Cooks, Start Your Aprons and You Could Win $125,000

No, you don’t need to rinse your eyes out with Jack Daniels. It’s the Ides of March; Caesar’s seen better days, and you can, too–especially if you can concoct the most creative recipe using Laura’s Lean Ground Beef that The Good Housekeeping Research Institute’s Test Kitchen has ever seen.

The Test Kitchen of the Good Housekeeping Research Institute (GHRI) will evaluate the entries and select three finalists in each of six culinary categories to travel to New York and prepare their recipe for a panel of celebrity judges. In addition to the grand prize, $5,000 will be awarded to the winner in each category. 
The categories are:
Fast & Easy – Get dinner on the table in 30 minutes with 6 ingredients or less
Family-Friendly – Kid tested, kid approved
Elegant Entertaining – Dishes to please (and impress!) a crowd
Occasional Treats – Not-too-decadent desserts
Ethnic Favorites – Flavor inspirations from around the world
Starters – Anything that starts a meal or starts a day
“Cook Your Heart Out” entries will be accepted March 9 – May 15, 2010. Official rules are available at
Says, Mischel Schonberg, Public Relations Supervisor, “Laura’s Lean Beef products are available in nearly 7,000 grocery stores nationwide. The company offers a complete selection of fresh cuts of beef, ground products (both fresh and frozen), and three award winning pre-cooked entrees.” For more information or to locate a retailer, visit

Good Housekeeping’s “Cook Your Heart Out” competition exemplifies the very principle that our company was founded on,” says Chris Anderson, director of marketing and customer service for Laura’s Lean Beef. “Americans don’t have to give up the foods they love to live a heart-healthy lifestyle, they just have to be educated to choose items that are low in fat, saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium.” 

Now heat up those play time kitchens, you sessy hos and beaus, and don’t forget me when you win your money!

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