How To Write A Recipe For Online Contests

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With the contesting season in full swing, I thought it might be a good time to share a cheat sheet I made myself a few years ago of my Top 10 do’s and don’ts when writing a recipe SPECIFICALLY for entering online contests.  Whether you’re entering your 1st contest or your 50th, there are some useful tips here that just …

And so it begins……..

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It’s 5:00am and I’m sitting here in a bathrobe, wet from the shower, coffee beside me, quadruple checking that I haven’t forgotten anything and waiting for David to wake up in about 20 minutes to take me to the airport. It’s that time! WFC time! But first….. I live across the country from my parents so any chance I get …

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Scrambled Egg Whites on Toast

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I’m exhausted! One month from today I’ll be competing in the Bacon category at World Food Championships in Orange Beach, Alabama. It’ll be my 3rd try at that elusive brass ring. My first try out of the gate I finished in 6th place. Last time I was 2nd runner up. And while I LOVE LOVE LOVE  the adventure, the travel …

Sparky's Special

SPARKY’S SPECIAL

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2010 Grilled Cheese Invitational Kama Sutra Division First Place Winner 2013 Big Bite Bacon Fest Grand Prize Winner 2014 Grilled Cheese Invitational Previous Winners Trophy INGREDIENTS: 8 dinner roll sized hickory smoked bacon/asiago cheese ciabatta rolls 4 bone in chicken thighs with skin 16 pieces extra thick hardwood smoked bacon 1 lb. apple wood smoked bacon ½ lb. crumbled Gorgonzola …

Citrus Marinated Chicken Artichoke Skewers

Citrus Marinated Chicken & Artichoke Skewers

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We Olive 2014 Recipe Contest Regional Winner Serves 20 as an appetizer Ingredients: 6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs 1 14 oz. jar artichoke hearts 1 cup We Olive Blood Orange Olive Oil 1 cup We Olive Meyer Lemon Olive Oil 1 cup balsamic vinegar 4 whole garlic cloves 1 cup sun dried tomatoes 1 cup We Olive Fresh Garlic Olive …

Chicken Burgers with Bacon, Leeks, & Gouda

Chicken Burgers with Bacon, Leeks, & Gouda

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Just Bare Chicken + 5 Ingredient Challenge Grand Prize Winner *Blogger Rachel Cooks created this recipe from an ingredient list submitted by Jodi Taffel, a.k.a The Bacon Babe, who won a grand prize in the Just BARE Chicken +5 Ingredient Challenge. Ingredients 5 to 8 (20 ounces) Just BARE® Hand-Trimmed Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper …

BLT Casserole

BLT CASSEROLE

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2014 World Food Championships Highest Scoring Casserole INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ lbs. apple wood smoked bacon 1 ½ lbs. hardwood smoked slab bacon 1 lb triple crème Brie 12 sheets of phyllo dough 12 tbl. Dijon mustard 3-4 pints grape tomatoes (8-10 tomatoes per casserole) 6 leeks 4 large shallots ¼ cup dry white wine ¼ cup olive oil salt & …