Fill in the information below, and you’ll be entered to win one of 15 free downloads of the fabulous new iSpice application for iPhone, courtesy of Monica Bhide.
Note: You can enter one time per e-mail address per day. Deadline is noon (12:00 p.m.) EST 1.19.11.
This simple but elegant app puts a visual spice encyclopedia at your fingertips and makes it easy to shop for and cook with both common and exotic spices, herbs, and spice blends. Portable, educational, and fun to use, this app isn’t just for spice novices, either—the most experienced among us still have a lot to learn! (Do you know what asafetida is? How about zhoug?)
Each of the more than 100 entries in the iSpice application features:
- Striking photographs of the ingredient, or of dishes prepared with it
- Links to reliable recipes using the spice… Leite’s Culinaria recipes included
- Links on where you can purchase the ingredient
Many spices and herbs also have YouTube video links showcasing how to use or grow them, plus you can add your own comments to the application. Or you can just do what we do in those random moments of downtime and let yourself be hypnotized by the slideshow feature. How seductive to watch a dazzling, colorful world of spices slide by!
As for Monica Bhide herself—author not only of the iSpice app but also of the cookbook Modern Spice—she’s the perfect “spice sherpa” to guide you on a culinary adventure. Enter the Modern Spice cookbook giveaway for a chance to win one of two copies of the book, a perfect companion to the iSpice application.
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Core Details from Apple: Only US-based iTunes account holders are eligible. Sorry, it’s a tech thing. Winners will download a free copy of the app directly to the iPhone using a promotional code that will be sent by email once the prize is claimed. (This code will require that you have access to your iTunes account from the device you are using to open the link.)
OFFICIAL RULES:No purchase necessary to enter or win. Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 states of the U.S. (and the District of Columbia) and/or those who hold a U.S.-based iTunes account, and who are 18 years of age at time of entry. Leite’s Culinaria assumes no responsibility for late or misdirected entries due to SPAM, technological, or e-mail filtering issues or for prizes lost in transit. For this giveaway, entrants can enter 1 time per e-mail address per day. The use of any system, robot, agent, or software to automatically submit entries in connection with this Giveaway is prohibited. Leite’s Culinaria’s decisions concerning all matters related to this sweepstakes are final. A randomly selected winner will be notified by e-mail. Odds of winning depend upon the number of entries received. Leite’s Culinaria employees, independent contractors, and their immediate family members are not eligible to win. Void where prohibited by law. No cash substitutions, transfer, or assignment of prizes allowed except by Leite’s Culinaria. Winner must claim prize within 2 weeks or the prize will be forfeited. Winner grants to Leite’s Culinaria the right to use his/her name and biographical information in advertising and promotion without compensation or permission. Any tax, international or otherwise, is the sole responsibility of the winner. Winner releases Leite’s Culinaria from any liability arising out of participation in this Sweepstakes or the acceptance, use, or misuse of the prize. List of winners available here. Note: All prizes valued at $49.99 or less have been donated. All prizes valued at $50.00 or more have been purchased by Leite’s Culinaria.