First Place Recipe
This delightfully creative recipe won first place in the Local Flavor Recipe Contest presented by Lowes Foods. The author notes that the recipe was passed down to her from her grandmother and mother who were raised in McDowell and Catawba counties.
The recipe tester who judged the recipes submitted in the contest noted that this recipe was so amazing that she even made a second batch. “They’re so simple, creative, and fun for snacking. Even my 10-year-old nephew loved them.”
Second Place Recipe
This sweet strawberry clementine pie recipe was submitted by Mary Leverette of Columbia, SC.
The contest judge noted, “The combination of strawberries with clementines is perfect with that cream cheesey surprise layer underneath. It’s nice and colorful too!”
Third Place Recipe
In Italian, tiramisù means “lift me up.” This interpretation of the classic dessert is from Hidemi Walsh of Plainfield, IN. It appears in liquid form and is equal parts refreshing and decadent.
The recipe contest judge noted this recipe is such a crdative way to use strawberries and is sure to please a crowd since it uses almond milk as a substitute for dairy.
About Lowes Foods
Founded in 1954, Lowes Foods employs nearly 9,000 people and operates over 100 full-service supermarkets in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. Locally owned and operated, Lowes Foods is truly a homegrown company committed to bringing community back to the table by providing customers with the freshest and most innovative local products from local suppliers. The company maintains a strong focus on exceptional customer attention with services like Lowes Foods To Go personal shopping and gas rewards discounts. To learn more, visit www.lowesfoods.com or follow Lowes Foods on Facebook or Twitter. Lowes Foods, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alex Lee, Inc.
To see the results of the Local Flavor: Sweet Potatos recipe contest, click here.