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Create, Cook, Bake, Win! Use your culinary skills, kitchen know-how and creativity to come up with some yummy recipes AND hopefully win some great prizes! This page also offers a list of online sweepstakes with prizes of interest to cooks.
The Martha White /Lodge Cast Iron 17th Annual National Cornbread Cook-Off 2013
Submit your original MAIN DISH recipe prepared with at least one package of Martha White Cornbread Mix and cooked in Lodge Cast Iron cookware. Ten Finalists will compete in the Cook-Off in South Pittsburg, Tennessee, on April 27, 2013 for prizes including up to $5,000 cash and cooking equipment! (NOTE: Each finalist is responsible for their own travel and lodging, but will receive a $500 reimbursement to help cover expenses.)
PRIZEs: First Prize — $5,000 cash; a 30-inch stainless steel gas range [ARV: $3,250] from Five Star Professional Cooking Equipment; and special gifts from Lodge Cast Iron and Martha White (ARV: $50). Second Prize — $1,500 cash and special gifts from Lodge and Martha White (ARV: $50). Third Prize — $1,000 cash and special gifts from Lodge and Martha White (ARV: $50). Seven Honorable Mention Prizes - $150 cash and special gifts from Lodge and Martha White (ARV: $50).ELIGIBILITY: legal residents of the United States and D.C., 18 years or older (except food professionals)
ENDS: 1:59 a.m. CT on February 28, 2013 - Enter as often as you wish, but only one entry may qualify as a finalist.
(added January 14, 2013 - RECIPE CONTESTS)
Mad About Mushrooms Recipe Contest
Create an original recipe that features wild or cultivated mushrooms - the type of dish is yours to choose: appetizer, soup, salad/vegetable, main dish, miscellaneous (how 'bout a dessert!).Your culinary masterpiece could win you a cool prize! Judged on overall flavor and visual appeal. Note: recipe must be original and unpublished.
PRIZE: The grand prize winner will receive a locally made Port Orford Cedar plank and a copy of the Junior League of Eugene's, "A Taste of Oregon" cookbook.ELIGIBILITY: This free contest is open to both amateur and professional cooks who are legal US residents and are 18 years or older
ENDS: midnight on January 14, 2014 - - multiple entries are accepted.
(added February 26, 2013 - RECIPE / COOKING CONTESTS)
Bass Pecan Annual Recipe Contest
Submit a recipe featuring pecans as one ingredient for a chance to win the $1,000 cash grand prize. Recipe winner of the month wins a free bag of pecans plus the recipe highlighted on the website's recipe blog. Recipes judged on taste, originality, feasibility and appearance.
PRIZEs: Monthly Featured Recipe Prize - a free one pound bag of Bass Pecan's pecan pieces. Grand Prize Winner - $1,000 cash prize awarded.ELIGIBILITY: open to legal U.S. residents 18 years or older
ENDS: Ongoing - Contest ends on December 31st of each year; enter as often as you like (note though: only one entry may qualify as a winner)
(added January 31, 2012 - - - last link check and update - February 26, 2013: still going)
Prizes for Cooks - Sweepstakes to Win Cooking / Kitchen Prizes
Ile de France Cheese - Celebrate Crepes and Win Giveaway
Enter each week for a chance to win a Crepe Pan and an Ile de France coupon booklet!
PRIZE: Weekly Giveaway Winner - Le Creuset Crepe Pan and a $1 OFF Ile de France Cheese coupon (total ARV: $101.00)ELIGIBILITY: Residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, age 18 and older
ENDS: 11:59:59 AM ET on March 24, 2013 - One entry per week; weekly entry period ending each Sunday at 11:59:59 am ET
(added February 27, 2013 - WEEKLY ENTRY)
Win a Popper - make great popcorn at home!
PRIZE: Grand Prize Winner wins a Great Northern Popcorn Red Roosevelt Antique Style Popcorn Popper Machine with 8-Ounce Kettle, cash value up to $200.ELIGIBILITY: legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia, age 18 or older
ENDS: Ongoing monthly contests - current ends 11:59:59 PM ET on February 28, 2013
(added February 20, 2013 - ONE ENTRY)
Bay's Toast to Trivia Weekly Quiz
Answer this week's multiple-choice food-related trivia question correctly for a chance to win the weekly prize.
PRIZE: Weekly Grand Prize: case of Bays English Muffins (12 six-count packages)ELIGIBILITY: legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C. who are 18 years of age or older (19 or older if a resident of AL or NE)
ENDS: Ongoing - Weekly trivia quiz. Each contest period runs Friday to Friday for one week and closes at 5:00 p.m. CT
(added October 7, 2006 - - - last link check and update - February 11, 2013: still going)
Flying Bean Weekly Contest and Free Samples
Enter once a day for a chance to win free gourmet or flavored coffee! Bonus: five or more visitors each day get a free sample of coffee.
PRIZEs: Three lucky winners each week will receive a 1/2 pound bag (8 ounces) of the coffee of their choice. (5) Daily Free Sample Winners - free 2 ounce sample of coffeeELIGIBILITY: residents within the US
ENDS: Ongoing - Weekly prize drawing. Drawing is held each Friday, you may enter the contest once per DAY.
(added August 26, 2002 - - - last link check and update - February 26, 2013: still going)
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