DENVER, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Lamb Board is asking all lamb-loving cooks to celebrate the spirit of the season, and the launch of a new Fans of Lamb website with the 2011 "Best American Lamb Family Recipe" and "Best Festive Family Photo" contests. Starting today, fans of lamb are invited to share lambtastic family recipes for the chance to win two racks of lamb to serve a family of ten and a limited edition Flared Roaster Pan from All-Clad, perfect for holiday happenings. Photogenic families that submit their most memorable photos will take home stellar lamb swag and be entered to win enough lamb to feed the whole family this season.
Whether preparing a rack of lamb for a festive gathering with friends, or a stunning roast to impress loved ones, American lamb is a fresh and flavorful way to enjoy the holidays. For a list of local American Lamb retailers, visit www.americanlamb.com/lamb101/wheretofindlamb.aspx.
From now until Dec. 8, 2011, amateur cooks can submit festive family photos and their recipes with a short 200 – 300 word description of why their dish is a family favorite by visiting www.fansoflamb.com/recipe-contest. The winning recipe will be announced the week of Dec. 12, via Twitter and Facebook.
A one-stop shop for the love of lamb, the re-launched www.FansofLamb.com offers new resources for finding local lamb, an enhanced recipe database with interactive functions, how-to lamb videos for any occasion, pasture to plate stories from chefs and shepherds around the country, new lamb gear for purchase, fun lamb facts and trivia and details about events in local markets.
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.
SOURCE The American Lamb Board