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The Great (International) Outlander Kitchen Cookbook Giveaway

The Great (International) Outlander Kitchen Cookbook Giveaway


The Great (International) Outlander Kitchen Cookbook Giveaway is here! Are you game, Outlander?


Look at what’s up for grabs over the next 2 weeks, from 6am (Pacific) on Tuesday, October 18 to 6pm (Pacific) on Friday, October 28!

  1. (1) Grand Prize (judged) – the photographer of the judge’s favourite photo of an Outlander Kitchen recipe wins: 1 copy of the Outlander Kitchen Cookbook signed by Diana Gabaldon and myself, 2 signed recipe cards, 1 Outlander Kitchen apron, and 1 salt sampler. (Note: I am the judge, and the judge’s decision is final.)
  2. (1) First Prize (random draw) – 1 copy of the Outlander Kitchen Cookbook signed by Diana Gabaldon and myself, 2 signed recipe cards, 1 Outlander Kitchen apron, and 1 salt sampler.
  3. (1) Second Prize (random draw) – 1 copy of the Outlander Kitchen Cookbook signed by me and 2 signed recipe cards.
  4. (5) Third Prizes (random draw) – 2 identical, double-signed recipe cards. So you’ll have 1 to give to a friend.
  5. Flash Giveaways – see below

Outlander Kitchen Cookbook signed by Theresa Carle-Sanders and Diana GabaldonHow to Enter:

The contest is open from 6am (Pacific) on Tuesday, October 18 to 6pm (Pacific) on Friday, October 28. There will be dozens of chances to win:

  1. Comment on this post below, naming your favourite Outlander Kitchen from the Cookbook. One comment per reader, please. Don’t worry if you don’t have the cookbook yet! See Helpful Hints below for help.
  2. Send a picture of your favourite Outlander Kitchen recipe (from either the blog or the Cookbook) to me at OutlanderKitchen(at) Aesthetics count here — dress the food and the props up – your picture should reflect your personality, and who you are as an Outlander. Check out the submissions for the Cherry Bounce Party photo contest from a few years backs for inspiration. You can enter this portion of the contest as many times as you’d like. Each photo entry also counts as an entry for the big random draw for prizes.
  3. Flash giveaways! (See below)

Flash Giveaways:

  1. At least once per day for the duration of the giveaway, I’ll be awarding Outlander Kitchen recipe cards and aprons morning, noon and night on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to winners who answer Outlander-food related questions, or can send me a quick photo of an OK recipe from their phone/tablet. (Make sure you photograph the dishes that you make over the next couple of weeks!)
  2. For 24 hours on the weekend of October 22 & 23, fans will have the opportunity to complete a short recipe-related Outlander Kitchen Scavenger Hunt, to be entered in a flash draw for 1 copy of the Outlander Kitchen Cookbook signed by me, and 2 signed recipe cards.
  3. Each time you enter a flash giveaway, including the Scavenger Hunt, it counts as an extra entry toward the big random draw for prizes (above).

Helpful Hints:

  1. The Recipe Index lists all of the recipes on, many of which are also in the Cookbook.
  2. The Look Inside feature on Amazon allows you to view the Cookbook’s entire Table of Contents.

Outlander Kitchen Cookbook GiveawayBest of luck to everyone…and remember to enter often!


  1. Kate Johnston
    October 18, 2016 at 6:23 am

    One of my favourite recipes is Mamasitas Sangria, which I’ve made countless times❤️

  2. Andrea Berardi
    October 18, 2016 at 6:24 am

    Pheasant and Greens at Ardsmuir

  3. Janine Steingasser
    October 18, 2016 at 6:52 am

    It has to be the ginger-nuts I made on Sunday. So tasty. My whole family love them! I’ve made them a couple of times now and they are delicious!

  4. Rosann Moskel
    October 18, 2016 at 6:53 am

    Your Outlander Kitchen Cookbook’s recipes are perfect for our “girls’ Outlander Binge parties.
    Cherry Bounce!

  5. Joyce O'Donnell
    October 18, 2016 at 6:59 am

    I just love your cookbook. So far I’ve made the Cock-a-leeky soup ❤️🍵🐓🐤💋

  6. Clare
    October 18, 2016 at 7:00 am

    The honey buttermilk oat bread. This books is on my wish list!

  7. Amanda Williamson
    October 18, 2016 at 7:11 am

    I know my family will love Shepherd’s Pie from An Echo in the Bone.

  8. lisa
    October 18, 2016 at 7:33 am

    strawberry balsamic shrub and the cock y leeky soup are my favorites of what i have tried so far. I also have the cherry bounce going right now.

