Tuesday, April 14, 2009

DOLE contest!!


Chef Ben Ford and Dole has a great contest going on right now! You have until May 8th to enter this contest! You could win a trip to Los Angeles in June to cook with Chef Ben Ford, where you would then serve up a feast together with three of your friends at his restaurant, Ford’s Filling Station, in Los Angeles if you: Enter your best essay on how DOLE Canned Fruit is a staple in your pantry!

You could also win the weekly random drawing of one of eight DOLE Gift Bags with $100 in DOLE products, or one of two drawings for a $500 Visa gift card, if you:
Keep coming back to the DOLE: Make me a Chef website to check out Ben Ford's Signature Recipes or the other delicious recipes from Dole that you can make. Each time you log on, you will be entered in the random weekly sweepstakes drawing. (Maximum of one entry per day)
Tell a friend – for each friend referred, (Maximum of 5 entries/referrals per day) you are entered again into the sweepstakes. Click here to see the weekly winners so far!

***Please comment back on my post on which recipe was your most favorite. If any of you enter an essay, repost it in my comments and you can win enough coupons to refill your pantry with DOLE Canned Fruit ($25 value).***

HURRY!! YOU ONLY HAVE UNTIL MAY 8th!
Win the chance to cook alongside acclaimed chef, Ben Ford. Ben has created four signature recipes with DOLE Canned Fruit and wants to share his culinary tips with you and three of your friends at his latest hot restaurant in Los Angeles. Enter your short essay and you could win a beautiful weekend in Los Angeles in June cooking and sharing a feast with Ben Ford!

133 comments:

Ellen C. said...

I'd like to try to make the sweet and sour chicken. Thanks for the chance.

sweetascandy579 at yahoo dot com

Alison said...

I'd love the shrimp curry one!

alison_luby@hotmail.com

Sue said...

I'd love to try the Shrimp Curry with Pineapple-Ginger Rice. Thanks for the giveaway~

Sonya said...

I think the Easy Aloha Smoothie would be great. Thanks!

Amber said...

I would love to try the Sweet and Sour Chicken - that looks yummiest of all!
Thanks for the giveaway :)
hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

deedleweedle said...

I'd love to try the Pineapple Coffeecake.

cdziuba said...

The Asian Mandarin Salad looks nice.

cdziuba said...

I posted an essay (name Carol Dziuba cdziuba@aol.com) weeks ago, and I failed to save it. Is there a way to find it?

hminnesota said...

aloha smoothie is my fave. and I also missed to save the essay:(. I wrote and just checked the boxes, hit ok and there it went!.anyway..thanks for the great contest.

mverno said...

the shrimp curry mverno@roadrunner.com

MOMFOREVERANDEVER said...

aloha smoothie

MOMFOREVERANDEVER said...

did the essay but not gonna post - did it at the beg of the contests

LoisS said...

The Asian Mandarin Salad looks real good

Erica C. said...

we love pouring the canned fruit over our ice cream!

allancarol said...

i could use some dole

EDRing said...

The Easy Aloha Smoothies are going to be perfect for this summer.

Ellen
eering99@hotmail.com

js22 said...

I thing the Pineapple Mint Lemonade sounds very refreshing.

Thanks for the giveaway!

Kiara said...

I would like to try the Easy Aloha Smoothie.
austma7@aol.com

Dumaurier said...

I'd like to try the pineapple salsa chicken

pms3237 said...

The easy aloha smoothie sounds like a good summer drink

Selinda said...

I would like to try the Angel Lush!

Thanks,

selinda_mccumbers at yahoo.com

oceanrena said...

I'd like to try the pineapple salsa chicken

jayne said...

the angel lush sounds wonderful!

sphinx63 said...

I think the Pineapple Salsa Chicken sounds great!

marthajane said...

The Aloha Smoothie sounds like it would be refreshing on a hot summer day!

denyse said...

I know everyone here would just love the pineapple coffee cake.

Courtney said...

My fave is the pineapple salsa chicken.

hebert024 at aol dot com

lsfish said...

Angel Lush

llinda29 said...

shrimp curry for me

AmandaK said...

I would love to try the Pineapple Coffee Cake!

orchestratenoise0726[at]yahoo[dot]com

pattycake said...

I'd try the sweet and sour chicken

GANDORF57 said...

The Pineapple Mint Lemonade sounds very refreshing!

Janna @ Feed Your Pig said...

Aloha Smoothie for me!
Thanks for entering me! Great Contest!

Janna Johnson
janna@FeedYourPigBlog.com
www.FeedYourPigBlog.com

valerie2350 said...

my family would love the aloha smoothie

Chris said...

