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Old 01-19-2007, 11:36 PM   #1
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Pillsbury Bake-Off

Has anyone ever entered the Pillsbury Bake Off? I am seriously thinking about entering it. I am not sure on a recipe yet but my wheels are turning. Any comments would be appreciated.

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Old 01-20-2007, 09:04 PM   #2
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I entered the last one - I thought I had some kick-butt recipes but I didn't make it. Doesn't hurt to try. Keep in mind that the competition is fierce & a lot of the winners are people who win tons of cooking contests of every sort. These people are kinda "known on the circuit".
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Old 01-20-2007, 09:13 PM   #3
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JCook, give it a try - have fun doing it! You will have the support of your friends here at DC!

Corrinne, I can't believe YOU didn't make it! You are awesome!
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Old 01-20-2007, 11:59 PM   #4
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Go for it, JCook! Last year Pillsbury gave a Million Dollars to someone who entered a baked chicken recipe with stuffing made from frozen waffles!! I think the secret to winning is to use as many Pillsbury products in your recipe as possible!? If you haven't seen this recipe, click below or go to the Pillsbury website:

Baked Chicken and Spinach Stuffing

Baked Chicken and Spinach Stuffing on Yahoo! Food

Good Luck!!!!
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Old 01-21-2007, 08:41 PM   #5
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Yeah I did see that recipe and I have looked at others that have won as well as the recipes that do win are so simple and have very few ingredients with most being from Pillsbury. So do you think I should come up with a recipe on the simple side? Thanks for the help.

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Old 01-22-2007, 09:57 AM   #6
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JCook ~ You may have hit the nail on the head! A fairly simple recipe using Pillsbury products might just work! Somehow, you must make the recipe unique, too -- perhaps, a twist on a recipe that is commonly used by many people, such as the chicken and stuffing recipe that won last year. Good Luck!! Let us know if we can help in any way!
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Old 01-22-2007, 10:00 AM   #7
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Thanks everyone. I am sort of leaning towards the breakfast category. I have an idea but not complete yet.
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Old 01-22-2007, 02:15 PM   #8
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GO for it, JC. Check out The Million Dollar Chicken recipe/winner:

Make this million-dollar chicken recipe - Today: Food: Recipe - MSNBC.com

Keep us 'posted.' Good Luck!
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Old 02-06-2007, 08:19 PM   #9
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Hi, I was just reading your messages and I too am considering entering the Pillsbury bakeoff. I think it would be a lot of fun just to go be in it. I thought I read on the site that you couldn't participate more than 3 times. I guess that's how they eliminate the "regulars". Anyway, don't be discouraged if you have never entered a cooking contest before everyone has their first and you never know. I thought that chicken recipe that won last year looked kind of gross but in all fairness I haven't tasted it. Makes you wonder what the other finalists were making.
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Old 02-06-2007, 09:42 PM   #10
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Hi and welcome, Amster 35. Glad you found us. It's a great place, wonderful recipes and members who will help with any of your questions.
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