Libby's® 100% Pure Pumpkin Blends into Unique Recipes on Holiday Edition of "All Mixed Up™"
LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin featured in reality Cooking Show; "The Pumpkin King" Evan Lunde will taste and judge three appetizers created by student chefs during competition
Pompano Beach, FL (PRBuzz.com) November 9, 2012 -- After a flavorful and successful season 1, Nestlé® USA will again take center stage in the kitchen of "All Mixed Up,™" a reality-based cooking series from the producers of the award-winning show "Designing Spaces" on Lifetime TV. Hosted by culinary celebrity chef and TV personality, Ralph Pagano, "All Mixed Up's™" spicy first episode of season 2 aired on Lifetime TV November 9th at 7:30 am (ET/PT).
This season, Nestlé's® all-natural Libby's® 100% Pure Pumpkin is the secret ingredient revealed to the aspiring chefs only moments before the appetizer competition begins. With the timer set for only 30 minutes, the competition heats up as the culinary students create, mix, blend and whip up three different original appetizers using Libby's® 100% Pure Pumpkin.
Evan Lunde, "The Pumpkin King" will be featured on "All Mixed Up™" as one of the panel judges who will share his cooking and pumpkin expertise with viewers and the aspiring chefs. Will the students' culinary creations impress with sizzle or deflate with fizzle? Lunde says, "The LIBBY'S® Brand is excited to partner with All Mixed Up™, as it will showcase the best up and coming chef's, that will prove their creativity and expertise in using LIBBY'S® Pumpkin in new and exciting ways. Pumpkin is a SuperFood and these Super Chef's are sure to inspire you!"
The twists and challenges Pagano throws at the students really dials up the pressure in the kitchen. Will the diverse personalities of the student chefs mix well together or will it be a recipe for disaster? Can the students rise to the culinary challenge? Tune in the next 2 Fridays, November 16th, and November 23rd at 7:30 am on "All Mixed Up" on Lifetime Television to find out!
The history of LIBBY'S® Pumpkin is as rich as its golden orange color. Nestlé is proud to have owned the Libby's Pumpkin business for over 40 years, and to plant, grow, harvest, and process more than 85% of the world's canned pumpkin using their special Dickinson pumpkin seeds. Known for the LIBBY'S® Famous Pumpkin Pie, LIBBY'S® has evolved to become a year-round household name, with home cooks using their pumpkin for its superior nutrition benefits in an assortment of recipes.
ABOUT ALL MIXED UP™: "All Mixed Up" is a half hour reality cooking show that combines the perfect mix of ingredients for food competition, food history and culinary adventure. The show is hosted by Ralph Pagano who is a world renowned chef and culinary celebrity. Three up and coming student chefs compete before a panel of judges by taking America's favorite brands and turning them into three unique three course meals. The chefs must complete an appetizer, entrée and a dessert in 30 minutes and will be judged on recipe originality, presentation and taste. Who will win the competition? And who will survive being "All Mixed Up"? For more information please visit us at: www.designingspaces.tv or www.allmixedup.tv
ABOUT NESTLÉ USA: Named one of "The World's Most Admired Food Companies" in Fortune magazine for fifteen consecutive years, Nestlé provides quality brands and products that bring flavor to life every day. From nutritious meals with LEAN CUISINE® to baking traditions with NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE®, Nestlé USA makes delicious, convenient, and nutritious food and beverage products that make good living possible. That's what "Nestlé. Good Food, Good Life" is all about. Nestlé USA, with 2011 sales of $10 billion, is part of Nestlé S.A. in Vevey, Switzerland -- the world's largest food company with a commitment to Nutrition, Health & Wellness -- with 2011 sales of $94 billion. For product news and information, visit Nestleusa.com or NestleNewsroom.com.