Recipe Contest: Win Money!

Enter your original (never before published) recipes in our Prize Tested Recipes' contest, which features new categories each month. Each month we publish the top recipe in each category.

Monthly Prizes: Two $500 winners for August. Two $500 winners for September.

September 2012 Categories

HEALTHY SNACKS:Back-to-school season brings the need for after-school treats that are more than empty calories. These healthy treats can be cereal-based bars or cookies, snack mixes made with popcorn or cereal, whole grain crackers with cheese or nut butter toppings, yogurt-based dips and spreads to accompany cut-up veggies and fruit, mini sandwiches made on small whole grain bagels or buns, fresh or dried fruit mixes, or any other combination of healthy ingredients. How about deviled eggs made with low-fat ingredients? Share your healthiest recipe for afterschool or anytime snacking.

BANANA DESSERTS:Go bananas and come up with a new way to make a craveworthy banana dessert. There are many different ways to work this fruit into something sweetcakes, cupcakes, drop cookies, bar cookies, pies, tarts, ice cream treats, or dessert sauces. A twist on a classic, like banana pudding, banana cream pie, or bananas Foster, is also welcome. Get creative and think up a dessert to showcase this much-loved fruit.

Contest Details

Better Homes and Gardens Prize Tested Recipes® September 2012 Contest Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.

CONTEST: The September 2012 Prize Tested Recipes Contest features two (2) recipe categories: "Healthy Snacks" and "Banana Desserts" (each a "Category"). Contest begins at 12:00 a.m. C.T. on January 1, 2012, and ends on February 24, 2012. At the conclusion of the Contest, judges will select one (1) winner per Category.

THERE ARE THREE WAYS TO ENTER: 1) Online: Submit the entry information required below at BHG.com/ptrcontest. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m., C.T. on February 24, 2012. 2) Email: Submit the entry information required below to PTR@meredith.com. Entries submitted by e-mail must be received by 11:59 p.m., CT on February 24, 2012. 3)Mail: Submit the entry information required below by postal mail to: 1211 Food Dept., Better Homes and Gardens magazine, Des Moines, IA 50309-3023. Mail entries must be neatly written or typed. Entries must be postmarked on or before February 22, 2012, and received by February 29, 2012.

ELIGIBILITY: Legal residents of the 50 United States, and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older at time of entry are eligible to enter, except employees of Meredith Corporation, 1716 Locust Street, Des Moines, Iowa ("Sponsor"), and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Contest and/or their respective agents, affiliates, subsidiaries and members of their immediate families or household members. "Immediate family members" shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.

ENTRIES: For each Category entered, create your original recipe. Multiple entries are allowed, but each recipe must be submitted as a separate entry and each entry must meet the following requirements:

A recipe may be submitted in either of the two (2) monthly Categories. Write or type on each entry the Category you wish to enter. Each recipe may only be submitted for judging in one Category. Multiple entries may be submitted in the same envelope or email.

Recipe entries must be original, and cannot have been previously published, won another competition or contest, or been used for advertising or promotional purposes.

Entry must: (1) include recipe name and the number of servings that the recipe yields, (2) use ingredients that are available in most grocery stores; (3) list ingredients with measurements in order of use; (4) include step-by-step preparation and cooking directions; (5) for mail and e-mail entries, please include: entrant name, age and complete address with zip code, telephone number with area code and e-mail (optional).

WINNER SELECTION AND PRIZES: All eligible entries received will be judged by a qualified panel of judges appointed by Sponsor to select one (1) Category Winner for each Category based on creativity (30%), taste (40%), and practicality (30%). In the event of a tie, the entry with the highest score in the Practicality criterion will be a winner. Each Category Winner will receive a $500 check. One prize per household.

Potential winners will be notified and prizes will be delivered approximately thirty (30) days from date of winner verification. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portions thereof) of equal or greater value if prize (or portions thereof) cannot be awarded as described. Sponsor will determine all elements of prizing in its sole discretion. Prizes may not be assigned, transferred or changed, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Prizes are awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee express or implied by Sponsor. Sponsor disclaims all and any liability for the actual provision, quality or nature of any third party product or service accepted by the winners. The awarding of any prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules.

CONDITIONS/WARRANTIES: Entrants agree to be bound by Official Rules and agree that if any winner fails to provide proof of identity, refuses to provide required documentation, is found to have violated the Official Rules or otherwise does not meet eligibility criteria, prize will be forfeited and awarded to the entry with the next highest score. Entrants understand that Sponsor is not liable for injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from participation in this promotion and acceptance, possession and use of prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the contest or in the announcement of the prize. Decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all respects.

