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Baking for a Whole Lot of Dough



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    Allison Foley, Greenwich, prepares her Balsamic Roasted Tomato-Spinach-Bacon Pie during the 44th Pillsbury Bake-Off(r) Contest, held Monday, April 12, 2010 at the Waldorf=Astoria Orlando and Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek hotel. Foley is one of 100 finalists from around the country competing for a $1 million grand prize.The grand prize winner will be announced live Wed., April 14, on "The Oprah Winfrey Show."

    Not anyone can whip up a million dollar meal, but a Greenwich woman is trying to do just that.

    Allison Foley is competing in the 44th Annual Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest today in Orlando, Florida. She is one of 100 amateur cooks to compete for the grand prize of $1 million.

    Foley is counting on her Balsamic Roasted Tomato-Spinach-Bacon Pie recipe to win over the judges.

    She’ll be hard at work inside a mini-test kitchen today.

    The grand prizewinner will be revealed on Wednesday, April 14, live on “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”