Manischewitz Cook-Off Deadline Draws Near

Manischewitz Cook-Off Deadline Draws Near

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Manischewitz Cook-Off Deadline Draws Near

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Do you have one of cherished family recipes that you serve during the holidays year after year? Well, that recipe could be winner—a big winner.

Why not enter it in the Man-O-Manischewitz cooking competition. Who knows? You could win the grand prize package valued at $25,000. But you’d better hurry, the entry deadline is coming up fast.

To enter you can simply log on to www.manischewitz.com from now until December 31st, 2010, to upload your recipe.  Five finalists will be chosen to win an expense paid trip to New York City on March 31st, to compete live at The JCC in Manhattan, in front of an esteemed panel of judges consisting of food media and other culinary experts. 

The $25,000 grand prize package includes GE Profile kitchen appliances, cash and more.  In New York, finalists will meet Chef Jacques Pépin who will act as head judge. Pépin is an internationally recognized award-winning chef, cookbook author and PBS TV series host. His new TV series called The Essential Pépin will debut in Fall 2011.

Four of the five contest finalists will be chosen by a judging panel and one will be selected by online voting posted at www.manischewitz.com from January 17th – 31st, 2011

Entrants are required to submit a family-friendly recipe using one of the new Manischewitz All-Natural Broths, which include Chicken, Reduced-Sodium Chicken, Beef and the new Vegetable Broth! The competition encourages home chefs to experiment with Kosher products while preparing delicious recipes that could become a new family favorite.

The cook-off raises awareness about Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM), a national month of recognition of the more than 350-year history of Jewish contributions to American culture. The Manischewitz Company is the founding sponsor of JAHM, and works with the JAHM steering committee to drive awareness of events and programs. Updates on JAHM are available on www.jahm.us and will continue through the end of JAHM on May 31, 2011.

To help get you inspired, here’s a recipe for Jacques Pepin’s festive Mushroom Velouté with Almonds, adapted from his acclaimed cook-book, “Fast Food My Way.”

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