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Mediterranean Style “Get Inspired” Giveaway


Crisco is inviting home cooks to submit their favorite recipes at in the Crisco Mediterranean Inspirations Recipe and Essay Contest for the chance to win a trip for two to Italy.  Recipes should include one of the three Crisco Olive Oil varieties:  Crisco 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Crisco Pure Olive Oil or Crisco Light Olive oil plus two ingredients commonly used in Mediterranean-style cooking, including tomatoes, garlic, pasta, yogurt, legumes, fresh herbs, lentils or cheese.

Crisco would like to offer one Picky Palate reader with this beautiful Mediterranean-style Gourmet Gift including:

  • William Sonoma Marche’ Pasta Bowls, set of 4
  • Crate & Barrel Bamboo 12″ Spoon
  • Herbs of Tuscany Herb Kit
  • Salt Pig with Scoop
  • Crate & Barrel Herb Scissors
  • Variety of Crisco Olive Oils and Recipe Cards

Here’s How To Enter:

1.  Leave a comment here and tell us, what is your favorite Italian Style Meal?

2.  For extra entries, Follow Picky Palate on Twitter, RSS Feed and Like us on Facebook.  Leave 3 separate comments for this.

3.  For another extra entry give me a vote in the Tyson Chicken Sandwich contest HERE on the right side you’ll see my name and sandwich, Ultimate Bacon Caprese Sandwich,  It’s for charity 🙂  Leave a separate comment for this.

3.  Contest ends Saturday Janurary 29th 8pm PST.  Winner will be chosen by  Disclosure:  Crisco provided me with these products and is providing the winner the same set.


Good Luck 🙂

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  1. 1
    girlrobot says:

    I love spaghetti alla carbonara!

  2. 2
    Jessica says:

    I have been on a huge bruschette kick for the past year or so. I cannot get enough of it!

  3. 3
    Jessica says:

    I’m an RRS Feed follower

  4. 4
    Jessica says:

    I follow on facebook =)

  5. 5
    Jessica says:

    I also follow on twitter…

  6. 6
    Jessica says:

    and I voted for you! GOOD LUCK!

  7. 7
    Rina says:

    Lasagna, definitely.

  8. 8
    Lisa says:

    My favorite Italian meal is lasagna.

  9. 9
    Lisa says:

    I follow you on Facebook.

  10. 10
    Lisa says:

    I subscribe to your feed.

  11. 11
    Lisa says:

    I follow you on Twitter. (ps152)

  12. 12

    I love homemade gnocchi with a butter, onion and garlic sauce. Mine are pretty good but my dad’s rock the plate. I could eat some right now.

  13. 13
    Melissa says:

    I just love a simple angel hair with pomodoro sauce.

  14. 14

    I’m a twitter stalker.

  15. 15

    You’re on my google reader list.

  16. 16
    bmk says:

    Pasta with homemade meat sauce slow cooked all day.

  17. 17
    Kelly says:

    I would have to say lasagna!

  18. 18
    Kelly says:

    I subscribe to your RSS feed.

  19. 19
    Rebekah M. says:

    i just tried a bruschetta chicken pasta at my local italian eatery and it was sooo good! i’d love to recreate it!

  20. 20
    Rebekah M. says:

    i follow on twitter!

  21. 21
    Rebekah M. says:

    picky palate is in my RSS feed 🙂

  22. 22
    Rebekah M. says:

    I “LIKE” on facebook

  23. 23
    Heather S says:

    I love making stuffed shells!

  24. 24

    I love chicken parmigiana. Yum!

  25. 25
    Heather S says:

    I’m a fan on facebook!

  26. 26

    I get your RSS feed.

  27. 27
    Heather S says:

    I subscribe to your feed too! 🙂

  28. 28
    Katie says:

    I love bread dipped in Olive Oil.

  29. 29
    Katie says:

    I am a subscriber.

  30. 30
    Katie says:

    I am a FB fan.

  31. 31
    Tracy says:

    I love Fettuccine Alfredo – homemade of course!!

  32. 32
    Trish says:

    Veal scallopini

  33. 33

    My favorite is any type of lasagna

  34. 34

    I like vermicelli noodles tossed with garlicky olive oil and diced tomatoes. There’s probably a real name for it, but at my house we call it “pasta stuff.”

  35. 35
    Christina says:

    Ribolita soup – After visiting Florence two years ago, I can’t get it out of my mind :).

  36. 36
    Katie Rose says:

    Pesto Stuffed Shells!

  37. 37
    Tasha says:

    I like you on facebook!

  38. 38
    Tasha says:

    And I follow Picky Palate on Twitter

  39. 39
    Lisa says:

    Vodka Pasta is my favorite!

  40. 40
    Lisa says:

    I’m a fan on facebook!

  41. 41
    Lisa says:

    I get the rss feed too!

  42. 42
    Lisa says:

    Your chicken sandwich looks amazing! I voted for it!

  43. 43
    Sherri W says:

    I’m going to go with my sister-in-law’s lasagna!!! 🙂 YUM!

  44. 44
    EldritchDreams says:

    I love manicotti. Yum.

  45. 45
    EldritchDreams says:

    I’m following you on Twitter.

  46. 46
    EldritchDreams says:

    I “like” your Facebook page.

  47. 47
    Jessica B. says:

    Love anything Marsala!

  48. 48
    Nancy says:

    Love any pasta! My favorite is a baked rigatoni recipe I make.

    Follow on Facebook and Twitter.

  49. 49
    Jessica B. says:

    FB friend

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