Calling All Fans of Lamb for Holiday Recipe Contest

Home Cooks Share Favorite Family Meals For Lambtastic Prizes

Oct 27, 2010, 11:30 ET from American Lamb Board

DENVER, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Lamb Board is asking all lamb-loving cooks to celebrate the spirit of the season with the 2010 "Best American Lamb Family Recipe Contest."  Starting today, fans of lamb are invited to share their ewe-nique family recipes for the holidays in this national contest for everyday cooks.

All contestants will receive American Lamb gear and the cook that best captures the holiday spirit with American Lamb will win a lamb cut of choice to serve a family of six and a one hundred dollar gift certificate to Williams Sonoma.  Whether preparing a stunning roast, succulent shank or juicy chops to whet the appetite of guests, American lamb is a fresh and flavorful way to enjoy the holidays with loved ones.

From now until December 9, 2010, amateur cooks can submit their recipes and a short 200 – 300 word description of why their dish is a family favorite.  The winning recipe will be announced on Monday, December 13, 2010 via Twitter and Facebook sites and featured on the American Lamb Board website.

To submit recipes for "Best American Lamb Family Recipe Contest:"




Best American Lamb Family Recipe Contest

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For more information about the American Lamb Board and "Best American Lamb Family Recipe Contest," please visit Facebook or Twitter @FANofLAMB.

About the American Lamb Board

The American Lamb Board is an industry-funded research and promotions commodity board that represents all sectors of the American Lamb industry including producers, feeders, seed stock producers and processors. The Board, appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture, is focused on increasing demand by promoting the freshness, flavor, nutritional benefits, and culinary versatility of American Lamb. The work of the American Lamb Board is overseen by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the board's programs are supported and implemented by the staff in Denver, Colorado.

For more information about the American Lamb Board, please contact Chloe Mata Crane ( or Marliese Engel Traver ( at Baltz & Company—212-982-8300

SOURCE American Lamb Board