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The Cooking Contest Cookbook: More Than 120 Prize-Winning Recipesby Joyce Campagna
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More Than 120 Prize-winning Recipes in an Irresistible Collection from the Editors of The Cooking Contest Newsletter
Each year in the United States, 6,000 cooking contests are held, sponsored by companies such as Pillsbury, Newman's Own, and Woman's Day magazine. What's the draw? For those with the competition bug, it's the recognition of their considerable cooking skills and the knowledge that the best recipes can lead to fabulous prizes: training at exclusive culinary schools, vacation cruises, even $1 million in cash!
Now Joyce Campagna and Don Campagna, editors of The Cooking Contest Newsletter, have selected the best of these delectable dishes for The Cooking Contest Cookbook: More Than 120 Prize-Winning Recipes.
This extraordinary volume brings you such tempting recipes as Cranberry Chicken Wings, Curried Oyster Stew, Tortellini-Shrimp Wonderful, Waikiki Turkey Sandwich, and Santa Fe-Shanghai Beef For dessert lovers there is a grand assortment of devilishly sweet treats: 3D Brownies, "Fried" Ice Cream Sundae, Peanut Butter In' Fudge Filled Bars, and Millionaires Shortbread. Many of these recipes are creative variations of traditional favorites, while others are ingenious new dishes. All use readily available ingredients and are easy to prepare.
Along the way you'll learn about the wide-ranging backgrounds and experiences of contest winners such as Bob Gadsby, a U.S. customs agent who entered and won McCall's/Sonoma Dried Tomato Recipe Contest; Leanne Chiu, a psychologist who had the winning dish in Hellmann's/Best Foods Recipe Contest; and Helen Conwell, a retired doctor and winner of the Bisquick Contest in the Dread category.
If you have a competitive spirit and want to know more, The Cooking Contest Cookbook gives you comprehensive information on how contests work, how they are judged, and how to enter and win.
If you just want the prize of re-creating exciting dishes, then you'll win with The Cooking Contest Cookbook.
The publishers of "The Cooking Contest Newsletter" turn a spotlight on the contest-winning, culinary accomplishments of great home cooks, in this collection of more than 100 prize-winning recipes. Line drawings.
About the Author
Joyce Campagna and Don Campagna edit and publish The Cooking Contest Newsletter, They live in Summerville, South Carolina.
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