Made with Love Mondays: Week 1/7/2013


Each week I host Made with Love Mondays as a weekly series to promote, share, and celebrate foods make entirely from scratch. Food without transfats, without preservatives, without food dyes, without high fructose corn syrup. Creative recipes shared by talented foodies. Browse Recipe Index

Announcement: Welcome to a new year of from-scratch cooking! I have updated and simplified the How to Participate, FAQ, Guiding Principles and Ingredient Restrictions sections. Did you know:
  • Anyone can participate - even non-bloggers
  • You can submit multiple recipes each week
  • Your recipes are shared and promoted on Twitter, Tumblr, and Pinterest
  • You can promote your recipes using the My Recipe Gallery badge
  • Made with Love Mondays includes a searchable and filterable Recipe Index
  • Made with Love Mondays has featured nearly 400 recipes from over 55 bloggers

Top 5 Contributors from 2012

MJ's Kitchen: 38 Featured Recipes

Canela Kitchen: 32 Featured Recipes

My Little Italian Kitchen: 28 Featured Recipes

Vivian Pang Kitchen: 20 Featured Recipes

Girlichef: 20 Featured Recipes

Damn Delicious: 20 Featured Recipes

Thanks to ALL of the talented foodies who have made this series possible - your passion and creativity is treasured!

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Optional Weekly Themes
  • This week's theme: From scratch recipes featuring Fresh Tangerines
  • Next week's theme: From scratch recipes featuring Fresh Turnip and/or Rutabaga
  • Please note: Themes are intended to provide you with inspiration if you're not sure where to start or what to make. Themes are completely optional and you can share any from-scratch food post that meets the Guiding Principles


  1. Wow, proud to be one of the top contributors...thanks so much for highlighting all of us. Off to check out the new guides, etc.. :) Happy Monday and Happy New Year!

  2. Can't believe I'm one of the Top 5 contributors. Thanks again for the effort of hosting.

  3. I am pleased to be your contributor and will certainly carry on being one! You are doing an amazing job! Thank you Mark and happy new year! To a year of glorious baking :-)

  4. mjskit @ mjskitchen.comJanuary 7, 2013 at 2:00 PM

    Happy New Year my friend! So happy to have been one of your top contributors this year! I appreciate the way you so beautifully feature our recipes! Looking forward to sharing with you in 2013! Have a great week!

  5. Lorraine @ Not Quite NigellaJanuary 8, 2013 at 11:52 PM

    Happy New Year JW!! I hope you had a wonderful break and new year's. I can't wait to read more this year! :)

  6. You're back! Great to see who the top contributors are - congrats to MJ!

  7. Happy New Year to you as well, Heather! This start of this year has been crammed with changes already but I'm hoping thing will settle down soon... It was a pleasure as always to feature your food...

  8. Thanks so much for the kind words, Alida, and Happy New Year to you as well! I can't wait to see what food is in store for 2013 and thanks so much for being such a wonderful supporter of Made with Love Mondays!

  9. Happy New Year to you as well, MJ - thank you for being such a wonderful blogger friend all these months and such a strong supporter for Made with Love Mondays! I can't wait to see what's in store for 2013...

  10. Thanks for the kind wishes and I hope your New Year is off to a wonderful start - there's been a lot of changes packed into just the first few weeks of this year so stuff has been a little crazy in my personal life, but I'm looking forward to things settling down a bit soon...

  11. Happy New Year to you John! Made with Love Mondays has been a fun series since the beginning and I'm so happy to be continuing again for 2013...

  12. Mich @ Piece of CakeJanuary 11, 2013 at 10:29 AM

    Hi! Look forward to making more contributions this year. Just to let you know I've moved my blog due to some technical issues with the old one... have contributed a recipe for this week's from the new blog.


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