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American Coney Island Coney Dog Eating Challenge

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The American Coney Island Coney Dog Eating Challenge will be held on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at American Coney Island on East Lafayette in downtown Detroit.

Individuals and teams of six will compete to consume the most Coney dogs.  That means hot dog, bun, chili, mustard and onions, in 10 minutes.  While the winners will receive trophies and prizes from a variety of local retailers, restaurants and other supporters, including a year of free meals at American Coney Island, the real winners will be the students in the culinary program at Golightly Vocational and Technical Center in the Detroit Public Schools thanks to the scholarship program being funded by sponsorships, revenues and donations through the event.

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Here is the recipe features on FOX 2 News Morning.

Spinach Pie

2 lbs spinach ¾ cup olive oil

1 bunch scallions half stick butter

1 lb Feta cheese ½ lb. Phyllo sheets

1/ cup cream cheese 1 bunch dill

6 eggs salt/pepper

Clean and wash spinach. Chop spinach in a large mixing bowl. Brown chopped scallions and dill in olive oil.

Beat eggs and add to spinach. Break feta into small pieces and add to spinach mix. Add browned scallions to mixture. Add cream cheese Season to taste.

Melt butter and mix with olive oil. Grease a 9 x 13 pan. Place 6 pastry sheets (phyllo) inton pan bushing each one with butter/oil mix.

Spread spinach mixture and cover with 6 individually greased pastry sheets.

Bake at 350 for one hour. Cut in squares.

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