Rachael Ray is giving aspiring authors the chance to make their dream a reality with the launch of the Great American Cookbook Competition.
The grand prize winner will get a book contract with Rachael Ray Books, an imprint of The Atria Publishing Group, a culinary trip to Cancun, Mexico, a GE kitchen appliance suite, cookware and a feature on The Rachael Ray Show. Additionally, four finalists will win a prize package worth $7,800.
The winner will be announced in May after the top five finalists compete in head-to-head challenges at the Rachael Ray studio in New York City.
Click here for full contest rules. Entries must be made by January 14.