CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., June 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- From the mountains to the prairies, Americans from all over the country submitted their state-inspired recipes for a chance to be named the best recipe in America in the Eggland's Best "America's Best Recipe Contest." Today, Eggland's Best has announced the Northeast semi-finalist recipes that will compete for the title of "Best in Region."
Eggland's Best is calling on all fans to help them determine which recipe will be named "Best in Region," and have the chance to win the $10,000 Grand Prize. Whether their favorite Northeast recipe is Apple Vanilla Bread Pudding, Eggland's Sunnyside-Up Eggs on Pork Roll Hash, or one of the other healthy & delicious dishes, fans can visit the Eggland's Best website and vote for their favorite now through July 4, 2016.
"We are excited to reveal the Northeast semi-finalists to the public and are extremely impressed by the creativity displayed by both our loyal fans and our new EB fans," said Charlie Lanktree, President and CEO of Eggland's Best. "With 25 percent less saturated fat and 5 times more vitamin D than ordinary eggs, Eggland's Best eggs are an easy way to elevate the nutrition of any recipe. We hope these phenomenal recipes inspire people to think of new ways to enjoy the great taste and health benefits of EB eggs."
With recipes featuring Maine Lobster, crisp apples from New York, and Maryland Blue Crab, the "Best in Region" semi-finalist recipes from the Northeast include:
- Connecticut – Devon D.– Nutmeg State Cheddar Apple Baked French Toast
- Delaware – Gilda L. – Apple-Scrapple Breakfast Sliders
- Maine – Joyce S. – Nor'east Lobster Bake Quiche
- Maryland – Danielle D. – Smoky Egg Muffins with Oyster Mushroom "Facon" and Maryland Blue Crab
- Massachusetts – Sarah M. – Spiced Corncakes with Blueberry-Molasses Compote
- New Hampshire – Patricia E. – Zucchini Bacon and Egg Bake
- New Jersey – Donna W. – Eggland's Sunnyside-Up Eggs on Pork Roll Hash
- New York – Etsy M. – Apple Vanilla Bread Pudding
- Pennsylvania – Janet W. – Shoo Fly Pie
- Rhode Island – Valerie S. – Johnny Cakes and Lobster Eggs Benedict
- Vermont – Pauline C. – Maple Cheesecake
Once the "Best in Region" recipes from across the U.S. are selected and announced, fans will once again be asked to take part in some friendly competition and vote for the recipe they believe should be named the Grand Prize Winner and earn the title of "America's Best Recipe." The Grand Prize winner will be awarded $10,000 and a year's supply of Eggland's Best eggs, "Best in Region" winners will receive $1,000 each, and State winners will receive prizes from Eggland's Best.
"I am so grateful to have been named the winner of the 2014 Eggland's Best "Your Best Recipe" Contest, and with such a delicious lineup of competitors, can't wait to see who will win this year's contest," says 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 people will be as excited as I am to try these extraordinary regional dish recipes."
Compared to regular eggs, Eggland's Best eggs contain 25 percent less saturated fat, five times more vitamin D, 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. In addition, a recent independent study showed that Eggland's Best eggs stay fresher longer than ordinary eggs.
For official contest rules and to vote for your favorite recipe, 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, 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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