Taste of Home - Make-Ahead Christmas Recipe Contest (Expired)

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Taste of Home is looking for recipes for great holiday meals. Submit yours into their Make-Ahead Christmas Recipe Contest and you could win cash prizes ranging from $75 to $500 or one of eight recipe books. This sweepstakes has expired.

Sweepstakes Links:

  • Sweepstakes Entry Form: https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/add/?sb=C&cid=212551
  • Sweepstakes Rules: https://www.tasteofhome.com/contests/taste-of-home-make-ahead-christmas-recipe-contest-196-official-rules
  • Sweepstakes Homepage: https://www.tasteofhome.com/


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USA and Canada (-PQ), 18+

Start Date:

November 09, 2017

End Date:

March 01, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

Entry Frequency:

Unlimited entry per person

Sweepstakes Prizes:

Grand Prize: $500 cash. (ARV: $500)

1st Prize: $300 cash. (ARV: $300)

2nd Prize: $150 cash. (ARV: $150)

3rd Prize: $75 cash. (ARV: $75)

Honorable Mention Prizes (8): A book. (ARV: $9.99)

Additional Comments:

To enter, submit a recipe in the category of delicious Christmas-themed dishes.

Entries will be judged on the basis of taste (25%), visual appeal (25%), creativity (25%), and crowd appeal (25%).

The contest site offers winning tips including using ingredients that are easy to find and prepare, including a photo of yourself, describing your recipe, and more.

Read the tips to increase your odds of being picked as a winner.

Note that there are several other recipe contests on the same page.

If you need some inspiration, read my article on how to come up with original recipes for contests.