The 4th Annual Spar for the Spurtle Recipe Contest + Giveaway!

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It is time for the BIG Spar for the Spurtle recipe contest hosted by Bob’s Red Mill with cash prizes of $1000, $2500 and $5000!! To celebrate the launch, we’re also giving away steel cut oats (your choice of organic, quick-cooking or certified gluten-free) and a beautiful myrtlewood spurtle to three of you! Read on for details on both the recipe contest and the giveaway.

Bob's Red Mill Spar for the Spurtle 2014 Recipe Contest + Steel Cut Oats and Spurtle Giveaway

As a Product Ambassador for Bob’s Red Mill, I can’t enter the Spar for the Spurtle recipe contest, but YOU CAN! Simply whip up your favorite recipe using any type of Bob’s Red Mill Steel Cut Oats (yes, they now have Certified Gluten Free Steel Cut Oats, too!). Here are the details:

What: Fourth Annual Spar for the Spurtle Recipe Contest  
When: Kicks off June 2 and runs through August 15, 2014
Where: You can enter and get more info here: bit.ly/sparforthespurtle
Why: Cash prizes! First place: $5000, Second place: $2500, Third place: $1000
How: Enter a recipe with photo using Bob’s Red Mill Steel Cut Oats (RegularQuick CookingOrganicOrganic Quick Cooking, or new Certified Gluten Free). The qualifications are:

  • Winning recipes must use no more than two burners on the stovetop.
  • Winning recipes will demonstrate a creative use of oats.
  • Winning recipes will be prepared in less than 30 minutes.
  • Open to US citizens over 18 years of age, only.
  • Submissions will be accepted via the recipe contest Facebook App or can be entered on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #sparforthespurtle.

To inspire, here are two winning dairy-free recipes from prior Spar for the Spurtle Recipe Contests…

Paradise Porridge Potstickers

Bob's Red Mill Spar for the Spurtle 2014 Recipe Contest + Steel Cut Oats and Spurtle Giveaway (Paradise Porridge Potstickers Recipe Pictured)

Black Bean Porridge Patties with Black Bean Pico De Gallo 

Bob's Red Mill Spar for the Spurtle 2014 Recipe Contest + Steel Cut Oats and Spurtle Giveaway (Black Bean Porridge Patties Recipe Pictured)

Bob’s Red Mill Giveaway Time: 3 Winners!

Bob's Red Mill Spar for the Spurtle 2014 Recipe Contest + Steel Cut Oats and Spurtle GiveawayTo suit up for the sparring, three of you will receive a package of Bob’s Red Mill Steel Cut Oats (your choice of RegularQuick CookingOrganicOrganic Quick Cooking, or new Certified Gluten Free) plus a Myrtle Wood Spurtle!

A spurtle is a traditional Scottish cooking implement used to stir oats as they cook and slowly soften in the pot. Each Myrtle Wood Spurtle from Bob’s Red Mill (pictured below) is handcrafted in Oregon with its own unique shape. It is said that stirring your morning porridge clockwise with a spurtle as it cooks will bring good luck!

To enter this giveaway, use the entry form below. There are four ways to enter!

Bob's Red Mill Spar for the Spurtle 2014 Recipe Contest + Steel Cut Oats and Spurtle Giveaway

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About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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