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Sizzling Summer Contest

It is summer and it’s hot. SpicyTasty is here by announcing an interesting contest for you.

We welcome you all to participate in our Sizzling Summer Contest. Share your recipes with us and win exciting prizes for the best food photograph and the best recipe. The name of the contest itself tells you that this contest is to join hands with SpicyTasty and beat the heat by sharing your fine recipes.

Make sure you capture the beauty and presentation of your recipe in a lively picture and be the one to win $50 for the Sizzling Photograph of the Event. Also share your wonderful recipe and be the one to win $50 for the Sizzling Recipe of the Event.  Sizzling Photograph of the event will be decided by you via a poll. Sizzling Recipe of the Event will be picked by a random draw.


When we thought of announcing a contest, all we could think of is Summer. And that is how, the “Sizzling Summer Contest” is before you.

Sizzling Summer Recipe Contest :

Pick and blog your recipe from any of the following categories

  • Grilled food recipes
  • Salad recipes
  • Summer drink recipes – Smoothies, Milk Shakes, Punch, Mocktails or Cocktails.
  • Summer themed desserts

Sizzling Summer Recipe Contest Rules:

  • You can enter in up to a maximum of 2 categories.
  • You should add the contest banner and link it to this contest post.
  • Sizzling Recipe of the Event will be picked by drawing a random number.
  • Winner will be given a choice of $50 Amazon gift card or $50 by Paypal (If for some reason you cannot receive or use these options unfortunately we have to pick another winner)
  • Contest ends on July 6, 2010 midnight Eastern Standard Time. Winner will be announced on July 16 2010.

If you have a blog/website:

  • The recipe that you are submitting has to be the one that is published after the announcement of this contest.
  • The recipe has to have a picture along with it.
  • When you post the recipe(s) in your website/blog, please mention the event and the logo (you can copy the picture from here and resize it) along with a link back to this contest post.
  • After publishing your recipe, use the Contest Entry Form to enter your recipe information. Upload a photo with width not exceeding 550px through the form.
  • You can optionally upload your picture too. If you would like it to be published with your recipe.
  • And also leave your comment in the contest post, mentioning your entry so we can cross check we received your submission.

If you don’t have a blog/website:

  • You can still participate in the contest. Just use the Contest Entry Form to enter your recipe information. Upload a photo with width not exceeding 550px and size not exceeding 2MB through the form.
  • You can optionally upload your picture too. If you would like it to be published with your recipe.
  • And also leave your comment in the contest post, mentioning your entry so we can cross check we received your submission.

Sizzling Picture Contest Rules:

  • We’ll collect the pictures from your  recipe entries.
  • We (Shriya, Nithu and Arthi) will pick the top 10 of our favorite pictures and publish it here. And you get to vote for a picture you like.
  • The poll will be open for 7 days and the picture with the most votes at the end of  voting period will be chosen as the winner.
  • Winner will be given a choice of $50 Amazon gift card or $50 by Paypal. (If for some reason you cannot receive or use these options unfortunately we have to pick another winner).
  • Contest ends on July 6, 2010 midnight Eastern Standard Time.
  • Voting for Sizzling picture of the event starts on july 7 and ends on july 13. Winner will be announced on July 16 2010.

Check out, Sizzling Summer contest Winners and Round-up.

144 Comments

  1. hey hv just send u my second entry for ur event…

    • Hey samyukta, Received your recipe. Thanks for submitting. Good luck!!!

  2. Hi Shriya! Can I still submit a post that’s already been published?
    http://rotinrice.blogspot.com/2010/06/crystallized-ginger-soy-smoothie.html#more

    • sorry, it has to be a recipe that was published after the announcement of the contest.

  3. Just sent u my entry.

    • Thanks for submitting your entry deepti. Appreciated!!!

  4. Wonderful Contest dear.. just sent u my recipes.. check ur inbox.. :)

    • Thanks Hari for the entry. Good luck!!!

  5. Hi Arthi, Shriya and Nithu
    I have submitted my second recipe, Bibingka Cassava (a dessert) for this contest. Thanks

    • Thanks for submitting your recipe Krishnaveni. Good Luck!!

