Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Giveaway and Chunky Vegetable Rice

Do I have a treat for you today! Besides this beautiful soup recipe. How would you like to win 2 place settings of this gorgeous dinnerware by Nambe. Nambe is known for their award winning, hand crafted designs for the home. Winner will receive two 4 piece place settings of the Sunburst collection.
 The Sunburst Collection lends an exotic note of glamour to meals and parties, with muted woodcut-style grooves radiating outward across the deep hues of our gorgeous Metallic Sunrise finish. These striking stoneware pieces are dishwasher, microwave and freezer safe—and make for wonderful presentations of foods of all kinds. Elemental and simple, they work in transitional and contemporary environments alike. I love the contrast of the charcoal with colorful vibrant veggies. 
Giveaway rules are below the recipe for this yummy Chunky Vegetable and Wild Rice soup. 


Gluten-Free Chunky Vegetable and Rice Soup
Recipe adapted from Butterfly Foodie
1 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves of garlic, chopped finely
2 stalks of celery, chopped
3 carrots, chopped
1 tbsp fresh thyme
sea salt and fresh ground pepper
1 can Rotel (diced tomato and green chiles)
6 1/2 cups vegetable stock
1 cup of wild rice
Salt and Pepper to taste
In a large sauce pan over medium heat add the oil, onion, carrots, celery, garlic, thyme and salt and pepper and cook until just soft. 
Add the tomatoes and water and simmer for 15 minutes. Add the rice and cook for another 8-10 min. 
Serves 4-6.
Now if the recipe wasn't good enough. I have something even better! 
Win 8 pieces (two place settings) of this gorgeous dinnerware. 

This Giveaway is open to readers 18 years or older with U.S. address only. No purchase necessary to enter or win. Winners are generated via the random number generator software program. Winners must respond within 5 days or the prize will be forfeited.
You can enter 3 different ways. You MUST like Nambe on Facebook to be considered for the giveaway. The other 3 entries are optional. Do one or all, and comment, because each comment is an entry.   Please remember you have to come back and comment below because that is the way the winner is calculated through random.org.
This giveaway will run for 7 days starting Wednesday November 28th ending Wednesday December 5th. Winner to be announced December 6th. Stay tuned! I have a lot of great giveaways coming your way!