Christmas Menu Recipe Challenge
Please invite all your friends to the Christmas Menu challence! :-)
Welcome to the 8th recipe challenge organized on Very Good Recipes!
We invite you to imagine and publish a recipe on a given theme selected by a group of food bloggers who have kindly accepted to be the judges for this month challenge. The judges select the theme and select the winners. They
also publish their own recipe for the challenge as an example, but of course they cannot win this time.
This month the judges are:
Theme: a Christmas Menu
For Christmas, the judges invite you to participate in a triple challenge: proposing a Christmas appetizer recipe, a Christmas entree (main dish) recipe, and/or a Christmas dessert recipe.
You can participate with only one recipe or two, or propose 3 recipe for the complete menu, your choice.
The challenge is open to everyone, whether you have a food blog or not.
In order to participate, you need to enter one or more Christmas recipes for an appetizer, and entree (main dish) and/or a dessert.
- If you have a food blog registered on Very Good Recipes, you just need to publish your recipe on your blog with a link to the challenge page http://verygoodrecipes.com/christmas-menu-challenge in the text of your recipe.
Please also add a link to the recipe category so that we can find participating recipes easily:
It will then be automatically listed on this page. (if you don't see it after 30 minutes, please e-mail me)
- If you have a food blog (or a blog with a recipe category or label) but are not yet registered on Very Good Recipes, you can register in 30 seconds.
- If you do not have a blog, you can participate by sending me your recipe with one or more pictures. I will publish your recipe on Very Good Recipe's blog so that it can be
displayed on the challenge page.
- There must be at least one picture in your recipe, and both the recipe and picture need to be your own. If your recipe is inspired by another, please mention it in your recipe.
- You cannot use an already published recipe to participate in the challenge, you need to publish a new recipe (otherwise there's no challenge!)
- We would love to have participations from all around the world, including from blogs in languages other than English. Please do include an English translation of your recipe in your post though. :-) If you need help with the translation (proofreading etc.),
we will be glad to help if we can.
- You can participate with up to one recipe for each category: Christmas appetizers, entrees (main dishes) and desserts.
You can participate from December 5th 2013 until January 5th 2014 included.
The judges will select a grand winner amongst participants who will submit 3 recipes (1 appetizer, 1 entree (main dish) and 1 dessert), plus 3 winners (1 for each category).
I will offer cookbooks of her or his choice to the grand winner (up to $60 value). Shipped to your place wherever you are!
3 winners (1 for appetizers, 1 for entrees (main dishes), 1 for desserts)
I will offer one ore more cookbooks of their choice to each of the 3 winners (up to $30 value). Shipped to your place wherever you are!
Laurels and badge
All the participants will receive a badge with laurels that will be displayed on Very Good Recipes (on their page and in the huge list of food blogs). You can also display it on your blog or your challenge recipe if you want to.
Winners will get gold, silver and bronze laurels.
Thanks a lot to the judges to make this challenge possible!
I hope you will enjoy the challenge and that many of you will participate! Have fun!
The judges have selected the winning recipes:
Eclairs al salmone con maionese all’arancia
By Siciliani creativi in cucina
Tortelli di zucca con farina integrale
By Siciliani creativi in cucina
Tartellette di frolla con chantilly all’arancia e lamponi
By Siciliani creativi in cucina
Il nostro cake design (salato)
lonza di maiale alla panna, con funghi e castagne
By Il laboratorio di mm_skg
Kulfi: Frozen Milky Cardamom Dessert
By Miss Spicy Hat n' Sugar Socks
Congratulations to all the winners and thanks a lot to all the participants and the judges!
Click on the title of a recipe or the photo of a dish to read the full recipe on its author's blog.
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