Do you love to cook, bake, and try new recipes? Does everyone tell you that your recipe could win a contest? Well now it could! Check out the Hormel® Cure 81® Up the Steaks Recipe contest and enter your best recipe for your chance to win!

hormel contest

As fall rolls in and you begin to prepare for football season and tailgating festivities, it’s the perfect time to mix up your usual grilling routine with Hormel® Cure 81® ham steaks. Available in four single-serving varieties – Classic, Brown Sugar, Peppered, and Honey Cured – and already fully cooked, they’re a great lean protein option. Plus, since they can be grilled, baked, seared, or even eaten cold, they’re a versatile addition to your fall cooking. To demonstrate just how easy and delicious these ham steaks are, the Hormel® Cure 81® brand wants to raise the stakes on your cooking and grilling recipes with a contest!

Hormel® Cure 81® Up the Steaks recipe contest:

The “Up the Steaks” recipe contest challenges you to submit the most unique recipe featuring Hormel® Cure 81®. Grand prize valued at $1,500 ($1,000 gift card and a variety of kitchen tools and serving ware valued at $500)!

To participate, simply like the Hormel Cure 81 Facebook page between August 30th  and October 18 and fill out the form with your recipe and information. Winners will be notified at the end of the contest period – it’s that simple.

Below are a few recipe ideas to help get your creative juices flowing:

Ham, Gouda and Cranberry Flatbread

Ham and Bacon Potato Wedges

ham and bacon potato wedges

Hormel® Cure 81® “Ham-Stakes” Sweepstakes contest:

In addition, between Friday, August 30th and Friday, October 18th you can also enter the Hormel® Cure 81® “Ham-Stakes” Sweeptstakes contest.

After liking the Cure 81 Facebook page, you can enter for a chance to win one of many great prizes. A drawing will take place each Friday, beginning on September 6th. The first drawing includes:

  • Grand Prize: a grill, grilling tool set, two camping chairs, one bag tossing set, one $500 gift card.
  • Second Place: TEN winners will receive one $10 off coupon toward the purchase of a Hormel® Cure 81®.

Additional prizes will be awarded on Fridays through October 18th

  • First Place: one small grill, two camping chairs, one small folding table, one $250 giftcard.
  • Second Place: TEN winners will receive one $10 off coupon toward the purchase of a Hormel® Cure 81® ham product.

So tell us….

What is your favorite way to use ham?



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