Bob’s Red Mill Giveaway

April 14, 2011 10:45 am
Posted in: Happening Now
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Bob's Red Mill Samples

[This giveaway ended on April 18th -- thanks to all who entered, and please stay tuned for more great giveaways in the future!]

Longtime Eating Rules readers already know that I’m a huge fan of Bob’s Red Mill.  Their quality is outstanding, and there’s just something about the simple, honest packaging that draws me in and reminds me of a bygone era.  There’s no hype or flashy marketing — it’s just darn good, real food.

Bob’s product line is extensive, with over 400 different flours, cereals, seeds, baking mixes, and whole grains.  They have more than 50 organic products as well as a dedicated gluten-free line made in a separate facility.

In my Bob’s giveaway last year, I highlighted some of their more popular whole grain products (Quinoa, Cornmeal, Steel Cut Oats, and Whole Wheat Flour).  This time, I want to showcase some of their products that might not yet be on your radar.

Case in point: They’ve just come out with a 100% Whole Wheat Pearl Couscous (also known as Israeli Couscous).  How awesome is that?

The giveaway is simple: THREE lucky winners will each receive FOUR different Bob’s Red Mill products of their choosing, from the following list:

Whole Wheat Pearl Couscous (so new, it’s not even on their website yet!)
Dried Blueberries (no sugar added!)

Full disclosure:  Bob’s Red Mill is an advertiser on Eating Rules (they’re paying for an ad in the sidebar, not for this post). Other than a box of free samples — and two awesome Bob’s mugs — I’m receiving no compensation for this post/giveaway. (By the way, did I mention that I met Bob last month? He’s the man!)

How To Enter

Leave a comment on this post, telling us which four products you’d like to try and why.

Be sure to enter your email address in the form so I can contact you if you win (it won’t be published, and I won’t share your address or add you to any mailing lists).

Want More Entries?

Each of these will give you another entry in the drawing:

Tweet it!

Tweet about the giveaway. Then come back here and leave an additional comment with a link to your tweet. You must include @eatingrules and a link to this post  in your tweet. (You can use http://bit.ly/freebobs if you want). Something like this:

Win an awesome sampler from @eatingrules and @bobs_red_mill! http://bit.ly/freebobs
Facebook it!

First, “Like” the Eating Rules Facebook Page.  Then, share this post on Facebook (click the Share button up at the top of this page). You must leave an additional comment to let me know you’ve shared it.

The Fine Print

The giveaway ends at 11:59pm on April 18th.  I’ll select the winners at random from all of the eligible entries received, and post the results shortly thereafter.

Limit of three entries per person: One for your original comment, one for tweeting and posting an additional comment, and one for sharing on facebook and posting an additional comment. I will be picking the winners from all of the comments received, so please be sure to leave a comment for each type of entry.

If you’re a winner, you’ll need to email me your mailing address (no PO boxes, sorry) and phone number within three days, else I’ll choose another winner. I’ll then pass along your info to Bob’s, and they’ll ship your prize right to you! They have assured me your information will remain confidential.

If you include a link in your comment to your own blog or site, I’ll consider that spam and delete your comment, sorry.  Of course, please do enter your site’s URL in the “website” field on the form.

This giveaway is open to U.S. Residents only, since we are limited to shipping within the U.S.  Although you may enter up to three times, you may only win once.  Odds of winning will depend on the number of entries received. Offer void where prohibited by law. Your mileage may vary.

Thank you to Cassidy Stockton, Bob’s Red Mill, and everyone who enters!

98 Comments on "Bob’s Red Mill Giveaway"
  1. Comment left on:
    April 18, 2011 at 11:21 pm

    GF bread mix X 2
    Dried blueberries X2

    Love Bob’s Red Mill; working on finding non-GMO masa locally, so I can make my own GF, GMO-free corn tortillas.

  2. Comment left on:
    April 18, 2011 at 11:44 pm

    I’m really interested in trying the Gluten-free Whole Grain Bread mix. I don’t have any gluten-allergies (right now… I hear sometimes they manifest later in life) but I’m curious about different baked good options that don’t include gluten. Plus, I just got this great book on basic breadmaking and I’m obsessed with the idea! It would be really cool to have one of my first loaves be something I can share with all my readers – those with great taste AND those with certain dietary sensitivities!

  3. Comment left on:
    April 19, 2011 at 8:38 am
    Andrew says:

    The winners have been selected! Congratulations to Wendy Shaffer, TraciFree, and Carol! I’ll be contacting you via email to work out the details.

    Thanks to everyone who commented, Facebooked, and Tweeted!

    (A note on my methodology, in case you’re interested: I went through and entered every name on a spreadsheet, one entry per line, with up to three entries per person, as per the instructions. I then went to random.org and selected five random integers from the pool of all entries submitted (89 total). The first three numbers corresponded with the winners. The last two numbers are backups, in case I don’t hear back from the first winners.)

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