Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Recipes From Home Contest!

It is the time of year where we ask your to submit your Recipes from Home! This is a contest where your child can submit their favorite family recipe using at least 1 fruit or 1 vegetable that is grown locally (apples, asparagus, beans, carrots, greens (collards), green beans, peaches, peas, potatoes, spinach, squash, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, and tofu). These recipes will be used in the development of new recipes for the MRH school menu. The winning recipe will be prepared by your child with te assistance of the chefs from Les Dames dEscoffier. All of the studends from MRH schools will get to try the winning recipes in their lunches and vote on their favorites in order to determine a grand prize winner. Use the form below and submit your child's favorite Recipe from Home! Applications are due April 15!

Last Year's Winners:


 Recipes from Home Contest
Official Entry Form – attach to recipe
Healthy Eating with Local Produce (HELP)


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Grade                        Home Room Teacher

Email Address

Home Phone Number

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Name of Recipe Recipe Category             (Salad, Soup, Main Dish, Side Dish)

Rules of Entry:
1. All recipes must include at least 1 fruit or vegetable that is local. (Apples, asparagus, beans, carrots,   greens (collards), green beans, peaches, snap peas, potatoes, spinach, squash, sweet potatoes, tomatoes and tofu).
2. Preparation instructions are clear, numbered, and in a logical order.
3. All ingredients are listed with common household measure (not metric).
4. Recipe is easy to prepare at home and kid-friendly.
5. Recipe must fit into one of the four main categories: Salad, Soup, Main Dish or Side Dish
6. Points will be awarded for creativity.
7. Students may enter up to 3 different recipes.
8. Recipes must contain no more than 8 ingredients.

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