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Win-It Wednesday: Crisco Get Inspired Giveaway (2 Winners!)

by Tara Kuczykowski on February 2, 2011 · 452 comments

Join me every week for Win-It Wednesday, with 24-hour giveaways just for you!

If you've been enjoying Crisco's three olive oil varieties in your cooking, you'll want to check out their Crisco Mediterranean Inspirations Recipe and Essay Contest for the chance to win a trip for two to Italy. Plus the top three entries in each category will receive a year's supply of Crisco Olive Oil products and a cookware set.

Submit a recipe using either the Crisco 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Crisco Pure Olive Oil or Crisco Light Olive Oil; plus, two Mediterranean-style ingredients, including tomatoes, garlic, olives, pasta, yogurt, legumes, fresh herbs, lentils or cheese before March 18th for a chance to win.

We use olive oil on pretty much a daily basis when cooking, but one of my favorite indulgences is to serve it as a dipping oil a la The Macaroni Grill!

Pair it with some really delicious homemade bread (Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day pictured here -- more on this very soon), and it can actually be a meal in itself. In fact, this was my lunch today, LOL...

If you're interested in the recipe for my Italian Herb Dipping Oil, you can find it on Unsophisticook!

Two lucky Deal Seeking Mom readers will win a Crisco Get Inspired Prize Pack including:

  • Crisco Olive Oil product
  • Recipe cards
  • Mediterranean-style gourmet gift items

To enter, tell me what your favorite Mediterranean-inspired meal is. Are you a straight spaghetti and meatballs fan, or do you prefer the lentils and olives side of the sea?


Every reader has four methods available to enter this contest. Choose one each of any combination of method one, two, three, or four for up to a total of 4 entries!!!

If you are reading this in your email or feed reader, please CLICK HERE to visit the original blog post to enter. Email entries will not be counted.

Methods of entry:

1. Leave a comment. What is your favorite Mediterranean-style dish?

2. Join the Deal Seeking Mom community on Facebook for more conversation, additional deals and a peek at the freebies I receive in the mail each week. Come back and leave a separate comment letting me know you've done so!

3. Join the Crisco community on Facebook. Come back and leave a separate comment letting me know you've done so!

4. Subscribe to my feed via RSS or email. You must confirm your email subscription for it to be a valid entry! Leave a separate comment letting me know you have done so. If you’re already a subscriber, simply leave a separate comment letting me know you’re already subscribed. Lovin’ my subscribers! You guys make this all possible.

(2) Crisco Get Inspired Giveaway Prize Packs, as described above

This giveaway ends at 7 p.m. EST on 2/3 and is open to all U.S. residents 18 years or older. I’ll use And the Winner Is to select the winning comment. Winner will be notified by email and listed on my Giveaway Winners page. Winners must respond within 48 hours of notification to claim their prize. Good luck!

While you’re in a contest entering mood, don’t forget to check out the Giveaway Gathering for a variety of contests being hosted on Deal Seeking Mom readers’ blogs!


1 Debbee Reed February 3, 2011 at 9:58 pm

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2 Debbee Reed February 3, 2011 at 9:59 pm

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