  9. Stephanie
    October 18, 2016 at 8:25 am

    Sweet tea brined fried chicken, conspirators cassoulet, husband adored both! Better scotch eggs then my usual recipe and the cold oil fries, awesome! Broccoli salad, awesome! The recipe I have made practically every week since I bought the cookbook are the chocolate biscuits. With or without the chocolate are outstanding & better than my usual recipe for them.

  10. Stephanie
    October 18, 2016 at 8:30 am

    Is there a way to purchase the apron? I won’t win this & I have the lovely cookbook…please?

    • Theresa
      October 18, 2016 at 9:17 am

      I am actually giving away the last of my apron stash in this giveaway. I’m doing a flash giveaway on Twitter for an apron later this week.

    • Stephanie
      October 18, 2016 at 9:21 am

      i work full time and don’t have time to do the games. So I guess the answer is “no” apron.

    • Theresa
      October 18, 2016 at 10:23 am

      While I’m sorry I can’t help you, your attitude leaves much to be desired.

  11. Lizzie
    October 18, 2016 at 8:42 am

    The gypsy stew is the perfect fall comfort food! Especially when my mom makes it and all I have to do is eat it. 😉

  12. Gilda
    October 18, 2016 at 8:55 am

    Potatoes Fritters is one of my favorites recipes for breakfast. They are delicious!

  13. Lacey Huffmaster
    October 18, 2016 at 9:27 am

    Honey Buttermilk Oat Bread has become a staple in our house. ❤️

  14. Dominique
    October 18, 2016 at 9:38 am

    I’m actually planning on making GOVERNOR TRYON’S HUMBLE CRUMBLE APPLE PIE this week 🙂
    It’s going to be the first recipe from Outlander Kitchen i try, wish me luck 😀

  15. Jane Watters
    October 18, 2016 at 9:46 am

    Spoon pudding..

  16. Laura Crawley
    October 18, 2016 at 9:46 am

    I’ve made Colum’s Shortbread and it was so yummy!! Reminded me of being in Scotland. Love your recipes and have tasted several of them due to a entertaining Sassenach!

  17. Catherine Lauzon
    October 18, 2016 at 10:03 am

    My favorite is Brianna’s Bridies. So delicious!!

  18. Kellie Evans
    October 18, 2016 at 10:10 am

    In all honesty, I haven’t made them (yet), but Claire’s Nettle Kissed Buns sound absolutely delightful!

  19. Liz
    October 18, 2016 at 10:14 am

    I want to try the cherry bounce

  20. Gillian
    October 18, 2016 at 10:33 am

    Bannocks at Castle Leoch. I make them at least monthly!

  21. Melissa Wallick
    October 18, 2016 at 11:07 am

    The Slow-Cooked Chicken Fricasse has become a favorite of my husbands. I’ve made it twice. Never thought I had the patience for it. Thanks for the cooking confidence, Theresa!

  22. Sheila
    October 18, 2016 at 11:19 am

    Black Jack’s Lavender Fudge was a BIG hit with the girls in my knitting group!

  23. C-A
    October 18, 2016 at 11:19 am

    I would love to get a copy. Right now I’m on a non-spending spree. Have to pay down some bills.

  24. Maria Caracotche
    October 18, 2016 at 11:33 am

    Hello!! my fav recipe is Fraser Strawberry Jam. I’m from the smallest Province in Argentina and we have GREAT strawberries here!!! Good Luck Everyone!! I can’t publish my photo of my Jam

  25. Lianna
    October 18, 2016 at 11:54 am

    Irish Soda Bread from the Scottish Prisoner

  26. Keri LaPensee
    October 18, 2016 at 11:55 am

    Gypsy Stew Yum!

  27. Susan Berkoff
    October 18, 2016 at 12:21 pm

    Honey Buttermilk Oatbread. It is fabulous!

  28. Susanne Behrmann
    October 18, 2016 at 12:25 pm

    Cherry bounce is a delicious treat, made it last year. My absolute favourite so far is Governor Tryon’s Humble Crumble Apple Pie, served with thick Danish vanilla sauce. Straight to the hips but worth it 😉

  29. Tanya Oemig
    October 18, 2016 at 12:34 pm

    My personal favorite recipe (to eat) is Rolls with Pigeon & Truffles from Voyager, but Brianna’s Bridies from Drums of Autumn is the one that is most requested (and complemented) by my husband.

  30. Jennifer Clark
    October 18, 2016 at 12:34 pm

    Roger and Bree’s Pizza!

