Christina Verrelli

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A Pillsbury Bake-Off Finalist on Cooking for Competition

Friday, April 16, 2010


Last week, we talked with Pillsbury Bake-Off finalist Christina Verrelli, just days before she headed to Orlando for the Superbowl of cook-offs. Now back in Pennsylvania, she tells us how it went...

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Gearing Up for the Pillsbury Bakeoff

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

The first Pillsbury Bakeoff took place in 1949 with amateur cooks from around the country competing for top honors and $50,000 (the equivalent of roughly $400,000 in today's dollars - not bad!).

In the decades since, the take-home for the winner has gotten bigger and bigger. This year’s grand prize winner, who will be crowned on Monday, April 12, will receive one million dollars, as well as kitchen appliances and a shout-out from Oprah Winfrey.