As the weather gets colder, there's nothing nicer than a warm bowl of soup to hunker down with. Break out your recipes for your heartiest soups, stews, and chili, and show us what you've got in the on the fire this winter. You could win some gorgeous enameled cast iron stoneware from Le Creuset that works almost as hard as you do!

As a special prize, the author who submits the most entries is eligible to win an awesome robot apron!


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Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to entries from US, Canada [excluding Quebec], UK, China, Belgium, the Netherlands, Australia,  Colombia, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, India, and Denmark<. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PT, December 17, 2012.

The winner(s) will be solely responsible for complying with any and all applicable statutes, laws (including, without limitation, common law, if applicable), rules and regulations and for bearing any personal income tax, VAT, withholding taxes, customs duties, or other taxes, fees, insurance, surcharges or other costs relating to receiving, claiming or collecting any prize.

The Soup and Stew Contest is closed.

Grand Prize

10 PRIZES

Grand Prize

One Grand Prize winner will receive a Le Creuset Signature Enameled Cast-Iron 7-1/4-Quart Round French Oven in choice of color (cherry, carribean, cassis, dijon, dune, fennel, flame, marseille) and an Instructables prize pack including an Instructables robot apron.

First Prize

Three First Prize winners will receive a Le Creuset Signature Enameled Cast-Iron 2-Quart Round French Oven in choice of color (cherry, carribean, fennel, flame, marseille) and an Instructables prize pack including an Instructables robot apron.

Second Prize

Five Second Prize winners will receive a Le Creuset Mini Cocotte Set in choice of color (cherry, black & white, fennel, cassis, flame) and an Instructables prize pack including an Instructables robot apron.

Judges' Prize

One Judges’ Prize winner (the author with the most entries!) will receive an Instructables robot apron.
HOW IT WORKS

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 Dec 3, 2012 and Dec 17, 2012 (11:59pm PT).

Enter

Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Soup and Stew 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.

Accepting

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

Voting

Instructables members can vote for an entry during the contest plus 3 days after the contest closes.

Judging

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.

Winners

When the winners are decided they will be announced here on the contest page. All entrants will be notified when this happens.