  31. Pam Tucker
    October 18, 2016 at 12:43 pm

    Chicken In The Heather is excellent! I’ve made it several times. We like to pull it off the bones and stir it back into the honey mustard sauce. So simple, easy and delicious!

    • Theresa
      October 18, 2016 at 12:55 pm

      That recipe is not in the cookbook. Please read the instructions and try again!

  32. Sheri Young
    October 18, 2016 at 12:49 pm

    I’ve made quite a few of the recipes from the book, but my personal favorite has to be Cornbread Stuffing with Salt Pork from the Ridge. I’ll be making it again for Thanksgiving this year!

    • Theresa
      October 18, 2016 at 12:55 pm

      That recipe is not in the cookbook. Please read the instructions and try again!

  33. Jessica
    October 18, 2016 at 12:57 pm

    Almond squirts!

  34. Jessica ely
    October 18, 2016 at 1:04 pm

    My favorite recipe is actually the bannocks 😁I make them often and that with honey , blue cheese or even a little jam is the best snack anytime of the year !

  35. Edye
    October 18, 2016 at 1:05 pm

    I’d love to try the broccoli salad 🙂

  36. Jessica ely
    October 18, 2016 at 1:09 pm

    I love the bannocks !!! I eat them with honey, blue cheese and even some jam. They are a staple at our house !

  37. Shannon Bryans
    October 18, 2016 at 1:17 pm

    Lamb chops with rosewater & mint! & Mrs. Bug’s biscuits are the loveliest biscuits ever! Thanks for creating all these recipes!

  38. Madalene
    October 18, 2016 at 1:40 pm

    Ginger-Nut Biscuits, yum!!

  39. KATHY F
    October 18, 2016 at 2:10 pm


  40. ms.yoshimi
    October 18, 2016 at 2:24 pm

    Just made Claire’s spoon bread again last week. Mrs Bugs Buttermilk Drop biscuits is a huge favorite in our house. Oh, yes, I’m having a dinner party and plan to make Mrs Bugs Piccalilli … did I mention the Scotch Broth as well? Love the recipes, love the cookbook, great job, Theresa et all.

  41. Carolyn Jenko
    October 18, 2016 at 2:26 pm

    My favorite us my first recipe from the book, Colum’s Shortbread.

  42. Sharon Curtis-September
    October 18, 2016 at 2:51 pm

    My favorite recipe would have to be Mrs Bug’s Buttermilk Biscuits with butter and honey ❤

  43. Carol
    October 18, 2016 at 3:29 pm

    Cock-a-leekie soup. Mmmm-pf :o)

  44. Sarah
    October 18, 2016 at 3:45 pm

    Cherry bounce for sure!

  45. Zoe Wilkinson
    October 18, 2016 at 4:08 pm

    The gingernut biscuits are so good. My 14 year old daughter makes them weekly and she gets them perfect every time.

  46. Leigh A.
    October 18, 2016 at 4:35 pm

    I haven’t made it yet, but I’m most excited about the sweet tea brined fried chicken and Cock-a-leekie soup!

  47. Carolyn Preston
    October 18, 2016 at 5:56 pm

    Jem’s Bread pudding with maple butterscotch, but it was a hard choice

  48. Florence Laporte
    October 18, 2016 at 6:17 pm

    Hot chocolate with La Dame Blanche!

  49. DawnaL
    October 18, 2016 at 6:17 pm

    Cullen Skink is my favourite. I made it for the second time this past weekend with smoked white fish from our local fish market.

  50. Sue Vance
    October 18, 2016 at 6:20 pm

    Stephen Bonnet’s Balls! Or the proper name, Stephen Bonnet’s Salted Chocolate Pretzel Balls, have been a big hit at our Outlander watch parties on Saturday nights. The ladies have asked me to make them over and over again!

  51. Jackie Ward
    October 18, 2016 at 6:57 pm

    My family love the Stovie Potatoes. Also loved the sage sausages, very nice.

  52. Jen B
    October 18, 2016 at 7:12 pm

    I made the Wedding Roast Beef and it was AHHHHH-mazing. Four guests and we are the whole thing in one sitting!!!

  53. Marsha Divilio
    October 19, 2016 at 12:29 am

    the ginger nuts satisfy my love of ginger.

  54. Suzanne Jacques
    October 19, 2016 at 2:12 am

    Absolutely love Claire’s Molasses Cookies – they are a huge hit from my hob!! Would love to win!! xo Blessings

    • Theresa
      October 19, 2016 at 9:39 am

      Claire’s Molasses Cookies are not in the Cookbook. Please read the instructions and try again!

