Pillsbury is looking for original recipes that taste and look delicious, are easy to prepare and that families across America will love to eat. Consumers can submit recipes in one of four recipe categories:
The Breakfast & Brunches category includes casual brunch or weekend family breakfast ideas. For example, sweet rolls, pull-aparts, pastries, breakfast breads, egg dishes or breakfast sandwiches.
In the Entertaining Appetizers category, entrants can submit appetizers and snacks to serve at casual gatherings with family and friends or for holiday entertaining. For example, bite size appetizers, tartlets, pinwheels, puffs, bruschetta or focaccia.
The Dinner Made Easy™ category encourages home cooks to create easy-to-prepare main dishes that will delight your family. For example, pizzas, calzones, sandwiches, foldovers, casseroles, chilis, soups or savory pies.
Quick and easy treats for anytime celebrations can be entered into the Sweet Treats category. For example, cookies, pies, tarts, brownies or bars.
Entries are being accepted online between now and April 18, 2011, at www.bakeoff.com. One hundred lucky finalists will compete for a chance at the grand prize during the contest finals, which take place March 25-27, 2012 at the Peabody Orlando Hotel in Florida. You’ll also find contest details, including eligible products, prizes and the official rules, on the web site.
The recipes will be judged for 1) taste, 2) appearance, 3) creativity and 4) consumer appeal. All entries must meet the requirements of the recipe category and appropriately use two of the eligible products in at least the quantity specified.
Sue Compton of Delanco, N.J. was named the grand prize winner of the 44th Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest in 2010 for her original Mini Ice Cream Cookie Cups recipe. At the 43rd Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest in 2008, Carolyn Gurtz walked away with the million-dollar grand prize for her Double-Delight Peanut Butter Cookies. At the 2006 competition, the 42nd Contest, Anna Ginsberg, a stay-at-home mom who you might know from her blog, Cookie Madness, earned the $1 million prize for her Baked Chicken and Spinach Stuffing.
In honor of this competition Pillsbury and Blog spark has offered 1 of my readers the following prizes:
a Pillsbury Bake-Off® apron, recipe book, pen and notepad.
Mandatory entry: Name one of your favorite Pillsbury bake off recipe.
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When My daughter was younger the search was on for a great outdoor playset. We look for safety features. something that would fit our yard and durability. CSN has a great selection of backyard swingsets and other outdoor fun.So if your looking for a great selection check out the CSN store now.
CSN has also generously offered 1 of my readers a $25.00 gift code.
Mandatory entry Tell me your favorite outdoor activity when you were a child. Remember to leave your email address in your comment so I can contact you if you are the selected winner.
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As always I will select my winner through random.org and after I email you, you will have 72 hour to contact me before another winner is selected. This contest will end on March 16th at 10 pm pacific. Good luck everyone
To help kick off a new outlook on the New Year, Progresso is excited to announce the return of the "Souper You™ Debut" contest! From January 3rd through March 16th. You can enter by going to Progresso on facebook, You can enter for the chance to win a full makeover in New York City.To help promote this giveaway I was contacted by Progresso through Blog Spark to review their lite products. I was sent New England Clam Chowder, Santa Fe Style Chicken, Vegetable & Noodle, Chicken Noodle & Beef Pot Roast.
Let me first profess, that I am already a lover of Progressive soup but have not tried any of their lite products until now. I made myself the chicken noodle for lunch and I have to say a I was quite pleased with the flavor. I don't know about you, but I've tried other lite soups and I have always had to add salt to help with the taste, which kind of defeats the purpose, but I did not add anything to this soup and the flavor was quite pleasing.
On Saturday I made the Clam Chowder, which for a canned clam chowder was pretty decent. Clam chowder has always been my least favorite canned soups, I usually make it from scratch and have found no canned soup that equals the taste of homemade, but this wasn't bad & a lot more easier to make, though it won't replace my home made clam chowder, it will be great just to have on hand for a busy day.
Now for the good news. Progresso has generously offered to give 1 of my readers a gift pack that contains a VIP coupon for a free can of Progresso soup, as well as a yoga mat, water bottle, set of aerobic bands, sport headband and two sport wristbands.
Madatory entry tell me what Progresso soup you most like to try. Remember to leave your email in your comments so I can notify you if you win.
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The giveaway will End on 02/21/2011 at midnight pacific The winner will be chosen by random.org