The Crock-Pot brand has named April McKinney of Murfreesboro as one of three finalists in the first-ever nationwide search for the Ultimate Crock-Pot Crock-Star.
McKinney has visited Bedford County as a guest of Whitney Danhof's food programs at the University of Tennessee Extension Office.
McKinney's original slow cooker recipe for Caribbean Chicken Stew earned her the coveted spot after the Crock-Pot brand received a bountiful of entries during last month's submission phase.
To help McKinney realize her dream of becoming the first-ever Ultimate Crock-Pot Crock-Star, consumers may vote for her once each day from November 12-25 by visiting Crock-Pot.com.
McKinney was one of many slow cooking enthusiasts in search of instant slow cooking fame who turned on her Crock-Pot slow cooker, turned up her culinary creativity, and submitted her most unique and delightfully unexpected original slow cooker recipes for a chance to win the contest.
The winner will receive a coveted guest appearance on Cooking Channel's From The Kitchens Of special show to air on Jan. 20, 2013.McKinney named finalist in cooking contest