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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

French's Foods Giveaway!

French's Foods Giveaway!

Do you have your own blog? Would you like some awesome French's Food products? Read on for how YOU can WIN a French's T-shirt, recipe magnet, mini cookbook, or other French's product! 

Simply post any ONE of the recipes in below, along with any of your own. Your recipe MUST include at least one French’s Product – French’s Mustard – any flavor, French’s French Fried Onions – original or cheddar. 
Blog posts must be up before Mother’s Day!  We want your recipes that are so easy your kids can make them with you or that will leave you time to enjoy your special day!

Once you have posted both recipes (one from this post, and one of your own using a French's product), please REPLY to this post with a comment, and leave a link to your blog post! Giveaways are limited to the first 50 people to respond, so act quickly!



 
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Make Mother’s Day Special

Celebrate with Recipes That are Sure to Please Mom and Her Little Helpers, too!
Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 9th

Who says you can’t have it all?  Make meal time happier with recipes that are simple and easy to prepare yet pleasing to adults as well as the kids. Mom knows that mealtime is happiest when everyone enjoys what’s being served. So  reach for some of your family’s favorite ingredients and entertaining with ease can be as close as your pantry. From the classic Green Bean Casserole that’s a menu mainstay to new and exiting recipes like Tuscan Roast Pork Tenderloin, celebrate Mother’s Day with recipes that allow you to spend more time with guests and less time in the kitchen.

Whether it’s a buffet dinner or bountiful brunch, French’s® French Fried Onions, the secret to your favorite casseroles, can also be used to prepare a variety of recipes from appetizers to entrees with results that will have your guests thinking you’ve been in the kitchen for hours yet only take minutes to prepare. Delicious recipes like Crunchy Coconut Shrimp and Tuscan Roast Pork feature a delicious crispy, crunchy coating that guests of all ages will enjoy or try a new glaze, with only three ingredients, for Ham or Turkey that features French’s Mustard as the secret ingredient.

So as you plan your special celebration, try these quick and easy recipes that might just become an annual tradition.







High Resolution Image Courtesy of French’s French Fried Onions

CRUNCHY COCONUT SHRIMP
Prep Time: 10 min.   Cook Time: 10 min.

1 1/3  cups (2.8 oz.)             FRENCH'S® Original French Fried Onions
1/3 cup                         flaked, sweetened coconut 
1/2 cup                         all-purpose flour
1 lb.                                     large shrimp, shelled and deveined 
2                                    egg whites, beaten 

1.   PLACE French Fried Onions and coconut into plastic bag.  Lightly crush with hands or rolling pin. Transfer to pie plate or waxed paper.
2.   PLACE flour in another plastic bag. Add shrimp; shake to coat.
3.   DIP shrimp into egg whites. Coat with onion mixture, pressing firmly to adhere.  
4.   BAKE shrimp at 400°F for 10 min. until shrimp are fully cooked and crispy. 

Makes  4 servings 

Look for FRENCH'S® French Fried Onions in the canned vegetable aisle!
  Variation: Add 1 tsp. curry powder to crushed onions. 


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High Resolution Image Courtesy of French’s French Fried Onions

TUSCAN ROAST PORK TENDERLOIN
Prep Time: 10 min.   Cook Time: 10 min.

1 1/3 cups (2.8 oz)            FRENCH'S® Original French Fried Onions
1 tsp.                         crushed rosemary leaves
1/2 tsp.                         garlic powder
1/4 tsp.                        ground black pepper
1 to 1 1/2 lbs.       pork tenderloin
2 tbsp.                         FRENCH'S® Spicy Brown Mustard

1.     MIX French Fried Onions, rosemary, garlic and pepper in plastic bag. Crush with hands or rolling pin. Transfer to pie plate or waxed paper.
2.     BRUSH pork with mustard. Coat n seasoned onion crumbs; press firmly to adhere.
3.     BAKE pork on a foil-lined baking sheet at 400º F for 30 min. or until 155º F internal temperature. Let rest 10 min. before slicing.

Makes 6 servings
Tip: Use this savory coating for pork chops or chicken breasts.




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High Resolution Image Courtesy of French’s Mustard

   ZESTY HAM GLAZE
Prep Time:
5 min. 
Cook Time:
 
 
1/2
cup
FRENCH'S® Spicy Brown Mustard
1/4
cup
FRENCH'S® Worcestershire Sauce
1/4
cup
packed light brown sugar 
1. 
MIX all ingredients in small bowl. Brush mixture on ham frequently during the last hour of baking. 
2.
BASTE on ham frequently during last 30 min. of baking.
3.
GOOD with roast turkey or chicken. 
Makes
1 cup 








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High Resolution Image Courtesy of French’s French Fried Onions
FRENCH’S ORIGINAL GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE
Prep Time: 5 min.   Cook Time: 35 min.

