SMP at Home: Fall Recipe Contest Reminder
October 4, 2012
Food & Drinks
We wanted to take a quick minute to remind you all about our Fall Recipe Contest. I'm pretty sure I'm not alone when I say one of the absolute best things about Fall is all the scrumptious food to be consumed. From the yummiest of pies, to mouth-watering soups and anything and everything pumpkin flavored. There are loads of yummy possibilities perfect for cool weather and what better way to showcase the goodies than a Fall Recipe contest for SMP at Home. We're calling all cooking aficionados and dabblers alike to send us your most amazing cooking creations.

Photography by Brooke Boling

We'll be sharing our favorite entries each Sunday on SMP at Home and the winner of most delicious, can't live without that piece of goodness in our mouths recipe will win a nice little prize. Check out the details below and bust out those recipe boxes. We can't wait to see what you all have up your sleeves.

CONTEST: Best Fall Inspired Recipe… from signature cocktails to tasty sweets (and everything in between), this is about you and what makes you the happiest now that the leaves are turning and the air is crisp.

SUBMISSIONS: All submissions should be received by Sunday, October 14th at midnight EST. We are only accepting entries through our submissions tool which you can find right here. Emailed submissions won’t be accepted for now. Please title all posts RECIPE CONTEST. Our submissions server requires 15 submissions. Feel free to include step-by-step shots or if you don’t have enough, not to worry, we’ll still get it as long as it’s titled RECIPE CONTEST.

PHOTOGRAPHY: We wanted to mention photography for a moment. The best submissions are those that are photographed in a clean, simple way that allows the food/drink to take center stage. While the photography that we normally feature on the site is done by pro’s, there are a few simple ways to make any photo sparkle using an iphone or a simple point and shoot camera. Here are a handful of posts that give some great tips:

Food Photography Basics via The Way the Cookie Crumbles
Food Photography with an iPhone via Oh My Veggies
Taking Photos of Food here and here via Pioneer Woman
Food Photography Tips w/o a Fancy Camera via Huffington Post
Food Photography via A Beautiful Mess

WINNER: Our editors will choose our 10 favorite projects and put them up on the blog for you guys to vote!

PRIZE: A $250 gift card to Crate and Barrel to which you can spend on anything you want!

For terms and conditions, click here.