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March 21, 2013  —  Written by Julia Marcum 

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Giveaway is now closed.  Congratulations to Roger and Laurene who said, “Fresh basil for a good pesto!”
Lately, we have been very picky about our giveaways.  We want to make sure it is something that we’re really excited about–so in turn, you’ll be excited about.  That being said, get excited.  Today, a John Boos Butcher Block cutting board is up for grabs.
The folks over at John Boos & Co. (who carry everything from countertops, to sinks, to well, cutting boards) have offered up a round beauty in your choice of Maple or Walnut:

Both are are a chunky 3″ thick and have a diameter of 18″ and are drool-inducing. We love a good butcher block because they don’t dull your knives, and they look real sharp sitting out on the counter at all times. Win, Win, Win.  (That last win is for one of you.)
The Nitty Gritty on winning:
Prize: (1) Boos Block in Maple or Walnut from John Boos & Co. –valued at $228-$320!! (depending on wood selection)
To Enter: Comment and let us know the first thing you’d slice up with your new block. Chris says he would slice up some potatoes for oven fries.  And me?  I would watch. ;)
For optional bonus entries:  Pin the Boos Block you would choose from this post / Like Chris Loves Julia on Facebook
Giveaway Closes: Thursday, March 28th at 11pm MST
Number of Winners: One
Prize Ships: Anywhere in the US of A.
Fine Print: You must be 18 or older to enter this giveaway. We’ll summon random.org after the giveaway closes to select our winner and announce it on Friday as an update to this post.

Now, play nice.

What do you think?

  1. Myra leckey says:

    I would cut up some fruit salad for my babes!

  2. Anonymous says:

    I would love to chop up some berries for fruit salad

  3. Olivia R says:

    I liked Chris luvs Julia on FB as Olivia Rubin

  4. George says:

    Liked on facebook!

  5. Olivia R says:

    I would slice up a nice pinapple, honeydew and cantaloupe to make a fruit errangement.

  6. KALE. The answer is always kale… It’s the first thing I chop everyday!

  7. Just liked you guys on fb!

  8. Apples for my hubby’s lunch! :)

  9. Merideth says:

    Fruit, fruit, fruit!

  10. jemz says:

    I would slice up all the ingredients needed to make a guacamole! Such a wonderful giveaway!

  11. Cara says:

    Pineapple, yum!

  12. M in TX says:

    Would love to chop up some fresh fruit!

  13. Tomatoes and mozzarella. Or fruit for smoothies. Mmmmm. :D

  14. Joann says:

    I would chop up some veggies for stir fry. This looks amazing!

  15. Shannon K says:

    I would use it to chop up a bunch of fresh veggies for a spring vegetable ragout!

  16. I’d chop some fruit and veggies for my kids :)

  17. Stephanie says:

    I would chop a mess of veggies to fit with my new way of eating :)

  18. I’d be slicing up fruit for a yummy fruit salad!

  19. Katie says:

    I’d chop up some sweet potato fries for some oven fries! Yummy!!

  20. Sherri says:

    Ooooh these are gorgeous! I would cut up some strawberries and other fruit since my household is going through a fruit dip phase. I am mixing up a batch every few days!

  21. Kathryn says:

    OOOhh I’d be chopping up my leafy greens.

  22. Gorgeous! Lots of fresh veggies with Spring right around the corner…

  23. rachel says:

    I’d cut up veggies for a chicken stir-fry!

  24. n89 says:

    I’d chop some fruit! Thanks for the giveaway opportunity!

  25. lex346 says:

    I would use it for some fresh mozzarella!

  26. Laura C says:

    hurrah! i would use it to chop up some veggies for stir fry!

  27. I would chop up some veggies and potatoes for the grill :)

  28. Anna Banks says:

    i’d chop up some some brussel sprouts – they’re a current fav around here!

  29. Becky says:

    veggies for stir fry :) and hopefully fresh from my garden!

  30. I would chop up a huge butternut squash!

  31. Jennifer I. says:

    I would definitely chop up some nice fresh veggies from the Farmer’s Market (which starts this weekend, can’t wait to go!!)

  32. Meagan says:

    I would chop up a bunch of veggies, maybe for a stir-fry? Chopping veggies is like therapy for me – I know, I’m weird that way :)

  33. I would totally chop up some sweet potatoes for sweet potato fries!
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  34. Probably garlic . . . I love garlic in almost everything.