1 (10 3/4 oz.) can             CAMPBELL'S® Cream of Mushroom Soup 
3/4 cup                                     milk 
1/8 tsp.                                     black pepper 
2 (9 oz. each) pkgs.            frozen cut green beans, thawed* 
1 1/3 cups (2.8 oz.)             FRENCH'S® French Fried Onions

1. MIX soup, milk and pepper in a 1 1/2 -qt. baking dish. Stir in beans and 2/3 cup French Fried Onions. 
2. BAKE at 350°F for 30 min. or until hot.
2. STIR. Top with remaining 2/3 cup onions.  Bake 5 min. until onions are golden.

Makes, 6 servings 
Tip: You may substitute 2 cans (14 1/2 oz. each) cut green beans, drained or 4 cups fresh, cooked cut green beans.


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High Resolution Image Courtesy of French’s French Fried Onions

Broccoli Cheddar Bake
Prep Time: 10 min.     Bake Time: 30 min.

1 (10 ¾ oz.) can             CAMPBELL'S® Condensed Broccoli Cheese Soup 
¾ cup                           milk
1 1/3 cups (2.8 oz.)            FRENCH'S® Original or Cheddar French Fried Onions
1 1/3 cups                          shredded Cheddar cheese
4 cups                           cooked broccoli cute

1. MIX soup, milk, 2/3 cup French Fried Onions, 2/3 cup cheese and broccoli in 1 1/2-qt. baking dish.
2. BAKE at 350ºF for 30 min. or until hot. Stir.
3. TOP with remaining cheese and onions.  Bake 5 min.

Makes            6 servings
Tip: Use 1 bunch broccoli, cut up and cooked or 16 oz. pkg. frozen broccoli cuts.




Look for French’s Original and Cheddar French Fried Onions in the canned vegetable aisle at your favorite supermarket.  For more great recipes and cooking tips from the test kitchen at French’s, please visit www.frenchsfoods.com.

FRENCH’S Foods, a division of Reckitt Benckiser Inc., the maker of FRENCH’S® French Fried Onions, is a leading manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of food and household products. Some other well known, trusted household names in the Reckitt Benckiser Inc. family of food products include FRENCH’S® Mustards, FRANK’S® REDHOT® Cayenne Pepper Sauce and FRENCH’S® Worcestershire Sauce.

19 comments :

  1. Yay! Thanks for doing this!
    http://we3mommies.wordpress.com/2010/04/28/125/

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  2. Great idea! I love my Classic Yellow Mustard! Here's my recipe for Honey Mustard dippin' sauce:

    http://thepesteredchef.blogspot.com/2010/04/two-favorite-frenchs-recipes.html

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  3. YUMMO! My son loves to use the rolling pin!

    CRUNCHY ONION PORK CHOPS

    Ingredients:
    2 cups (2 oz.) FRENCH'S® Original or Cheddar French Fried Onions

    2 tbsp. flour

    4 (1/2 inch thick) bone-in or boneless pork chops

    1 egg, beaten

    Directions:
    PLACE French Fried Onions and flour into plastic bag. Lightly crush with hands or with rolling pin. Transfer to shallow dish.

    DIP pork chops into beaten egg; then toss in crushed onions. Place pork chops into disposable foil pan.

    PREPARE grill for indirect cooking over medium-high heat (400°F). Cook pork chops in covered grill 20 to 25 min. or until no longer pink in center.

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  4. What a fun mother's day recipe exchange! Thanks for the ideas!

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  5. Thanks for this giveaway!

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  6. This is a wonderful thing to do for mother's day. I can't wait to see the other recipes.

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  7. How fun!

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  8. Woot woot... no longer a Blog Virgin!!

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  9. Thanks! I'll join in!

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  10. I am more than happy to share an idea...

    http://joelynmorgan.blogspot.com/2010/05/some-recipe-ideasfrom-frenchs-foods.html

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  11. Thanks for this giveaway.

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  12. Happy Mother's Day!!!!!

    Here's Mine....

    http://thelostbuckeyes.blogspot.com/2010/05/tmn-and-cfm-happy-mothers-day.html

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  13. Yum!

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  14. thanks my blog is candlemom1984.blogspot.com

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  15. My recipe is simple, but it is so good and I could eat it any time of day. The coconut shrimp recipe looks awesome, can't wait to try it.

    http://holly-spendlesssavemore.blogspot.com/2010/05/frenchs-recipe.html

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  16. Love the receipes..gotta try some

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  17. Hooray! Got my blog posted!!! Hope someone tries it and lets me know how it is!

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    Candy from TMN VegasMommies

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  18. Now I'm hungry for mustard!!



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  19. If this is still up, I'm in!!
    :)
    thatmomentinlife@gmail.com

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