Friday, March 11, 2011

Ore-Ida Steam n' Mash Wants Parents and Kids to Mash and Smash

Forget mashers, forks and other kitchen utensils, what’s the craziest way YOUR KID would mash up their potatoes? Ore-Ida® Steam n’ Mash® wants to know!

From March 7 through March 29, parents are invited to submit their child’s imaginative design at for a chance to win $5,000 in cash and the opportunity to have their idea turned into a video for the world to see!

· Parents submit their child’s creative idea in 50 words or less along with a drawing depicting their most creative way to mash potatoes.

· America votes their favorites to the top and then 20 finalist entries are judged by “e-steamed” Ore-Ida potato experts.

· The grand prize winner takes home $5,000 and five runners-up receive $1,000 each. Ore-Ida Steam n’ Mash will also select a handful of designs to bring to life in a weekly webisode series!

The Mash Destruction contest is as easy as making Steam n’ Mash mashed potatoes, real potatoes that you microwave and then mash your way with butter and milk. No scrubbing, peeling or chopping necessary.

In exchange for this post, I will be entered to receive a basked of mashed potato 'must-haves' to give away to my blog readers. Please do your own research before purchasing products or entering sweepstakes. Your opinions and results may differ.