Sponsor assumes no responsibility for entries it is unable to process due to network, hardware or other technical failures; or any other reason, or incomplete, damaged, misdirected, illegible, stolen or lost entries. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the web site or otherwise in violation of these Official Rules. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this promotion if not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or integrity of the contest. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to date of cancellation. The use of automated entry systems or any other conduct that impedes the integrity of the contest is prohibited. In the event of a dispute regarding an online entry, entry will be deemed made by the holder of an established e-mail account associated with the entry.

RELEASES: By participating in this contest and accepting any prize that they may win, entrants agree to release Sponsor, its parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, advertising and promotion agencies and prize suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, from participation in this contest and/or acceptance or use of the prize.

Entrants authorize the Released Parties to use their name, voice, likeness, biographical data, city and state of residence and entry materials in all media now known or hereafter discovered, for any purpose, including without limitation, in connection with, and to promote, market or advertise, the contest, in whole or in part, without review, approval, credit or attribution, notification or payment from or to entrant or any person or entity, worldwide, in perpetuity, or on a winner's list, if applicable, unless prohibited by law. Sponsor is not obligated to use any of the above-mentioned information or materials, but may do so and may edit such information or materials, at Sponsors sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation.

By submitting entry materials, entrants certify that such materials are original and created by entrant, that entrants have the necessary rights, permission and authority to submit such materials, and, if applicable, that entrants maintain a valid copyright in the materials.

By submitting entry materials, entrants acknowledge that they understand and agree that the Released Parties' use of material containing features and elements similar to or identical with those contained in entrants' entry materials does not entitle entrants to any compensation. By entering, entrants waive any right of action against the Released Parties in connection with the Released Parties' use of any material (or any part thereof), whether or not the material contains features or elements similar or identical to those contained in entrants entry materials.

PRIVACY: Registration for Sponsor's bhg.com website is required to enter the Contest online. When you register, we collect personally identifying information about you, including your name, mailing address, and email address. The information that you provide will be added to a centralized Sponsor database so that you will simultaneously be registered for Sponsor's other websites as well. By entering and providing the required registration information, you acknowledge that Sponsor may send you information, samples, or special offers it believes may be of interest to you about its publications or other complementary goods offered by Sponsor. Sponsor may also include your name and postal address in postal address lists that Sponsor sells or rents to third parties for marketing purposes. For more information about how Sponsor uses the information you provide, see Sponsor's privacy policy at www.bhg.com. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO SHARE YOUR INFORMATION, PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THIS PROMOTION.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION: Except where prohibited, by participating Contest entrants agree that: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant(s) and Sponsor and its agents shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law of any jurisdiction. Entrant agrees that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to this Contest, or awarding of the prizes, shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the State of New York and entrant hereby consents and submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. Except where prohibited, by participating in this Contest, entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or awarding of the prizes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating in this Contest but in no event attorneys' fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain awards for and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above may not apply to you.

GENERAL: Except where prohibited by law, potential winners will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Ownership/Liability Release, Publicity Release and Assignment of All Rights in Pre-Existing Work within ten (10) days of notification or the entry with the next highest score may become an alternate winner. If winner notification is returned as undeliverable, the entry with the next highest score may become an alternate winner. By participating and winning a prize, winners release Sponsor, its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and agencies and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability with respect to the prize won and participation in the contest. Subject to all U. S. federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. Taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of winners. For September 2012 winners' list, available after February 24, 2011, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: BH&G Prize Tested Recipes Winners' List June 2012, Food Dept., Better Homes and Gardens magazine, Des Moines, IA 50309-3023.

August 2012 Categories

BURGER LOVE:Try your hand at creating a unique burger that family and friends will love to eat. Start with ground beef, pork, ham, lamb, chicken, turkey, or fish. Or make them meatless with beans and grains. You might add extra ingredients for flavorherbs, spices, onions, or other veggiesplus some crumbs. Tell us how you cook themgrill, broil, or pan-fryand finally whether you top them with additional ingredients such as cheese or salsa. On what kind of rolls, buns, or bread do you serve the burger? There are plenty of choices when it comes to developing an outstanding burger thats sure to please.

