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Fork It Over: June ActiveRain Recipe Challenge

Real Estate Agent with Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 UT DRE# 6541633-SA00

Fork It Over: June ActiveRain Recipe Challenge


June’s challenge is designed for ActiveRain members to discover one another's favorite summer recipes that please the crowds, are self-created or handed down through several generations. 



Kathy Streib and I will be your kitchen helpers or grilling assistants for this special event. Please reach out to either one of us for questions or more information, we are happy to help!



Raid that pantry and unleash your inner chef to create or share a dish that everyone enjoys at your house. Maybe it’s a summer salad, tacos, stir fry, ice cream, get creative! You can impress us with an appetizer, main course, refreshing dessert, or even a fusion dish.



✅  One hundred word minimum.

✅ List ingredients & measurements.

✅  Take a photo of your finished dish.

✅  Share it in your challenge post and tell us why it's a favorite.

✅  Must have a featured image also to receive 1,500 points.

✅  Recipes that you've used & modified but no copy-pastes.

✅  All submissions that will be considered, must be received by June 30, 2024 at 11:59 PM PST.

✅  Provide a list of ingredients detailing how the dish is prepared, whether it is made fresh, grilled, fried or baked. 

✅  Place a link to your post in the comment section below.


***We are making an ActiveRain cookbook and entries will be included (if you wish).*** So, fork it over and together, let's explore one another’s culinary world, one delicious bite at a time!



We look forward to your participation!

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Hannah Williams
HomeStarr Realty - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376

Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! and Kathy Streib this is right up my alley I love to cook and I am sending Endre Barath, Jr. recipes I find on Instagram all the time-  Yes count me in - hmm maybe wonton summer salad or even wonton soup quicker than ordering out 

Jun 04, 2024 12:58 PM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!

Oh, either will be wonderful, Hannah Williams. Thank you for participating!

Jun 04, 2024 04:25 PM
Hannah Williams

Thank you for the challenge Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! will be fun

Jun 04, 2024 04:31 PM
Carla Freund
Keller Williams Preferred Realty - Raleigh, NC
NC Real Estate Transition & Relocation 919-602-848

Loving the June challenge! I'll have to think about this one. I'm out of town for a wedding at the moment and will work on this when I return.

Jun 05, 2024 06:58 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!

Thank you for participating, do enjoy your trip and I will look for your summer recipe, Carla Freund!

Jun 05, 2024 07:20 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

I will be watching for recipes to share with Chef Dolores.


Jun 05, 2024 08:01 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!

We are expecting many delish recipes, Roy! Stay tuned..

Jun 05, 2024 08:09 AM
Scott Seaton Jr. SLS Home Insp
SLS Home Inspections-Kankakee Will Iroquois Grundy Counties - Bourbonnais, IL
The Home Inspector With a Heart!

I've got this one nailed.

Jun 05, 2024 10:43 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!

That sounds fantastic, Scott Seaton Jr. SLS Home Insp, will be on the lookout for your culinary  masterpiece!

Jun 05, 2024 12:39 PM
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

yup, I'll do this one I think.  I love to cook and have done some really crazy summer things that don't require much heating up of the kitchen.

Jun 05, 2024 01:09 PM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!

Some of the best cooking has come from South! I’m excited about your entry, Tammy Lankford,.

Jun 05, 2024 02:24 PM
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
Retired New Hampshire Home Stager

Great idea for a challenge!

Having created a cookbook (wedding shower gift for my daughter) I know how much work it is. I don't envy you the process, but I do look forward to seeing all the recipes!

I have shared so many recipes (46 posts) here already... I will have to give it some thought and come up with a favorite I haven't already shared.

Jun 06, 2024 09:04 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!

How special to do something like that, Sharon Tara! Will look forward to your entry and thanks for participating.

Jun 06, 2024 09:13 AM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good afternoon Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! ,

Here is my entry.

What a fun challenge I look forward to seeing all the entries!

Jun 06, 2024 01:20 PM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!

Have read your post an am excited that you have submitted two refreshing, salad dishes, Dorie Dillard Austin TX. Thanks again for participating!

Jun 06, 2024 02:24 PM
Kathy Streib

Hi Dorie Dillard Austin TX I just read your post!!! Thank you so much for participating in the Challenge!!!!!  

Jun 06, 2024 03:36 PM
Will Hamm

Yum,   I am going to make both of these this month for sure.  Thanks for sharing.


Jun 07, 2024 10:33 AM
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA

I will be looking for the posts with expectation of finding some great recipes.

Jun 06, 2024 06:08 PM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!

