IPC Announces Winners Holiday Recipe Contest

Published online: Jan 23, 2017 Idaho Potato Commission
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IPC Announces Winners Holiday Recipe Contest

Following the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) online “Fully-Loaded Idaho Potato Cook-off” event, Kenmore awarded Crystal Schlueter’s unique and easy-to-make mashed-up kimchi reuben tater bombs with sweet onion & Gochujang aioli the grand prize. The poppable hors d’oeuvres balance sweet onion, salty reuben, savory mashed potato filling and spicy gochujang dipping sauce to create an unforgettable flavor experience.

In November, participants entered their favorite holiday-themed recipes to showcase their love for Idaho potatoes. Kenmore selected four winners, including a “Social Spud,” the most-liked recipe on social media channels.

Cream of Potato Jalapeño Soup
Tamie Joeckel, Richardson, Texas
Prize: Kenmore small kitchen appliance and 15-pound box of Idaho potatoes

Third Place

Beggar’s Pouch Mashers with Spinach and Parmesan
Sharon Damante, Napa, Calif.
Prize: Kenmore small kitchen appliance and 15-pound box of Idaho potatoes

Social Spud

Grandma’s Shepherd’s Pie
Anna Feliciano, Mahopac, N.Y.
Prize: $500 and 15-pound box of Idaho potatoes

IPC president and CEO Frank Muir acknowledged the strength of the commission’s partnership with Kenmore and Momma Cuisine—a well-respected cooking personality with an impressive following on Twitter—for this online event.

Idaho potato lovers are some of the most dedicated fans out there, and we knew that by partnering with Kenmore, one of the country’s most trusted brands, and Momma Cuisine, we would get some fantastic entries,” said Muir. “I’m impressed with the quality and creativity of the entries. Thank you to all the participants and congratulations to our winners.”

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