SUMMER PIES: This is the season to use fresh fruitberries, peaches, plums, apricots, pears, cherriesto bake into a pie. Develop a recipe using one or several fruits with one or two crusts or a crumbly topping. Tell us about the crusttraditional, a sweeter cookie combination, or a crumb crust made with cookies or crackers. Another possibility is to create a cool or light-tasting pie, such as one thats frozen or refrigerated. Pie filling ideas include berries and cream cheese or whipped cream combinations.

Contest Details

Better Homes and Gardens Prize Tested Recipes® August 2012 Contest Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.

CONTEST: The August 2012 Prize Tested Recipes Contest features two (2) recipe categories -- "Burger Love," and "Summer Pies," - (each a "Category"). Contest begins on December 1, 2011, and ends on January 24, 2012. At the conclusion of the contest, judges will select one (1) winner per Category.

THERE ARE THREE WAYS TO ENTER: 1) Online. Submit the entry information required below at BHG.com/ptrcontest. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m., CT on January 24, 2012. 2) Submit the entry information required below to PTR@meredith.com. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m., CT on January 24, 2012. 3) By Mail. Submit the entry information required below by postal mail to: 1111 Food Dept., Better Homes and Gardens magazine, Des Moines, IA 50309-3023. All mailed entries must be neatly written or typed. Entries must be postmarked on or before January 24, 2012, and received by January 31, 2012.

ELIGIBILITY: Legal residents of the 50 United States, and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older at time of entry are eligible to enter, except employees of Meredith Corporation, 1716 Locust Street, Des Moines, Iowa ("Sponsor"), and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Contest and/or their respective agents, affiliates, subsidiaries and members of their immediate families or household members. "Immediate family members" shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.

ENTRIES: For each Category entered, create your original recipe. Multiple entries are allowed, but each recipe must be submitted as a separate entry and each entry must meet the following requirements:

A recipe may be submitted in any of the three (3) monthly Categories. Write or type on each entry the Category you wish to enter. Each recipe may only be submitted for judging in one Category. Multiple entries may be submitted in the same email or envelope.

Recipe entries must be original, and cannot have been previously published, won another competition or contest, or been used for advertising or promotional purposes.

Entry must: (1) include recipe name and the number of servings that the recipe yields, (2) use ingredients that are available in most grocery stores; (3) list ingredients with measurements in order of use; (4) include step-by-step preparation and cooking directions; (5) for mail and e-mail entries, please include: entrant name, age and complete address with zip code, telephone number with area code and e-mail (optional).

WINNER SELECTION AND PRIZES: All eligible entries will be judged by a qualified panel of judges appointed by Sponsor to select one (1) Category Winner for each Category based on creativity (30%), taste (40%), and practicality (30%). In the event of a tie, the entry with the highest score in Practicality will be a winner. Each Category Winner will receive a $500 check. One prize per household. Potential winners will be notified and prizes will be delivered approximately thirty (30) days from date of winner verification. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portions thereof) of equal or greater value if prize (or portions thereof) cannot be awarded as described. Sponsor will determine all elements of prizing in its sole discretion. Prizes may not be assigned, transferred or changed, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Prizes are awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee express or implied by Sponsor. Sponsor disclaims all and any liability for the actual provision, quality or nature of any third party product or service accepted by the winners. The awarding of any prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules. Entrants agree to be bound by Official Rules and agree that if any winner fails to provide proof of identity, refuses to provide required documentation, is found to have violated the Official Rules or otherwise does not meet eligibility criteria, prize will be forfeited and awarded to the entry with the next highest score. Entrants understand that Sponsor is not liable for injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from participation in this promotion and acceptance, possession and use of prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the contest or in the announcement of the prize. Decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all respects.

WINNER SELECTION AND PRIZES: All eligible entries received will be judged by a qualified panel of judges appointed by Sponsor to select one (1) Category Winner for each Category based on creativity (30%), taste (40%), and practicality (30%). In the event of a tie, the entry with the highest score in the Practicality criterion will be a winner. Each Category Winner will receive a $500 check. One prize per household. Potential winners will be notified and prizes will be delivered approximately thirty (30) days from date of winner verification. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portions thereof) of equal or greater value if prize (or portions thereof) cannot be awarded as described. Sponsor will determine all elements of prizing in its sole discretion. Prizes may not be assigned, transferred or changed, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Prizes are awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee express or implied by Sponsor. Sponsor disclaims all and any liability for the actual provision, quality or nature of any third party product or service accepted by the winners. The awarding of any prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules.