We have a few so far, John Juarez. Hope you consider adding one as well!

Jun 06, 2024 06:33 PM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Here is one of my entries to share in this month contest holderhttps://activerain.com/blogsview/5846140/rhubarb-upside-down-cake#short-url-holder   

Jun 07, 2024 10:27 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!

You got your cooking passion from your mom, Will Hamm, that is very obvious. Thanks again for participating and giving some food for thought and to eat!

Jun 07, 2024 03:47 PM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

Here is my submission Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! 

What Beats Strawberry Pie!

Jun 07, 2024 11:45 AM
Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Just checking back to see what posts are there for an inspiration to my wife, as I don't cook.

Also, I had seen a post a couple of days ago by Elaine VonCannon for cucumber salad that was perfect for the Challenge and came back to see if she had included it.

Jun 08, 2024 06:01 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!

My brother made a cucumber salad yesterday and it looked so good and perfect for summer, Ed Silva, 203-206-0754. Hope she decides to participate, you too!

Jun 08, 2024 06:11 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

Hello Wanda and Kathy - although my talent has not been identified anywhere near the kitchen, this challenge stirred in my mind since published.  While this post may not qualify for the extra points of this event (and that's okay), here's my entry: Am I Forked?  Maybe, that's the method of the madness for this cook.   Thank you for co-hosting.  Maybe a guffaw and a slap your head moment add to any recipe.  

Jun 10, 2024 04:26 AM
Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

My wife was in a cooking mood and started a dish that is well known to people that choose to eat healthy.

Tabouli, The Lebanese Way

I may be able to get a bonus recipe as she's talking about grape leaves

Jun 10, 2024 05:08 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!

That recipe is fresh and bright and one that I will probably make as a side for a future dish, Ed Silva, 203-206-0754. Thanks for the entry to the June challenge!

Jun 10, 2024 05:46 AM
Deb Dahlberg - Rowland
ASK FOR DEB! Stanberry Realtors - Bastrop, TX
Deb Sells Texas!

Not sure if this will qualify but it has been our breakfast of choice for a little while now! Here is my submission to Am I Forked ( or not lol ).

Jun 10, 2024 07:35 AM
Dr. Paula McDonald
Beam & Branch Realty - Granbury, TX
Granbury, TX 936-203-0279

Here is my entry. I am enjoying a bowl right this moment! 

Jun 10, 2024 10:56 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!

OMG - Will be making this one, Paula McDaniel. Some things in life are unable to be controlled but eating well, can! Thanks again for contributing to June's recipe challenge!

Jun 10, 2024 03:31 PM
Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400
HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 - Pikesville, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

Here's mine

Thanks for hosting June's recipe challenge

Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! and Kathy Streib 

Jun 10, 2024 09:11 PM
Kathy Streib

hi Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400 loved your post!!  And, it just so happens that we have ice cream in the freezer so all I need is hot fudge sauce!!! 

Jun 11, 2024 02:23 PM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!

A good combination and perfect for a summer's day, Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400. Thanks for submitting a post for June's challenge!

Jun 11, 2024 06:33 PM
Kat Palmiotti
eXp Commercial, Referral Divison - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root
Jun 11, 2024 06:45 PM
Kathy Streib

Hi Kat Palmiotti I just read and commented on your post!!!!   We have a Panini maker so now I need to get Larry to make the bread!!!

Jun 11, 2024 06:54 PM
Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543
Realty ONE Group Advocates 484-237-2055 - Downingtown, PA
Selling the Main Line & Chester County

I will have to think about this, should have taken photos of our dinner last night, oh well that one is long gone. But, I know there are lots of favourites.

Jun 12, 2024 08:23 AM
Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543
Realty ONE Group Advocates 484-237-2055 - Downingtown, PA
Selling the Main Line & Chester County

Wow, you have a lot of comments on this challenge, here is my recipe A tasty twist on a family favourite - Saag paneer

Jun 12, 2024 12:43 PM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!

Thanks again for submitting a very tasty dish, along with listing ingredients and directions, Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543! I read it using your wonderful accent, hope you don't mind. LOL

Jun 12, 2024 02:06 PM
Patricia Feager, ABR,CRS,GRI,MRP
Selling Homes Changing Lives

Here's my recipe Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! See, I can cook too! I hope you enjoy it. All the ingredients, instructions, and measurements for the homemade bread are too long to list. It is included in the Video. I did provide instructions for the summer salad and how I put it all together with herbs in my dressing and cream chese with chives.

Summer Salad and Homemade Multigrain Bread with Cream Cheese & Chives

Jun 12, 2024 10:52 PM