Sunday, August 2, 2009

August Event and Contest Prize

Welcome to August's Cooking with Alicia & Annie blog event! Deadline for this month's submissions is August 31, 2009. If you haven't participated before we are happy to have you join us! Please see the general instructions on the upper right sidebar for how to participate. >>>

Those who participate for the month of August will be added to the blogroll and will be entered into a drawing to receive these fabulous Microwave Corn Holders and 2 of these great Microwave Corn Steamers! These wonderful prizes are graciously provided by Kid Smart Living.

Prize Descriptions

MiracleWare Microwave 2-Ear Corn Steamer
Quickly steam two full-size ears or four mini ears of corn to perfection in your microwave with minimal fuss. MiracleWare Microwave Cookware is crafted of high-heat microwave safe plastic formulated to maximize the cooking power of your microwave oven.

Holds 2 large ears or 4 mini ears of corn
9" long (10" incl. handle), 6" wide, 2.75" tall with lid
Dishwasher-safe, microwave-safe
Direction for Steaming Corn on the Cob in the Microwave

For Fresh Corn:
Remove husks and silk, wash thoroughly
Place corn ears in the bottom tray and pour 1/4 cup water per ear into each corn tray
Microwave on medium to medium-high for 4-6 minutes to desired tenderness
Use caution when opening, steam will be hot!

For Frozen Corn:
Place corn ears in the bottom tray and pour 1/4 cup water per ear into each corn tray
Microwave on medium to medium-high*. 1 ear - 5-8 min; 2 ears - 8-12 minutes
(*for best results, follow corn package microwave cooking directions)
Use caution when opening, steam will be hot!
Add butter after cooking is complete

Microwavable Corn Holders
Burned fingers are a thing of the past with our microwave-safe, cool to the touch corn holders. Our set of 4 easy-to-grip and easy-to-store corn holders securely screw into the cob for eating, and snap together to conveniently store in a drawer or picnic box. Designed to be used in the microwave, holders can be inserted before steaming while cobs are cool to avoid scorched fingers.

4 Sets of color-coordinated corn holders
Handles are 3/4 inch in dia, 2.5" long
Comfort-grip handles with screw-in holder keeps cobs secure
Handles stay cool in the microwave
Microwave and Dishwasher-safe
Snap together for convenient storage

So let's get started :) Visit Alicia's Recipes and/or Annie's Recipes to find your recipes. Remember, entries are unlimited, so submit as many times as you like.

If you don't have a blog, you can still participate. Simply upload your photo to the actual recipe on one of the sites above and leave a comment here.

Note: This blog event is open to everyone, however due to exceptionally high shipping costs and import/export fees, only US and Canadian residents are eligible for the prize drawing.


  1. Coca Cola Thick BBQ Sauce
    Sharon Leach

  2. Marshmallow Brownies

  3. Here are my blog posts for this month





  4. Microwave Sponge Toffee submitted by Madison Stoll

  5. When will the September contest start...


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