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Recipe Photo Contest! 
Oct. 4, 2010 4:36 pm 
Updated: Oct. 14, 2010 6:25 pm
Hi there Allrecipeeps! 

It's me - Elizabeth. I hope all of you are having a great week so far!

Did you know that Allrecipes has thousands of recipes which do not have photos? Those poor recipes! And some of them have been on the site since the beginning!

Well, we want to change that - but we can't, not without your help! So, lets have a contest  - you win prizes, and the 'faceless recipes' as Pam-3BoysMama has dubbed them, win your fantastic photos! Don't worry - I already made sure Pam didn't mind if we used her idea.:)

Here is how it works: every two weeks, we will post a list of 50 recipes that need photos. For every photo you submit of one of the below recipes, your name will go into a drawing. After the end of the two weeks, we will draw a winner for a 2 year Supporting Membership. Already a Supporting Member? Get two years tacked on - or, we will send you one of our cookbooks and some more shopping bags (you can decide!). Who knows? You might even find some new favorites! Feel free to review these, too!

So... here are the first recipes: 

Happy cooking and photographing! 
Oct. 4, 2010 4:50 pm
YAY, Pam!!!
Oct. 4, 2010 4:51 pm
Awe POO! It is all bread and sweets which I do not eat but I'll keep watching. This is a great idea because I think every recipe needs a photo so people can get an idea of what the end result is supposed to look like. I tend to lean towards ones with no photos so thanks for bringing some fun into it.
Oct. 4, 2010 4:56 pm
I'm in, let me just find a good one to start....
Oct. 4, 2010 5:06 pm
I vote Hot Onion Pinwheels sassy ;)
Oct. 4, 2010 5:08 pm
Hahahaha, that was the first one that caught my eye until I saw yeast. I picked up 7 possibles.
Oct. 4, 2010 5:47 pm
Oh, this is fun!
Oct. 4, 2010 5:47 pm
GREAT idea!!!
Oct. 4, 2010 6:04 pm
What a good idea!
Oct. 4, 2010 6:08 pm
Great idea! I saved the yeast ones sassy! Love to play with yeast!
Oct. 4, 2010 6:14 pm
So fun- great idea!
Oct. 4, 2010 6:32 pm
Awesome idea, now if I can just get my camera to cooperate!!!
Oct. 4, 2010 6:32 pm
Wow, Elizabeth! I didn't expect to see this up and running so soon. :) Way to go!
Oct. 4, 2010 7:50 pm
I made the Lick Your Lips Cake! One down, more to go, LOL.
Oct. 4, 2010 8:25 pm
No computer connection to my digital camera so I can't put photos on the site. I had heard that I can use a "memory card". Maybe thats why I never hear anything with all my submitted recipes.
Oct. 4, 2010 9:33 pm
Oh My goodness, I am soo excited!! YYAAA I'm in! Thank you Elizabeth:) This has been a hobby of mine since the beginning anyway, now I won't have to look so hard! Be back soon with a New face!
Oct. 4, 2010 9:46 pm
Very cool! I'm in. I've done several and am not intimidated at all to try a recipe without a picture.
Oct. 4, 2010 9:47 pm
well that came out all wrong. It should be "I've made many recipes in the past without faces"....not that I've made several of the above already.
Oct. 5, 2010 8:23 am
Pam....great job with your inspiration and Elizabeth....thanks for picking up Pam's idea and running with it :) Too fun!
Oct. 5, 2010 9:27 am
Supe great idea! I often make a recipe just because it needs a photo!
Oct. 5, 2010 9:44 am
Cool, Elizabeth! And YAY! Pam! - Don't think that means you get to slow down on yours, though!
Oct. 5, 2010 10:13 am
Very cool! I loved Pam's blogs, and it made me kind of "look for" recipes that needed a photo! Great idea Pam, and thank you AR for sponsoring the contest!
Oct. 5, 2010 12:02 pm
Count me in when it's not just sweets and breads. See ya during the meats and potatos.
Oct. 5, 2010 12:20 pm
I love this!!! Can't decide what to make first!!
Oct. 5, 2010 3:42 pm
Hot Onion Pinwheels now has a face. It's a keeper recipe.
Oct. 5, 2010 4:57 pm
Interesting... :0
Oct. 5, 2010 7:11 pm
Isn't this great Belles! Look at all those bread recipes with no "face". :) I can't wait to bake a few more.
Oct. 5, 2010 8:34 pm
The butterscotch buns now have a facie!!! YAY!!!! was delicious and enjoyed it! wonderful blog ;D
Oct. 6, 2010 10:04 am
Baking Nana.. knock yourself out. lol
Oct. 6, 2010 10:42 am
The 'Banana Nut Frosting' now has a was good too! :)
Oct. 6, 2010 12:54 pm
Great idea - too bad it's all baking this go around.
Oct. 6, 2010 7:15 pm
Awesome AR! To Pam-3boysMama, you have certainly inspired me to try and take better pictures!!! And I do love to see your blogs giving faces to the recipes!
Oct. 6, 2010 7:16 pm
What a good idea... Love it.
Oct. 6, 2010 9:43 pm
Pineapple Tangerine Bread is no longer faceless! Boy is it ever tasty, too! Cat Hill -thanks!
Oct. 9, 2010 11:57 am
Love, love, love this contest! I especially like that there will be new reviews along with the posted photos. I am working on new Thanksgiving roll recipes and will try the hot oniot pinwheels, since there is now a beautiful photo to inspire me!
Oct. 14, 2010 11:55 am
okay, I've never done photos, but this looks really fun! :) I think I might have to try it! Thanks E!
Oct. 14, 2010 6:25 pm
I just made PAXIMADE. What a great simple recipe. I wasn't sure about it but figured I'd be open and give it a try ... What's the worse that could happen ... It wouldn't be good? I've made many things that nobody would eat but this was very much enjoyed and worthy of being photographed. I hope more people consider trying it.
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