Recipe Contests: Enter For a Chance to Win

Enter a Taste of Home recipe contest or our hidden object drawing for a chance to be published in our magazines and win big prizes! Curious who won a recent contest? You can see the winning recipes here, too.

Add Filter

Mean Green Smoothie Bowls

This delicious bright green smoothie bowl recipe contains powerful antioxidants. Top with cucumber slices and fresh parsley sprigs for a pretty presentation. —Laura Wilhelm, West Hollywood, California

Slow-Cooker Sweet Potato Chocolate Mole Soup

1 review

This recipe is perfect for those days when you’re craving something just a little bit different. It’s spicy, flavorful and...


Pressure-Cooker Wine-Braised Beef Shanks

I adapted this from a slow-cooker recipe to one that takes about 2 hours start to finish, using a pressure...


Slow-Cooked Chai Tea

A friend of my mother's brought chai tea to her house. She told us in India it is served every...


Cranberry Chipotle Chicken Enchiladas

1 review

Whether canned or homemade, cranberry sauce delivers a healthy dose of vitamins to this dish. A little bit sweet and...

Sassy Southwest Stuffed Shells

1 review

When I was a child, my mom made this dish quite often. When I came across her recipe on an...


Spiced Pear Jam

13 reviews

A neighbor of mine passed along this spiced pear jam recipe. I've given many jars of this jam as gifts....

Chickpea & Potato Curry

3 reviews

I make chana masala, the classic Indian chickpea curry, in my slow cooker. Browning the onion, ginger and garlic first...


Peppery Herbed Turkey Tenderloin

2 reviews

I won the North Carolina Turkey Cook-Off one year with these full-flavored tenderloins in rich sauce. Marinating the turkey in...


Pickled Brussels Sprouts

This year, when I asked my brother what he wanted for his 31st birthday, he answered, "pickled Brussels sprouts." I...


Vegetarian Cabbage Rolls

12 reviews

This marvelous meatless entree comes from my 89-year-old grandmother, who cooks a lot with grains, particularly bulgur. The zucchini is...

Cran-Apple Sauce

2 reviews

I'm not a huge syrup fan, so I pour this sauce over my pancakes instead. It goes great with all...


Hearty Split Pea Soup

59 reviews

For a different spin on traditional pea soup, try this split pea soup recipe with corned beef. The flavor is...


Creole Jambalaya

19 reviews

Jambalaya is a traditional Louisiana dish, coming from our Spanish and French culture. Rice is the main ingredient, with different...


Fast Refried Bean Soup

20 reviews

This recipe combines the ease of canned ingredients with the heartiness of chili. It will fill you up on cold...


Mexican Skillet Rice

18 reviews

I never come home with leftovers when I take this dish to potlucks and parties. But I do bring back...

Contest-Winning Greek Pasta Bake

16 reviews

I've taken this hot dish to potlucks and it's received rave reviews. There's never a morsel left. Best of all,...


Sweet ‘n’ Spicy Chicken

47 reviews

My husband and three children love this tender, sweet and spicy chicken. Peach preserves add just a touch of sweetness,...


Sweet Potato and Turkey Couscous

After our Thanksgiving feast, we always have leftover turkey and sweet potatoes. I put them together in this quick, easy...


Red Wine Cranberry Sauce

4 reviews

We were feeling festive when we started our holiday cooking, but a bottle of wine was a bit more than...


Spiced Cran-Apple and Grape Conserve

Faced with an abundance of grapes from my garden, I wound up using them in various ways. This conserve was...


Three Bean Casserole

2 reviews

My husband and I are retired farmers. Our main crop was wheat, and we began growing beans when our son...


Sheet-Pan Pineapple Chicken Fajitas

6 reviews

For our fajitas, I combine chicken and pineapple for a different flavor. These fajitas are more on the sweet side,...


Hearty Italian White Bean Soup

7 reviews

A bowlful of this soup is so satisfying, it's hard to believe it's actually good for you, too. I crave...

Magazine Cover

Subscribe & SAVE

Save Up To 80%!

Goat Cheese & Ham Omelet

5 reviews

As a busy working mom, my breakfast needs to require minimal prep. I often combine the egg mixture beforehand and...


So-Healthy Smoothies

4 reviews

This tastes like a milk shake, but it doesn't have the guilt or fat. My husband and I look forward...


Slow-Cooked Split Pea Soup

4 reviews

I've been making this soup for years. After every holiday where ham is served, the hostess hands me the ham...