CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Eggland's Best (EB) has announced the final five "Best in Region" recipes in the Eggland's Best "America's Best Recipe" Contest. The final recipes proudly represent each region of the U.S. with state-inspired ingredients and, of course, delicious and nutritious EB Eggs.
Eggland's Best is now calling on their fans to help determine which of the five "Best in Region" recipes will earn the title of "America's Best Recipe" and receive the $10,000 Grand Prize. Now through November 7, fans can visit the EB website to vote for their favorite recipe.
"We asked our fans to combine delicious EB eggs with a favorite state ingredient, and we are extremely impressed with the creative combinations that highlight new ways to enjoy the great taste of EB eggs," says Charlie Lanktree, CEO of Eggland's Best. "We love that consumers can take part in some friendly competition while creating unique recipes that also provide superior nutrition with the addition of EB eggs."
The "Best in Region" recipes from the Northeast, Southeast, Southwest, Midwest and West:
- Northeast – Rhode Island: Valerie S.– Johnny Cakes and Lobster Eggs Benedict
- Southeast – Alabama: Lori S. – Yummy, Yammy Egg Foo Yung, Southern Style
- Southwest – Utah: Shauna H. – Salted Honey Raspberry Bread Puddings
- Midwest – Michigan: Donna B. – Salted Caramel Upside Down Apple Cake
- West – Nevada: Deborah B. – Creamy Scrambled Eggs with Pine Nuts in Baked Potato Shells
On December 13, Eggland's Best will announce the Grand Prize winner, who will be awarded $10,000 and a year's supply of Eggland's Best eggs. Each "Best in Region" winners will also receive $1,000.
The superior nutrition, taste and freshness of Eggland's Best eggs make them a perfect addition to any recipe. Compared to ordinary eggs, Eggland's Best eggs contain five times more vitamin D, 25 percent less saturated fat, more than double the Omega-3s, ten times more vitamin E and three times more vitamin B12. Eggland's Best's superior nutritional profile is due to its proprietary all-vegetarian hen feed that contains healthy grains, canola oil and a wholesome supplement of rice bran, alfalfa, sea kelp and Vitamin E.
"As the winner of the 2014 Eggland's Best Recipe Contest, it's thrilling to see such a unique spin on regional recipes with state-inspired ingredients," said Lidia Haddadian of California who entered and won with her Chorizo Tostada Bites in 2014. "As a long-time loyal fan, I know that Eggland's Best eggs are simply superior in nutrition, freshness and taste, and I hope that everyone will be as excited as I am to see which recipe will win the EB "America's Best Recipe" Contest."
For official contest rules and to vote for your favorite original recipes, visit http://www.egglandsbest.com/americasbestrecipe.
About Eggland's Best Eggs
Eggland's Best (EB) is the No. 1 branded egg in the U.S. and is an excellent source of Vitamins D, B12, and E, and a good source of Vitamin B5 and Riboflavin. EB eggs have five times more Vitamin D, more than double the Omega-3, 10 times more Vitamin E and 25 percent less saturated fat than ordinary eggs.
The distinctive "EB" stamp on the shell assures consumers and food service customers that the eggs meet the highest production and safety standards. Eggland's Best was voted "America's Most Trusted Egg Brand" by American shoppers in the 2016 BrandSpark Most Trusted Awards, "America's Most Recommended™ Eggs" by women in the 2016 Women's Choice Awards, and has received numerous awards from Prevention Magazine, Men's Health, Men's Fitness, Taste of Home, Women's Health, and many others.
In 2014, Eggland's Best was also awarded "Product of the Year" in the egg category by Product of the Year USA. Eggland's Best's hens are fed a strictly controlled, proprietary, high-quality all-vegetarian diet, which results in a better tasting, more nutritious egg that stays fresher longer. EB eggs are available in large, extra-large, jumbo, cage free, organic, hard-cooked, cage free hard-cooked, liquid egg whites, and are certified Kosher. For more information, visit www.egglandsbest.com.
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