  6. I have submitted my recipe to this contest. Please confirm if you have received my entry :)
    Thanks

    • Hey karunya, we received your entry. Thanks for submitting.

  7. I do not want to use the banner due to lack of space but will link back to this page .Is that OK ? Do let me know

  8. Hey girls..

    We have one little qtn about the rules, so even we publish the recipe with the pictures on the website, do we still have to send a separate picture of the entry via the contest form??

    Thanks
    Kairali sisters

  9. Hi Nithu,

    thats a fabulous concept to chill everyone in the hot summer days. have just sent you 2 recipes
    1. Chilled Pasta Salad
    http://ahomemakersdiary.blogspot.com/2010/06/chilled-summer-salad.html
    2. Mango Kulfi
    http://ahomemakersdiary.blogspot.com/2010/06/mango-kulfi-mango-flavoured-indian-ice.html

    through your form.
    hope you get and like them.

    happy hosting dear.

  10. Hello Nithu, Shriya and Arthi

    Have send in one of our entry, please acknowledge the same..

    Love
    Kairali sisters

    • Hey kairali sisters, sorry about the late reply. But thanks for sending it through the contact form. Appreciated. Thanks for submitting your recipe.

      • Thank you for hosting such an amzing contest friends..and will send in our second one soon…

        Love
        Kairali sisters

  11. I have submitted my second entry for this contest
    please confirm if you have received my entry :)

  12. Hi gals,
    We just submitted our recipe to your contest. Please confirm if you have received it.

  13. I am interested in participating in this event. I have a question.

    The rules say that we can enter in a maximum of two categories like – salads and dessert or grilled food and summer drinks etc. There is no mention of how many recipes can we post in 1 category. Also, is there a maximum number of entries for one participant?

    Would appreciate a response.

    Thanks !

    • Hi, you can submit a maximum of 2 recipes. You can choose two different categories for the 2 recipes.

    • Thank you for your reply. Appreciate it !

  14. Hi,

    Have sent my entry for your Sizzling Summer Contest.

    Please confirm if you have received it.

  15. Just sent my entry for the sizzling summer contest.

  16. Have sent along my entry too :)

  17. Dear Nithu, Shriya and Arthi,

    I have submitted one of my recipe. Please confirm if you have recieved it :-)
    Thanks.

    • Hi Rachana, Received your recipe. Thanks for submitting. Good luck!!

  18. Dear Nithu, Shriya and Arthi

    Have send in our second entry for the contest, Please acknowledge the reciept.

    Thank You
    Kairali sisters

    • Thanks kairali sisters for sending your second entry. Good luck again!!!!

  19. Hi have sent you 3 entries in total. please confirm if you have got it. thanks

  20. Dear Nithu, Shriya and Arthi,

    I have submitted my recipes. Please confirm if you have recieved it
    Thanks & regards

    Jaleela

  21. I have submitted my recipe do let me know if you have recieved.

    • Hey panchapakwan, Thanks for sending your entry. Good luck!!!

  22. Dear Shriya,Nithu & Arthi,

    I have submitted my recipes, Pls confirm if u have received it..

    Thank You
    Menaga

  23. Dear Nithu, Shriya and Arthi,

    i have submitted my 2nd recipe. Please confirm if you have recieved it :-)

    Thanks!

  24. Hy dear,
    Just sent my entry to this beautiful contest.
    Do confirm me, it reached u.
    Have a great day…!

  25. HEY,i just submitted my entries through entry form for your event,pls acknowledge .

    • Thanks for sending your entry richa. Good luck.

  26. Hi dearies,

    I have send 2 entries for this contest. Pls acknowledge me if you received it..

  27. Hey Shriya,

    I have sent one of the recipe(watermelon Punch & Halwa) to the sizzling summer event.

