Rhode Island’s own Mary Jo Fletcher LaRocco Wins the 2012 Hood New England Dairy Cook-Off

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Mary Jo Fletcher LaRocco of North Kingstown, R.I. was the grand prize winner at Sunday’s 4th Annual Hood New England Dairy Cook-Off which was held at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence. LaRocco won $10,000 for her Cranberry Limóncello Tarts in a Gingersnap Hazelnut Crust. LaRocco lives with her husband and two children and [….]

Giveaway: Hotel Stay and Two VIP Tickets to the 2012 Hood New England Dairy Cook-Off

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It’s time for one lucky reader to win the Ultimate Prize Package Giveaway from HP Hood. The Ultimate Prize Package includes: Two VIP tickets to the 2012 Hood New England Dairy Cook-Off® One night’s hotel accommodations at the Providence Marriott Downtown, arriving on Saturday, October 20, and checking out on Sunday, October 21. One copy of [….]

Enter the 2012 Hood New England Dairy Cook-Off Now

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HP Hood is now accepting recipe submissions for their 4th Annual New England Dairy Cook-Off®. This year the competition is being held in Providence at the Rhode Island Convention Center on Sunday, October 21. The grand prize is $10,000.00 and was won last year by Dan Rinaldi of Cranston. Rinaldi won in the lunch/dinner (entrée) category [….]

Gracie’s Offers Kids’ Tasting Menu for the Holidays

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Gracie’s restaurant in downtown Providence is now offering a three-course kids’ tasting menu during the holiday season. Executive Chef Matthew Varga and Pastry Chef Melissa Denmark designed the kids’ menu using the same philosophy behind Gracie’s main dining menu: “offering the freshest ingredients to reflect the flavors of the season.” Varga said, “I always have a blast cooking for kids because [….]