Need some extra cash? Come up with a filling recipe for fillo dough shells. You might win one of four $100 prizes each month and a chance to win the grand prize of $1,234 in Athens 1-2-3-4 Mini Fillo Shells Recipe Contest. The search for delicious, easy Mini Fillo Shell recipes begins on June 1, 2011 and will run each month through May 2012 on the social networking forum, www.phyllo.com.
Athens is looking for foodies to break out of their “shells” by whipping up creative and monthly theme-based recipes that include four filling ingredients or less—plus Athens Mini Fillo Shells. If you're not familiar with them, they're flaky layers of filo dough shaped like mini-muffins. I remember making some savory party appetizers with them once, using a parmesan and mushroom filling. I can think of all kinds of great possibilities here.
|Home cooks are invited to enter their best Mini Fillo Shell recipes each month based on a designated holiday and entertaining related theme. The first contest theme, beginning in June, is “Fourth of July.” Each month’s theme will be revealed on www.phyllo.com. The contest is interactive, where phyllo.com site members can view recipes as they are entered and comment on and rate recipes that they have tried or are interested in.|
Culinary professionals will judge the recipes using the following criteria: