Here you will find a list of Cooking Contests for everything from BBQ to baked goods and gourmet goodies to healthy treats. Some are cook-off contests which require physical competition, while others require submission of recipes or videos. Others offer giveaway items such as cookware, kitchen gadgets, kitchen makeover and more.
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COOKING CONTEST WEBSITES:
The following websites offer a wide variety of cooking contests. Individual cooking contests are listed below this section in order of expiration date.
About.com Recipe Contest List ~ A current list of recipe contests offering prizes for new recipes.
Cooking Contest Central ~ The Internet's premier web site dedicated to competitive cooking and recipe contests.
ContestCook.com ~ An enormous collection of cooking contests, including a section for Junior Cooks. The site is well organized and easy to navigate. It is certain to become one of your favorite sources for contests.
FoodReference.com ~ Not only will you find the best cooking contests, this site also offers a vast array of recipes, list of nationwide food festivals and shows, cooking tips, food magazines and much more.
Taste of Home ~ Contests change frequently, so bookmark this site and visit often. Taste of Home offers a wide range of recipe and cooking contests with average cash prizes of $500 or more.
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