the Isrealites had! Sometimes I think we Christians have missed the boat on how to go about celebrating with gusto, with joy, and with all that we are. Its always good to be reminded that we have so much to celebrate. How apropo to announce your next project during our Canadian celebration of Thanksgiving! I wish you smooth sauces, fresh herbs, juicy fruits, and succulent flavours as you finalize the details. Blessings!

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  188. Your website has always been a blessing to me. I appreciate that you ladies have dedicated your time to documenting recipes and step by step instructions. I know that when I try a recipe and follow the directions, I will have success. :) Thank you for thinking of and blessing others (greenhouse project), with your earnings.

    Rose Burkinshaw

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  189. I look forward to reading your cookbook~ Love trying your recipes! Carol (carol@sensenig.info)

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  190. Wonderful news of another book of blessings!

    Kelli S

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  191. Happy Thanksgiving and congrats on the great success of you book....and heres to more success with the new one!!!

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  192. How wonderful for you all! I know I love to come to this website every morning, not only for a good recipe, but for comforting thoughts about the Lord and all of his goodness.

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  193. Yeay. So excited for book #2. Congrats

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  194. Dolores deowall@yahoo.comOctober 8, 2012 at 10:56 AM

    Congratulations. It's great to be able to come to the computer and look up some yummy recipes for my meals. Looking forward to the new book.

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  195. Love your web site - great to know you have a new cookbook coming out! (Brenda, bjanzennona@shaw.ca)

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  196. I love your site, Thanks to you all my "BettyCrockerNess" is much improved!!
    Mary Jahn, Cyril, Oklahoma

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