The Vinegar Institute Announces "Spring Veggies with Vinegar" Recipe Contest

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Do you have a great recipe for veggies or side dishes that include vinegar? Share your recipe with the Vinegar Institute and win $500. Visit to enter your recipe by June 15, 2011.

Research shows Americans consume fewer vegetables than the recommended daily allowance. Vinegar is a great way to kick the taste of veggies up a notch for children and adults alike. Do you have a great recipe for vegetable side dishes that include vinegar? Here’s your chance to share your recipe and win $500! The Vinegar Institute is proud to announce the Spring Veggies with Vinegar Recipe Contest is available on

Three times this year, in June, September and December, a Grand Prize winner will receive a $500 cash prize. In addition, the grand-prize winners and runners up (honorable mentions) will receive recognition via a press release. All participants’ recipes that meet contest criteria will be featured on the website.

How to Enter:

Simply fill out the online form at Sorry, but since this is an online contest, only recipes submitted via the online form will be accepted. In order to qualify, the recipe must meet the following criteria:

  • The recipe must be an original.
  • The recipe must include one or more retail vinegar varieties as an ingredient.
  • All ingredients and exact amounts of each must be listed.
  • Ingredients must be easily found (not too exotic – the easier the better).
  • The recipe must contain specific cooking instructions (temperature, time, and etc. as appropriate).
  • The recipe must include the number of servings.
  • All of the fields on the online form must be completed.

Contest Rules:

  • Recipes must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EDT on June 15, 2011 to be eligible.
  • Recipes will be evaluated on taste, uniqueness, family appeal and ease of preparation.
  • Incomplete entries will not be eligible.
  • Submission of recipe grants The Vinegar Institute the right to edit, publish and market your recipe as it sees fit without any attribution or compensation.
  • No employees of The Vinegar Institute, their related subsidiaries and affiliate companies are eligible.
  • Entrants must be 18 or older.
  • Only residents of the United States are eligible.
  • Judges decisions are final.
  • All federal, state, and local regulations apply.
  • Void where prohibited.
  • Only recipes submitted via the online form will be considered.

For more information, contact The Vinegar Institute at 404-252-3663, or visit the website for contest details at


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