CONDITIONS/WARRANTIES: Entrants agree to be bound by Official Rules and agree that if any winner fails to provide proof of identity, refuses to provide required documentation, is found to have violated the Official Rules or otherwise does not meet eligibility criteria, prize will be forfeited and awarded to the entry with the next highest score. Entrants understand that Sponsor is not liable for injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from participation in this promotion and acceptance, possession and use of prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the contest or in the announcement of the prize. Decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all respects. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for entries it is unable to process due to network, hardware or other technical failures; or any other reason, or incomplete, damaged, misdirected, illegible, stolen or lost entries. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the web site or otherwise in violation of these Official Rules. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this promotion if not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or integrity of the contest. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to date of cancellation. The use of automated entry systems or any other conduct that impedes the integrity of the contest is prohibited. In the event of a dispute regarding an online entry, entry will be deemed made by the holder of an established e-mail account associated with the entry.

RELEASES: By participating in this contest and accepting any prize that they may win, entrants agree to release Sponsor, its parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, advertising and promotion agencies and prize suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, from participation in this contest and/or acceptance or use of the prize. Entrants authorize the Released Parties to use their name, voice, likeness, biographical data, city and state of residence and entry materials in all media now known or hereafter discovered, for any purpose, including without limitation, in connection with, and to promote, market or advertise, the contest, in whole or in part, without review, approval, credit or attribution, notification or payment from or to entrant or any person or entity, worldwide, in perpetuity, or on a winner's list, if applicable, unless prohibited by law. Sponsor is not obligated to use any of the above-mentioned information or materials, but may do so and may edit such information or materials, at Sponsor's sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation. By submitting entry materials, entrants certify that such materials are original and created by entrant, that entrants have the necessary rights, permission and authority to submit such materials, and, if applicable, that entrants maintain a valid copyright in the materials. By submitting entry materials, entrants acknowledge that they understand and agree that the Released Parties' use of material containing features and elements similar to or identical with those contained in entrants' entry materials does not entitle entrants to any compensation. By entering, entrants waive any right of action against the Released Parties in connection with the Released Parties' use of any material (or any part thereof), whether or not the material contains features or elements similar or identical to those contained in entrants' entry materials.

PRIVACY: Registration for Sponsor's bhg.com website is required to enter the Contest online. When you register, we collect personally identifying information about you, including your name, mailing address, and email address. The information that you provide will be added to a centralized Sponsor database so that you will simultaneously be registered for Sponsor's other websites as well. By entering and providing the required registration information, you acknowledge that Sponsor may send you information, samples, or special offers it believes may be of interest to you about its publications or other complementary goods offered by Sponsor. Sponsor may also include your name and postal address in postal address lists that Sponsor sells or rents to third parties for marketing purposes. For more information about how Sponsor uses the information you provide, see Sponsors privacy policy at www.bhg.com. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO SHARE YOUR INFORMATION, PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THIS PROMOTION.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION: Except where prohibited, by participating Contest entrants agree that: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant(s) and Sponsor and its agents shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law of any jurisdiction. Entrant agrees that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to this Contest, or awarding of the prizes, shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the State of New York and entrant hereby consents and submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. Except where prohibited, by participating in this Contest, entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or awarding of the prizes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of- pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating in this Contest but in no event attorneys' fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain awards for and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above may not apply to you.

GENERAL: Except where prohibited by law, potential winners will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Ownership/Liability Release, Publicity Release and Assignment of All Rights in Pre-Existing Work within ten (10) days of notification or the entry with the next highest score may become an alternate winner. If winner notification is returned as undeliverable, the entry with the next highest score may become an alternate winner. By participating and winning a prize, winners release Sponsor, its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and agencies and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability with respect to the prize won and participation in the contest. Subject to all U. S. federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. Taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of winners. For August 2012 winners' list, available after January 31, 2011, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: BH&G Prize Tested Recipes Winners' List August 2012, Food Dept., Better Homes and Gardens® magazine, Des Moines, IA 50309-3023.

2012 Grand Prize Contest

OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.

CONTEST: The 2012 Prize Tested Recipes Grand Prize Contest (the "Grand Prize Contest") begins on May 1, 2011, and ends on May 24, 2012. At the conclusion of the Contest, judges will select one (1) grand prize winner.

ENTRY: All Category Winners of 2012 Prize Tested Recipes monthly contests will be automatically entered in the Grand Prize Contest.

