True Blood Gift Guide: For the Cook {GIVEAWAY}

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Christmas is coming! Can you believe we’re just a few weeks away from the big day? If you’re anything like us, you’re making a list and checking it twice…for gift giving inspiration. Today we’re launching our new series to help you find the perfect present for every Truebie on your list, including yourself. Hey, no one said you can’t give Santa a little help stuffing your stocking.

To kick off our True Blood Gift Guide, we’ve partnered with the HBO Shop for a nifty giveaway and savings opportunity for our readers. Do you have someone who loves to cook on your list? Brighten up their kitchen with these Don’t Bite the Cook accessories, only available at the HBO Shop. As a special deal for our readers, receive 20% off any purchase in the HBO ShopΒ from Monday, November 19 – Wednesday, November 21, 2012, when you enter the code TBHOLIDAY at check out!

True Blood Don't Bite The Cook Apron True Blood Don’t Bite The Cook ApronBeware when cooking in Bon Temps. This Don’t Bite The Cook Apron could be your savior when whipping up your favorite dish. Featuring two front pockets and an adjustable neck strap, this apron says it right….don’t bite the cook!

True Blood Don't Bite The Cook Pot Holder True Blood Don’t Bite The Cook Pot HolderNow True Blood fans can protect themselves from rogue vampires AND piping hot cookware with the True Blood Dont Bite The Cook Pot Holder! Pair it with the True Blood: Eats, Drinks, and Bites from Bon Temps cookbook and whip up some authentic Louisiana cooking. This is a True Blood foodies necessity.

True Blood Don't Bite The Cook Oven Mitt True Blood Don’t Bite The Cook Oven MittThough you may not have to worry about vampires as you prepare food for your True Blood viewing parties, you definitely need to keep your hands defended against oven-cooked goodies. Third-degree burns on your hands probably hurt just about as bad as a vampire’s bite (at least initially). Enter the True Blood Don’t Bite The Cook Oven Mitt. In addition to providing a helpful reminder to your guests, the mitt also sports on the True Blood logo in black across its blood red top.

Want It?

Are these the perfect gifts for someone on your list? Or do you want to liven up your holiday baking days with a little vampire action? In addition to the special coupon code mentioned above, we have a set of the Don’t Bite the Cook apron, oven mitt, and hot pad to giveaway to one lucky Truebie! Note: Due to shipping restrictions, this giveaway is open to US residents only.

  • To enter, leave us a comment below telling us who you’ll give this prize pack to (no points off if the answer is “myself”!);
  • Be sure to use a valid email address when entering;
  • Entries must be posted by 11:59 Pacific on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 to be eligible;
  • One (1) winner will be drawn at random from eligible entries and contacted via email.

**This giveaway has ended. Congratulations to our winner, Leala!**

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  1. Stephanie Pitman

    November 19, 2012 at 6:16 am

    I would give these items to my sister in law because she is a HUGE truebie!! Without her and the podcast I wouldn’t have anyone to discuss these important vampire matters!!

  2. Heather

    November 19, 2012 at 6:24 am

    I would give it to my sister so I could encourage her to cook some of my favorite foods.

  3. Debbie Pham

    November 19, 2012 at 8:21 am

    I would keep it for myself because when my family is hungry they bite my head off. ha,ha.

  4. Nothinbutjoy

    November 19, 2012 at 10:09 am

    Great contest! I’d keep them for myself!

  5. Nicole

    November 19, 2012 at 10:14 am

    I want it for myself because I am a HUGE True Blood fan. Love anything and everything True Blood, plus I like to cook. Oh yeah and these are super cute!

  6. Jodi

    November 19, 2012 at 10:19 am

    I would give it to my grandfather because he loves to bake during the holidays!

  7. Andrea

    November 19, 2012 at 10:20 am

    I’d keep it for myself, it would make me feel more like actually cooking!

  8. Leala

    November 19, 2012 at 10:40 am

    I’d keep them. πŸ˜‰

    • Mel

      November 25, 2012 at 8:39 pm

      Congrats to lucky #4! You’re our winner!

  9. Mona

    November 19, 2012 at 10:55 am

    I would give them to my Husband , who is in Afghanistan for a year and will miss watching the next season with me!! one of our favorite shows!!!<3

  10. Caryn

    November 19, 2012 at 11:45 am

    For myself, absolutely!

  11. Ashley Buckland

    November 19, 2012 at 1:39 pm

    I would probably give them to my mom, she is a huge Trueblood fan, we own all the seasons on Bluray. She doesn’t have time to cook much anymore since she works full time as well as a lot of overtime, but I think she would make time if it meant using this stuff. It’s just so cool.

  12. jackie lepree

    November 19, 2012 at 1:44 pm

    I’d keep it to wear in our restaurant’s kitchen! I’m proud to be a True Blood fan!

  13. Danielle Chiaro

    November 19, 2012 at 3:36 pm

    I would definitely give this to my mother….she is the one who introduced me to True Blood in the first place!!!

