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Does Obama Hate Asparagus?

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It’s spring and that means asparagus season.  But apparently there’s one person who won’t be eating them–President Obama. The word is that the leader of the free world is no asparagus fan.

Regional Best, an online marketplace that supports food artisans, farmers and other small family-owned food companies across the country, is launching a new recipe contest– Asparagus Lovers Unite for Obama! to find and send to the White House the best recipes for the spring veggie.

Here are the details:

WHAT:

A recipe contest to find the best asparagus recipe in America.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

Food bloggers, home cooks, chefs — anyone that has a favorite asparagus recipe.

HOW DO I ENTER?

Enter your favorite asparagus recipe for everything from appetizers to salads, side dishes and main entrees.  Winning recipes from eight regions of the country will be sent to the White House Chef, as well as showcased on RegionalBest.com and publicized nationwide.

Send recipes by email only to recipes@regionalbest.com. The deadline for submissions is May 20, 2009, with winners to be announced and posted on RegionalBest.com May 30, 2009.

DO I WIN ANYTHING?

The grand prize winner will receive $1,000 worth of farmer and artisan produced foods from RegionalBest.com such as California olive oil, Texas Guajillo honey, Idaho organic lamb, Vermont maple syrup and artisan cheese, Michigan herb chocolate truffles, and New England baklava.

ANY OTHER DETAILS?

Recipes will be judged on taste, creativity and regional flair. Regions include New England, Mid-Atlantic, South, Southwest, Midwest, Rocky Mountain, West, and Pacific Northwest.

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