Invited to a BBQ this summer, bring simple dipping sauces and have fun #CookWithKohls Sweepstakes and Giveaway

by Melanie Roberts

in Giveaway, Recipe

Invited to a BBQ this summer, bring simple dipping sauces and have fun #CookWithKohls Sweepstakes and Giveaway

I got an e-mail the other day and it had to do with two of my all-time favorite companies, Kohl’s and Food Network. They have an amazing summer sweepstakes going on and they wanted me to join in on the fun. I was given a Gift card and my assignment was to head to my local Kohl’s or I could have gone online, to check out the huge Food Network product selection at Kohl’s. I knew they had a few products, but I had no idea that they had THAT many. I was pleasantly surprised.

I found everything from cookware, bakeware to tableware and serving dishes to utensils and many other products. I had a really hard time choosing. I wanted them all! I did spend a good hour in the store walking back and forth, trying to come up with a item that I really love. I found some measuring bowls and had to reach down, once I moved them a box appeared with a food processor on it. I was kind of excited, this little hidden gem had been on my wish list for forever and I quickly did a price check and for $29.99 this baby had to come home with me.

I also found a beautiful serving platter and the same cereal bowls to go with it, I knew they would be perfect for my dipping sauces to bring along for Summer BBQ’s. I spend under $50 bucks and couldn’t believe the deal I’ve got, oh and I ended up with $10 Kohl’s cash. Yup, awesome deal.

Invited to a BBQ this summer, bring simple dipping sauces and have fun #CookWithKohls Sweepstakes and Giveaway

We love to host Picnic BBQ’s and everyone brings a dish. The Food Network Food Processor came in handy, I had a bunch of Tomatoes on hand that I needed to use and I quickly decided a Salsa would be perfect and everyone would enjoy it.

This is how to make a simple Tomato Salsa

  • Tomatoes
  • Onions
  • Lime Juice
  • Cilantro

Put everything into your food processor and blend it; within minutes (even seconds) you will have a fresh homemade Salsa, serve with chips and your friends will ask for more.

Invited to a BBQ this summer, bring simple dipping sauces and have fun #CookWithKohls Sweepstakes and Giveaway

I also love Mango Salsa, my favorite. I knew mangos were in the fridge along with anything else, and I had a Mango Salsa in no time.

This is how you make Mango Salsa

  • Mangos, peeled
  • Onions, peeled
  • Jalapeño pepper
  • Lime juice
  • Cilantro 

Put everything into your food processor, mix for a few seconds, voila… Mango Salsa is served. It really was THAT simple. I serve Mango Salsa with chips, fried Shrimp or anything else you want a little sweet and kicked up taste. I always run out of Mango Salsa, it’s addictive.

Invited to a BBQ this summer, bring simple dipping sauces and have fun #CookWithKohls Sweepstakes and Giveaway

If you have little ones, don’t forget to dish up some Raspberry Salsa, well… Adults will love it, too. It’s as simple as the Mango and Tomato Salsa, just use Raspberries and if they are a bit sour add a little honey or Orange juice to cut the sourness. We love to serve it with crackers, graham crackers or anything else the kids like to dip.

As you can tell. I’m in love with the Food Network Food Processor and I’m soo glad I was able to pick mine up at Kohl’s. The serving dishes quickly became a favorite of mine, too. Aren’t they cute? You better run and grab a few for yourself, I know they will sell out fast. Be sure to check them out online in case you cant make it to the local store. #CookWithKohls can be so simple when you have the right products.

Kohls #Giveaway

Kohl’s would love for you to get involved and Kohl’s will be giving away $500 Kohl’s Gift Card per week for 7 weeks, we are currently on week 5 of the Sweepstakes and 1 grande prize of $5000 Kohl’s Gift Card in the #CookWithKohls sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes will be held via Twitter and Instagram. To be eligible to win you must Tweet or Instagram using #CookWithKohls, tag @Kohls and have your post align with the weekly topic.