  14. Julia

    November 19, 2012 at 4:09 pm

    I would keep this for myself so that I could cook for my friends in TRUE style πŸ˜‰

  15. Nora Blansett

    November 19, 2012 at 4:14 pm

    I’d be lying if I didn’t admit that I’d give them to myself. I’m crazy addicted to “True Blood” and I’ve read all the books so far. I just “have* to have ’em! πŸ˜€

  16. Cassie sue

    November 19, 2012 at 4:30 pm

    My friend that is a trueblood fan and also a home chef.

  17. Christina B

    November 19, 2012 at 4:36 pm

    Of course I would keep it but since I do most of the cooking it should be mine right? I mean the cook has to be in style!!!

  18. Christina B

    November 19, 2012 at 5:18 pm

    Of course I would be keeping it for myself but thats because I do the cooking and you have to look good right?

  19. Whitney

    November 19, 2012 at 5:37 pm

    My sister is a Truebie and soon to be a newlywed. This would be the perfect bachelorette gift! She needs to cook for her new man in True Blood attire!

  20. Jen Ogle

    November 19, 2012 at 7:11 pm

    I will give this set to my best friend because what better gift is there to give for the hollidays.

  21. Terri James

    November 19, 2012 at 8:09 pm

    I would keep them for myself so I could have LaFayette sign them when I meet him in person.

  22. Erica P.

    November 19, 2012 at 9:35 pm

    I would give the items to my husband because he is my Eric Northman and I love a guy who is into vampires and can cook a great meal. πŸ™‚

  23. Jenny

    November 19, 2012 at 9:36 pm

    I’d want to keep it for myself BUT since Christmas is coming up I’d so wrap this up either for my dad who loves to cook or one of my brothers.

  24. Lori Abramson

    November 19, 2012 at 10:05 pm

    I am the cook and baker in the family and most everything that I make is given to friends and family. So, selfishly, I would give it to myself.

  25. Michelle

    November 19, 2012 at 10:10 pm

    Id give them to my husband for his bbq cookoffs

  26. Cara

    November 19, 2012 at 10:22 pm

    My bestie! She is decorating her kitchen as Merlotte’s bar!! I may consider stealing on etching for myself though πŸ˜‰

  27. Savannah Guajardo

    November 20, 2012 at 2:05 am

    I would give them to my Uncle, he is a HUGE True Blood fan. He is the reason I started to watch True Blood; I know he would use each and every single one of the items to the fullest.

  28. rachel

    November 20, 2012 at 8:14 am

    either myself or my friend but prob myself!!!!!

  29. Stacy Kurtz

    November 20, 2012 at 8:23 am

    I’d keep them for myself because I Love True Blood and I could use an apron. πŸ˜‰

  30. Amy Knox

    November 20, 2012 at 8:57 am

    I will give it to my Maker (best friend). Without her I wouldn’t be the Trubie I am now!!!

  31. ShootingStarsMag

    November 20, 2012 at 2:13 pm

    I would probably give this to a friend of mine who likes the show! Might give part of it to my sister too. πŸ™‚

  32. Kristen Wood

    November 20, 2012 at 7:53 pm

    I would love the prize pack for me! Love True Blood, and your website πŸ™‚ Yay for giveaways! Good luck everyone.

  33. Jaime Saunders

    November 20, 2012 at 10:55 pm

    I would keep the apron for myself but the oven mitt and pot holder to my best friend who got me hooked on the show and books and because I love her.

  34. Betsy W

    November 20, 2012 at 11:00 pm

    My co-workers. We are obsessed!

  35. Louis Davidson

    November 21, 2012 at 4:21 pm

    Give it to my wife, we all love the show, so campy!

  36. Carrie

    November 21, 2012 at 4:38 pm

    I’d gift myself. I’m the main cook in the family!

  37. Melissa Farris

    November 21, 2012 at 4:39 pm

    I would give this prize pack to my husband. He is a wonderful cook.And he’s the one who introduced me to true blood. We never miss a single episode.

  38. Beth

    November 21, 2012 at 4:42 pm

    I would keep it for myself, merry Christmas to me!!!!

  39. erypmav

    November 21, 2012 at 5:37 pm

    Yeah…um…they would be all mine!

  40. Granna

    November 21, 2012 at 6:30 pm

    Although I normally have a gift-giving spirit, THIS gift set will be for me. I am over the top about all things TrueBlood! Thank you for this give-a-way.

  41. Alicia Hodges

    November 21, 2012 at 7:01 pm

    I would DEF give them to myself since I am a HUGE fan and I do ALL the cooking at my house. πŸ™‚

  42. Claire

    November 21, 2012 at 9:11 pm

    yep, it’d be myself πŸ˜€

  43. susie stern

    November 23, 2012 at 9:18 am

    No one I know personally is a super True Blood fan like me. So, shucks I would absolutely love this set for me!!!!! πŸ™‚

  44. amanda

    November 25, 2012 at 10:31 am

    I would give to be husband so he can cook some scrumptious meals