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Ore-Ida Steam n' Mash Search for 'Smashing' Ideas from Kids

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Get involved in the voting round of the "Mash Destruction Contest." To spread the word about a cool product meant to make mom's life easier, the Ore-Ida brand asked their kids to draw up fun new ways to mash real chunks of potatoes. The inspired submissions rolled in--many kids were vying for a chance to win $5,000 in the contest. Take a look at a few of the creative ideas.


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Submissions are closed and it's on to the next phase. Now through April 15, America can vote for their favorite idea at to help one child get a step closer to the $5,000 grand prize, and five runners-up to the $1,000 prize. The 20 ideas with the most votes are judged by a panel of '??e-steamed'? Ore-Ida potato experts to determine the winners. The Ore-Ida panel may also select a handful of masher ideas that catch their attention and bring them to life in online webisodes.


We think this way to earn fame is way cooler than your child landing a reality show. So head to to vote now through April 15th on the finalists.

Contest winners announced on or around May 10th. For official rules go here

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