  35. I’d chop up some veggies for a soup. The kids are sick and some good homemade soup sounds just so good right now.

  36. Christy says:

    I don’t think my post showed up, so I’m trying again. My husband has been wishing for one for a long time, and sweet potato fries is at the top of his list!

  37. Christy says:

    My husband has been wishing for a butcher block for a long time! He would use it first for sweet potato fries. Yum!

  38. Definitely veggies for veggie soup! I love the walnut block!!

  39. Anonymous says:

    Lettuce and lots of veggies for a salad.

    Missy

  40. Jamie says:

    I would chop up cilantro….my favorite!

  41. frocky says:

    I would chop up some limes for some margaritas!!

    PS – liked you on FB :)

  42. Love the dark walnut.

    I’d chop onions for a last onion soup of the winter.

  43. I would use it to chop onions to make a last batch of french onion soup for the winter.

    I love the dark walnut

  44. Anonymous says:

    Onions and garlic, of course.

  45. i like chris loves julia on fb!

  46. i would chop up some veggies and meat for grillin’! thanks for the giveaway! pale blue apron at gmail dot com

  47. Love this! I’ll probably be mincing garlic for some homemade veggie burgers. Lotsa garlic!

  48. gk says:

    I would chop up some fresh veggies to have with homemade hummus! YUM!!

  49. Karen says:

    Karen Goodwin Delaney likes Chris Loves Julia on Facebook

  50. Karen says:

    I’d slice a ton of onions for French Onion Soup!

  51. Anonymous says:

    The first thing I would cut is the crust off of my little guy’s peanut butter sammich, haha. I love the walnut block. You are liked on fb.
    –Christy

  52. Unknown says:

    I love Boos blocks! I would use this guy to cut up some veggies really tiny so that I can hide them in dinner and get my fiance to eat his vitamins!

  53. Darija says:

    stunning! I would start chopping up my apples, beets and celery for my signature healthy juice.

  54. Lacey says:

    Oooh, I love butcher block. I’ve been shopping for a new one, so this is perfect timing (if I win!). :) I love using wood cutting boards for my veggies for lunches and dinner!! I chop them up everyday, so it would get a lot of use!

  55. I’m entering! I think i’d make some fruit salsa first thing. It’s getting to be that time of year. Awesome giveaway in time for gardens and such

  56. Also, I liked you on Facebook! :o)

  57. I pinned the maple!

  58. Gorg! I would love the maple- and I’d chop up some veggies for my sweet little girl who has just started eating finger foods! :o)

  59. I’d slice up some tomatos and green peppers for a little snack!!

  60. Lots of Kale for kale chips…yummy!

  61. Cilantro and peppers for Coconut Curry Noodles.

  62. Laura says:

    For myself, I would chop veggies and chicken and throw them in a stew! If I won this though, I would likely give it to my [boy]friend who actually does his own butchering for his family and for neighbors. I’ve had some of the meat he’s prepared – and YUM, he’s got skill! (If I’m lucky to be his wife, I’ll be one happy woman with a very gifted husband!) He learned some tricks while on his mission in Uganda and Ethiopia, from companions and locals!

  63. Vicente says:

    I would cut up cilantro, green onion and chicken for our favorite enchilada.

  64. janna says:

    I would chop soup fixings – it’s been cold in Seattle

  65. janna says:

    i would chop soup fixings – it’s been cold in seattle

  66. janna says:

    I would chop up soup fixings – it’s been cold in Seattle

  67. Alyse says:

    I would love to chop up some tomatoes and basil for bruschetta, mmmm…

  68. Stephanie says:

    YES please i want! I would cut up some veggies to munch on!

  69. I’d chop up peppers… I swear, I chop a pepper at least 3 nights a week. Maybe we need to mix it up a bit

  70. Jonna says:

    I would chop up some peppers and tomatoes for an awesome omelet.

  71. Susan Reidy says:

    Love your blog! I am with Julia and would play the role of spectator. My husband (also Chris) prepares wonderful stir fries, chopping all the ingredients before hand. I get to watch and then eat!

  72. Sara says:

    I would chop up some apples to make a delic apple pie!

  73. Tracy says:

    I should probably say something unique, but it would probably be an onion! :) I went years that I didn’t like/didn’t eat onions, but now – I pretty much want them in everything. :) Those boards are BEAUTIFUL!

  74. Dede Dodge says:

    Brussel sprouts…we’re addicted to sautéed Brussel sprouts with Parmesan right now!

