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| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
Build a Better Burger is just three days away! As you know, I'll be blogging away as the event happens. But, we have good news.... Our twitter pro, Kelly, will be tweeting live updates as well. So, make sure to start following us and you'll get live, as-it-happens updates from the contest via...
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
Sutter Home's 2009 Build a Better Burger is only 10 days away! As our finalists get geared up for the cook-off , I'm getting my fingers ready to blog during the event. On the big day, September 26, I will be blogging live while our finalists are cooking and as the judges taste each and every mouth-...
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
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| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
You guys are probably wondering why we haven’t posted the 2009 Build a Better Burger® finalists yet…I mean, it’s almost Labor Day! But here’s the thing. It takes time to verify all the Affidavits of Eligibility. The trick is that, in trying to verify that everyone is eligible, we find that people...
| Posted by colleen for Sutter Home
Hello Burger fans! I know you are all anxiously awaiting the announcement of the finalists! (Are you even reading this part or are you just scrolling down to look for names?? ;-) ) Here is where we stand, currently: 10 POTENTIAL Finalists have been notified via email/USPS mail etc. We are currently...
| Posted by colleen for Sutter Home
We know you're anxiously awaiting the big day of the finalist announcement but we caught up with head judge James McNair at his home to see how the burger season is treating him! [wpaudio url=" http://sutterhome.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/BBB-podcast.mp3 " text="James McNair talks Burgers...
| Posted by colleen for Sutter Home
Summer is winding down and the first day of school is not-so-slowly creeping up...let the whirlwind begin! The upcoming autumn season means one thing around wine country: harvest is right around the corner! Soon our little corner of the world will be a buzz of activity but in the mean time, before...
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
The Colavita/Sutter Home Professional Cycling Team is now on Twitter! Find them at ProTeamColavita . The team’s twitter page is updated by riders on the team and the support staff is tweeting live as the race happens! It would be a little difficult for the team to tweet while they race, right? All...
| Posted by colleen for Sutter Home
With the 2009 Build a Better Burger contest officially closed for entries, we thought now might be a good time to check in with everyone and see how they are feeling about their entries! We think it's safe to say that, just at first glance through the large stacks of recipes, we know our judges are...
| Posted by colleen for Sutter Home
Hey burger fans, a friendly reminder that this year's BBB will be closing on Wednesday, July 29 at 12:00PM (that's NOON--not midnight ;-) ) That means that this weekend is the last weekend where you can prep and test. Have everyone over for a last-weekend-in-July-2009 BBQ and get grilling! I'm sure...
| Posted by colleen for Sutter Home
It seems safe to say that not a lot of us have time to read a whole book for fun, let alone get it done in time for a book club meeting. We all wish we could but, between work, family and other obligations, balancing time can get tricky. So we at SH have decided to take some of the stress off the...
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
When I talk to people about Riesling, I describe it as the unanimously-loved white wine. It’s just one of those wines that people really enjoy. The Sutter Home Riesling has light floral characteristics and hints of ripe tropical fruits. Riesling is a well balanced wine with good acidity and a...
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
As Fourth of July looms right around the corner, I’ve been planning my big backyard celebration. I have people coming to visit from all over the country so I’m doing a classic BBQ. I’ve been living and breathing Build a Better Burger since the contest opened in April. I pulled some of my favorite...
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
If you caught Challenge: America's Best Burger on the Food Network, you saw a thrilling competition at Sutter Home's 2008 Build a Better Burger contest. Did you get inspired by Kristine Snyder's winning Hawaii Da Kine Burger with Sweet-Chili Glaze, Ginger-Goat Cheese Spread, and Hot Watercress...
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
Catch the premier of Challenge: America’s Best Burger on the Food Network tonight, May 31, at 8 p.m. The exciting show features ten competitors who battle it out to see who makes the best burgers in America at the Build a Better Burger Cook-off in Napa Valley, California. The show will inspire you...
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
Have you taken our Burger Personality Quiz yet? It’s just one of the fun features at the Build a Better Burger Party Headquarters . The quiz asks a series of personality questions (15 to be exact) and calculates a burger pairing that best matches your personality. Try it out here You can also print...
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
The judges for this year’s Build a Better Burger are top-notch! I’ll be highlighting several of the judges and there is no better way start than with a feature on James McNair, our head judge! James McNair James McNair has been Head Judge for Build a Better Burger® since the recipe contest began in...
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
Get your recipes ready! Today is the start of the 2009 Build a Better Burger contest. From April 1 through July 29, the contest is open for recipe submissions. Make sure to check out this year’s Rules page. This is the place to go for all of the important preliminary information on eligibility,...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
Gearing up for the 2009 season, both the men’s and women’s professional Colavita/Sutter Home cycling teams came to Napa Valley for some intense but thrilling training in wine country. Over one week, the teams rode far and wide and in and out of the Napa Valley. At Sutter Home we have many strong...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
Congratulations to Sebastian Haedo for riding into sixth place on stage five of the Tour of California! Sebastian raced into the finish line in Paso Robles after a 134.3-mile trek from Visalia. Congratulations to Sebastian Haedo and the entire Colavita/Sutter Home Team!