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Lake Superior Fish Recipe Contest

Lake herring pâtè, anyone? Minnesota Sea Grant wants your best hors d'oeuvre recipe involving commercially caught fish from Lake Superior. These fish include whitefish, lake herring, ciscoes or lake trout. Enter online or send a copy of your fish hors d'oeuvre recipe to:

Spilly's Lake Superior Recipe Contest
Minnesota Sea Grant
144 Chester Park
31 West College Street
Duluth, MN 55812

Photographs are encouraged. This contest is open to people who are not involved in the preparation of food or recipes for pay. Employees of the University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program and members of their households are also ineligible. Recipes must incorporate at least one ingredient derived from whitefish, lake herring, ciscoes, or lake trout. Recipes must reflect hors d'oeuvre portioning. All entries must be received electronically or postmarked by Monday, August 22, 2011.

A full set of guidelines is available online or by request. Prizes will be awarded to the top five contestants. A People's Choice Award will be given to the recipe that receives the most online votes during the months of September and October.

Spilly's Lake Superior Recipe Contest is being conducted in honor of Sea Grant Founder, Professor Athelstan Spilhaus and Lake Superior's commercial fisheries. Dr. Spilhaus would have celebrated his hundredth birthday this November. He felt strongly about using Earth's oceans and inland seas in a sustainable way.

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Posted on June 15, 2011

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