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 …


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 …


World Food Championships 2016 Blogger Summit

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Since I’ve brought this blog back to life after a year of stagnation, I thought I might attend a foodie related blogger conference and see how other’s are taking their blogs to the next level. And since I’ll be competing at the World Food Championships again this year (Guys Grocery Games-Big Bacon Battle qualified me! Yay!), I figured I could kill …


The Bacon Babe is now a published Recipe Author!

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As mentioned a few posts ago, I was far from diligent about updating this blog for the last year. And what makes that even stranger is that I had several really cool contest wins in 2015! I know, right? Me, NOT indulging in shameless self-promotion! I must have had a head injury!!!!! Anyway, one of those wins was The Gilroy …


10 Steps To Winning Cutthroat Kitchen

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So today I’m gonna give you the skinny on how to win on Cutthroat Kitchen. Whether you’re hoping to get your own chance to be on the show or you’re just interested in the behind-the-scenes stuff, I’m opening the curtain on my own experience. Hopefully you’ll find this helpful, or at least interesting.   #1. The Skype Interview: This is the least stressful …


It’s Giveaway Time!!!!!!!!

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Saucy Mama and I are doing a giveaway! As part of their contest to find one more Saucy Mama to add to their ‪#‎2016WFC‬ World Food Championshipsteam this year, Saucy Mama has invited 25 of us to make 3 of our best dishes with their products. They’ve also generously added a 3 product giveaway for all the competitors. So my giveaway is this: …

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I’m a Saucy Mama!

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Saucy Mama has some off the chain wing sauces! So why not use them to transform my favorite pork product? Behold: Tempura Battered Buffalo Bacon Bites with Bleu Cheese I use both the regular Hot Wing Sauce as well as the Garlic Wing Sauce to add a little more complexity of flavor. OMG! Sooooooo yummy. And sooooooooo easy! Go ahead. …