January 9, 2010

Super Bowl XLIV and Old EL Paso Tackle the Taste Gift Pack Giveaway

photo courtesy of Panthers.com

Winner Update: Random.org generated number 7 as the winner.
Congratulations to Queen of the Free!

Can you believe how time flies? I can't! Was it that long ago from the last Super Bowl? The dismay and frustrations still seem fresh if you ask me. Unreal as it may seem, Super Bowl 44th is almost here. And you know what that means! Overflowing tons of Chips and Salsas in my house! Yum yum...

If you're an old-timer in my blog, then you're fully aware how much hubby loves football, and yes, I tolerate him. My 5 year old daughter has also caught this football bug. So this year will be quite interesting, mildly put. As for me, I'm all for the chips and salsas! Oh, the salsas that want me to dance the la Curacha...
Obviously, I love salsa dips if you can't already tell! Thankfully, Old El Paso via MyBlogSpark was generous enough to provide me the "Tackle the Taste" gift pack that included two 4.5 oz of their canned Green Chiles, a football-shaped ceramic serving platter, two sets of football-themed plates, cocktail napkins and a themed table runner (like the one pictured below) to help me score a great mealtime touchdown this year!

According to a survey done for Old El Paso Green Chiles this year, 61% of adults plan to watch the big game and dishes on top of their lists are:

Chips and dip salsa 67%. Wings 57%. Nachos 33%. Veggies and dip 29%. Chili 24%

Now if you're feeling adventurous like me, here are some quick recipe ideas with a prep time of less than 30 minutes each that you can stick your magic spoon in:

Green Chile Dip
Green Chile Cornbread
Taco Nachos
Black Bean Dip
Slow Cooker Salsa Chili
Seven-Layer Bean Dip
Skillet Nacho Chili
Southwestern Dip

You can also grab a coupon to save $0.55 on one can of Old El Paso Green Chiles to get you started. Feeling the excitement yet? You should because what's next is a giveaway! One lucky reader will win a Tackle the Taste Gift Pack!
So let's start blitzing then punt it with comments: 
( 2 mandatory entry - do this for one entry)
a) Visit Old El Paso and tell me which of their other products you want to try
b) Follow Zen MamaVentures

Then proceed to Additional Entry:
c) Follow @MaricrisG and tweet this: I just entered to win Old El Paso Tackle the Taste Gift Pack Giveaway http://bit.ly/82lYhS @MaricrisG.
d) Subscribe to Zen MamaVentures RSS
e) Tweet about the Old El Paso Tackle the Taste Gift Pack Giveaway each day. No limit.

GOODLUCK everyone! And make sure you leave a valid email address so I can notify you if you are the winner. The contest will run from Jan. 9-19, 2009 @ 12:00AM EST. OPEN TO US ADDRESSES ONLY.

*Old El Paso via MyBlogSpark provided the free Tackle the Taste Gift Pack to this blogger and sponsored the giveaway.


  1. Cheesy Pizza Quesadilla Bites sounds wonderful!!

  2. I follow & would like to try the stand & stuff tacos.

  3. I follow you on twitter,

  4. I would like to try their stack and stuff taco shells! I follow your blog!

    jennifercausby at hotmail dot com

  5. I follow you on twitter- Jcausby and I tweeted. http://twitter.com/JCausby/status/7803747138

    jennifercausby at hotmail dot com

  6. I subscribe via email.

    jennifercausby at hotmail dot com

  7. Daily tweet! http://twitter.com/JCausby/status/7843471047

    jennifercausby at hotmail dot com

  8. Daily tweet! http://twitter.com/JCausby/status/7876308608

    jennifercausby at hotmail dot com

  9. Daily tweet! http://twitter.com/JCausby/status/7928745426

    jennifercausby at hotmail dot com

  10. I follow you now and I would love to try their taco seasoning packets (I usually buy Taco Bell brand!)

    THANKS! If you want to follow me come on by

    newmommyin08 {at} yahoo {dot} com

  11. I Follow you @royaldixie and I tweeted

    I would really love to win this!!

  12. I subscribe through your RSS Google Reader

    newmommyin08 {at} yahoo {dot} com

  13. Daily tweet! http://twitter.com/JCausby/status/7971375598

    jennifercausby at hotmail dot com


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