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Holiday Recipe Exchange Rules

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1.) Create a recipe using the ingredient specified for that week.You may enter a total of TWO recipes. While new posts are preferred, older posts are fine as long as they fit the requirements.

–   October 3rd features Scharffen Berger Chocolate, so your recipe must highlight chocolate.

–   October 10th features Le Creuset and the theme is Fall One Pot Meals

2.) Share your recipe with everyone: bloggers and non-bloggers can both participate this year! See detailed recipe sharing instructions below for both bloggers and non-bloggers.

3.) If you want, help spread the word about the recipe exchange through your social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter.

Sample Message: Join @GoodLifeEats and @BakingAddiction for a Holiday Recipe Exchange. See how you can participate (and WIN) here: LINK TO RECIPE EXCHANGE RULES PAGE Pls RT

4.) The contest period will run for 7 days. For example, October 3rd launches the Scharffen Berger Chocolate contest. The contest will close 7 days later, on October 10th at 11:59 pm CST.

–   Anyone can participate in the recipe sharing.

–  The prize will ship to US addresses only. If you are not a US resident, you are eligible if you have a valid US shipping address (i.e. a family member’s address)

5.) Once the contest period closes, we will use a random integer program to select two winners. Winners will be notified and have 3 days to claim their prize before it is forfeited.


1. Create a recipe using the week’s theme/ingredient specified in the schedule and post it to your blog.

Your post needs to mention the GoodLife Eats and My Baking Addiction Holiday Recipe Exchange Series and include the following links:



–  Link the that week’s sponsoring brand

Sample Link: Come join the fun at the My Baking Addiction and GoodLife Eats Holiday Recipe Swap sponsored by Brand Name.

Copy and Paste the Code:
Feel free to copy and past this code for your post, just switch out the brand name and URL info depending on what week you’re participating.

Come join the fun at the My Baking Addiction and GoodLife Eats Holiday Recipe Exchange sponsored by Scharffen Berger.

2.) Link your post to the widget that will be displayed within the featured posts on GoodLife Eats or My Baking Addiction.

We are using the identical widget coding so you will only need to link your recipe post to one of our blogs, the widget will sync them between GLE and MBA.


Create a recipe using the week’s theme/ingredient specified in the schedule. Leave a comment in the comments section on either GoodLife Eats or My Baking Addiction with your recipe and, if desired, a link to your photo (photo can be uploaded through Flickr or Photobucket).

It is important to leave a comment with your recipe on only one of the blogs. Duplicate comments are unnecessary as all of the comments will be complied for the giveaway entries.


Each week will feature a fabulous prize for two winners valued at minimum $150.

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Leland Wach

Sunday 18th of November 2012

Dutch Oven Lemon-Lime Soda Apple Dumplings

This is a winning recie from Boy Scopus of America magazine and very easy using a lot of butter. 2 large Granny Smith apples

1 12-ounce can of lemon-lime soda

2 8-ounce cans of refrigerated crescent rolls

1 stick real butter

1 cup sugar

1 tablespoon cinnamon

1. Use a Dutch oven large enough to accommodate all apples in one layer because they’ll rise/expand when cooking. 2. Cut each apple into eight pieces. Wrap each piece in one crescent roll. 3. Melt stick of butter in the bottom of the Dutch oven and roll each piece in the melted butter before placing them in the bottom of the pan. 4. Mix cinnamon and sugar and sprinkle the mixture over all apple pieces (mixing the sugar rather than just dusting the tops better incorporates the cinnamon flavor). Carefully add the soda so as not to wash away sugar from the dumplings. 5. Based on oven size, adjust the amount of briquettes on top and bottom and bake until dumplings turn golden brown (in conventional oven about 30 minutes at 350 degrees). Serves: 8

Peppermint Sugar Cookies « The Pajama Chef

Monday 28th of November 2011

[...] join the fun at the My Baking Addiction and GoodLife Eats Holiday Recipe Swap sponsored by [...]

Karen L

Sunday 13th of November 2011

I was looking for the winners and noticed the last winner chosen on your winner page was Oct 18, is there a different place to see the winners?

Thx for the contests.


Friday 11th of November 2011

Such a simple weeknight dinner..using fresh herbs!

-4 tbsp. unsalted butter, room temp. -4 garlic cloves, minced -11/2 tsp. fresh oregano, chopped -11/2 tsp. fresh marjoram, chopped -1 tsp. paprika -salt -pepper -4 tbsp. flour -4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts -4 tsp. olive oil -14 oz. cherry tomatoes -1/2 c. white wine -2 tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped

1. In a small bowl, mix the butter, garlic, oregano, marjoram, and paprika. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Set aside. 2. Pound chicken to 1/2" thickness. Season with salt and pepper. Dredge with flour. 3. Melt 2 tbsp. of the herb butter mixture with 4 tsp. oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Saute until brown on each side (about 4 minutes per side). Keep warm. 4. Increase heat to high and add tomatoes to the skillet. Cook, stirring occasionally, until they begin to char and burst (about 5 minutes). Add remaining butter. 5. Crush tomatoes slightly to release their juices. Continue stirring until butter has melted. Add white wine to the pan and scrape up the brown bits. 6. Serve tomato sauce over chicken. Garnish with fresh parsley and serve.


Tuesday 18th of October 2011

I would love to participate, but i'm a little confused as to what the widget is and how to link it to my post. is it the link in point 3?


Wednesday 19th of October 2011

Mikelle- Just click the little blue button and fill in the information. If you need anything else, let us know. -Jamie

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