Cold weather is the perfect time for warm soups.  Share your favorite recipes for homemade winter soups for a chance to win an awesome immersion blender, fame and glory. 

What about chili and stew, you ask? Go ahead and submit them all - we're hungry, and we want your recipes!

So what will you make? It'soup to you!  I'm sure you'll have a souper idea from some souperlative soups!  But get cooking, because this contest closes in two weeks!

A first-rate soup is more creative than a second-rate painting.
- Abraham Maslow

Ready to start? Click here!

Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to international entries. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PST, Jan 23.

The Homemade Soup Contest is closed.


First Prize (2 winners)

Two first prize winners will receive Cook's Illustrated top pick for immersion blenders!  The Kaloric Sunny Morning Stick Mixer creates velvety smooth soups and smoothies in no time. 

Also included is an Intructables Prize Pack which includes a one-year Pro membership, patch, and more!

Runner-Up Prize (3 winners)

Three Runners-Up will receive an Intructables Prize Pack which includes a one-year Pro membership, patch, and more!

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Jan 4, 2011 and Jan 23, 2011 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Homemade Soup Contest. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.