Lidia's Favorite Recipes Sweepstakes

Lidia's Favorite RecipesLidia Bastianich—one of the most beloved chefs and authors in America—presents her most accessible cookbook to date, a gathering of the recipes that have become her go-to meals for her very own family. Enter below to win a signed and personalized copy of this cookbook, along with Lidia’s past cookbooks, and selections from Lidia’s line of pasta and sauces.

Official Sweepstakes Rules & Regulations

Sponsored by Alfred A. Knopf Books
A division of Random House, Inc. (“Random House”)

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. The sweepstakes begins September 15, 2012, and final submissions are due by 11:59 pm (Eastern Daylight Time) on October 9, 2012.

Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States who are at least 18 years of age on September 15, 2012, excluding all Random House and employees and affiliates. Entries received from persons residing in geographic areas in which entry is not permitted will be disqualified. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law.

One (1) grand prize winner will receive one personalized signed copy of Lidia’s Favorite Recipes, the Lidia Bastianich Book Collection, Lidia’s Classics Trio of sauces, one package of Lidia’s long pasta, and one package of Lidia’s short pasta. Approximate retail value of grand prize is $288.43. Three (3) runners-up will receive one personalized signed copy of Lidia’s Favorite Recipes. Approximate retail value of runners-up prize is $24.95. THE WINNERS will be randomly selected.

All winners will be notified on or around October 10, 2012. The winner will be notified by email and may be required to sign and return affidavit(s) of eligibility and release of liability within 10 days of notification. A noncompliance within that time period or the return of any notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and the selection of an alternate winner. One prize per household. In the event of any other noncompliance with rules and conditions, prizes may be awarded to an alternate winner. Taxes, if any, are the winner’s sole responsibility. RANDOM HOUSE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SUBSTITUTE PRIZES OF EQUAL OR GREATER VALUE IF PRIZES, AS STATED ABOVE, BECOME UNAVAILABLE.

Random House assumes no responsibility for any error; omission; interruption; deletion; defect; delay in operation or transmission; communications-line failure; or the theft destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of entries. Random House is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network orlines; computer online systems, servers, or providers; computer equipment or software; or failure of e-mail or entry on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or combination thereof, including injury or damage to the participant’s or to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials from this Web site or sweepstakes. Participants are consenting to subscribe to Lidia Bastianich’s enewsletter and to the use of their name for publicity and promotional purposes on behalf of Random House with no additional compensation or further permission (except where prohibited by law).

For the names of the winners, available after October 9, 2012, please send a stamped, self addressed envelope to: Lidia’s Favorite Recipes Sweepstakes, 1745 Broadway, Mail Drop 13-1, New York, NY 10019.

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