  55. Elisa Litvin
    October 19, 2016 at 2:14 am

    I love Jenny’s Hare Pie and Venison Stew with Tomatoe-Fruits. I always like recipes for game.

  56. Debra Girling
    October 19, 2016 at 2:23 am

    I will be making GOVERNOR TRYON’S HUMBLE CRUMBLE APPLE PIE this weekend as i have apples to use and will be good to take to our beach house as we have no power there.

  57. Sarah
    October 19, 2016 at 3:57 am

    Brianna’s bridies!

  58. Lisa H
    October 19, 2016 at 1:59 pm

    Love your blog. I was encouraged to try Jamie’s Rusty Nail. It’s a favorite now.

  59. Shannon Owens
    October 19, 2016 at 2:41 pm

    I am so excited for you. BTW- when I saw your book in B&N- I sent a text photo to my hubby as an idea for Christmas… he told me to be creative in a way to get it myself… so fingers cross I win LOL…. but, I love Gingerbread, so I am looking forward to trying Wendy’s Gingerbread Cake 🙂

  60. Marji MJ
    October 19, 2016 at 4:58 pm

    I love Mrs Graham’s oatmeal scones with the cock-a-leekie soup. It is the right weather to make it this weekend, too!

  61. Saundria
    October 19, 2016 at 5:37 pm

    Making the Lamb Sausage was a delightful experience and quite tasty; having had purchased the lamb at an organic farm, we decided to go all out and made the Shepherd’s Pie. What an awesome taste, and most unique, at least when comparing it to our ‘usual’ recipe.

  62. Tracy Pressley
    October 19, 2016 at 11:21 pm

    I have made many recipes from Outlander Kitchen Cookbook but my family’s favorite is “Slow Cooked Chicken Fricassee” and the “Gypsy Stew” is a close second!! 🙂

  63. Jamie M.
    October 20, 2016 at 6:23 am

    Oh my, have so many recipes I love, how to choose just one favorite? I’d have to say Brianna’s Bridies as a complete meal. But the on I’ve found the most useful is the shortcrust recipe.

  64. Lisan
    October 20, 2016 at 6:45 am

    Cannot wait to try the Cock-a-leekie soup. We are all soup addicts in the house and my little 14month year old is beginning to like our “food” too. And of course the oat cookies 😉

  65. Jenna Nichols
    October 20, 2016 at 9:05 am

    I love Governor Tryon’s Humble Crumble Apple Pie paired with the short crust pastry. The crust it light and flaky and the pie not too sweet, it’s just right!

  66. manda
    October 20, 2016 at 9:47 am

    Honey buttermilk bread

  67. Emmarie Foerster
    October 20, 2016 at 11:34 am

    The Honey Buttermilk Oatbread is my go-to recipe! I was so happy to see it included in the cookbook!

  68. Pam Tucker
    October 20, 2016 at 11:34 am

    Bannachs at Castle Leoch

  69. Melissa Katzenberger
    October 20, 2016 at 11:53 am

    My favorite so far is Fish Pie at the Lillington’s! Made with fresh wild cod, shrimp and crab.

  70. Elisa Yinh
    October 20, 2016 at 2:34 pm

    I am completely smitten with the Cream of Nontoxic Mushroom Soup 😍🍄👍🏻

  71. Janet Keeten
    October 20, 2016 at 3:07 pm

    If I have to pick one recipe, it would have to be the first one I made–sweet potato pie. My new favorite pie. I love my Outlander Cookbook. I make at least one recipe a week from it. My husband even asks me when I am going to make something new from the cookbook because everything I have made has been a keeper. Thank you so very much

  72. Amy
    October 20, 2016 at 6:03 pm

    Oh my goodness, I have to choose a favorite? Impossible! I have 7 or 8 in this week’s menu alone, so I’ll choose the one I made most recently…Apple Fritters, made for dessert last night.

  73. Brittney hefley
    October 20, 2016 at 6:52 pm

    Jenny’s onion tart is the best I’ve cooked from Outlander Kitchen ❤️

  74. Molly
    October 20, 2016 at 8:03 pm

    Theresa, I don’t need to win anything because I am already a winner with your cookbook in my collection and having followed your blog for quite some time now. So happy for your success and wishing best of luck to all who enter the contest! They will all enjoy many delicious meals with your Outlander inspired recipes!

  75. Laura
    October 20, 2016 at 10:14 pm

    Bannocks are my favourite. I can’t get enough of bannocks.

  76. Joyce N
    October 20, 2016 at 11:38 pm

    Broccoli Salad has always been a favorite.

