The grand prize winner's idea will be published on bags of Diamond Inshell Nuts in 2009 and on the Diamond Nuts Web site. The winner will also win a trip for four to New York City to see a performance of New York City Ballet's production of George Balanchine's "The Nutcracker."
Submissions will be accepted at www.diamondnuts.com through 2008. Lifestyle, décor and culinary experts will judge the contest in mid-January and declare a winner on Feb. 1. --Nina M. Lentini