  75. Liked on Facebook (Holly Beach).

  76. I’d chop veggies for soup, as it’s still way too cold in Ohio and I’m all about comfort foods right now.

  77. I would chop kale for some crispy kale chips!

  78. christie says:

    i think i’d slice some fresh veggies and fruits to snack on…can’t wait for farmers market season to start back up!!!

  79. Alex says:

    Apples! Cucumbers! Celery!

  80. Alex says:

    Apples! Cucumbers! Celery!

  81. Katy says:

    Some lemons to throw in my beer…at least I’m honest, right?

  82. rebecca says:

    oohhh those blocks are so nice! time to prep and make a yummy fruit and cheese platter.

  83. Ohh sooo pretty! I would chop up some tomatoes, onions, and limes for tacos…one of our favorite week night meals.

  84. P.S. I “liked” Chris Loves Julia on Facebook!

  85. I would chop up eggplant, but oh for what? Beghan Bharta? Baba ganoush? Roasted eggplant with pomegranate seeds and yogurt sauce?! Oh the possibilities!! Pick me, pick me!

  86. Michelle says:

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  87. Michelle says:

    I would chop up some shallots with my wusthof knives for some goat cheese and squash risotto :)

  88. Cortney says:

    “like” chrislovesjulia on facebook

  89. Cortney says:

    Peppers and onions for fajitas!

  90. I would use the bad boy to get my chicken, mushrooms bells, onions and fresh pineapple sliced for shishkabobs! :)

  91. Katie says:

    I would slice up some fine cheese and a crusty baguette! Yumm… And omg are these gorgeous!

  92. I would chop up some kale and veggies for a quick stir fry! Yum!!

  93. I would chop up some kale and veggies for a quick stir fry! Yum!!

  94. Nichole says:

    I would chop up some carrots to ferment.

  95. I’d cut up some kale from our winter garden.

  96. Laura says:

    I totally need to chop everything on a new cutting board, our old one is surely full of salmonella! First things first, shrimp for spicy shrimp and grits!

  97. I would loooove this. I’d slice up cucumbers, which my son can’t get enough of theses days.

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  98. Lindsey says:

    Lindsey
    I would cut up a bunch of hard salami and cheese and use the board as a serving platter for a wine night!

  99. Oh man! I’d love to chop veggies on that thing! Seriously swooning over the darker finish!

  100. Patty says:

    vah-tah-may-lon.

  101. Onions and mushrooms and garlic for my spaghetti sauce!
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  102. mollymn says:

    Ooo, the walnut is my fave. I would probably mince some herbs with my biggest knife b/c I would feel so legit with that board and a big knife.

  103. lshoes says:

    I would start with a sweet onion, I use one most days in my dinner!

  104. Susan says:

    I slice a loaf of home made bread! Love BoosBlock!

  105. Jess says:

    OH I would cut so many veggies on this pretty thing!

  106. Me and my daugheter, Kimberly, will be super delighted when chopping up our fresh WATERMELON on 0ur new Butcher Block from John Boos!!;)

  107. I’d chop a slow-smoked beef brisket. Been wanting one of these for a long time- they are timeless.

  108. All of our current cutting boards would blush to be beside this thing! It would probably hang on our wall as art for awhile before we broke it in as a cutting board. They’re both gorgeous! I love the maple one. 8}

  109. I would chop up fruit as spring is here and summer is around the corner!!!

  110. Shannon says:

    I would use it to cut up all the fixins for some fajitas, can’t wait to use the grill this year!

  111. Jen825 says:

    I would use it to cut up some fruit. We’ve been consuming a ton of fruit in our house lately.

  112. Mike B says:

    Sweet looking boards! I’d chop up some brocoli rabe, cherry tomoatos and garlic to saute with some sausage, great olive oil and orechiette!

  113. Tony Casey says:

    I’d be choppin’ while listening to Chopin!

  114. Jim says:

    I would chop up an onion and some red, yellow, and green peppers and saute them with some chicken!

  115. Angel says:

    I like you on Facebook! Great Giveaway!

  116. Id use it for slicing my home made cheeses. I need a good cheese block

  117. Angel says:

    I would cut up onions and bell peppers for a gumbo on the dark walnut. Gorgeous

  118. Caitlyn says:

    Cheese, lots of cheese.

  119. Anonymous says:

    I’d slice up some veggies since my 4 yr. old son just said to me this morning “mom, we love vegetables, right? They make us big and strong, grrrr!” haha! – Emily H.

