Carl Buddig & Company has announced that it is awarding Redwood Empire Food Bank and Amy Meiers, a local Santa Rosa resident, $10,000 each as part of the company’s first national “Make It Delish Recipe Contest.” The Make It Delish Recipe Contest tasked consumers with submitting a recipe using Buddig and/or Old Wisconsin products and a secret ingredient for a chance to win monthly prizes as well as the $10,000 Grand Prize. In addition to Meiers’ grand-prize winnings, her primary grocer, G&G Supermarket, was also awarded $10,000 to donate to a charity of its choice, Redwood Empire Food Bank.

Beginning October 1, 2015, three recipes were awarded first-, second- and third- place prizes by a panel of judges each month through December 2015. Meiers’ submission placed third in the month of December and was voted the grand-prize winner by the general public from the top nine recipes throughout the contest. More than 1,000 entries were accrued throughout the duration of contest.

To learn more about the Make It Delish Recipe Contest and view the other winning recipes, visit