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Today is Day 4 of our annual cookbook giveaway. Every weekday until Friday, December 21, we’ll be giving away a cookbook at noon on the blog.

How does it work?

The first person to answer the day’s trivia question wins the cookbook. Answer below in the comments section.

Later in the day we’ll post a comment asking the winner to email us at with his or her mailing address. Be sure to check the comments section to see if you’ve won. You may only win once during this season’s giveaway.

If you’re the lucky trivia answerer, we’ll mail you a shiny new cookbook!

Today’s question:

Who popularized the potato in France? (Hint: there is a potato dish named after him.)

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  • Jay Lee

    Louis XIV

  • Liene

    Antoine augustine parmentier

    • gillianferg

      Congrats Liene! You were the first to answer correctly. Please send your full name and address to

  • Jay Lee

    Specifically, A. Parmentier helped Louis XIV.

  • Darra

    Antoine-Augustin Parmentier