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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. 51
    EldritchDreams says:

    And I voted for your sandwich. It looks delicious!

  2. 52
    Stephannie says:

    I love gnocchi and lasagna! What a nice giveaway! Thanks.

  3. 53
    SewLindaAnn says:

    The old standby, Spaghetti (angel hair) and meatballs in a sauce that’s been cooking down and permeating the house all day!

  4. 54

    my favorite lately has been regular old spaghetti and meatballs…but the kind that has been simmering for hours and hours!

  5. 55
    SewLindaAnn says:

    I liked this entry on Facebook. Have fun!

  6. 56
    Adriana says:

    I’m gonna have to go with gnocchi. Or pesto lasagna.


  7. 57
    SewLindaAnn says:

    I am subscribed in Google Reader!

  8. 58
    Emma says:

    Chicken Fetticini Alfredo

  9. 59
    SewLindaAnn says:

    I voted for you in the contest! Looks like a great sandwich. You need just a bit to pull ahead!

  10. 60
    Tabathia B says:

    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

  11. 61
    Tabathia B says:

    like on fb (michelle b)
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

  12. 62
    kathleen says:

    i loooove lasagna!

  13. 63
    Tabathia B says:

    rss feed subscriber
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

  14. 64
    lauren says:

    My favorite is any kind of pasta. Mmmm!

  15. 65
    Renee says:

    I love ravioli with bolognese sauce!

  16. 66
    lauren says:

    I like you on FB 🙂

  17. 67
    Renee says:

    like you on facebook

  18. 68
    Kerri Bryan says:

    My fave Italian Meal is Chicken Parm w/lots of pasta

  19. 69
  20. 70

    my favorite italian style meal is chicken parmigiana – made from the Pioneer Woman’s recipes. yum!

  21. 71

    i follow on twitter

  22. 72

    i also follow on facebook

  23. 73

    aaaaaaand I subscribe to the RSS feed.

  24. 74

    last but not least, i totally voted for you!

  25. 75
    lauren says:

    Voted! Your sandwich looks AWESOME – good luck!

  26. 76
    Julia says:

    my favorite italian style meal? caprese salad and crusty bread! YUMMM!

  27. 77
    kaley says:

    yum! i love ALL italian dishes! baked ziti and chicken parmesean are my all time favorites though!

  28. 78
    kaley says:

    i follow picky palata on facebook!

  29. 79
    Erin says:

    Cheese Ravioli! Yum!

  30. 80
    Courtney says:

    My family and friends love my stuffed shells.

  31. 81
    Erin says:

    I follow on Twitter

  32. 82
    Erica says:

    I love chicken scampi!

  33. 83
    Erin says:

    I follow in Google Reader

  34. 84
    Erica says:

    I follow via RSS fed

  35. 85
    Erin says:

    I follow on facebook

  36. 86
    Courtney says:

    I follow your tweets! Have fun in NYC. It’s cold and snow here today.

  37. 87
    Courtney says:

    I use RSS feed to follow your blog.

  38. 88
    Erica says:

    I “liked” you on Facebook! Love it!

  39. 89
    Courtney says:

    I liked your page on Facebook.

  40. 90
    Erica says:

    I am new to Twitter, but I think I am following you there too!

  41. 91
    Courtney says:

    I voted on you Tyson sandwich in both of the web browsers I use.

  42. 92
    Raejean says:

    Right now my favorite Italian meal is my homemade spaghetti with French bread. Now if we’re talking from a good Italian restaurant, cooked by someone with more skills than me; it would have to be manacotti.

  43. 93
    Carole says:

    I know it is simple but my favorite style meal is some pasta with some sauce, a salad and garlic bread.

  44. 94
    Carole says:

    I follow on Facebook

  45. 95
    Paul says:

    Lemon Caper Chicken is a regular favorite.

  46. 96
    Paul says:

    I follow your RSS feed. (It’s how I heard about this contest)

  47. 97
    Carole says:

    I voted for you

  48. 98
    Paul says:

    I follow you on Twitter.

  49. 99
    Jessie says:

    I love anything drenched in alfredo sauce. 🙂

  50. 100
    Jessie says:

    I am an RSS subscriber.

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