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Contest 2013 October Winners

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I hope everyone had a great Navratri and Diwali over the last month. I finally had a chance to review all the entries for October contest. They were all really good – I appreciate all the effort that you all put into creating the recipes. I know it takes a lot of time. While I […]

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Contest 2013 October

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Navratri festival has just begun this month starting from October 5th till October 14th. During this festival, the Hindu deity Durga is worshipped. As part of the celebration, many people avoid grains as way of cleansing and purification. Devotees also refrain from consuming onions, garlic, meat, and alcohol during this time. In observance of this festival, […]

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Contest 2013 September Winners

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I received a lot of entries for September – it was really nice to see so many great uses of corn for this contest. I enjoyed going through all of the entries, but of course I could only select what I felt were the best five recipes. Here are my top picks for this month. […]

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Contest 2013 September

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This month’s contest is all about Corn. This grain can be used many different ways in vegetarian cooking. The specific rules are the following: You can do any type of recipe (appetizer, dessert, etc) You have to use Corn as the main ingredient. It must be vegetarian and also egg-less. Please submit only ONE recipe. In general I will only consider recipes […]

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Contest 2013 August Winners

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August was also a great turn out with many recipes using Mango. I was really impressed with all the entries. However I can only select five best ones. Here are my top picks for this month. I would like to congratulate the winners and all participants: 1st Place: Megha Sharma (Chocolate Mango Fudge) 2nd Place: Vaishali […]

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Contest 2013 August

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This month’s contest will be another tropical fruit – the MANGO. There are so many things you can make with mangoes. I look forward to your creative recipe ideas. The specific rules are the following: You can do any type of recipe (appetizer, dessert, etc) You have to use Mango as the main ingredient. It can […]

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Contest 2013 July Winners

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Everyone must really love coconuts because I received so many entries last month. There were many great recipe ideas and I really did have a tough time narrowing the selection. Here are the top five entries this month. I would like to congratulate the winners and the top five participants: 1st Place: Sasi Kumar (Snowman Coconut […]

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Contest 2013 July

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For July’s contest, it is all about coconuts. The specific rules are the following: It has to be a cold and refreshing drink or dessert It has to use coconut as the main ingredient 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 […]

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Contest 2013 June Winners

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I really enjoyed reading all the Father’s Day stories, along with the recipes submitted. They were all great. The recipe that stood out this month is from Adelina Srinivasan for her recipe of Beet Soup meets Sambar. 2nd place goes to Kanu for Chole Bhature. Listed below are the top five entries this month also. I […]

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Contest 2013 June

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Father’s day is coming up this month on June 16th so for the contest this month, I am looking for the following: Memorable 2-3 line story with your father Recipe for your father’s favorite dish Below is my checklist: Ingredients should be listed with measurements. Method must be explained clearly, so it’s easy to follow. […]

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Contest 2013 May Winners

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All of the mother’s day stories were very touching. I enjoyed reading through all of them very much. Thank you for sharing them with me and others what makes your mother so special to you. Here are the two winners that I selected at random from the posts. Congratulations to both of you. 1st Place: […]

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Contest 2013 May

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I hope everyone has had a wonderful Mother’s Day. For this month’s contest, all you have to do is share something special about your mother. You can share what makes your mother so special to you. And/or something valuable that she has taught you over the years. Feel free to share anything else about your […]

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Contest 2013 April Winners

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Everyone came out with great, fresh ideas for April contest. Unfortunately, I can only choose five which always makes it difficult. Here are the top five for the contest. I would like to congratulate the winners and the top five participants: 1st Place: Divya Ashok (Tropical Spring Salad with Mango Orange Dressing) 2nd Place: Emily M. […]

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Contest 2013 April

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I love spring time, so this month’s contest is to make a fresh and colorful spring salad with fruit.  The specific rules are the following: It has to be a colorful salad It has to contain some kind of fruit You must also create a homemade salad dressing (make sure to provide recipe for this […]

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Contest 2013 March Winners

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I enjoyed going through all of the entries for March contest. There were many good entries and as usual it was tough to decide on the winners. I would like to congratulate the winners and the top five participants: 1st Place: Siri (Rainbow Cupcakes) 2nd Place: Vaishali Leuva (Mawa Paneer Thandai Balls) Congratulations to both of you!! […]

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