Joan Crawford Cookbook Giveaway!!!

Hello, kittens!

I hope you’ve been enjoying the Joan Crawford dishes I’ve been rolling out in honor of the new series FEUD: Bette & Joan.

But I know someone who is the definitive expert on what Joan liked to do in the kitchen. She actually wrote the book on it!

This is Cooking With Joan Crawford, compiled by Silver Screen Suppers blogging superstar, Jenny Hammerton.

It’s a rather lovely coffee table type book, that contains over 30 of Joan’s very own recipes. Illustrated with postcards of Joan from Jenny’s collection.

Here is a trailer for the book:

The book is available from www.blurb.com or www.blurb.co.uk – £25 in the UK, $35 in the US.

But we want to give you a chance to win a copy for free! 

All you have to do is just leave either one of us a comment, telling us who – in your humble opinion – is best…

Joan or Bette!?!?!  

State your case in the comments section below and you’ll be entered!

Contest is open until April 6th. You can also enter a second time by visiting Jenny’s page, HERE. (so you get 2 chances to win).

The winner will be chosen by random lotto; but two lucky folks will win an e-copy if they make the funniest comment–judged by Jenny and me.

But if you can’t wait to see if you have won, skip over to Blurb and grab a copy of the book. The print version takes about 10 days to get delivered, but if you want it STAT, there’s an e-book version too… Just click on the Related Editions button bottom right as per pic below…

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Here are the links again: www.blurb.com or www.blurb.co.uk.

Please send Jenny pictures of any Joan dishes you cook. She absolutely adores it when others cook Crawford-style!

Do get in touch via her contact page… and you can always reach me at yinzerella@gmail.com We both love love love hearing from our readers!

Good luck and good eating!

 

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13 Responses to Joan Crawford Cookbook Giveaway!!!

  1. Dean Beringer says:

    Joan of course! She had so many talents beside acting.She was intregal in the creation of It’s a Small World ride at Disney among other little known facts.

  2. teresa says:

    Oh, gee! I wish I were funny. Bette was definitely more devious and self-centered in her roles, but Joan was unbelievable in the Twilight Zone episode where she too someone’s eyeballs to restore her own vision! Plus, she swam a mile everyday and rarely wore a bra! I always had the feeling Joan was just wee bit badder in real life, so my vote is for Joan

  3. Tracey says:

    Bette had amazing resting bitch face long before it became an internet meme and her shade skills were better than Ray-Ban. So I’ll go with Bette!

  4. Barbara Bassett says:

    Joan, hands down. She was legendary for adoring her fans…Bette…no. Joan could sell a product better than anyone (Pepsi), and had the greatest board meeting line ever. ..”Don’t f#@$ with me, fellas!”

  5. Monski says:

    I am going to have to buck the trend here & say Bette.
    Both unique & powerful women, sacred monsters, mighty egos, forces of nature.

    I deeply enjoy the huge contribution that Joan has made to camp with her joyously untrammeled BIG acting style, agrressive eyebrows swooping across her brow like the spread wings of a vulture coming in to rend raw meat; matchy matchy mummy daughter outfits, kitschy decor, snotty pretentiousness, keane painting collection, sugary sentimentality & brutal will, amazing book “My Way of Life” & so much more.

    Bette for me though – a unique & stunning beauty with greater personal integrity, self knowledge & humour (relative to la Crawford at any rate).
    The greater artist & the better person.

    • yinzerella says:

      I need to read the auto-biographies of both these broads.

      • Monski says:

        If you have not read it “My Way of Life” is the pinnacle of kitsch – Joan’s self penned lifestyle book. How to decorate, entertain, pack (with the assistance of Mamacita), your trunks for a Royal Crown Cola promotional trip etc… etc…
        It is a complete & total hoot!

  6. Duke Egbert says:

    Joan. Joan was a right-wing shill for Pepsi-Cola and everyone knows Hollywood is supposed to be a hotbed of pinko liberalism — therefore, she had the guts to buck the system. Also, when she was dying, her maid started praying, and Joan’s response was to tell her “Damn it ….Don’t you dare ask God to help me.”

    Thus, Joan was the most bad-ass star until Chuck Norris.

  7. M. G. says:

    Bette. Seriously it’s due to her performance in All About Eve. Great Movie.

  8. Rusty Cunningham says:

    Why do they have mustaches on their foreheads?

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