ELIGIBILITY: Category Winners of 2012 Prize Tested Recipes monthly contests who are legal residents of the 50 United States, and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older at time of entry are eligible to enter, except employees of Meredith Corporation, 1716 Locust Street, Des Moines, Iowa ("Sponsor"), and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Grand Prize Contest and/or their respective agents, affiliates, subsidiaries and members of their immediate families or household members. "Immediate family members" shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.

WINNER SELECTION AND PRIZE: A qualified panel of judges appointed by Sponsor will select one (1) grand prize winner based on creativity (30%), taste (40%), and practicality (30%) of recipe. In the event of a tie, the entry with the highest score in the Practicality criterion will be the winner. The grand prize winner will receive winner's choice of appliances from the Frigidaire Gallery collection, retail value up to $10,000. Appliances must be selected and ordered by December 31, 2012. Potential winner will be notified by mail or email on or about October 31, 2012, and instructions for prize redemption will be delivered upon winner verification. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portions thereof) of equal or greater value if prize (or portions thereof) cannot be awarded as described. Sponsor will determine all elements of prizing in its sole discretion. Prize may not be assigned, transferred, changed or redeemed for cash, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Prize is awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee express or implied by Sponsor. Sponsor disclaims all and any liability for the actual provision, quality or nature of any third party product or service accepted by the winner. The awarding of any prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules.

CONDITIONS/WARRANTIES: Entrants agree to be bound by Official Rules and agree that if winner fails to provide proof of identity, refuses to provide required documentation, is found to have violated the Official Rules or otherwise does not meet eligibility criteria, prize will be forfeited and awarded to the entry with the next highest score. Entrants understand that Sponsor is not liable for injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from participation in this promotion and acceptance, possession and use of prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Grand Prize Contest or in the announcement of the prize. Decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all respects. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for entries it is unable to process due to network, hardware or other technical failures; or any other reason, or incomplete, damaged, misdirected, illegible, stolen or lost entries. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the web site or otherwise in violation of these Official Rules. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this promotion if not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or integrity of the contest. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to date of cancellation. The use of automated entry systems or any other conduct that impedes the integrity of the contest is prohibited. In the event of a dispute regarding an online entry, entry will be deemed made by the holder of an established e-mail account associated with the entry.

RELEASES: By participating in this contest and accepting any prize that they may win, entrants agree to release Sponsor, its parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, advertising and promotion agencies and prize suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, from participation in this contest and/or acceptance or use of the prize. Entrants authorize the Released Parties to use their name, voice, likeness, biographical data, city and state of residence and entry materials in all media now known or hereafter discovered, for any purpose, including without limitation, in connection with, and to promote, market or advertise, the contest, in whole or in part, without review, approval, credit or attribution, notification or payment from or to entrant or any person or entity, worldwide, in perpetuity, or on a winner's list, if applicable, unless prohibited by law. Sponsor is not obligated to use any of the above-mentioned information or materials, but may do so and may edit such information or materials, at Sponsors sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation. By submitting entry materials, entrants certify that such materials are original and created by entrant, that entrants have the necessary rights, permission and authority to submit such materials, and, if applicable, that entrants maintain a valid copyright in the materials. By submitting entry materials, entrants acknowledge that they understand and agree that the Released Parties' use of material containing features and elements similar to or identical with those contained in entrants' entry materials does not entitle entrants to any compensation. By entering, entrants waive any right of action against the Released Parties in connection with the Released Parties' use of any material (or any part thereof), whether or not the material contains features or elements similar or identical to those contained in entrants' entry materials.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION: Except where prohibited, by participating Contest entrants agree that: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant(s) and Sponsor and its agents shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law of any jurisdiction. Entrant agrees that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to this Contest, or awarding of the prizes, shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the State of New York and entrant hereby consents and submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. Except where prohibited, by participating in this Contest, entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or awarding of the prizes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating in this Contest but in no event attorneys' fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain awards for and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above may not apply to you.

GENERAL: Except where prohibited by law, potential grand prize winner will be required to complete and return a Release within ten (10) days of notification or the entry with the next highest score may become an alternate winner. If winner notification is returned as undeliverable, the entry with the next highest score may become an alternate winner. By participating and winning a prize, winner releases Sponsor, its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and agencies and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability with respect to the prize won and participation in the contest. Subject to all U. S. federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. Taxes on prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winner will be issued an IRS 1099-MISC tax form. For grand prize winner's name, available after October 31, 2012, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: BH&G Prize Tested Recipes 2012 Grand Prize Winner, Food Dept., Better Homes and Gardens® magazine, Des Moines, IA 50309-3023.