Dairy Farmers of Canada invites Milk Calendar fans to vote on all-time
favourite recipes for 35th anniversary edition
TORONTO, April 4 /CNW/ - It has been the centrepiece of kitchen walls
across the country for 35 years; it has inspired millions of meals; and
its recipes are passed down through generations. The Milk Calendar is
celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2012, and Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) is inviting
Canadians to become a part of its history. For the first time ever, DFC
is compiling the Milk Calendar's greatest hits into a special
From now until April 27th, Canadians are invited to vote for their favourite Milk Calendar
recipes at www.mymilkcalendar.ca/vote or by phoning 1-866-514-5773 and to take part in creating what is sure
to be the ultimate Milk Calendar.
"The Milk calendar holds a special place in the hearts of Canadians,"
said Jennifer MacKenzie, Milk Calendar recipe developer. "It is so
wonderful that Milk Calendar enthusiasts are being given the chance to
be a part of this long standing tradition - who better than loyal fans
to choose which recipes will make the final cut."
DFC has reviewed hundreds of Milk Calendar recipes and chosen the top 10
in six different categories - soups and salads, side dishes, main meals
with meat, meatless main meals, desserts and baked goods.
Once the voting has been tallied, the recipes which received the most
votes will be featured on the monthly pages of the special 35th anniversary edition. DFC will work with recipe developer Jennifer
MacKenzie to update each of the winning recipes to reflect 2012
nutrition considerations. For those food aficionados who eat with their
eyes, stunning new recipe photos will be part of this special edition,
and new recipe demonstration videos will also be posted on www.mymilkcalendar.ca.
Canadians can find out the results of the Milk Calendar recipes voting
on Saturday, November 19, 2011 when the special 35th anniversary edition appears in local daily newspapers and online at www.mymilkcalendar.ca.
About Dairy Farmers of Canada
Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) strives to create favourable conditions
for the Canadian dairy industry, today and in the future. DFC works to
maintain policies that foster the viability of Canadian dairy producers
and to promote quality Canadian dairy products made from 100% Canadian
milk as part of a healthy balanced diet.
SOURCE Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC)
For further information:
416-322-3030 extension 231