Friday, October 25, 2013

Christy Jordan's NEW Cook Book ~ Come Home to Supper *Review/Giveaway

As many of you know I collect cook books.
I am always on the look out for unique,
new or old books to add to my arsenal.
I tend to buy the cook books that mirror the
kind of style and way I cook for my family.
You would think that finding cook books
like that were easy....HA!
 Let me tell you it is NOT!
To me, cook books are personal.
They tell a story. Let us see who the Author
 really is by the ingredients used,
the description's they give to
each recipe. Even the their vocabulary.
I can usually tell if I will like the book
 by (3) things:
1). The cover photo/title
2). The introduction/foreword
3). Style of recipes
I read them as if they were a novel.
A novel I don't want to put down!
Do you understand just how much I love
finding a Cook Book I LOVE?
I am happy to say I have found another
much loved "novel", I don't  ever want to finish.
Authored by my sweet friend, food blogger of
I knew I was going to love this New Book,
after I "dog eared" and highlighted every
When I was given the opportunity to
receive an early released copy to
review/giveaway I JUMPED at the chance.
You will find over 200 recipes that have
been approved, by Christy's own family.
Come Home to Supper, recipes are simple
to make with everyday ingredients.
 LOOK at this Old Fashioned Sticky Chicken
 What about this divine
Cappuccino Cake
As well as this mouthwatering
Chicken Tortilla Soup.
This Soup is going to be a standard
in our home in the coming cold months.
I just know Y'all will enjoy it too!
Chicken Tortilla Soup
 1 can (14oz.) Chicken Broth *
*Or 2 bouillon cubes dissolved in 1 1/2 cups of water
1 can (29oz.) Crushed Tomatoes
1 can (11oz.) Red Enchilada Sauce
1 can (4oz.) Chopped Green Chilies
1 teaspoon Chili Powder
1 teaspoon Cumin
1 teaspoon Dried Cilantro Leaves
1 heaping teaspoon Minced Garlic
2-3 Cups Cooked, Shredded Chicken
2 Cups Frozen Corn*
*Or 2 cans (15oz.) Canned Corn drained
1 small Onion, chopped
4-6 Corn Tortillas (6"inch size)
Shredded Cheese, Sour Cream,
Guacamole, Salsa, chopped Scallions
Combine all of the ingredients except
for the tortillas and toppings with
2 cups of water in a large stockpot.
Place it over med.-high and simmer until
the soup is completely heated through,
approximately 30 minutes.
Using a pizza cutter or kitchen shears,
cut each tortilla into thin strips.
Place the strips in the pot and cook
for 10 minutes more.
Serve the soup in bowls with the
desired toppings on the side.
If you are a loyal fan of Christy's you
know that she is always looking on the
bright side of things. It didn't surprise me
to find that she included little
some of her extra positive advice
on many of the pages.
Now don't you just want to get your
hands on your very own copy?!
 Well guess what?
I am giving away a copy of
Come Home to Supper to one lucky
Lark's Country Heart Reader!
**All you have to do to enter is
make a comment below telling me why
you want to win.
*You can get an extra entry by "Liking" my
and sharing this post on your page.
Winner will be announced on Nov. 1, 2013
OR if you find you don't want to wait
Also Christy's 1st Cook book 
A Special Thank You to Christy Jordan and Workman
Publishing for asking me to review Come Home to Supper.
And for providing me with a copy of my own as well
as a copy to give away to one of my readers.


Suzanne Mills said...

I would love to win Miss Christy's cookbook for 2 reasons: (1) i absolutely adore this "neighbor" of mine who i've been following for years now and (2) everytime i think i have a bit of money extra to buy her book something comes up where i am unable to (just this week i was planning on getting a copy at her book signing here in town at Jones Valley but both my boys winter coats desperately needed replacing as we hit a real cold snar for us and when they pulled out their jackets my already giant sized young men had grown out of them AGAIN!). So yes, i would very much love to win a copy <3


TexasTigress76 said...

I'd love to win because I love cooking, am a cookbook collector, and that cappuccino cake looks SOOOO good!!

eileen hall said...

I love to read cookbooks as novels also!! I like the little extras she has put such as the grateful post you showed. Would love to have this cookbook!!

Marsha Baker said...

I would love to win Christy's book...I know the recipes are tried and true, and all the 'extras' she adds are such helpful things. I watched the video of her opening her new book, and all she had to share, just 'whet my whistle' and made me WANT to get a copy in my hands. It's such a lovely cover too. What a great giveaway Lark...thanks!

slb3334 said...

I would love to add this to my collection.

Melody said...

I would love to win because I love casseroles, skillets, and good comfort food and it looks like this book is full of it! :)

Melody said...

I "Like" your Facebook page!

Melody said...

I shared the giveaway on Facebook!

Pink Cake Plate said...

Lark, oh my goodness this cookbook looks amazing!! I would love to win this!!

Pink Cake Plate said...

oh and I already like your FB page chica!!!LOL!!

Cindy Dupin said...

