Win The Portlandia Cookbook

Portlandia Cookbook

Portland takes food very seriously. There exists such a degree of food austerity that instead of being an award-winning comedy so good it's starting its fifth season in January, the show Portlandia could have been a procedural drama about unfit artisanal seltzer. In Portland, if you're going to bottle club soda in hand-etched beakers at a farmers' market, it better be infused with organic, locally-sourced, cage-free, house-made CO2.

To celebrate the food that defines the city and the show, Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein have made The Portlandia Cookbook: Cook Like a Local. With more than 50 recipes from Portland restaurants and from the show's characters (Mr. Mayor, Kath and Dave, Peter and Nance, and more), the book would be a fine companion at an Allergy Pride Parade for any foodie, freegan, gastroethologist, foodtrucker or adult babysitter.

We're giving three of you each a copy of The Portlandia Cookbook: Cook Like a Local. All you have to do is watch our exclusive Fred and Carrie You're Eating It Wrong video, then tell us your favorite coffee tip in the comments below.

Here are a few of the recipes from the book you could be making for your next viewing/pickling party:

Cacao, readers.

We’re giving away three copies of The Portlandia Cookbook: Cook Like a Local. All you have to do to enter is watch Fred and Carrie's new video, then leave a comment here telling us your favorite coffee tip.

So, tell us, what's your favorite coffee tip? You must include your email address in the "Email" field when submitting your comment so we can communicate back with you if you’re a winner. (But do not post your email address into the actual body of the comment.) We’re giving three very lucky, randomly selected commenters each a copy of The Portlandia Cookbook: Cook Like a Local. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States and D.C., age 21 or older. Void in Alaska, Hawaii and where prohibited. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. Sweepstakes ends at 6pm ET on Nov 3, 2014. For full official rules, visit http://blog.cookingchanneltv.com/the-portlandia-cookbook-giveaway-official-rules/. Sponsored by Cooking Channel, LLC, 75 9th Ave, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10011.

P.S. Carrie is coming to a city near you. Pickle something for her.

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