Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Southwest Semi-Finalists Announced In The 2016 Eggland's Best "America's Best Recipe" Contest

Eggland's Best Turns to Fans to Help Select "Best in Region" Southwest Winner
CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., Aug. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspiring home cooks
 from all over the country are competing with their state-inspired recipes for a
 chance to be named the top recipe in America in the Eggland's Best "
America's Best Recipe Contest." Today, Eggland's Best has announced
 the Southwest semi-finalist recipes that will compete for the title of "Best in Region."
Eggland's Best "America's Best Recipe" Contest
From now through September 19, consumers will help EB determine which
 Southwestern recipe will be named "Best in Region," and have the chance to
 win the $10,000 Grand Prize. The impressive Southwest dishes include such
recipes as the Cluckin' Bacon Twisted Cristo, Cheesy Pulled Pork Corn Fritters
 with Barbecue Sauce, and several other nutritious and appetizing dishes.
"The Southwest semi-finalists incorporated their favorite state ingredient into
 their dishes in creative ways," said Charlie Lanktree, President and CEO
of Eggland's Best. "We hope these delicious dishes inspire people to create
 their own recipes to enjoy while getting the health benefits of EB eggs.
With 25 percent less saturated fat and 5 times more vitamin D than ordinary
eggs, Eggland's Best eggs are an easy way to elevate the nutrition of any recipe." 
The Southwestern recipes highlight ingredients such as Texas beef, Ancho
 Peppers from Arizona, and Missouri Provel Cheese. The "Best in Region"
Southwest semi-finalists include:
  • Arizona – Johnna J. – Arizona Poblano and Cilantro Baked Eggs
  • Arkansas – Brandy C. – Blueberry Corn Skillet Cake with Bacon Streusel
  • Colorado – Suzanne P. – Goat Cheese Pancakes with Palisade Peach Compote
  • Louisiana – Ella H. – Crawfish and Conecuh Sausage Quiche
  • Missouri – Kathy F. – Cluckin' Bacon Twisted Cristo
  • New Mexico – Judy J. – Pecan Cherry Carrot Cake
  • Oklahoma – Leah L. – Cheesy Pulled Pork Corn Fritters with Barbecue Sauce
  • Texas – Jennifer F. – Texas Egg & Steak Hash with Warm Chipotle Street Corn Relish
  • Utah – Shauna H. – Salted Honey Raspberry Bread Puddings
Once all of the "Best in Region" recipes from across the U.S. are selected
 and announced, fans will once again be tasked with voting for the
 dish they believe should be named the Grand Prize winner and earn
the title of "America's Best Recipe." The Grand Prize winner will be
 awarded $10,000 and a year's supply of Eggland's Best eggs,
 "Best in Region" winners will receive $1,000 each, and State
winners will receive prizes from Eggland's Best.
"I am so grateful to have been named the winner of the 2014
Eggland's Best "Your Best Recipe" Contest, and with such a
delicious lineup of competitors, can't wait to see who will win this
 year's contest," says Lidia Haddadian of California who entered
and won with her Chorizo Tostada Bites in 2014. "As a long-time
 loyal fan, I know that Eggland's Best eggs are simply superior in
 nutrition, freshness and taste, and I hope that people will be a
s excited as I am to try these extraordinary regional recipes."
Compared to regular eggs, Eggland's Best eggs contain 25 percent
less saturated fat, five times more vitamin D, more than double the
Omega-3s, ten times more vitamin E and three times more vitamin B12. 
Eggland's Best's superior nutritional profile is due to its proprietary
 all-vegetarian hen feed that contains healthy grains, canola oil and a
 wholesome supplement of rice bran, alfalfa, sea kelp and Vitamin E.
 In addition, a recent independent study showed that Eggland's Best eggs
 stay fresher longer than ordinary eggs.
For official contest rules and to vote for your favorite recipe, visit
About Eggland's Best Eggs
Eggland's Best (EB) is the No. 1 branded egg in the U.S. and is an
 excellent source of Vitamins D, B12, and E, and a good source of
Vitamin B5 and Riboflavin. EB eggs have five times more Vitamin D,
 more than double the Omega-3, 10 times more Vitamin E and 25 percent
 less saturated fat than ordinary eggs.
The distinctive "EB" stamp on the shell assures consumers and food service
 customers that the eggs meet the highest production and safety standards.
 Eggland's Best was voted "America's Most Trusted Egg Brand" by American
 shoppers in the 2016 BrandSpark Most Trusted Awards,
"America's Most Recommended™ Eggs" by women in the 2016 Women's Choice
Awards, and has received numerous awards from Prevention Magazine,
Men's Health, Men's Fitness, Women's Health, and many others. 
In 2014, Eggland's Best was also awarded "Product of the Year" in the egg
 category by Product of the Year USA. Eggland's Best's hens are fed a strictly
 controlled, proprietary, high-quality all-vegetarian diet, which results in a
 better tasting, more nutritious egg that stays fresher longer. EB eggs are a
vailable in large, extra-large, jumbo, cage free, organic, hard-cooked, cage
 free hard-cooked, liquid egg whites, and are certified Kosher.
For more information, visit www.egglandsbest.com.

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CONTACT:  Kimberly Stover, 973-588-2000, kstover@coynepr.com

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