Taste of Home - Garden Fresh Recipe Contest

Your Delicious Recipe Could Help You Win Cash Prizes

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Taste of Home's Garden Fresh Recipe Contest is challenging you to share your best summery recipes with 12 ingredients or less. Submit yours for chances to win cash or cookbook prizes.

Sweepstakes Links:

Click Here to Enter this Sweepstakes
Click Here for the Official Sweepstakes Rules
Click Here for the Sweepstakes' Home Page

Note: If the sweepstakes entry link doesn't work for you, try entering through the home page and looking for a link to the sweepstakes.


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USA and Canada (-PQ), 18+

Start Date:

July 01, 2020

End Date:

August 31, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. ET

Entry Frequency:

Unlimited entry per person

Sweepstakes Prizes:

Grand Prize: $500 cash and one piece of Taste of Home cookware or bakeware. (ARV: $515 - $535)

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

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

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

Most Innovative Prize: $50 cash. (ARV: $50)

Runner-Up Prizes (7): A book. (ARV: $9.99)

Additional Comments:

To enter, submit your best ummery recipes with 12 ingredients or less.

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.