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Um. So much for me being sneaky. I got booted out. But not before I got this pic. Learn more about Build a Better Burger
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
Kristine Snyder is rounding out hte beef finalists with her recipe and all of the judges were absolutely wow-ed by it. The number of ingredients was also a hot topic today and since Kristine used the same ingredients mulitple times, I'm sure she'll get bonus points for that. The ingredients are all...
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Region 4 beef finalist, George Graham, the sole male in this year's contest, is bringing up his Bluesiana Burger and the judges are agreeing that his use of region ingredients (root beer glaze, Mardi Gras slaw) is rockin' the burger world. The judges are all very interested in his mix of regional...
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I know many of you may not think of using apples in a beef burger contest but Jamie Miller did it up right with her apple slaw! They were a little unsure of her use of celery but once they tasted it, the judges like the crunch! And not to quote rapper Nelly, but "It's Hot in Herre." We have brought...
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Mary Thompson has presented her Palmetto Pride Pimetno Cheese Burger and the judges have all commented on the use of pimento (pronouced "pimenna", if you're LuLu Buffet!) cheese, something that we can all get on board with! Judge Art Smith has dubbed this a "burger that you can imagine at a...
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Our beef finalists are putting the finishing touches on their burgers! Sonali Ruder from NYC is up first. (After a short pause for the Wine Train to go by--that horn is loud ! It makes the Food Network audio crew's job a little more difficult) The judges love the use of frizzled onions. (I heart...
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Our region 5 finalist, Sharyn Hill, has presented her burger and the judges are impressed with the use of regional ingredients, a theme from this year. Hailing from Las Cruces, NM, the southwestern influence is apparent (apparently delicious according to the judges!) Learn more about Build a Better...
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Kathleen Stubler is up with her Region 4 and so far, she seems to be winning the prize for a burger that runs down your face and arms! The judges don't mind the use of extra napkins if it means that they get to enjoy Kathleen's burger! James McNair tastes Kathleen's burger... The slaw is receiving...
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Lisa Huff is presenting her burger to the judges. It's called a Yooper burger. Wanna know what a yooper is? Well, Lisa explained that a yooper is a a person who resides in the upper pennisula of the Michigan area (I think she said Michigan? I was trying to keep one ear open whilst typing...) Her...
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They are just going too darn fast for my fingers of fury. Our region 1 finalist hit the stage with her burger and the general consensus was that it was a very moist burger, which is difficult to accomplish with seafood burgers. Valerie has impressed the judges with the flavors. Region 2's Susan...