Monday, February 20, 2012

Giveaway: Toast to the Red Carpet – LIVE by I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. All opinions are 100% mine.

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Let’s have a show of hands. How many of you love the Oscars? I know I do! With all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, what’s there not to like, right? It’s definitely an event that I would look forward to each year. As we all know, with the Oscars comes a host of ‘not to be missed’ red carpet events. This year, one of the buzz worthy event among foodies and fashionistas is the Toast to the Red Carpet – LIVE, presented by I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! online viewing party hosted by I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. On February 26th, from 3-4pm PST, it will be streaming live on the I Can't Believe It's Not Butter’s Facebook page and guess what? YOU are invited!

During this hour, foodies and fashionistas will be have the opportunity to get insiders access to some of the hottest red carpet fashion by Hollywood stars, even before the start of the event. Also, you can be part of a roundtable discussion with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars as well as a culinary and entertaining expert who will be preparing some really yummy recipes that you can use at your own home viewing party! Oh, talking about recipes, I must say that I found some really awesome red carpet recipes that you could make with I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! on their website. They look so good, I MUST share with you one of my all-time favorites. Here’s the recipe for Caramelized Onion & Fig Mini Pizzas.

Caramelized Onion & Fig Mini Pizzas

Makes: 4 main-dish or 8 appetizer servings

Preparation Time: 15 Minute(s)

Cook Time: 30 Minute(s)


- 2 Tbsp. I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!® Spread

- 1 medium onion, thinly sliced

- 1 cup dried mission figs, chopped (about 5 oz.)

- 1 Tbsp. port wine (optional)

- 6 slices low fat Swiss cheese (about 4 oz.)

- 2 (8-in.) prebaked pizza crusts


Preheat oven to 450°.

Melt I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!® Spread in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat and cook onion, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes or until golden brown. Stir in figs and port and cook until liquid is absorbed. Arrange 3 slices cheese, torn to fit, on each pizza crust, then evenly top with onion mixture; press gently. Arrange pizzas on baking sheet and bake 12 minutes or until cheese is melted and crust is crisp. Garnish, if desired, with thinly sliced fresh basil leaves. Cut each to pizza into 8 wedges.

TIP: Also great as a bruschetta topping! Simply toast rounds of French bread, then top with onion and fig mixture. Garnish with shredded cheese and toast until golden.

Cost per recipe*: $7.70.

Cost per serving*: $1.93

To add to the excitement of this event, I have teamed up with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter and we will be having a giveaway! A lucky reader will be randomly selected to win a coupon for a FREE tub of I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! All you need to do to enter is comment on this post about why you are going to watch the Toast to the Red Carpet – LIVE online show and interact during the Toast to the Red Carpet – LIVE online show on the I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter’s Facebook page. All comments must be submitted by 11:59pm, February 26th and a winner will be selected on February 27th.

*Disclaimer: All giveaway items were provided by I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! per FTC guidelines.

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Jessica T. said...

I am going to watch to see what everyone is wearing. I love the dresses!
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Kimberly said...

nice recipe. will try it for my oscar party on sunday! :-)

natalie said...

I'm watching to keep tabs on the latest fashion!

AimeeP said...

Two words = the dresses!

sheena_c said...

My girls and I will be watching tonight! Can't wait for all the latest fashions and Hollywood glam!

debijackson said...

the dresses of course