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Aug 07, 2014, 12:00 ET
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47th Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest will award $1 million to a talented home cook

The Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest unveiled the 100 creative home cooks who will compete this fall for more than $1.3 million in cash and prizes....

Aug 07, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Pillsbury Launches Toaster Strudel Made With "More Fruit"

 Pillsbury Toaster Strudel today announced the launch of its new product recipe, now made with more fruit, and corresponding "More Fruit"...

Feb 13, 2014, 14:34 ET
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The 47th Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest is Refreshed and Now Accepting Entries

Calling home cooks across the country—it's time to put on your apron and get cooking. Your creativity in the kitchen could land you a spot...

Dec 12, 2013, 09:00 ET
Jerrod Niemann surprises San Antonio fan with a private morning concert in her living room in response to her tweeting "@Jerrod Niemann, good morning. It's 6:40 am, do you think the neighbors would hate me if I blasted your music right now?" To submit a wish for the chance to have it made into a reality, visit and click on "Morning Movers."   (PRNewsFoto/Pillsbury Toaster Strudel)

Pillsbury Toaster Strudel Gets Fans Up And Out Of Bed By Selecting Morning Wishes To Make A Reality

Pillsbury Toaster Strudel today announced its "Morning Movers" activation, calling fans to reveal what wish would get their mornings going and...

Nov 15, 2013, 11:04 ET
Tradition holds true across the country when it comes to preparing a Thanksgiving meal; however, according to a new survey conducted by Pillsbury, today's holiday table may have a new look as families seek to modernize classic recipes and incorporate time-saving techniques.  America's Thanksgiving Table 2013 Survey reveals how the Thanksgiving meal will look for the majority of the nation, including the desire for new foods or preparations, and some of the challenges that people face while preparing the big meal.  (PRNewsFoto/Pillsbury)

America's Thanksgiving Table 2013 Revealed By Pillsbury Showcases A Desire For Twists On Traditional Holiday Favorites

Tradition holds true across the country when it comes to preparing a Thanksgiving meal; however, according to a new survey conducted by...

Nov 12, 2013, 08:59 ET
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Viva Las Bake-Off® Contest

The iconic Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest awarded Glori Spriggs of Henderson, Nev. $1 million for her original recipe, Loaded Potato Pinwheels,...

Oct 03, 2013, 10:00 ET
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Talented Home Cooks Whip-Up Inspiration for 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest

 One hundred top home cooks are proving that taste and creativity do not have to be sacrificed when it comes to quick and easy recipes in...

Aug 26, 2013, 12:00 ET
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Powered By Tweets, Toaster Strudel Launches The Strudel Dudeler Machine

 Pillsbury Toaster Strudel is here to get people's mornings moving with the help of its new ambassador, Hans Strudel. Hailing from the cheerful...

Aug 06, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Pillsbury® Dishes Up New Ready-To-Bake Gluten Free Dough With Chef Cat Cora And Gluten Free Guru Danna Korn

Pillsbury® is proud to introduce its first-ever line of refrigerated gluten free dough, allowing even more people to enjoy its classic...

Aug 05, 2013, 12:00 ET
The new face of Pillsbury Toaster Strudel, Hans Strudel, helps "Get Zem Going!".  (PRNewsFoto/Pillsbury Toaster Strudel)

Pillsbury Toaster Strudel Reinvents Itself With "Das Strudel"

 Pillsbury Toaster Strudel today announced a new advertising campaign, shifting gears from previous years' efforts. Spearheaded by the...

Jul 08, 2013, 13:00 ET
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The Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest is Now Accepting Entries in the Quick Rise and Shine Breakfasts Category

 The Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest is giving home cooks one new reason to think about breakfast: the chance to win $1 million. The iconic...

Jun 20, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Fashion Designer Whitney Port Creates Official Apron for 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest

 The iconic Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest has partnered with fashion designer Whitney Port to whip up a modern look for the nation's...

Apr 04, 2013, 16:39 ET  (PRNewsFoto/Pillsbury)

Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest Now Accepting Entries for Simple Sweets and Starters Category

 Get creative in the kitchen and compete to win $1 million in dough! The redesigned 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest is now open for...

Aug 02, 2012, 18:32 ET

Senior Federal Employees Sue to Protect Privacy Rights

 Seven high-level federal government employees and four organizations representing such employees filed a landmark privacy protection...

Sep 08, 2010, 07:19 ET

Pillsbury® Crescents Launches 'My Crescent Wow' Contest and Sweepstakes

Pillsbury® Crescents and The Reader's Digest Association launched the "My Crescent Wow" competition to name one of four American women the...

Apr 01, 2010, 18:41 ET

Say Hello to Spring With a No-Fuss Brunch

It's time to say hello to spring by planning a no-fuss Easter brunch for your family and friends.   There's nothing sweeter than sharing a...

Oct 15, 2009, 15:46 ET

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Video: New Faces of Energy Video Highlights Key Players in Energy & Clean Tech Sector

Pillsbury, a leading energy law firm, has just issued New Faces of Energy, a three-minute video that highlights complex challenges and new...

Sep 17, 2009, 09:00 ET

Executive Compensation Reform White Paper Issued by Pillsbury

National law firm Pillsbury today issued a White Paper, "Executive Pay Reform Poses Complex Risks for Compensation Committees," which explores...

Sep 09, 2009, 10:30 ET

President Obama's National Infrastructure Advisory Council Cites NYC-Pillsbury Effort as Model for Nationwide Disaster Planning

A report released by President Obama's National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) cites the systematic legal analysis used by the City of...

Aug 11, 2009, 09:00 ET

U.S. Virgin Islands Government Signs Contracts With Alpine Energy Group To Develop Territory's First Alternative Energy Plant

Governor John P. deJongh, Jr. said that the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) has just signed two 20-year Power Purchase Agreements...