Cook with Us #30 - Post Your Entry Here

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CwU #30 Theme - Free for All

The Cook with Us team, @chefsteve, @pandamama and @offoodandart, is happy to welcome you to “Free for All” week! As you can guess by the theme you can do whatever you want this week. Here at Cook with Us, we are always interested in seeing what you share with us from your world and from your point of view. So, embrace the limitless possibilities this week, open up and express yourself. We look forward to receiving you!

A HUGE thanks to @curie and @sneaky-ninja for making Season Three happen!

The Cook with Us Season 3 Calendar

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The Cook with Us Contest

Three Contest Tiers

The Cook with Us contest is now divided into three tiers.

The first tier is the General Pool. Every contestant starts in the General Pool. The 1st place winner in the General Pool advances to the next (second) tier on the next round. If a contestant has advanced to the next two tiers but misses the entire previous season, he/she will start over in the General Pool. There are 3 prizes awarded in the General Pool and they are as follows:

  • First place - 5 STEEM
  • Second place - 3 STEEM
  • Third place - 1 STEEM

The second tier is the Winners' Circle. The contestants that have won in the General Pool advance to this tier. A contestant who wins twice in the Winners' Circle will advance to the next (third) tier on the next round. There are 3 prizes awarded in the Winners' Circle and they are as follows:

  • First place - 5 STEEM
  • Second place - 3 STEEM
  • Third place - 1 STEEM

The third tier is Super Cooks. The contestants that have won twice in the Winners' Circle advance to this tier. Currently, there is only one prize for the winner of Super Cooks. The winner of the round will receive 5 SBD.

The following, if participating in Cook with Us #30, will be competing in the Winners' Circle:

  • deimus
  • blackberryskunk
  • alansthoughs
  • lizelle
  • gladysstillwagon
  • carolynstahl
  • plantstoplanks
  • birdsinparadise
  • foodflaneur
  • rawadventuress
  • saimondonato
  • leelektrik
  • yesslife
  • slowcookingchef
  • atmemestable
  • gardeningchef
  • edenmichelle
  • celestialcow
  • the winner of CwU #29

The following, if participating in Cook with Us #30, will be competing in Super Cooks:

  • loveself
  • foodforsoul
  • alansthoughs

Cook with Us Official Contest Rules

Please take some time to review the contest rules below. We understand that a lot of work is put into every post and we do not want to disqualify anyone for not following the rules. If you are unsure about any of them, just ask us for some clarification. We will be happy to help you.

Contest Entry Rules

The title of your post should look like this: Cook with Us #30 – Name of Dish. For example, Cook with Us #30 - All-Time Favorite Apple Pie.

  • The first tag on your entry must be: cookwithus.
  • Upvote and resteem this @cookwithus post that you are submitting an entry for.
  • The first time you enter this competition, submit a proof photo. This can be in the form of a handwritten note with your Steemit name, the name of the dish, and the date with your entry - or it can be a photograph of yourself with your dish. Thereafter, you will not need a proof photograph going forward as we will know who you are. Please do not use Photoshop for the proof photo.
  • Include a description of the dish. Some examples are the taste of the dish, its origin, or the story behind it.
  • Describe why your dish works. Give a brief description about why you put these ingredients together.
  • Post a link to your entry in the comments section of the weekly challenge. This is the post that announces the start of the week's contest.
  • You can only enter one dish per entry (a dish means a single version. Not one dish two or three ways). You may only enter one entry per week.

General Contest Rules

  • Contest ends every Monday 12:00 UTC.
  • Results will be published no later than Thursday 12:00 UTC, three days after the contest is closed.
  • Entries do not have to be original. However, if not original, please provide the source.
  • While the calendar may be showing future themes, entries can only be submitted for the current week's contest and only after the official post for the contest is made. Entries submitted before the official start date or after the deadline will not be considered valid entries.
  • The Cook with Us contest will cover many topics and disciplines. Make sure you check for weekly contest rules that may change due to the nature of the challenge.
  • By entering @cookwithus, the contestant agrees to their material being used by the organizers for any purposes and will not be compensated should the material be published. But you, the author/photographer, will be given written credit.

Cook with Us is on Discord

To join, please follow the steps below.

  • Create a Discord account if first time on Discord. It's best to use your Steemit username.
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Thank you to @curie for voting for our wonderful contestants. This is a great privilege for us to see their posts being acknowledged. Please show your support for @curie and vote as witness.

Thank you @sneaky-ninja for your ongoing generous support.

Thanks for the delegation from @goldendawne who runs a weekly curation program and has acknowledged several of our contestants already. This is a very much appreciated delegation.

@zord189 gave an interesting sponsorship called Steem Basic Income, to @cookwithus winner @birdsinparadise. @birdsinparadise has a lifetime vote from Steem Basic Income to encourage her to keep posting. This generous sponsorship was in addition to SBD sent from time to time. Thank you @zord189!

Please show your support for @aggroed by voting for him as a witness.

Thanks to @docsmith for the generous donation of a beautiful custom-made knife specifically crafted for Cook with Us.

We are delighted with the caricatures made for us by @bazbiscuit. Thank you Barry!
@jacklimberis made our banner and gif for us. Thank you Jack - we really appreciate all the hard and beautiful work!
Thank you @edenmichelle for making the youtube video for us. A huge thanks as well to @leelektrik for creating our logo.

Thank you VIEWLY for the View Token prizes that we will give to our contestants who make a little video of their recipes.
Please follow@curie @randomwanderings @goldendawne,@DocSmith, @jedau, @zord189, @jznsamuel, @sneaky-ninja, @jacklimberis, @bazbiscuit, @edenmichelle, @theywillkillyou, @world5list, @world-travel-pro @leelektrik @hendrikdegrote and @heyitshaas. We hope to add to this list of supporters of our competition. If you would like to be a supporter of @cookwithus, please contact us. We would love to hear from you. @organduo please can you have a look at our competition - any support and comments will be gratefully received.


Thanks for you entry @birdsinparadise! Looks delicious!

Thank you! Glad to be here! Looking forward to seeing all of the great entries this week :)

All right! yeahhhh

C'mon Kenny - lets see your entry

Hehehe... The problem is, I can't post every day! Hehehe... Due to my work... (^_^)

This runs once per week - so you have a whole week to get an entry in

Now I get it! Yes! hehehe... I'm in!!!! Great!!! (^_^)

Glad to finally see your entry! Could you please resteem this post and also put a link to your entry here in the comments? Once completed, your entry will be valid.

Welcome @kennyroy - thanks for entering

Hello everyone,
Please find my entry for this week's contest.
I hope you enjoy it.
Good luck to everyone.

Hi @pandamama @chefsteve @offoodandart :-) It's been over 2 months since I was last on steemit and I remembered the cookwithus challenge! So I'll be back just for that :-) So here is my link for this week

Welcome back - we've missed you

Aww thanks @pandamama, that nice to know ☺️

Welcome back! Glad to have you back! 😊

Thank you @offoodandart 😊

This is a simple little Delight for week 30

Hello how are you? How should tickets be for this week? I think my translation does not help much? Is it a free plate?

Yes, post any recipe you like

so does that mean we can do whatever we want?

Yes - whatever you choose

Hey @celestialcow! Thanks for your entry! Did you upvote this post? We saw that you resteemed, Thanks!

It was upvoted :)

This is going to be so much fun! I can't wait to see all the extremely creative chefs of the @cookwithus community whip up some incredible dishes!

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