It’s International Pickle Week, and a special website is bringing you the chance to have some fun. Plus, one site visitor will be selected to win a pickle prize pack each day.
Here is a sneak peak of what is in store:
Day 1 – May 16
Activity: Pickle Fact Attack – Fruit or Vegetable? Find out what the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, and test your knowledge of other pickled particulars at www.pickleweek.com.
Day 2 – May 17
Activity: Send a Pickle Postcard – Personalize pickle greetings with Dill-lightful e-cards at www.pickleweek.com.
Recipe: German Pickled Potato Salad
Day 3 – May 18
Activity: Pass a Peck of Pressure-Packed Pickles Please – Submit your own pickle poem on www.pickleweek.com. It just may be selected for posting online for all to read.
Recipe: Deep Fried Pickles
Day 4 – May 19
Activity: How Many Pickle Lovers Are Part of Your Posse? Submit a photo of your group enjoying pickles to www.pickleweek.com and we may post it on the fan page.
Recipe: Grilled Chicken Breasts with Dill Pickle Salsa
Day 5 – May 20
Activity: Could You Be a Pickle Merchant like the Namesake of America? Send your best pickle pitch (20 words or less) to www.pickleweek.com.
Recipe: Rueben Pizza
Day 6 – May 21
Activity: Show Us Your Pickle Babies and Tots! Submit photos to www.pickleweek.com of your little ones puckering from a pickle.
Recipe: Colored Pickles
Day 7 – May 22
Activity: Tell a Juicy Tale – Pickle juice can be used in many recipes, including marinades and salad dressings, and has even been known to help cure a hangover. Share your use for the juice at www.pickleweek.com.
Recipe: Daily Sports Drink
Day 8 – May 23
Activity: Go Crazy in the Kitchen – Pickles add fun flavor and texture to all kinds of foods. Send us your favorite pickle concoction at www.pickleweek.com.
Recipe: Pickle Chili
Day 9 – May 24
Activity: What’s Your Pickle Preference? Vote at www.pickleweek.com for which pickles you think make the cut – spears, planks, chips?
Recipe: Dill Pickled Meatloaf
Day 10 – May 25
Activity: Got A Pickle Pal? Do you or someone you know love pickles? Tell your story or nominate your pal our Pickle Lover of the Year Award at www.pickleweek.com. The winner receives a one-year supply of pickles.
Recipe: Greek Pickled Pita
Day 11 – May 26
Activity: Join the Pickle Posse! Are you a pickle fan? Then pony up and join the posse at www.pickleweek.com.
Recipe: Ancho Chili Chocolate Cupcakes
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