Margaret Holmes Announces Best Southern Summer Dishes Recipe Contest
EFFINGHAM, S.C., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Representatives from Margaret Holmes today announced a ‘Best Southern Summer Dishes’ recipe contest, which will run through September 6, 2011. Recipes can combine any of the Margaret Holmes label products, including their southern classics such as collard greens, butter peas, tomatoes okra and corn, and yellow squash; and seasoned vegetables including mix greens, field peas and snaps, and Italian green beans; southern peaches, and Peanut Patch Boiled Peanuts. The winning recipe made with one or more Margaret Holmes products will win a $1,000 gift card.
The Best Southern Summer Dishes contest will be administered through the Margaret Holmes Facebook page. Contestants can submit their original recipes, with a photo or video of the finished dish, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Recipes will then be uploaded to the Margaret Holmes Facebook page for voting. The winning recipe will be chosen by Facebook votes and Margaret Holmes staff, based on the following criteria: best use of Margaret Holmes products, originality, and presentation.
Margaret Holmes’ Facebook page offers fans cooking tips; facts and nutritional information on their vegetables products; a monthly video cooking demonstration; polls and contests; and the chance to interact with other fans of Margaret Homes.
About Margaret Holmes
Based in Effingham, South Carolina, Margaret Holmes is owned by McCall Farms, a canner and distributor of southern-inspired vegetable products grown on 2,000 acres of family farmland, with an additional 3,000 farming acres contracted from other farmers in the Carolinas, Georgia and Florida. McCall Farms produces Peanut Patch Boiled Peanuts, as well as several lines of canned products under the Margaret Holmes name including southern classics: butter peas; triple succotash; and cut okra; seasoned southern classics: collard greens, butter beans, and cabbage; and Southern Peaches: Greer Freestone and lite Greer peaches; O’Sage lite peaches; and sunshine spiced whole picked peaches.
SOURCE Margaret Holmes