Progresso Panko Bread Crumbs and Chef Michael Chiarello Cookbook Giveaway! [CLOSED] 0

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Congratulations to Emma L Horton, who would like to make Maple-Pecan chicken!

You will be receiving an email from me soon. Please respond within 48 hours with the requested information! Hope you enjoy your box of panko crumbs and the cookbook!

Thanks for everyone that participated in the giveaway! Have a great weekend!
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Are you ready? I’m happy to announce my first sponsored GIVEAWAY on LookyTasty!

I recently received a gift pack from General Mills through MyBlogSpark: a box of Progresso Lemon Pepper Panko for me to review and an autographed copy of Michael Chiarello’s Bottega: Bold Italian Flavors from the Heart of California’s Wine Country. Here’s my gift pack, but one lucky reader will receive one as well. (Details on giveaway below.)

Panko bread crumbs are made from the soft, tender centers of the bread. They are large and flaky, and absorb less oil and are much lighter and crunchier than traditional bread crumbs. You can bake them, fry them, or use it for a coating or as a topping. Totally delicious! I’ve used Japanese panko bread crumbs before. I actually prefer it over regular bread crumbs. I’ve never tried Progresso panko bread crumbs and definitely have not tried anything other than plain ones.

Progresso recently came out with a Lemon Pepper Panko to join their line of panko bread crumbs. Lemon pepper panko bread crumbs are made with lemon zest, black pepper, and spices and adds a flavorful crunch to your regular bread crumb recipes. Progresso crispy panko bread crumbs are also available in Plain and Italian Style.

Chef Michael Chiarello is an Emmy-award winning TV chef and cookbook author. He is the tastemaker behind Bottega Napa Valley Restaurant, NapaStyle and Chiarello Family Vineyards, and appears on The Cooking Channel and Top Chef Masters only on Bravo. He’s helping cooks everywhere use Progresso’s panko to make flavorful, flawless recipes. Visit the Progresso website for Chef Michael Chiarello’s signature recipes and useful tips for cooking with panko bread crumbs.

I browsed through the Signature Recipes and I plan on making Chef Michael Chiarello’s Crispy Seafood Salad. Panko crusted shrimp on a bed of greens, along with a citrus vinaigrette or dressing sounds delightful! I plan on making it dairy-free and will cook the shrimp in the oven instead of frying. I post about it soon once I make it, so stay tuned for that. For now, I would like to share information on the giveaway!

The prize:

To enter giveaway:

  • Leave a comment telling me: What dish would you like to create with Progresso Lemon Pepper Panko? (Required)

For (2) additional entries:

  1. Follow @LookyTasty on Twitter and tweet this giveaway. Leave a comment below with a link to the tweet.
    Enter to win Progresso Panko Bread Crumbs Cookbook giveaway @LookyTasty – http://bit.ly/9W2Jbc #myblogspark
  2. Like LookyTasty on Facebook and leave a comment.

This giveaway is open to US residents. Giveaway ends on November 5th at 11:59pm Eastern Time. The winner will be chosen using the random.org generator. The winner will have 48 hours to respond to my email before a new winner is selected. Don’t forget to leave your email information so that I can contact you. Good luck!

Want to try Progresso Panko Bread Crumbs soon?
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Disclaimer: The gift pack for review, product information, and giveaway were provided to me by General Mills through MyBlogSpark. No other compensation was received for this post. The post was written by LookyTasty and all opinions expressed are solely mine.

Related sweepstakes:
Check out Progresso’s Wine and Dine with Chef Michael Chiarello Sweepstakes:
Now through December 31st, participants can enter for the chance to win a trip for two to Napa Valley to attend the Spring Bud Break Party, an annual dinner and wine tasting event taking place on May 7, 2011. In addition to two tickets to the party, the grand prize also includes roundtrip airfare and hotel accommodations. Click here for the sweepstakes rules and entry form.

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