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There’s still time to enter the Man-O-Manischewitz Cook-Off, a cooking contest designed to encourage home cooks to challenge themselves in preparing a kosher meal. This year, the contest requires contestants to use the new Manischewitz all-natural Broth, made with real chicken and beef. The competition encourages home chefs to experiment with different ethnic foods and to think of preparing a kosher or a Jewish inspired meal as part of that experience, in the same way people enjoy preparing Japanese, Italian, Mexican, Chinese and other popular ethnic

If you are up for the challenge, you may enter your creative kosher dish by January 31, 2010 for the chance to win the $25,000 Grand Prize!

Entrants will compete for a chance to be crowned the King or Queen of Kosher and win the $25,000 grand prize package including GE Profile kitchen appliances, cash and more. Five finalists will win an all-expense paid trip to NYC to compete live on March 18th at the Jewish Community Center of Manhattan. The contestants will be judged by a prestigious panel consisting of food media and other culinary experts.

This year the cook-off will be bigger and better than ever with legendary chef, Jacques Pépin, as the celebrity guest of honor who will act as MC and head judge, and will award the prizes. Pépin is one of America’s best-known chefs, widely recognized as the host of acclaimed public television cooking seriesand the author and publisher of twenty-six cookbooks.

Chef Pépin’s Chicken Supremes with Tapenade and Mushroom Sauce

Recipes from Chef Jacques Pépin

For inspiration, you can check out a couple of the exciting recipes Chef Jacques Pepin has created using the new Manischewitz Broth. Click here for his recipe for Chicken Supremes with Tapenade and Mushroom Sauce…and here for Chef Pépin’s recipe for Chicken Bouillabaise.

Just-in-time for the Cook-Off, The Manischewitz Company has added a new line of ready-to-serve broths that extend its portfolio of kosher products,allowing for more creativity in the kitchen. Manischewitz Broth is packaged in 14-ounce, easy open, pop-top cans or 32-ounce easy-to-pour reusable cartons and is available in three flavors: Chicken, Reduced Sodium Chicken and Beef.

How the recipe contest works

The Manischewitz Cook-Off invites U.S. residents 18 or older to submit anoriginal, easy-to-prepare entrée. All recipes must be original, kosher, include a new Manischewitz Broth product, have no more than a total of eight ingredients and be prepared and cooked in one hour or less. For official contest details log onto and complete the official entry form and submit your recipe online. You can also enter by mail by sending your recipe entry to: Manischewitz Cook-Off, c/o BHGPR, 546 Valley Road Upper Montclair, NJ 07043. All entries must be received by January 31, 2010.

For more information, prize details, rules and regulations, you may visit


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