This weeks topic June 16 to June 23, 2014 is: Picnic and Potluck Dinners! Don’t forget to be considered, your must tag @Kohls, and use the hashtag #CookWithKohls and align your post with the weekly topic of Picnic and Potluck. From lemonade to fruit smoothies and Summer Potluck dishes, Kohl’s wants to hear your favorite summertime Picnic do’s and don’ts!

Follow @Kohls and post a photo based on the weekly #CookWithKohls topic for your chance to win Kohl’s gift cards

Weekly Entry Periods will start at 9:00 am CT and ends at 8:59 am CT

  • 1. May 19 to May 26, 2014
  • 2. May 26 to June 2, 2014
  • 3. June 2 to June 9, 2014
  • 4. June 9 to June 16, 2014
  • 5. June 16 to June 23, 2014
  • 6. June 23 to June 30, 2014
  • 7. June 30 to July 6, 2014

Weekly Topics will be featured on Kohl’s Facebook page, Twitter, and Instagram Sweepstakes Official Rules

We also have a chance for you to win a $25.00 Kohl’s Gift Card right here on the blog, be sure to enter below to make this a sweet deal if you win. Best of luck. One winner will be randomly chosen once the Giveaway is over. Giveaway is open to US only.

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Thanks to Kohl’s for sponsoring the Giveaway and for my Gift Card, no other compensation was nor will be received; all ideas and opinions are 100%my own. Winner has 48 to get back to me with info or a new winner will be chosen.

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Kristin Wheeler ( June 17, 2014 at 11:24 pm

Looks like a perfect summertime recipe! YUM! You are inspiring me to host a get-together!
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soha molina June 18, 2014 at 12:49 am

I would like the Food Processor.

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Birdiebee June 18, 2014 at 1:40 pm

I love the Food Network kitchen towels at Kohl’s. They are the best.

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debbie June 19, 2014 at 4:46 pm

I would love to get the electric skillet.

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Barbara Montag June 19, 2014 at 9:59 pm

I’d buy the Food Network Kitchen Coordinates – love the green!
thank you

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Priscilla S. June 22, 2014 at 3:27 am

I would get the Food Network™ 2-qt. Whistling Teakettle.

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amy rouse June 22, 2014 at 10:22 am

I’m seriously in the market for a food processor so I’d put it towards that

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Virginia Rowell June 22, 2014 at 5:15 pm

I would get the NordicWare 365 Filled Burger Press.

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D Schmidt June 22, 2014 at 9:45 pm

I think I would pick Food Network™ Poppy 4-pc. Square Place Setting

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shaunie June 23, 2014 at 1:33 pm

I would select Food Network™ 10-Speed Digital Hand Mixer

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Tara June 23, 2014 at 6:17 pm

I would get the Cake Dome Set!

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Laura J July 6, 2014 at 11:52 am

Oh I really love the Food Network™ Porcelain 8.7-in. Square Covered Baking Dish!

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carol clark July 7, 2014 at 11:10 pm

Food Network kitchen towels at Kohl’s at gadgets

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Teresa July 8, 2014 at 10:24 pm

I would like to look to see what is on sale to get a great deal. I could use some new bowls with lids.

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Courtnie July 9, 2014 at 1:47 pm

I’d like the Food Network™ 10-pc. Stainless Steel Cookware Set.

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ellen casper July 9, 2014 at 8:20 pm

Food Network™ 2-qt. Whistling Teakettle would be great to have.

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courtney b July 10, 2014 at 3:34 pm

i need the electric skillet- that would help us a lot with our cooking!

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amy pugmire July 11, 2014 at 10:38 am

I would love the Food Network 3-pc. Cookie Sheet Set

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Allison Downes July 12, 2014 at 2:01 pm

I would get the food processor with it.

Thank you for the chance to win this!

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Lisa L July 14, 2014 at 9:32 pm

I would get the Food Network 2-pc. Enamel Nonstick Skillet Set

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trixx July 15, 2014 at 10:09 pm

I’d love to have the Food Network 17-in. Nonstick Roaster

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