ORRVILLE, Ohio, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Heat up the oven and prepare the pans – this holiday season is the perfect time to whip up a classic, crowd-pleasing recipe with a twist. The makers of Jif® Peanut Butter invite home cooks to put a peanutty spin on original recipes to create something new in the Jif New Classics Recipe Contest. Whether it's a fresh take on the traditional glazed ham or a favorite cake, peanut butter lovers can add extra flavor to the holiday menu for the chance to win one of two $10,000 kitchen makeovers.
Now through January 18, 2012, creative cooks can submit original recipes at www.jif.com in either the Sweet or Savory category. Recipes must include at least two tablespoons of Jif Peanut Butter and yield at least six servings. One grand prize winner in each category will receive $10,000 towards a kitchen makeover.
"The fresh-roasted taste of Jif Peanut Butter complements both sweet and savory dishes, making it a versatile ingredient for cooking and baking this holiday season," said Maribeth Badertscher, Vice President, Corporate Communications, The J.M. Smucker Company. "This recipe contest showcases the many ways that peanut butter can add a creative twist to classic recipes, creating something unique and new this holiday season for memorable meals with friends and family."
The Jif New Classics Recipe Contest is open from October 20, 2011 to January 18, 2012 to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., 18 and over. Contest void where prohibited. For recipe ideas, complete details and Official Rules visit www.jif.com.
About The J.M. Smucker Company
For more than 110 years, The J.M. Smucker Company has been committed to offering consumers quality products that bring families together to share memorable meals and moments. Today, Smucker is a leading marketer and manufacturer of fruit spreads, retail packaged coffee, peanut butter, shortening and oils, ice cream toppings, sweetened condensed milk, and health and natural foods beverages in North America. Its family of brands includes Smucker's®, Folgers®, Dunkin' Donuts®, Jif®, Crisco®, Pillsbury®, Eagle Brand®, R.W. Knudsen Family®, Hungry Jack®, Cafe Bustelo®, Cafe PilonTM, White Lily® and Martha White® in the United States, along with Robin Hood®, Five Roses®, Carnation® and Bick's® in Canada. The Company remains rooted in the Basic Beliefs of Quality, People, Ethics, Growth and Independence established by its founder and namesake more than a century ago. The Company has appeared on FORTUNE Magazine's list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in the United States 13 times, ranking number one in 2004. For more information about the Company, visit www.smuckers.com.
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