  120. Anonymous says:

    lettuce and tomatoes to make TACOS!!

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  121. Karen says:

    I liked you on Facebook a long time ago. ;)

  122. Karen says:

    Wow… that’s a gorgeous hunk of wood.

    I’d dice up onions, carrots and celery and pretend like I’m on The Food Network while I’m doing it. LOL

  123. Staci P. says:

    The first thing that I would chop up would be fresh veggies from the local farmer’s market to throw into my homemade chicken noodle soup. :)

  124. Missy says:

    That dark walnut is screaming for cheese to be sliced on it. Mmmm… parmesan first.

  125. Missy G. says:

    I like you on Facebook! (That sounds so weird when typed out.)

  126. Felicia says:

    I love this board! I would cut up some veggies to go on the grill.

  127. Jessica says:

    I Like Chris Loves Julia on Facebook

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  128. Jessica says:

    Some veggies for a midday snack
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  129. Mariah S. says:

    Pinned. Maple :)

  130. Mariah S. says:

    Liked on Facebook.

  131. Mariah S. says:

    I would slice up some fresh bread for a nutella sandwich :)

  132. Jessica says:

    I’m not big on cooking (that’s my husband’s job), but I do like to bake. First thing I’d use it for is probably to chop chocolate for his birthday cake!

  133. Anonymous says:

    My name is Aimee)

  134. Amanda says:

    Also liked you on FB.

  135. Amanda says:

    I’d chop up veggies for a yummy chicken and spring veggie stew. We belong to a CSA so we always have TONS of fresh fruits and veggies around!

  136. Anonymous says:

    Very cool gift! I would slice up some avocado because that’s what my 1 year old And 3 year old seem to be eating a lot of these days. Happy Thursday!

  137. Christy G. says:

    Veggies to grill. Yum!

  138. Awesome giveaway! I would cut up tomatoes. LOTS of tomatoes for salsa!

  139. I would chop up some veggies for stir fry!! Hope I win!!

  140. lindsayh says:

    Oh man, that’s a pretty cutting board. I have a fridge full of vegetables and newly (professionally!) sharpened knives – it’s meant to be! :)

  141. I would slice up a bunch of vegetables to mix with qunioa.

  142. Oooh I’d use it for zucchini – a favorite in our household. That is if I can stop staring at it!

  143. Katie says:

    I don’t know that I could bring myself to chop anything. It would be so nice and pretty that I would just want to look at it.

  144. I like the idea of slicing a potatoe for chips; however, I would probably be cutting up an apple for me and the dogs.

  145. Fresh basil for a good pesto!

  146. I would chop up veggies for my new juicer!!

  147. CP says:

    I liked you on FB too.

  148. CP says:

    I love good cutting boards and John Boos & Co have really nice ones! I would use it to cut fruit and no garlic!

  149. Anonymous says:

    I love cutting boards, and would love to win!!!!! I would use it to chop my cilantro when I make my Cafe Rio burritos!!!!!! Hope you are feeling better!!!!

    –Virginia Hinson

  150. A bunch of fresh veggies for omelettes!

  151. Michelle says:

    I would probably end up chopping up a banana (is it considered chopping) for my kiddos

  152. Jes says:

    Liked y’all on FB too. :)

  153. Jes says:

    These are beautiful! I would chop up a big pile of veggies for stir fry!

  154. Tanja says:

    I would slice up some yams, throw some olive oil and cinnamon on them, in the over for 40 mins = tasty!

  155. I would slice up some yummy cheese, apples and bread for an afternoon snack!

  156. brandilyn says:

    And I like CLJ on Facebook, of course!

  157. brandilyn says:

    That dark, rich walnut…YES PLEASE. That would warm my kitchen right up! I’d be slicing a loaf of bread for sure. Y U M.

  158. Oh wow, the Walnut one is absolutely gorgeous! I’d probably cut up some veggies to throw on the grill.

  159. Kelly Grover says:

    OOO those butcher blocks look awesome! Would love one on my counter to slice up some veggies for fajita night!

  160. I’d slice up an avocado – yum!

  161. kelsey says:

    I’m not sure what I would job, but I know I’d use our new Wusthof knives gifted to us for our wedding!

  162. we love making homemade mexican so we’d definitely use it for chopping ingredients for salsa or guac

  163. Alex Flora says:

    I would chop up fruit for my morning smoothie!

