Barbara's Beat: Win a Mashtini Kit $40 value; Bob Evans® kicks off National Potato Day with Mad About Mashed™ Campaign

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Win a Mashtini Kit $40 value; Bob Evans® kicks off National Potato Day with Mad About Mashed™ Campaign

This is my Mashtini and it was so good.

Have you ever thought of dressing up your mashed potatoes like a Taco? Maybe you would prefer yours with BBQ-coated Popcorn Chicken, or BBQ Pulled Pork. Bob Evans launches a new Mad About Mashtini™ recipe collection to thank consumers for making Bob Evans Original Mashed Potatoes number one. 

We were invited to participate in Bob Evans Mad About Mashed Campaign. Since National Potato Day was today, we held a Mashtini Party to celebrate. Yes, you heard right – mashtini – a deluxe martini glass filled with a mixture of Bob Evans Original Mashed Potatoes topped with gourmet ingredients.

Bob Evans Potatoes are easy to prepare

Bob Evans Refrigerated Mashed Potatoes are made with real butter, fresh milk, and by a secret process that ensures the home-style lumps remain in the product, so they pair perfectly with the ingredients found in each recipe. Plus, prep-time is minimal. They can be microwaved in 5 minutes or less, allowing home cooks to focus on preparing an array of delicious toppings.

Fry Bob Evans Sausage until crispy

We had Bob Evans six new recipes, including the Sweet Tater Twist Mashtini, Classy Carbonara Mashtini, Mad-iterranean Mashtini, Fiesta-tini, Clubhouse Mashtiniand Smoky Spud BBQ MashtiniWe decided to go Mexican and make the Fiesta-tini™.

All the toppings for Mashtinis

We decorated for a Mexican Fiesta and prepared the ingredients so everyone could make their own Fiesta-tini™.  We had the star of the show, potatoes, and the toppings - sausage, greem onion tops, shredded cheese, sour cream, crispy sausage, two kinds of chips, tomatoes, and salsa.  

We also purchased carry-out Mexican food and my granddaughter decorated a beautiful cake, so everyone had plenty to eat. Everyone who ate a mashtini loved it. It was a surprise to my tastebuds, but a good one.

After we ate, it was time to break the Pinata. Kristen had waited long enough. 
Kristen hit that thing hard several times. Eventually she had to have her brothers take a swing.

Then, she hit it and finished it off. When it fell she wasted no time in collected the candy.
It was a wonderful party and I can't wait to have another Mashtini. Now, you can have one too. You can win a Mashtini kit by entering on the Rafflecopter at the end of this post.

Bob Evans Mashtini Recipe Collection

Here are some fun facts about potatoes.

About Bob Evans Farms, Inc. Bob Evans Farms, Inc. owns and operates full-service restaurants under the Bob Evans and Mimi’s Café brand names. At the end of the first fiscal quarter (July 27, 2012), Bob Evans owned and operated 565 family restaurants in 19 states, primarily in the Midwest, mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions of the United States, while Mimi’s Café owned and operated 145 casual restaurants located in 24 states, primarily in California and other western states. Bob Evans Farms, Inc. is also a leading producer and distributor of pork sausage and a variety of complementary convenience food items under the Bob Evans and Owens brand names. For more information about Bob Evans Farms, Inc., visit

Disclosure: We received a a Mashtini kit to facilitate this review.

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Di said...

I'd buy some Bob Evans Mashed Potatoes & all the fixins

Stephanie H. said...

Bob Evans Mashed Potatoes and Pot Roast with Gravey

Stephanie H. said...

Bob Evans Mashed Potatoes with pot roast and gravy. I will probably add some Corn on the Cob

Carol L. said...

I loved all of the recipes. I'd buy the Bob Evans potatoes in different flavors and definitely the fixings for the Sweet & Swirl and Club Mashtini.Thanks for the opportunity.
Carol L
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Paul T / Pauline T said...

I planned on buying some Bob Evans Original Mashed Potatoes - - - Paul T/Pauline T aka Paul Tran..... emscout9 at Hotmail dot com

Erika P. said...

I accidentally put my email when I should have put my Fb user name in the rafflecopter, sorry! My FB name is Et Pruitt.

Sherrie C. said...

I would buy Bob Evans Original Mashed Potatoes then make the Taco Mashtini