Lodge Calls For National Cornbread Cook-Off Recipe Submissions

Lodge Cast Iron is putting out a call for recipe submissions to be used at its National Cornbread Cook-Off.

Applicants can submit an original main dish/entree recipe that includes at least one cup of Martha White Cornmeal prepared in Lodge Cast Iron cookware up until January 31, 2019. From the submissions, 10 finalists will be selected to compete in the competition, which is slated to take place in South Pittsburg, TN, on April 27, 2019.

According to Lodge, recipes must be a finalist’s original creation, may not have won previous awards, may not have been published previously, and must not infringe upon any other person’s rights. They cannot be graduates from a culinary institute or be employed as a paid executive chef, or enrolled in culinary school.

Along with the coveted cast iron skillet crown, the cook-off champion will receive $5,000 and a 30-inch stainless steel gas range (a $3,250 value) from FiveStar Professional Cooking Equipment, a division of Brown Stove Works.

“We’re thrilled to host the 23rd annual National Cornbread Cook-Off,” said Mike Otterman, president, Lodge. “The recipes created by cook-off contestants display a wide variety of uses for Martha White cornbread and Lodge Cast Iron cookware.”