  164. I like CLJ on FB.

  165. Kim says:

    Potatoes for fries always sound good to me! :)

  166. Ms. Mini says:

    I love a good chopping block! I would chop up chicken really fine for my one year old.

  167. Jane226 says:

    I’d chop a fresh avocado!

  168. Already liked on FB.

  169. I’d chop some garlic. I’m always chopping garlic : ]

  170. I’d probably cut up beef for beef and broccoli. Although oven fries sound awesome, too!

  171. Unknown says:

    Cheese. Definitely, cheese.

  172. No brainer… Cheese, Cheese, Sausage & more Cheese!

  173. I like you on FB! And instagram ;)

  174. I would slice up some veggies for fajitas. YUM!!

  175. Nicole says:

    I also like Chris Loves Julia on Facebook.

  176. Nicole says:

    I’d chop up some veggies for a stir fry.

  177. Oh, purty! I would chop some carrots to roast in the oven. This would also be perfect for all the summer veggie chopping I do. We belong to a CSA and the amount of veggies is crazy!

  178. Oooh, I would chop onions and tomatoes for guacamole! I love Boos Blocks!!!

  179. Kristen says:

    Love it! An apple, because my toddler daughter HAS to eat one everyday :)

  180. Jessica says:

    I’d chop up some salsa!!

  181. I also already “liked” you on facebook!

  182. Liz says:

    I would slice up some fruit this summer to make a salad! Drizzle with a little honey and a squeeze of lemon! YUM!! Also Pinned to my pinterest!

    http://pinterest.com/pin/94153448432380085/

  183. I would chop up Sweet Pot to roast! And then some cheese. Because I love cheese.

  184. Nichole says:

    Potatoes and onions!! Hope you’re feeling better :)

  185. Leila says:

    My current cutting board just broke inside the dish washer… i think the heat killed it. I want this beauty so I can chop down my vegetables!

  186. Oh, this is a perfectly-timed giveaway–my current cutting board is bowing and I eat vegan, so I use it for vegetables throughout the day. I already like you on Facebook!

    Hoping you’re well!

  187. AviLynn says:

    Pinned on Pinterest

  188. juj says:

    Lately I’ve been addicted to spinach salad with apple and blue cheese so I guess the first thing would be some apples, but if Spring gets here before the block does I might have to switch to leeks or asparagus!

  189. Lindsey says:

    And I like y’all on facebook!

  190. Lindsey says:

    Ooh, I’d slice up potatoes and cauliflower for this awesome curry that I’ve been thinking about lately.

  191. Ashlyn S says:

    I would chop some parsnips for parsnip fries! Yum!

  192. Kristen N says:

    all the cheese!!!

  193. AviLynn says:

    I already like you on FB.

  194. Oo. These are mighty purty! I would probably slice up loads of veggies for one recipe or another.

  195. AviLynn says:

    I would chop some carrots & potatoes for my mean chicken noodle soup!

  196. Crystal says:

    Pinned the maple block on Pinterest

  197. KG says:

    I already like you on Facebook :)

  198. KG says:

    Love these! I would pass it along to my brother (who is a chef) and watch him chop veggies!

  199. Ali says:

    I would love to chop up some veggies and meat to throw into the crockpot. Might as well enjoy a warm meal while we’re waiting for the real spring to get here!

  200. Rosemary Focaccia!

  201. So beautiful! I’d be slicing ham and pineapple for a hawaiian pizza, which we eat weekly at my house. :)

  202. I pinned the block on pinterest from your page!

  203. I pinned the block on pinterest from your page!

  204. Stef says:

    Veggies all the way!

  205. I would be slicing up a thick piece of hot homemade bread on that maple block!

  206. I would love to cut up some veggies for kabobs. I’m dying to get out the grill (..errr dying for my husband to grill…)

  207. I would love to cut up some veggies for kabobs. I’m dying to get out the grill (..errr dying for my husband to grill…)

  208. Tamara says:

    P.S. I like you on FB and I pinned this. :-)

  209. Crystal says:

    ‘Liked’ on Facebook!

  210. OOOHH I would totally slice some good braised pork on that bad boy!

  211. Jenna S says:

    and I pinned the walnut block :)

  212. Jenna S says:

    I also already like you on facebook!

  213. I liked your facebook page!

  214. I liked your facebook page!

  215. Jenna S says:

    I’d be chopping plenty of veggies for some soup this weekend since a cold front is coming in!

