Sunday, April 19, 2009

Flash In The Pan Launch Party

Join me on Twitter for the official launch of A Flash in the Pan on
Wednesday April 22nd.
The preparty starts at 7 pm EST full party begins at 8 pm EST.
Use hashtag #FIPan


What is A Flash in the Pan? (from

A Flash In The Pan is the answer to, "What’s for dinner?" Every Friday, we provide a week’s worth of customizable, chef-created dinner menus for the upcoming week. Select how many servings and what time you want to eat and we take care of the rest! You’ll get a shopping list and our patented Cooksheet™ to help you think and cook like a chef. All you have to do is prepare for the compliments!

Do you need specialized recipes for diabetes, gluten-free living, healthy kids, quick and healthyno red meat? We’ve got you covered. You’ll also save money by cooking more meals at home. For less than the cost of ordering a pizza, we can help you eat healthier and more deliciously than you ever thought possible, for the entire month!

All of our recipes are seasonal, so the ingredients will taste better and be healthier for you and the environment. We take our fish and seafood recommendations from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch Guide. Wherever possible, we recommend eating sustainably, shopping organically and supporting your local food producers. We now offer a way for you to give while you’re getting! We donate 10% of our profits to medical research. When you sign up for an account, you can choose whether to direct your donation to autism, celiac or diabetes research!

To celebrate the launch of the site A Flash in the Pan is giving away 100 free 1 year memberships and an awesome Grand Prize!

25 memberships will be given away during the launch party.

25 bloggers are each giving away 3 free 1 year memberships. I was lucky to be chosen as one of these bloggers! To see the other bloggers go here. Follow my directions below to enter my contest.

Each of the 25 bloggers will choose an entry (chosen by from their contest and it will be entered in the drawing to win the GRAND PRIZE!


Max and Nancy are two chefs from Napa Valley and founders of They both graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and have over 35 years of professional culinary experience between them. One lucky winner will win both of them for one evening and an incredible 6-course dinner for 6 people. Both chefs will come to the winner's house, prepare the feast AND clean up after! So, decide who your five best friends are and enter to win!

1. Chefs will travel to anywhere in the United States only.
2. Chefs will pay for all travel and food expenses. If desired, any wine or alcohol will be provided by winner.
3. Menu to be determined by winner and chefs.
4. Date of dinner to be determined by winner and chefs.
5. Please enter even if you fear that your house is too dirty for company or that you will be judged-- we have children and understand!

To enter for your chance to win one of 3 one year memberships to A Flash in the Pan or an entry into the GRAND PRIZE drawing please do the following.

Main Entry
1.) Click here to go to A Flash in the Pan and view the sample recipe. Come back here and leave me a comment with the name of the recipe and what you think about it.
Bonus Entries (leave a separate comment for each)
1.) Post this contest on your blog and link back to this site.
2.) Copy and paste this tweet to help spread the word about the launch party. "Join the #FIPan launch party Wed 4/22 @ 7pm EST. Prizes, food and fun! Register to win here"
3.) Stumble or Digg this giveaway using bar under my signature.
4.) Subscribe to my blog (panda in upper right sidebar).

US entries only please. Please make sure to leave a valid email address or your Twitter ID in at least one of your comments. I will not hunt you down if you win. If you do not follow the entry requirements as stated above, your entry will be invalid, so please make sure you read the directions carefully :) This contest will end at 11:00 am EST, Tuesday, April 21st. The winner will be chosen by and will be notified via email or Twitter DM. The winner will also be posted on this blog. The winner has 24 hrs from the time of the posting to claim their prize or another winner will be chosen.

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MJ said...

I like Broiled Lemon Glazed salmon. It sounds yummy and easy!!!


Holley V said...

The asparagus soup with lemon creme sounds yummy! What a great idea and giveaway!!

madmad59 said...

I love fish , and I like Broiled Lemon Glazed salmon. I would love to have them cook for me! madly59

madmad59 said...

I follow on twitter and will RT NOW! madly59

Gillian said...

The chicken and spinach salad sounds delicious and looks simple to make!

Mary Ann said...

OOOH i love food!!! the chicken stuffed with sauteed onions and fontina looks amazing. Even if i dont win im going to make it! :)


Melissa Chapman said...

The Broiled Lemon Glazed Salmon sounds DIVINE...can they come and cook it for me too! I ALWAYs burn my salmon- raw on the inside and burnt on the outside!

Mary Ann said...

I re-tweeted your post!!!


Melissa Chapman said...

RT @CraftyMamaof4: How would you like to win 2 chef's for a day! *FIPan enter here! Not many entries, good chances H ...

CTgirlinKS said...

Chicken stuffed w/ sauteed onions and fontina. mmm.. I think I could make this. add some fresh asparagus from the farmers' market...

CTgirlinKS said...

tweet tweet! : )
I think that I'll make time for this. sounds like fun!

Susieqtpie said...

I"m all for the chicken and spinach salad! I love how simple it looks so easy and quick to put together for dinner! Thanks

Susieqtpie said...

HI! I'm susieqtpie on twitter and I just tweeted this!

Susieqtpie said...

I have subscribed to your feed and following on google feed with cafescrapper at gmail dot com THanks

Julia said...

Those recipes all sound great! I LOVE rosemary, who doesn't like new ways to make salmon, it's so good and so good for you! And I love spinach! My best friend and I ate bowls of it for snacks growing up. That is one exciting menu!!

Sarah N said...

The sample recipe is chicken stuffed with sauteed onions and fontina and it looks delicious!!

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