  28. Dear Shriya,
    I’m going to post a recipe for your event tomorrow (grilled food category) along with that can I repost (my second entry) one of my recipe which is apt for your event (this was posted after 2 June : http://hamareerasoi.blogspot.com/2010/06/mango-delight-mango-sauce-with-vanilla.html). Ofourse with the logo and link back? If that is ok with you please let me know at bhavanamttl@gmail.com
    Thanks
    Looking forward for your reply

    Deepa
    http://hamareerasoi.blogspot.com/2010/06/mango-delight-mango-sauce-with-vanilla.html

    • Yes, You can repost any recipes posted after June 2.

  29. Hi Girls

    I have sent one of my recipe for your event through form..hope you get it..Mavadaar Rose and Coconut Kulfi

    http://joyofcooking247.blogspot.com/2010/06/shoot-century-and-win.html

    • Thanks for participating. Good luck…

      • Done !

  30. Hi Girls, I’v cold soup recipes..can I send them?

    • Yeah! You can send any recipe that is posted after June 2nd. Please check the contest rules for more details…

      • Hi Nithu Bala, Sorry for the confusion with my previous comment. We have not listed soup in our categories. Please check the rules for more details…

  31. Hi Girls, I have submitted my recipe, hope it suits your event, do let me if everything is ok.

    • Thanks for participating. It is suitable for the contest. Good luck…

  32. Hi Girls…Posted my 1st recipe for your event. Hope you get it..

    Deepa
    See you soon with my second post

    • Thanks Deepa. Good luck…

  33. Hi Nithu, Thanks for your comment. Yeah, that is why I asked you about posting the cold soup for your event. I’l send the ice cream recipe for your contest.

  34. Sent the 2nd entry for the event..Let me know if you have recieved it.

    • Thanks for participating. Good luck.

  35. Hi Friends,
    I have sent my entry.Pls do check.

    • Thanks for sending. Good luck Valarmathi…

  36. Hi Nithu, Shriya & Aarti, I’ve submitted one ice cream entry.

  37. Hi Friends,just sent a entry to your event.pls do check..

    • Got it Swapna. Good luck.

  38. Hi there,
    I have sent my entry for the Sizzling Summer Contest. Hope you have received it.
    Thanks !

    • Thanks Rannaghor. Good luck.

  39. Hi!
    I have just sent a entry for the contest, category “desserts”:
    a strawberry tart with a lime zest.
    http://sweetartichoke.wordpress.com/2010/06/14/strawberry-pie-with-a-green-lime-twist-tarte-aux-fraises-avec-petit-zeste-vert/

    Looking forward to seeing all the entries!
    Have a nice day!

  40. Hi Nithu,
    Just sent my second entry for sizzling summer contest (dessert category).
    http://hamareerasoi.blogspot.com/2010/07/reposting-mango-delight-mango-sauce.html
    Please do check.

    Deepa

  41. Hey Shriya, just sent you my entry..

    • Hi Sweet Artichoke, Deepa and Muskaan, thanks for your participation. Good luck.

  42. Hi Nithu..

    Have send my entry to your contest.. Mango carrot badam halwa(Summer themed dessert category)

    http://sangisfoodworld.blogspot.com/2010/07/mango-carrot-badam-halwa.html

    Please check..

  43. Hi there!

    Here is my last minute second entry, category salad: an avocado & mango salad.
    http://sweetartichoke.wordpress.com/2010/06/29/avocado-mango-salad-salade-davocat-mangue/

  44. Hello,

    I have sent an entry for this event. Hope you received it.

    Thanks
    Sweety

  45. Hi Girls, I have send my second entry also, hope it’s not too late.
    http://tasteofpearlcity.blogspot.com/2010/07/golden-peach.html

  46. Hi Nithu,

    Just sent two entries to the ‘Sizzling Summer Contest’. Hope I just made it in time. Here are my two entries:
    http://ohtastensee.wordpress.com/2010/07/06/grilled-corn-salad-in-cucumber-boatscups/
    http://ohtastensee.wordpress.com/2010/07/06/rosemary-watermelon-mocktailcocktail/

  47. I know its late, but still couldn’t resist. Sent in my first ever contest post. :)

  48. Where can I view the results and round up for this contest?

  49. I cant see the round up yet… has it been posted???

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