  216. Crystal says:

    I would slice up tomatoes onions avocado cilantro garlic and lime to make a yummy pico….mmmmm

  217. Tamara says:

    I would be all over slicing up zucchini and onions! These are beautiful!

  218. Sarah T. says:

    I’d probably use it to chop up fruits and veggies. My daughter loves apples so we’re always slicing them up for her!

  219. Afton says:

    also pinned the maple block!

  220. Afton says:

    also,i like you on facebook!

  221. Afton says:

    i would slice some fresh veggies on the maple block in preparation for a thick, chunky red sauce! yum!

  222. I would slice up some Red & Yellow Peppers for a Stir Fry!!

  223. I would slice up some sourdough bread and raw cheddar (and pour a glass of wine, of course!).

  224. Im not sure i could cut on it. Its too pretty!

  225. Heidi says:

    I would slice up some cheese on that gorgeous walnut block.

    I pinned (http://pinterest.com/pin/85075880433289934/) and FB’d! Fingers crossed!

  226. I pinned the maple one

  227. jamie says:

    I’m from Wisconsin, so my answer is, of course, CHEESE!

  228. I like you on Facebook!!!

  229. Ohhhhh I would do work on some cilantro because cilantro-anything sounds delicious right now. The maple is so beautiful.

  230. Oh I have wanted one of these FOR EVER. I would chop up lots of veggies to roast! I have some kabocha just dying to hit the oven….

    Also pinned and fb’d!

  231. Becca says:

    Those are gorgeous! The first thing I’d chop up are some veggies for a salad. As the weather warms up (sloooowly in Michigan!), I start craving more salads!

  232. Kathy says:

    aw snap! Maple finish for me! And I would slice up some fruit for my morning green smoothies – just had a deeeeelish “apple pie in a glass” this AM that I will DEF be making again..

    pinned as well :-)

  233. Chic-Clips says:

    I like you on facebook!

  234. Anne-Marie says:

    I am in love with the Walnut block. I would definitely be slicing up some veggies for a salad!

  235. Chic-Clips says:

    I would probably watch Brian cut up some Healthy veggies and I would enjoy the things he would cut up!

  236. Candace says:

    Hmmm, probably cauliflower for roasting. Because I love cauliflower. And a slice of cheese to bide me over until dinner is ready.

  237. LOVE THIS!!!!! I would cut up some apples for my sweet girls to snack on. My husband would go crazy if we won this…he’s been eyeing one like it for years that his parents have!

    Lorie

  238. Sweet potatoes! yumm

  239. Kala says:

    I love the Walnut Block! The colors are amazing. I’d chop up some carrots. I’ve been loving cooked carrots with dinner lately. Luckily the husband loves them too. He told me the other night we could have carrots every night for dinner and he wouldn’t mind.

  240. Julianne says:

    Probably cheese, my daughter eats a lot of cheese!

  241. Melissa says:

    Fruit for my morning smoothie!

  242. Adrienne J says:

    I’d slice up onions to make caramelized onions for pizza! yum.

  243. I love this giveaway! I would first chop up some tomatoes for my homemade salsa on the maple block!

  244. So pretty! I’d be slicing up veggies for a nice big salad!

  245. emily says:

    oh, and I liked C&J on FB and pinned the walnut version. I love it!

  246. I also already like you on Facebook :)

  247. I would love to prep veggies for stir fry – one of my favorite foods (except all the chopping!)

  248. emily says:

    I love that cutting board! I would probably slice up some brussel sprouts for roasting…I can’t stop eating them :)

  249. Esme says:

    I would cut up a bunch of avocados. They’re my favorite :)

  250. And I like your blog on FB! :)

  251. First thing I’d slice up? Hmmm.. maybe some lemons for homemade lemonade!

  252. Jenny says:

    Thanks for offering the giveaway! I would chop up some fruit and cheese and serve it right on that beautiful board!

  253. Elizabeth says:

    This is an amazing giveaway! I would chop up my veggies for a green juice–kale, romaine, apple, and lemon.

  254. Amanda says:

    I love butcher blocks! I would dice up some zucchini and mushrooms to put with my pasta! YUM

  255. Sarah says:

    I’d chop all of the veggies for chicken soup….spring still hasn’t sprung here!!!!

  256. Ajax0213 says:

    That is beautiful! I would use it to slice some bread and cheese! And veggies of course!