I'm a recipe freak, I so love to cook and have my family here all the time if I could. I am also making Thanksgiving Dinner for the first time this year... Nervous !! I need new recipes to serve !! Love both of these recipe pages and I belong to both on FB and Pinterest !! Keep the great recipes coming, ladies !!!

MsGardengranny said...

Love cookbooks I would like to win this one!!!!! I just love to try anything cooking wise new!!

Robin Chesser said...

I'd love to win this book because I recently discovered Chrissy's FB page and yours Lark, both are great and I would love to add Chrissy's book to my collection of cookbooks!

Anonymous said...

I love cookbooks but due to circumstances have not been able to add any new ones in quite some time. We are raising our grands aged 12, 13 and 16 and they all love to cook. This would be a fun book for us all to learn new things from!

Sugar Cookies to Peterbilts said...

I would love this, because the more I learn about Christy, the more I know I would LOVE her recipes!

Sugar Cookies to Peterbilts said...

I would love this, because the more I learn about Christy, the more I know I would LOVE her recipes!

Renee G said...

I want to win because I love cookbooks too. A well-loved and used cookbook is like a part of the family. Although I have man cookbooks, I have a few favorites --- people who cook with the same cooking style that I have and that love to serve appetizing meals to their family.

Heather Babcock said...

I would love to win this. I adore Christy and love her recipes. They just look so delicious.

Heather Babcock said...

I like you on facebook.

Pam Gurganus said...

I'd like to win for a few reasons. I love you, your site and recipes, so thank you for that and this awesome giveaway opportunity! I also love Christy, her site and recipes! And I love Southern food! :)

Pam Gurganus said...

I "like" Lark's Country Heart on Facebook and shared this post on my page! :)

Anonymous said...

Hi Lark! I'd love to win this book, because I know it's wonderful...I have Christy's first cookbook, and it's amazing! I'm like you - a cookbook collector, and have been for years. Thanks for the chance to win!

Anonymous said...

I follow Lark's Country Heart Facebook page. :)

miss millie said...

I, too, have a LOVE for cookbooks and judging from the pics you posted as well as the recipe this one appears to be a WINNER!!! Gonna print off the Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe and make it today!!! YUM!!!!

Cindy Battle said...

I would like to win because I love Christy's simple and easy style of cooking.

Cindy Battle said...

I already like Lark's Country Heart Face Book Page.

Susan said...

Love Christy and her simple down home recipes. Would love to win.

Susan said...

I like your FB page.

Joy said...

Oh, what a wonderful giveaway! I'd LOVE to win this cookbook because everything Christy Jordan cooks is amazing! And she's so positive, and we could all use more of that! This would be a treasured addition to my home! :)

Love, Joy

Christy Spurlock said...

I love Christy and her simple recipes. I have most of the items needed in my pantry.

Christy Spurlock said...

I follow on Facebook and shared your link about the giveaway.

chromiumman said...

i'd like to win because my dinners have gotten kind of predictable lately

chromiumman (at) mail (dot) com

Alicia Clinton said...

Hmmm, why do I want to win this book? Cause its from Christy Jordan and that woman should go on tour as a speaker, her daily FB posts totally help me rethink the possibilities of my day and her recipes well that is hands down yum. Thanks for the opportunity!

Andrea said...

I love her recipes and how good they are. Thanks for the chance to enter.

Andrea D.

Marty Ann said...

Would love to win a copy, because I love the way Christy cooks, just like me!! lol Seriously, it looks to be an awesome cookbook and I could use awesome in my life. Thanks for the chance to win.

Sharon Earney said...

Thank you for giving me the opportunity to win Christy's amazing cookbook. I really, really need this cookbook for my Husband! Why you ask?? Well, I just had a Stem Cell Transplant (I have cancer) and I am unable to cook right now. My husband is trying his very best to cook for me and he's TERRIBLE (and he admits it). I love him with all my heart....but I'm so hungry for good food! So, winning this cookbook would be two fold for me...first - my husband will learn to cook and follow a recipe and second - I will finally get some home cooked meals instead of take-out! LOL! Again, thank you for all you do to make your "Lark's Country Heart" so incredible!

Leslie Clark said...

I would love to have this cookbook! My daughter, who is two, loves to help me in the kitchen and i think we would have fun trying new foods.

Leslie Clark said...

I would love this cookbook! My daughter, who is two, lovrs helping me in the kitchen and i think it would be fun for us to make new foods.

Joan said...

I already ordered my copy so I'd love to win a copy for my daughter.

Deb said...

I have her first cookbook and would love to have her second. I was very impressed with Christy before her accident, but ever so much more now after reading on her blog how upbeat and positive she was throughout her entire ordeal. I think any cookbook she'd put together would have a lot of class! Thank you for the giveaway.

Francine said...

I would love to win this cookbook.

fmd518 at gmail dot com

Mippy Foofalina said...

I too think of cookbooks as novels and love the ones that make you feel like family or that you are gathered in their home. I'd love to have this cookbook! :)

Donna said...

It sounds very good.

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