I’ve got a whole lot to tell you, but I’ve been too busy lately to sit at the computer. While you wait, maybe you can whip up an Idaho potato recipe for this contest I found in my email:
Idaho Potato Commission Offers $5,000 in Cash Prizes for Idaho® Potato Recipe Photo Contest
Each winner will receive a $500 prize per photo; enter on idahopotato.com.
EAGLE, Idaho, July 12, 2013 — Calling all enthusiastic home cooks and shutterbugs! The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is now hosting a bigger and better-than-ever recipe photo contest, featuring 10 recipes, 10 opportunities to win, and a total of $5,000 in cash prizes.
“We are always impressed with the quality of work that comes out of our recipe photo contests, and wanted to give folks even more chances to enjoy Idaho® potatoes and show off their culinary and photography skills,” said Frank Muir, President and CEO, IPC. “Now that we’re offering more ways to win and a bigger prize incentive, we hope to see even more extraordinary spud snapshots from our Idaho® potato fanatics.”
This summer, the contest is all about summer spuds – pairing the best of what the season has to offer with delicious Idaho® potatoes. To participate, prepare one of the recipes below using Idaho® potatoes, snap a photograph of it, and upload it to idahopotato.com using the entry form provided. A winning photo will be selected for each of the 10 recipes, and each winner will be awarded a $500 prize! Contestants may submit entries for as many of the featured recipes as desired, and have the opportunity to win multiple times.
- Quick Potato Salad for One
- Idaho® Potato Gazpacho
- Roasted Potatoes and Vegetables with Pasta
- Idaho® Potato Tomato Pie
- Idaho® Potato Salad with Peppers and Onions
- Roasted Idaho® Yukon Gold Potato and Artichoke Salad
- Idaho® Potato and Fresh Asparagus Soup
- Idaho® Potato, Jarlsberg and Roasted Vegetable Terrine
- Crispy Grilled Idaho® Potatoes
- Idaho® Potato and Vegetable Casserole Supreme
The deadline to enter photo submissions for the July/August contest period is 11:59 pm PT on August 29, 2013. Read the official rules and more details on how to enter the contest here: http://recipes.idahopotato.
About the Idaho Potato Commission
Established in 1937, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is a state agency that is responsible for promoting and protecting the famous “Grown in Idaho®” seal, a federally registered trademark that assures consumers they are purchasing genuine, top-quality Idaho® potatoes. Idaho’s growing season of warm days and cool nights, ample mountain-fed irrigation and rich volcanic soil, give Idaho® potatoes their unique texture, taste and dependable performance. These ideal growing conditions are what differentiate Idaho® potatoes from potatoes grown in other states. For more information, visit: www.idahopotato.com.