Pineapple Mint Lemonade

JCoyne1031 said...

I would try the Sweet and Sour Chicken

Traumajunky said...

Shrimp Curry with Pineapple-Ginger Rice - sounds so wonderful for summer. Thanks!

Linda said...

I want to try the Pineapple Coffee Cake.

M.A. said...

The Aloha Smoothie sounds great to me.

purplegengar said...

Mandarin Sunrise Pizza

Think about it said...

The Asian Mandarin Salad looks good. i love salads

Jenndiggy said...

The pineapple mint lemonade sounds great!

BOJESNE said...

The Mandarin Sunrise Pizza

VickieB said...

The Pina Colada Creme Caramel with Pineapple Chantilly Cream sounds awesome

msrodeobrat said...

the easy aloha smoothie! yum!

mogrill said...

Angel Lush sounds DELISH!! Thanks for the chance.
mogrill@comcast.net

Smooshy said...

i like the pineapple salsa chicken!

jlafount said...

Pineapple Mint Lemonade

wigget said...

my favorite is the easy aloha smoothie

Nickolay said...

The sweet and sour chicken looks awesome

jason@allworldautomotive.com

Marianna said...

pineapple mint lemonade sounds yummy and refreshing for a warm spring/summer day!

yyeres said...

I would like to try the pineapple salsa chicken. yyeres(at)gmail(dot)com

susan1215 said...

I'd love to try the Pineapple Coffeecake

VickieB said...

I'd like to try the Pina Colada Creme Caramel with Pineapple Chantilly Cream

VickieB said...

Essay
With us, Dole crushed pineapple is a staple because we can use it in drinks, salads (we love it in a carrot raisin salad)and so much more...

ktgonyea said...

Sweet and Sour Chicken is my pick :)

ktgonyea at gmail.com

pattycake said...

and sour chicken is my favorite

Tamara B. said...

With the weather starting to really heat up I love their Pineapple Mint Lemonade recipe. It looks so refreshing and love pineapples.
tamben7996(at)aol(dot)com

jnmacdonald said...

The aloha smoothies look delicious.

tutugirl said...

That Angel Lush looks quite yummy. I know my kids would really like it.

Jessilyn82 said...

The Aloha Smoothie sounds really refreshing!

janetfaye said...

I would like to try the Mandarin Sunrise Pizza.

http://luckygiveaways.blogspot.com/

janetfaye said...

Contest essay:
DOLE Canned Fruit is a staple in my pantry. I especially like to cook with Dole Pineapple. For dinner I layer in on top of Ham or I add it to Chicken Stir Fry. For dessert we love Pineapple Upside Down Cake.

janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

paula h said...

I think that the Angel Lush Cake looks really good.

hafner611{AT}gmail{DOT}com

kid ra1nb0w said...

I'd love to try the Pina Colada Creme Caramel with Pineapple Chantilly Cream!

kid.ra1nb0w(at)gmail(dot)com

jennem said...

At Dole, I like the recipe for Asian Mandarin Salad. My five-year-old actually really loves salads!
Jennifer, jennem22 at yahoo dot com

Deanne02 said...

I AM going right now to buy the ingredients for pinapple coffee cake...YUM it looks fabulous!

KPort207 said...

The Sweet and Sour Chicken looks great. Thanks.

kport207 at gmail dot com

vboackle said...

i like yhe pineapple coffeecake.

Anonymous said...

wow

Anonymous said...

I'd llike to try the Pineapple Sweet and Sour Chicken.
mgoss@bobgoss.com

chromiumman said...

the angel lush cake

Darcy said...

I’d love to try the Pineapple Salsa Chicken.

Thank you for the giveaway

Pat said...

My favorite is the Easy Aloha Smoothie.
pkildow at gmail dot com

Bebe said...

Hi,
Would love to try the pineapple coffee cake ~ sounds yummy! Thanks for the great contest; count me in! Bebe :)

bebespeachesanddreams(at)gmail(dot)com

heaventrees said...

The Angel Lush sounds delicious!

Anonymous said...

The Aloha Smoothie would be great for the hot summer days to come.
Thanks for this offer.
Adele
oak462@juno.com

Sheila R said...

I think the Angel Lush recipe looks absoultely Delish!

ilovebabynoah707@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

I'd like to tray the sweet and sour chicken

ginnn7 said...

i would like to make the pineapple Coffee Cake for my dad. thanks

kygirl said...

the sweet and sour chicken

z. Smith said...

I would love to try the Dole Recipe for Pineapple Sweet & Sour Chicken.

Gabriel J. said...

I would like to try the Pineapple Coffee Cake.

Anonymous said...

I would love to try an aloha smoothee.

