DECA and the Exchange Holiday Recipe Contest

A holiday recipe contest runs through midnight Dec. 31, DeCA and the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, also known as the Exchange, are offering shoppers opportunities to win shopping sprees just by entering their favorite holiday recipes. To enter, go to for contest details and a link to an email address to send recipes. There are three categories: main dish, side dish or dessert.

Participants must submit a description of the recipe, 50 words or less, or the origin of the recipe. Recipes must include specific ingredient measurements and preparation directions. Limit two entries per immediate family. There will be four winners for each category – 12 chances to win. First-place winners in each category receive a $500 Exchange gift card and a $500 commissary gift card donated by DeCA’s industry partners.



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  1. My husband who came back from deployment a year ago begged me to make this for him on his first night back. Its his favorite dinner and every man and woman of course love it too!!

    2 lbs of chopped meat..80 % fat content comes out best
    4 american cheese slices crumbled in pieces or shredded mild cheddar
    1 cup of cooked crumbled bacon
    1 packet of sazon seasoning (usually found in ethnic food isle)
    3 eggs
    1 cup of 4cs seasoned bread crumbs
    1 cup of ketchup
    4 tablespoons of yellow or whole grain mustard
    1 tbspoon of water

    Mix eggs bread crumbs bacon sazon and cheese well and form into a a small saucepan, combine ketchup and mustard and a tablespoon of water and simmer on medium heat until its bubbly..cover top of manloaf and bake on 350 for about an hr. Your man will eat this up until gone

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