  77. Susan Berkoff
    October 21, 2016 at 1:57 am

    Love the Honey Buttermilk Oat Bread. Also the Gypsy Stew.
    Together they make a great comforting winter dinner.

  78. Angela Waite
    October 21, 2016 at 10:00 am

    Fiona’s Cinnamon Scones from Voyager. Yum!!

  79. Jill Raison
    October 21, 2016 at 1:45 pm

    Governor Tryon’s Humble Crumble Apple Pie, it was the first recipe I tried and it came out wonderful. Not only that but there were only two of us to eat it (myself and my elderly mother, and neither of us are big eaters,) and it was gone in less than a week it was that good.

  80. Jenni H.
    October 22, 2016 at 2:06 am

    Bannock’s at Castle Leoch 🙂

  81. Bullrem
    October 22, 2016 at 2:13 pm

    I will post my pictures of Fionia’s scone. Yummy and easy. Helen in Ark

  82. Deena
    October 23, 2016 at 12:02 am

    Just came back from a party where the Cherry Bounce was unveiled! Wow, so yummy. I can see how it could really go to your head. My friend did a great job on it. I’ve also tried the Steak Pie, Jack Randall’s Lavender Fudge, the Butter Eggs and Mrs Bug’s Biscuits. So many more to try. Hope I’m the lucky winner.

  83. Christopher C.
    October 27, 2016 at 9:13 am

    With the holidays quickly approaching, I’m always looking for a great cookie recipe to compliment the seasons. I found Claire’s Chewy Molasses Cookies on the recipe index and loved the look and mix of ingredients! I will definitely give these a bake over the Christmas holiday and look forward to more recipes from the Outlander Kitchen!

  84. Jennifer
    October 27, 2016 at 3:31 pm

    My absolute favorite recipe is Column’s Shortbread! I really cannot get enough of that melt-in-your mouth buttery deliciousness…In fact, I think I’ll go home and make some tonight…

  85. Jennifer Bennett
    October 28, 2016 at 9:39 am

    I want to try Fiona’s cinnamon scones!!! I think my boys are gonna love them!!!

  86. Amanda Geary-Ross
    October 28, 2016 at 9:41 am

    Would love to win this 😊 Working on making the pigeon and truffle rolls gluten free this Christmas! Plus need some comfort food to remind me of the Highlands and all the other travels in the Outlander series! Got married in Glenfinnan, nr Fort William in June and cooking is filling the gap left by all the wedding fun!

  87. Kyla
    October 28, 2016 at 9:42 am

    Love the cranachan!! It’s an Outlander party must!

  88. Roz Bailey
    October 28, 2016 at 9:44 am

    If I were to be Frank I would choose Jamie’s Rusty Nail in celebration 😉

  89. Cara Jones
    October 28, 2016 at 9:49 am

    I would love steak and mushroom pie! I’m allergic to mushrooms, but wish I could eat this! Sounds so yummy!

  90. ChrisI
    October 28, 2016 at 10:35 am

    The ginger biscuits are the best.

  91. Christopher C.
    October 28, 2016 at 11:56 am

    [after looking at the rules again, I had to pick a recipe from the actual Outlander Kitchen Cookbook and not the Recipe Index — but, because I don’t have the cookbook yet, I did some extra exploring to find a recipe I really enjoyed enough to share. Therefore, this is my new entry into the contest – sorry for the trouble]

    I really like the “Banoffee Trifle at River Run” recipe, as I love sweets! Bananas are my go to fruit (and strawberries and apples) when making any dessert, and this recipe would be a great after dinner treat during Thanksgiving or Christmas. I will have to give this a try this season and I look forward to more recipes from the Outlander Kitchen.

  92. Katherine J
    October 28, 2016 at 1:38 pm

    It has to be Shepherd’s Pie!

  93. Alice Dusenberry
    October 28, 2016 at 5:14 pm

    My favorite recipe is Mrs. Bug’s Buttermilk Drop Biscuits. They are very easy to make and go with the other Outlander Kitchen dishes. Also, I like to serve them as an afternoon snack with Fraser Strawberry Jam. I grow my own strawberries in the yard, without any pesticides or fertilizers.

  94. Maliha Iftekhar
    October 28, 2016 at 5:22 pm

    Bannocks at Castle Leoch! Sound so good as a first recipe 🙂

  95. Brenda Greer
    October 28, 2016 at 5:47 pm

    Colum’s Shortbread! Love’em

  96. Katherine
    October 28, 2016 at 5:56 pm

    Black Jack’s Lavender Fudge, who doesn’t love a good Chocolate recipe!!

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