CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eggland's Best (EB) is on the hunt for the best, original egg recipes with the launch of the 2014 Eggland's Best "Your Best Recipe" Contest. Egg enthusiasts can submit their favorite, original egg recipes on the Eggland's Best website (www.egglandsbest.com/yourbestrecipe) through July 31 for a chance to win cash prizes.
The Grand Prize winner of the contest will be awarded $10,000, and $1,000 prizes will be awarded to winners in each of the following categories: Breakfast, Appetizer, Main Course and Dessert.
"We are thrilled to bring back the 'Your Best Recipe' Contest after the success of the inaugural contest," said Charles Lanktree, President and CEO of Eggland's Best. "With the addition of the 'Fan Favorite' and 'Kid-friendly' awards, this contest is bigger than ever before and we are looking forward to seeing even more great recipes!"
The "Kid-friendly" award will be given to one recipe that kids can easily help their parents with in the kitchen, and the "Fan Favorite" award will be determined by consumer voting. Both of these awards will come with a $1,000 prize.
Among this year's judges are Donna Pochoday-Stelmach, the first-ever winner of the Eggland's Best "Your Best Recipe" Contest and Karen Peterson, the 2013 winner of the Eggland's Best "Chief Egg Officer" Contest. These egg-sperts will help evaluate recipes based on creativity, taste, and visual appeal.
"As a former contestant, I'm excited to be on the other side of the contest, as a judge," said Donna Pochoday-Stelmach. "I put my creative and culinary skills to work in the last contest. It will be wonderful to see how this year's contestants will be able to highlight the quality and freshness of Eggland's Best eggs in innovative, eye-catching, yet flavorful recipes."
"I love creating and trying new recipes, so I look forward to judging the 'Your Best Recipe' Contest," said Karen Petersen, the 2013 winner of the "Chief Egg Officer" Contest. "I always use the best ingredients when I make new recipes with my family and the taste, freshness and nutrition of Eggland's Best eggs helps make my recipes even better."
For official contest rules and to submit your original recipes, visit www.egglandsbest.com/yourbestrecipe.
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 B2, B5 and Riboflavin. EB eggs have four times the Vitamin D, more than double the Omega-3, 10 times the 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 standards. Eggland's Best has also been awarded Product of the Year in the egg category by Product of the Year USA. Eggland's Best hens are fed a strictly controlled, high-quality, all-vegetarian diet, which results in a better tasting, more nutritious and fresher egg. EB eggs are available in medium, large, extra-large, jumbo, cage-free, organic, hard-cooked and peeled, liquid egg whites, and are certified as Kosher. For more information, visit www.egglandsbest.com.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN IN THE 2014 EGGLAND'S BEST "YOUR BEST RECIPE" CONTEST. Open to legal residents of the 50 US, DC & PR, 18 or older. Void where prohibited. Contest starts 12:00 AM ET 5/5/14 and ends 11:59 PM ET 10/31/14. Entry Period starts 12:00 AM ET 5/5/14 and ends 11:59 PM ET 7/31/14. For Official Rules, which govern, click here
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