Beet ‘n Squash YOU!

August and September is battle cucumber

Submissions Due: Sept 3rd, Friday

Leela‘s hosting. Step up and join the fun!

This Month’s Prize:

Two winners will each receive one piece of genuine turquoise jewelry (up to $50 in value), handmade by Leela’s friend in Thailand.

The 2 winners will also receive:

  • Permanent linked placement on Mel and Leela’s Walls of Fame.

  • An adorable Winner’s Badge

    Beet n Squash YOU!

Leela of She Simmers and I are proud to present Beet ‘n Squash YOU! — a monthly food- fight wherein the stupendous virtues of vegetables are extolled.

Beet n Squash YOU!

The partners in crime will take turns hosting the open event for all cooks! (bloggers or not).

Visit our Wall of Fame to see past winners.

To Participate:

  • Paste the Participant Badge onto your page.
  • Publish a post with a recipe featuring this month’s vegetable.
  • Email your recipe link to ( by the deadline. If you don’t have a blog, simply email us the recipe with a photo.
  • Publicize this on Twitter to extend the fun to all, especially to veggie-loving friends!

On the following Monday, the host will announce:

  • 2 winners! Mel and Leela’s top picks.
  • A round-up linking to each participant’s recipe.
  • Next Month’s Featured Veggie.

Aug – Sep is Battle Cucumber!
Hosted by Leela!

Beet n Squash YOU!

Paste Participant Badge visibly on your page for the duration of the event. Feel free to remove thereafter:

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Email entry to:

Tweet: Battle CUCUMBER! Join @GourmetFury and @SheSimmers #BeetnSquashU

Alternately, tweet however you like but please include the tag #BeetnSquashU to keep track of other participants and our announcements.

Submissions Due: Sep 3rd

Winners Announced: Sep 6th