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Saturday, December 04, 2010

Holiday Cookie Bake-Off

This is a late post, as it started at 10 this morning.

If you don’t have any plans today, why don’t you stop by the Price Chopper Studio Kitchen in Schenectady? Here are the details:

For Immediate Release                                                
December 3, 2010                                             


Six finalists (selected from 85 entries), representing each of Price Chopper’s six operating states will be preparing their original holiday cookie recipes at the Chopper Shopper Bake-Off for a panel of judges, including Ruth Fantasia, Times Union Food Editor.
The cookies will be judged on taste (50%), ease of preparation and practicality of preparation (25%) and creative appeal (25%),
One Grand Prize winner will receive prizes valued at $500, one 2nd prize winner will receive prizes valued at $300, one 3rd prize winner will receive prizes valued at $200, and three honorable mention winners will receive prizes valued at $100 each.  The winning recipes will be posted on
Saturday, December 4, 2010
                  10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (judging will begin approximately at 2:15 p.m.)
Price Chopper Headquarters Studio Kitchen
461 Nott St.
Representing Connecticut:
Joanna Anderson from Grosvenordale, CT will be baking Twisted Snickerdoodles
Representing Massachusetts:
Lois Woods from Millbury, MA will be baking Cherry Chip Meringues
Representing New Hampshire:
Denise LaRoche from Hudson, NH will be baking Pumpkin Rum Pecan Caramel Cookies
Representing New York:
Jan Woodcock from Johnstown, NY will be baking Elegant Pumpkin Bars
Representing Pennsylvania:
Jennifer Gill from Wilkes Barre, PA will be baking Jen’s Holiday Delight Cookies
Representing Vermont:
Lynn White from Swanton, VT will be baking Chocolate Hazelnut Toffee Cookies

FYI, I think it’s pretty cool that I got a media advisory. Makes me feel… press-like.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hi, lol I was surprised to see your post, I am Jen Gill the Winner of the price chopper cookie off!! My Holiday Delights won! Everyone there was soooo nice, and all the cookies were delicious!!! It was a great experience, and i am so excited, everyone try my recipe, they are yummy!

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