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| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
The alternative finalists have gotten underway and I literally hopped a velvet rope into the cooking arena. (I guess the large camera made me look official because no one told me to get back!) Region 1 Finalist Valerie Szlatenyi is putting together her swordfish burgers. For the record, today wil...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
It's finally here! the 18th annual BBB contest is (almost) in full swing! The sun is out, people are out walking around and the Sutter Home Victorian Inn is all a buzz of activity. I sneaked in a little early, with my camera in tow (both of them!) to get some prelim shots... Don't you just wish...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
And now, the moment you've all been waiting for: The 2008 Sutter Home Build a Better Burger finalists! In the Beef category: Region 1- Sonali Ruder; New York, NY: New York Steakhouse Burger Region 2- Mary Thompson; Lexington, SC: Palmetto Pride Pimento Cheese Burgers Region 3- Jamie Miller; Maple...
| Posted by BBBAssistant for Sutter Home
I can't move and I am currently wishing I had elastic-waisted pants. Today was Build a Better Burger finalist selection day and because I'm so incredibly dedicated to my job of informing you about the goings on of BBB , I insisted on trying all 15 of the beef burger semi-finalists. I don't know all...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
Hi Folks, If you've tried to enter your recipe today for Build a Better Burger you probably noticed that entry submission was disabled. Entry closed at noon today. If you insist you have that winning $50000 recipe don't worry, submission will be open next year! And the year after that! There are...
| Posted by BBBAssistant for Sutter Home
Well here it is, halfway through the month of August (I'm sorry, but where did the summer go??) There's only a few days left to get those burger recipes in! The deadline is August 18. Aside from that nugget of valuable information, I have some very exciting news to share! Food Network will be...
| Posted by BBBAssistant for Sutter Home
We have some exciting news to share with everyone! We have invited Lucy Buffett , owner of LuLu's at Homeport Marina restaurant, author of the Crazy Sista Cooking cookbook and Jimmy Buffett's sister to be one of our judges at this year's competition! I have to admit, I got a copy of her cookbook...
| Posted by BBBAssistant for Sutter Home
Happy spring Burger fans! Ok, well almost Spring. Technically I'm 2 days early but that hasn't stopped me from gettin' the grill fired up. Last night, I went to the grocery store and because all the tomatoes looked too delicious to turn down, I ended up getting all the ingredients to make the...
| Posted by BBBAssistant for Sutter Home
We got some footage back from the contest...check out this video to see what you missed! Build a Better Burger 2007 Highlight Reel Learn more about Build a Better Burger
| Posted by BBBAssistant for Sutter Home
And the winner of the $50,000 is.... Karen Bernards with her Sweet-Hot Thai Burgers!! Karen can celebrate tonight but she has an early morning tomorrow! She will head to the airport for her flight to New York City bright and early tomorrow morning...check her out on the Today Show on Monday morning...