Contest of the Month

Contest 2017 February: Healthy Appetizer

The contest is back again at Manjula’s Kitchen!! It has been a few years since I’ve done the contest, but I would like to try it again. I really enjoy seeing what my viewers are able to come up with and hope this will encourage more people to think outside the box and experiment in their kitchen. See below for details on the contest for this month:

Specific Rules for this Month

  • The recipe must be a recipe for a Healthy Appetizer.
  • You may use any ingredients for the recipe, as long as it can be considered a healthy appetizer (no deep frying, not too much sugar, etc)
  • It must be vegetarian and also egg-less.
  • Please submit only ONE recipe.

General Guidelines

In general I will only consider recipes that I feel are complete in regards to ingredients, measurement, and instruction. From there I am looking for creativity and a recipe that my viewers would enjoy to prepare on their own. I will be judging on overall recipe and presentation also.

Submission Details

  • Be Creative!
  • Ingredients should be listed with measurements.
  • Method must be explained clearly, so it’s easy to follow.
  • Please include your NAME along with the recipe (as you would like it to appear).
  • Search the web for ideas. There are many resources available.
  • Please send me a detailed recipe to contest@manjulaskitchen.com
  • You must also send original picture(s) of the recipe – do not simply grab a photo from the web. Otherwise your recipe will not be considered for entry.
  • The deadline is February 25th, 2017.
  • The winner will be featured on the homepage with the new recipe and a link to their website (if available).

1st Prize: $150 gift certificate from Amazon.com
1st Runner up: $75 gift certificate from Amazon.com
2nd Runner up: $75 gift certificate from Amazon.com

**Anyone can join this contest**


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Contest 2014 December Winners

There were many many recipes sent for the December contest. It took a long time to review all of them and I truly appreciate all the hard work you all put into making these recipes. As tough as it was, I narrowed the entries down to these top five recipes. Congratulations to the winners and to all participants:

1st Place: Cranberry-Walnut White Fudge by Anandhiram

2nd Place: Fusion Delight by Hetal Malde

Congratulations to both of you!!

Fusion Delight Recipe by Hetal Malde

Fusion Delight by Hetal Malde

Sabrin's Date Choco Fudge Recipe by Sabrin

Sabrin’s Date Choco Fudge by Sabrin Osman Sattar

Thank you to everyone else that also participated in the contest:
  • Gyanayatan
  • Payal Shukla
  • Aditi
  • Madhur Jain
  • Priscilla
  • Pooja K
  • Swathiamarendra
  • Rajesh Sharma
  • Kaleena Soorma
  • Indira
  • Megha Sharma
  • Adelina Srinivasan
  • Poonam N Narkhede
  • Anu Kollon
  • Sandra Dombek
  • Pavithra M.adiga
  • Hema Bhatt
  • Archana Pai
  • Sam
  • Suryaasija
  • Kanwaljeet Chhabra
  • Manju Vinod
  • Rangadevi
  • Ayusi Das
  • Padmasini
  • Umi Patel
  • Sunita Raghav
  • Kalpana Tatwal
  • Mizna Jaseem
  • Sudha Ramanathan
  • Melanie Booth
  • Bhavesh Jaglan
  • Riddhi Rasalawala
  • Jagpreet Saini
  • Connee Sheckler
  • Vedika
  • Jamuna Somani
  • Bijal Shah
  • Priyanka
  • Priyamvada
  • Namratha Dikkala
  • Vinita
  • Arpita Nath
  • Mifra Haleem
  • Hidemi Walsh
  • Supriya Gupta
  • Shweta
  • Minu Hariharan
  • Jinaljain
  • Trish
  • Falie Dusara
  • Rida Kamaal
  • Ramyavem28
  • Raashi Khurana
  • Nick Kokoshis
  • Divya S.raj
  • Hafsahhaleem
  • Indumati
  • Bharathi
  • Shamsheeda
  • Niharika Jangid
  • Proma
  • Nadira Ibrahim

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Contest 2014 December

The holiday season is in full swing so this month’s contest is to make a holiday egg-less dessert recipe.

The specific rules are the following:

  • The recipe must be a dessert recipe.
  • You may use any ingredients for the recipe.
  • It must be vegetarian and also egg-less.
  • Please submit only ONE recipe.

In general I will only consider recipes that I feel are complete in regards to ingredients, measurement, and instruction. From there I am looking for creativity and a recipe that my viewers would enjoy to prepare on their own. I will be judging on overall recipe and presentation also.

Below is my checklist:

  • Be Creative!
  • Ingredients should be listed with measurements.
  • Method must be explained clearly, so it’s easy to follow.
  • Please include your NAME along with the recipe (as you would like it to appear).
  • Search the web for ideas. There are many resources available.
  • Please send me a detailed recipe to contest@manjulaskitchen.com
  • You must also send original picture(s) of the recipe – do not simply grab a photo from the web. Otherwise your recipe will not be considered for entry.
  • The deadline is December 28th.
  • The winner will be featured on the homepage with the new recipe and a link to their website (if available).

1st Prize: $100 gift certificate from Amazon.com
2nd Prize: $25 gift certificate from Amazon.com

**Anyone can join this contest**

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Contest 2014 November Winners

Thank you for sharing what you are most thankful for. I enjoyed reading all the entries posted on the forum page. Here are the two winners that I selected at random from the posts. Congratulations to both of you.

1st Place: soniya_ag

2nd Place: shalu.physio

Thank you to everyone else that participated in the contest.

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Contest 2014 November

I cant believe it is November already. As I usually do for Thanksgiving, for this month’s contest, I want to know what you were/are most thankful for during this year (2014).

Simply post your answer to the discussion forum on the Thanksgiving Forum topic that I have created.

Two winners will be selected randomly from all the forum post entries.

Below is my checklist:

  • You will not have email me anything this time. You can simply leave a posting on the Thanksgiving forum topic.
  • If you are creating a new account for the forum, please enter your email address so that I can contact you after the contest is over. Don’t worry, your email address will not be public (only I will be able to see it).
  • The deadline is November 30th.
  • The winner will be featured on the homepage and a link to their website (if available).

1st Prize: $100 gift certificate from Amazon.com
2nd Prize: $25 gift certificate from Amazon.com

**Anyone can join this contest**

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