  257. Unknown says:

    mmmmm….I would totally start slicing some avocados. Well, I’m like you Julia. I would watch my hubby do the slicing and reap the delicious benefits!

  258. Martha says:

    I would cut up carrots, celery, and onions as a base for a soup–as long as this winter weather continues!!

  259. Kelly says:

    I like you on facebook

  260. Kelly says:

    I think some crusty bread and delicious cheese!

  261. Tara Yoast says:

    Love this giveaway! I get lots of Veggies every week and I would love to do my prep chopping on that bad boy (in maple). Thanks!

  262. Anonymous says:

    It would be so fun for a wine and cheese party…who doesn’t need a good excuse to have people over to their house?! Pinning the Walnut :)

    Amber (ambesmit at yahoo dot com)

  263. I like you on Facebook! (Planting Sequoias Blog)

  264. I’d chop up all the veggies!

  265. Andrea H says:

    green peppers, green peppers, green peppers…yum!

  266. mbricks says:

    I’d slice up some veggies to add to my homemade salsa.

  267. Brad says:

    Vegetables. And lots of them.

  268. Jess says:

    Ooooh – hard question – either some really good cheese or some veggies!

  269. Amanda G says:

    I’d definitely be chopping veggies for snacks at the office! :)

  270. Donelle says:

    Onions and garlic for homemade pasta sauce!

  271. Kelly says:

    I would love to chop some fresh herb and onions on that baby. I promise I’ll oil it monthly and keep it clean if you pick me! :)

  272. Jess says:

    Onions, which sounds so not glamorous, but we add them to everything!

  273. Deborah says:

    I would be chopping up some peppers immediately! I’ve been throwing them in salads a lot lately

  274. Rebecca W. says:

    I’m with Chris. Slicing up some potatoes for fries. Cleaning a block off is a lot easier than wiping down the whole messy counter (or my husband forgetting to and I am wondering why it’s all white and poundery the next day).

  275. Meg says:

    Love it! I’d be chopping some onion immediately!

  276. Agnes says:

    “liked” you on FB! And I’d choose the maple. I think . . .

  277. Britt T says:

    Also… I pinned the maple!

  278. Britt T says:

    I’d be chopping up green peppers – I swear we use them in everything!

  279. Agnes says:

    I’d be mincing up garlic. Lots and lots of garlic. :-)

  280. Hollie says:

    Fresh fruit and veggies for easy snacks in the fridge! Love love love the walnut board. Great giveaway!

  281. Sarah V. says:

    Beautiful! I’d start chopping up some onions and garlic for pasta sauce, yum!

  282. Anonymous says:

    Veggies for summer salads!

    ct2 ((at)) gwu ((dot)) edu

  283. Liked you guys on Facebook!

  284. I’d slice up veggies for some fajitas! Mmmmm…

  285. “Pinned” the maple!

  286. I would cut up fruit for a big fruit salad!!! This giveaway is epic!

  287. Jen says:

    Love this!! I would slice up some veggies!!

  288. “Liked” you guys on fb!

  289. Some veggies for grilling!

  290. Anonymous says:

    and totally pinned this!! kategriffith(at)yahoo(dot)come

  291. Anonymous says:

    i would definitely slice some potatoes! kategriffith(at)yahoo(dot)come

  292. I would slice some cheese for a fondue!

  293. Alissa says:

    Yeah, I second Jennifer S. I would watch my husband chop up onions.

  294. Laine says:

    Ooh, beautiful! I should probably use it to slice the veggies I’m trying to eat more of, but I’d probably use it to slice up some cheese.

  295. Beautiful! I think I would use it first to chop peppers and onions for fajitas. Great giveaway!!

  296. Jennifer S says:

    Yay! Good giveaway! I’d porbablu slice up a cucumber or tomato. I don’t do much cooking but I would watch my husband use the cutting board ;)

  297. Oh man. I don’t even know if I could bring myself to cut something on that. I may just end up snuggling with it instead? Orrrr maybe I’ll steal Callie’s idea and just go for some cheese to pair with my wine.

  298. spike. says:

    I’d chop up some chocolate for some decadent baked good.

  299. Callie says:

    Ooh gorgeous butcher blocks! I’d slice up some French cheese to have with wine…it just feels so inaugural for cutting boards. :)

  300. Jenn Hyatt says:

    ooooooooooo. I’d chop away on that sucker. maybe some Yukon golds to whip and be the topping for my favorite slow cooked shepherd’s pie. mmmmmm.

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