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...for the alternative finalists. Rebecca Reece of Henderson, NV is hitting the stage. James McNair asked Rebecca if it was true that she cried when Michele called her to say that shewas a finalist. She did. I love a person who gets that excited about our contest. HA! Daisy just said (note the use...
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Mary Beth Harris-Murphree just presented her burger to the judges...inspired from her Texas home, where they put salsa on everything! A little eggplant salsa and you're good to go! The judges are intrigued by the use of lemon zest in the recipe...but most of them are too busy chewing to talk! (Don'...
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Brigitte from Lexington, KY is presenting her burger to the judges and she has set a new BBB record for the longest recipe title! Her recipe, Vietnamese Five-Spice Pork Burgers Zippy with Jalapeño chiles, Sweet & Sour with Pickled Daikon and Carrot, and Absolutely Indulgent with Pate on a...
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Did I mention that Sutter Home is a family owned company? Lots of people think because we're so big that there must be some huge corporation behind us, but not really. It's just us...a mom and pop kinda place grown into America's favorite wine brand. Hey, just another day at the office... And for...
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And Harold Cohen is having his turn... His burger has some Latin American influence--something he picked up while traveling the world. Daisy is looking to recruit Harold in Vegas and James reminded him that that would mean 1500 lunches a day! Judge Chris Styler is asking Harold about the cooking...
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Rick Rohr is about to approach the judges and present....here we go! Daisy Martinez is tasting Rick's burger now and it surprised after looking at the ingredients that it mild...which she seems to be diggin on...the judges think he will be hard to beat! Learn more about Build a Better Burger Â
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During all the hub-bub (that word is not used nearly enough, by the way) I had set my camera down to setup some balloons and whatnot. Fast forward to 2 hours later and I'm working with camera crews and all the other stuff that came up (PR is my "day job") and then I look to where I thought I had...
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Holy wow! It's here! I was up super early today and feeling good...I stopped and got a venti something-super-caffeinated and was doing even better. I started taking pictures (because that's what I do) while the setup was going on (see evidence below) and then I had to get some guests situated so...
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Since tomorrow is the big day, we thought it wise to have a nice, relaxing Friday evening. Sutter Home Executive Chef Jeffrey Starr and his crew prepared a dinner for the finalists and some of our partners at our Zinfandel Lane Ranch. We had massage therapists on hand for our finalists (and I may...
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The results are in! We have finalists for this year's cook-off! Congrats to the following people whose recipes were chosen in the Beef Burger category: Region 1: Erin Evenson, Brooklyn, New York- Black Pepper Caramel Burgers with Mango-Green Apple Slaw and Basil-Mint Mayonnaise Region 2: Jamie...