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“You Ate My Plums, Now Write Me A Poem” Contest

plumby Steven Doyle

There is a famous poem by William Carlos William that discusses purloined plums that sat in an ice box eaten at their prime by a remorseful significant other. It has been said that not much thought went into this very brief poem admittedly by William, but you can sense the remorse in the words that the plums were so delicious that he no doubt wished he had shared the experience.

Following is the original 1936 poem, followed by an imagined chef’s rendition. What we want you to do as an amazing contest is to think of a chef or a restaurant in Dallas or Fort Worth and write what they might say in this poem. Anyone can enter, including said chefs. Write your poem in comments.    Continue reading


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Win a Cuisineart Ice Cream Maker

by Crave Staff

This fully automatic Cuisinart Frozen Yogurt-Ice Cream & Sorbet Maker lets you make your favorites in 20 minutes or less, with no fuss and no mess. Just add ingredients to the bowl, press ON and the machine does the rest. The large capacity makes up to 1½ quarts. The double-insulated freezer bowl eliminates the need for ice.

The handy kitchen gadget retails for $110.00. We will select one winner from those that make a comment below and announce the lucky person Friday January 27, 2012 around 5pm.



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Win Three Award Winning Cookbooks

by Crave Staff

 We had a few books come to us over the holidays for review and we would like to share them with you. Just make a comment and we will have not just one but all three of these award winning books sent to you. One winner will be chosen Friday morning, and the books will be shipped out the same day. Read on for a short synopsis of each book. We think you will like these.

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