Creative Cookbook Contest

  • 2020 Creative Cookbook Contest
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The newspaper's annual Creative Cookbook will be published Oct. 20 and 21. The deadline to submit recipes is FRIDAY, OCT. 2. Recipes may be submitted by using this online form or one of the alternate ways listed at the bottom of this page.

Recipe

Please include exact measurements, specific directions, oven temperature and other detailed instructions with your recipe.

Recipe Category

Please choose a category for your recipe. A panel of judges will choose three finalists in each category.

Contact Information

Your contact information is needed in order to be eligible for prizes.

Prizes

First Prize: $500 gift certificate • Second Prize: $200 gift card • Third Prize: $100 gift card • Honorable Mention in each category: $25 • Finalists in each category: $10

Rules

• A panel of judges will choose three finalists in each category. • Finalists will be asked to prepare their dish and bring it to The Derrick office in Oil City for a Taste Test on Wednesday, Oct. 14. • All entries must include your name, address, telephone number and the category in which the recipe should be judged. • Enter original or family recipes only. Recipes from magazines or other commercial or copyrighted materials are not acceptable. • Include exact measurements, specific directions, oven temperature and other detailed instructions. • Employees of Venango Newspapers, The Derrick., The News-Herald and The Clarion News, and their families, may submit recipes, but are not eligible for prizes.

Alternate Ways to Enter

Don't want to use this form? You may mail your recipe to: The Derrick./The News-Herald, ATTN: Cookbook, P.O. Box 928, Oil City, PA 16301. You may also email your recipe to specialsections.thederrick@gmail.com or newsroom.thederrick@gmail.com. Please call 814-677-8370 or toll-free 800-352-1002, ext. 8370, to confirm receipt of your recipes. You must include your name, address and a telephone number in order to be eligible for prizes.

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