Wednesday, 14 October 2015

WIN prizes in the Vincent Price Treasury Cookalong

To celebrate the UK launch of Mary and Vincent Price’s 50th Anniversary Edition of A Treasury of Great Recipes, Silver Screen Suppers are inviting you to a cookalong – wherever you are in the world – whenever you have a moment to cook!

Simply select one or more of the recipes below (or any other from the Treasury if you are lucky enough to have a copy), and post a Treasury themed blog entry before midnight on Saturday 7th November 2015.

The 50th Anniversary Edition will be launched on that date in Harrods in London (one of the London venues Mary and Vincent write about in the Treasury) which will be attended by Victoria Price who will be signing copies of the new version of the book that day.  There are only a handful of places left for the tour of the food halls and brunch – join us!

Harrods Book Launch Tour and Brunch in Georgian Restaurant – morning of the 7th November 2015

Now then, for the COOKALONG! You are welcome to join in, even if you don’t have a blog, just send Jenny at Silver Screen Suppers pictures of the dish you cooked and a little description of your enjoyment of it, and she will include you in a blog post.  You can find the link below in Rules.
Here are a selection of dishes you could try, with links to the recipes courtesy of Silver Screen Suppers.  All the recipes can be found at the bottom of each linked post, choose one or more of these, or something else you fancy from the Treasury:

The Nibbles – Cheese Knots
The Soup – Sopa Poblana
The Posh One – Chicken in Champagne Sauce
The Favourite Chicken One – Chicken Sweet and Hot
The Steak – Butterfly Steak Hong Kong
The Muffins – Blueberry Muffins a la Postada
The Brekkie – Buckingham Eggs
The Veggie One – Champignons Marie Victoire
The Cake – Pineapple Nut Bread
The Fruit Tart – Crostata di Mele

• There will be a grand prize for the blog post that best captures the spirit of Mary and Vincents’ love of sharing great food with good friends.  Entries will be judged by Vincent and Mary’s daughter, Victoria.  A copy of A Treasury of Great Recipes signed by Victoria will be sent to you, wherever you are in the world!

• Second prize will be a Treasury of Great Recipes themed dinner for two at Silver Screen Suppers Towers in London.  Fear not if you are far away from London, as Jenny will send you a glorious package of British food goodies instead!

1 – publish your post anytime between now, and midnight on the 7th November 2015, which is launch day for the book here in the UK.
2 – send me a link to your post as soon as it is live via the Silver Screen Suppers Contact page – please include your name, your blog name, the country in which you reside, and the name of the dish(es) you have made.
3 – in your blog post please include the following links (you should be able to just copy and paste as a block):
Vincent Price Treasury Cookalong with Silver Screen Suppers
Cooking With Vincent Website – for details of celebratory events in the USA 
Vincent Price Legacy Tour – for details of celebratory events in the UK
Amazon Page for the 50th Edition of A Treasury of Great Recipes

4 – feel free to invite others to join in, and use the Treasury Cookalong button (at the head of this post) with gay abandon on your website, in tweets, and on all and every social media platform!

5 – if you tweet, the hashtag for the Cookalong is #TreasuryCookalong – the official Vincent Price twitter handle is @masterofmenace and Jenny's is @silverscreensup

So what are you waiting for? Time to cook up a storm!

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