Review and Giveaway: DOLE Make me a Chef Contest!

Lily absolutely LOVES playing “cooking show” in the kitchen anytime we prepare a meal.  So, I knew the DOLE Make Me a Chef contest was right up her alley!

dolelogo Chef Ben Ford has created four signature recipes with DOLE Canned Fruit and you (plus three friends) can win the chance to hang out with the Chef at his Los Angeles restaurant this June!  It’s so easy to enter:

Visit the Registration Page and enter a short essay on how DOLE Canned Fruit is a staple in your pantry no later than May 8, 2009.

In addition to winning the trip, you can also win $100 worth of DOLE products in weekly random drawings OR one of two drawings for a $500 VISA gift card!

Lily and I looked through the recipes and decided to try out the Easy Aloha Smoothie.  Check out my Little Chef!

DOLE has also placed the power in MY hands to select one reader to win a “Stock Your Panty” gift card worth $25 of DOLE Canned Fruit!

How to Enter:

1.  Visit DOLE Make Me a Chef recipe section and tell me which recipe you would like to try!

2.  If you decide to submit an essay to win the Grand Prize, repost your essay in my comments and you will recieve 10 extra entries into the $25 drawing on The Not-So-Blog!

Additional Entries (please leave each entry as a separate comment):

1.  Blog about this giveaway and link back to The Not-So-Blog.

2.  Subscribe to my blog.

3.  Place my button on your sidebar.

4.  Favorite me in Technorati.

Contest ends at 11:59pm CST on May 8, 2009.  Prizes not claimed in 72 hours will be forfeited.  Open to everyone.


  1. Carolyn D says:

    I posted an essay, but I’d rather not share it. I used this link, if it helps.

  2. Tammy Kennedy says:

    I make a pina colada cake but would love to try their
    Pina Colada Creme Caramel With Pineapple Chantilly Cream

    Happy Mothers Day to All


  3. I like the pineapple mint lemonade recipe.

  4. Amber S. says:

    I’d like to try the Pineapple Sweet and Sour Chicken!

  5. I would love to make the pineapple coffee cake

  6. Molly Capel says:

    The Pineapple Mint Lemonade looks yummy.

  7. wendy wallach says:

    I like the pineapple coffee cake.

    madamerkf at aol dot com

  8. yummy pinapple coffee cake. my husband loves coffee cake!

  9. Leigh Nichols says:

    Pineapple Coffee cake looks especially delicious to me today :)

  10. Laura G says:

    Pineapple Sweet & Sour Chicken sounds delish

  11. I’d like to make the shrimp curry with pineapple-ginger rice.

  12. El Valente says:

    I’d try the Pineapple Sweet and Sour Chicken

  13. Sarah Stern says:

    I would like to try the Mandarin Sunrise Pizza.

  14. I like the Easy Aloha Smoothie

  15. kathy pease says:

    id love the easy aloha smoothie

  16. Samantha Aluse says:

    The Pineapple Salsa Chicken – YUM! YUM! YUM!

  17. Jennifer Jozwiak says:

    I like the Angel Lush!

  18. Michelle H. says:

    I would love to try the pineapple salsa chicken.

  19. Betty C says:

    I want to try the Shrimp Curry with Pineapple-Ginger Rice. Looks yummy.

  20. Betty Curran says:

    I’m a subscriber.

  21. Betty Curran says:
  22. I’d love to try the Pineapple Sweet & Sour Chicken.

  23. Donna K says:

    I would to try the Pineapple Sweet & Sour Chicken

  24. Donna K says:

    I am a subscriber.

  25. Donna K says:

    I put your button on my blog.

  26. Donna K says:

    I faved you on technorati. (donnak4)

  27. The Sweet and Sour Chicken :)

  28. Heather says:

    The Pineapple Mint Lemonade sounds great!

  29. Heather says:


  30. I have your button!