Sam said...

Wow, yummy stuff! I want to try the Pineapple Salsa Chicken--it looks so refreshing for the summertime.

ilikecitylights @ gmail dot com

Molly C. said...

Love the sound of the pineapple mint lemonade.

Erma said...

I would love the chance to win, thanks.
erma.hurtt@sbcglobal.net

Loriann874 said...

The pineapple coffee cake!!! Definitely.

Anonymous said...

I think the "Angel Lush" dessert sounds great. It sounds easy to make, delicious to eat, and pretty enough to serve to guests.

pamelashockley(AT)netscape(DOT)net

yellowlabs said...

The Angel Lush recipe looks fantastic!

djgroz said...

Pineapple Sweet & Sour Chicken.

Sonya said...

The Angel Lush looks amazing!

Max and Ali's Dad said...

That Pina Colada Creme Dessert is something I have to try!

happishopr said...

The Shrimp Curry with Pineapple-Ginger Rice sounds delish. trinitygsd at yahoo dot com

carolpie said...

I think the Pineapple Coffeecake sounds so good! Sweet hot pineapple! YUM!

Charity said...

The Sweet and Sour Chicken..sonds good.

charisscharity [at] yahoo [dot] com

Thanks

MAC Mom said...

My favorite recipe is the Pineapple Sweet and Sour Chicken.
THANKS

jesskaufman at hotmail dot com

Patty said...

I would liek to try the Pina Colada Creme Caramel w/ Pineapple Chanily Creme.
Thanks for the giveaway.

fcscheermom at aol dot com

ladylourdes1 said...

The Pineapple Cofe Cake is my choice.

fly18grl21@aol.com

lezanac said...

I'd love to try the Mandarin Sunrise Pizza lezanac@yahoo.com

wendy said...

the pineapple coffee cake is the recipe that interests me.

madamerkf at aol dot com

Annemarie said...

The Angel Lush looks yummy!!

annemarie562000(at)yahoo(dot)com

ranae said...

pineapple coffee cake sounds good

mindy said...

the smoothie thanks for the giveaway

techyone said...

I’d love to try the pineapple coffee cake.

camper223 said...

i make a pina colada cake but would love to try their
Pina Colada Creme Caramel With Pineapple Chantilly Cream


Happy Mothers Day to All

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Lori said...

The Easy Aloha Smoothie. If the kids don't finish it, it becomes popscicles! Thanks!
lkziegler[at]gmail[dot]com

Theresa C said...

I am going to make the Angel Lush, it just looks delish, I love Pineapple. Thanks for the Contest

Jinxy and Me said...

I like the pineapple mint lemonade.

Amber S. said...

The Asian Mandarin Salad looks yummy!

Anonymous said...

Can't wait to make the pineapple coffee cake;pineapple brightens with its zing and zang..Love your site

Barbara Rawe
tykelly1@yahoo.com

Our 5 BUnch said...

I would like to try the Pineapple Chicken. Thanks for the chance to win this great prize.
our5bunch@aol.com

Couture Lady said...

My favorite is the Pina Colada Caramel Dessert. It would go very well with a Pina Colada.

Thanks for the chance.

fly18grl21@aol.com

Gianna said...

I love the Sweet and Sour Chicken :)

Jammie said...

I would love to make the pineapple coffee cake

Steph said...

I've made the Angel Lush before and it's delicious!

ms0812@zoominternet.net

Carolyn said...

I like the Easy Aloha Smoothies.

kathy pease said...

the easy aloha smoothie looks yummy :)

Miranda said...

The Aloha Smoothie

JoAnn said...

Pineapple coffee cake

john ferris said...

Pineapple salsa chicken.
john ferris
guapo1317@live.com

sharon said...

the asian mandarin salad

Tammy said...

I'd love to try the Easy Aloha Smoothie! Nothing like pretending your in Hawaii when you're in the middle of land locked SD!

purango said...

The Shrimp Curry with Pineapple-Ginger Rice is my favorite. garrettsambo@aol.com

dvice said...

I like the Easy Aloha Smoothie

Tylerpants said...

The Shrimp Curry with Pineapple-Ginger rice sounds tasty!

Samantha Aluse said...

The pineapple Salsa Chicken! YUM!


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Betty C said...

The Asian Mandarin Salad looks really good.

liliesrnice said...

I've made the Angel Lush and it is great!

masonsgranny59 said...

Pineapple Coffeecake sounds yummy:)

Helen said...

The Sweet and Sour Chicken sounds wonderful!

trixpixel said...

The pineapple salsa chicken looks delicious!

Donna said...

I would like to try the sweet and sour chicken.
donna444444@yahoo.com