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A Surprise in the Mail and a Bonus Giveaway!!

Yesterday I received a package from Marzetti.  In it was 4 bottles of the Girard's Dressings!!
Apple Poppy Seed
Peach Mimosa
Creamy Balsamic
They are so beautiful and elegant.
 My kids thought they were so fancy and were excited that they got to use them.
This was perfect timing.  I had planned chicken salads for dinner.  After much debate we decided to try the Apple Poppyseed and Creamy Balsamic on our salads.  OH MY!!! One word DELICIOUS!!!  I tried the Apple Poppyseed first and loved it. The flavor combination is incredible.  Not too sweet, just perfectly sweetened. I thought there couldn't be anything better. Then I tried the Creamy Balsamic, also loved it!!  I was amazed at how great tasting both these dressing were.  Honestly, I can't choose my favorite. The whole family raved at how good both dressings were. Now I am so excited to try the other two. 
Girard's has partnered with to create Everyday Elegance, a blog featuring new recipes and entertaining ideas. There are some great looking recipes and incredible tips.
Now for the great news.....
Marzetti has given me 2 more bonus giveaways. 
2 lucky winners will receive the four dressing shown!! YUM!!!
Entering is easy: Just leave me a comment telling me which one of Girard's dressings you would like to try.
  Bonus entries:
2- Follow One Crazy Cookie
3- Go to and tell me which recipe looks the most appealing to you.
4- If you entered my previous Girard's giveaway. 
Leave me a separate comment for each entry. 
Winners will be chosen by the random generator on August 7th.
**I will be sharing more experiences with this dressing.

NOTE: Marzetti sent me the bottles of Girard's dressing to try and review.  Opinions of the product all all mine.  I was not paid for this post.


  1. Mmmmmm! The apple poppyseed dressing sounds amazing! I love to add apples to my salads, so this would be a perfect dressing, I think.

    I love Marzetti's dressings!

  2. Sounds yummy! I think Creamy Balsamic sounds good! Thanks for the chance!

  3. I've been following, thanks for leading us to such yummy things:@)

  4. I have had their Champagne dressing before, and it is amazing. So, I have no doubt that the remaining flavors are wonderful as well. I had no idea they made other flavors. I wish I could find these at my grocery store. As far as which I'd love to taste, I think it'd be the Peach Mimosa. Thanks for hosting this giveaway.

  5. All of the recipes on that page look amazing. However, the Seared Scallops with Peach Beurre Blanc and Herbed Spinach Linguini caught my eye. mmm, now I'm hungry!

  6. Ok, I've been seeing these all over and they look SO GOOD! Expecially the apple poppyseed! I so want to try them!! Thanks for a great giveaway!!!

  7. I want to try the Grilled Chicken and Waldorf Wraps. I also saw a potato salad recipe that looks awesome with this dressing. I could find many uses for it! Thanks!

  8. The Champagne sounds interesting! How do you get free stuffs for reviews? Ah im so jealous!

  9. The creamy balsamic would be first up!

  10. I'd like to try the spinach nectarine salad on Epicurious!

  11. I entered your previous Gerard's giveaway!

  12. I think i'd like to try the apple poppyseed.

  13. I entered the last girard contest.

  14. No way how exciting!!!!

    Love Peach Mimosa

  15. Hot potato salad is always one of my favs :)

  16. Loving the idea of the creamy balsamic.

  17. The dumplings recipe sounds GREAT!

  18. My favorite Girard's is raspberry but I would love to try champagne!

  19. I'd be interested in the Creamy Balsamic. I love balsamic vinegar :)

  20. I would love to try the dumpling recipe.

  21. I have been following you, thanks for the great dinner ideas!

  22. Of course I am a follower!!!

  23. I'd have to go with the marinated grilled tuna steaks with cous cous. That looks delicious!!!


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