Denison, TX Resident Wins Idaho Potato Commission's Inaugural Recipe of the Month Photo Contest

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Year-long Contest Offers 12 Chances to Win! This Month's Recipe Revealed: Idaho® Potato Mocha Fudge Cake

Baking and cooking enthusiast Jessica Reddick of Denison, TX won a $250 cash prize and bragging rights for artistically preparing and photographing Cilantro Lime Chicken and Idaho® Potatoes in the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) first Recipe of the Month Photo Contest.

Jessica Reddick's Cilantro Lime Chicken and Idaho Potatoes. Photographed by Jessica Reddick.

Jessica Reddick's Cilantro Lime Chicken and Idaho Potatoes. Photographed by Jessica Reddick.

“This contest is a home run for the IPC and home cooks.  Folks have a chance to win $250 simply for exercising a bit of creativity while preparing an Idaho® potato recipe.  In return, we receive a beautiful photograph that we can post on our website,” said Frank Muir, President and CEO, IPC.  “Jessica’s artistic interpretation captures the fresh, light flavors of Cilantro Lime Chicken and Idaho® Potatoes. Congratulations, Jessica!”

This month’s Recipe of the Month Photo Contest kicked off on February 1, inviting Idaho® potato lovers to prepare and photograph the Fudge Mocha Idaho® Potato Cake. Low in fat and calories, this recipe calls for instant Idaho® potato flakes as a key ingredient for this moist chocolate cake – a perfect treat for sharing with your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day. One lucky winner will receive a $250 cash prize and the photo will be shared along with the recipe on the IPC’s website, www.idahopotato.com.

To participate in this month’s contest, visit http://www.idahopotato.com/image_contest and link to the recipe and official contest guidelines and details, and to upload your original photo.  All entries must be received by February 25, 2011.

About the Idaho Potato Commission

The Idaho Potato Commission is a state agency that is primarily responsible for expanding the markets for Idaho®-grown potatoes through advertising, promotion and research. The Commission also protects the use of the "Idaho®" potato and "Grown in Idaho®" seals, which are federally registered Certification Marks that belong to the IPC. These Marks ensure that consumers are purchasing potatoes that have been grown in the state of Idaho.  For more information visit www.idahopotato.com.

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