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| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
Amy Green is presenting her Farmer's Market Burger. James McNair says it's very attractive burger. Sondra says it's the best turkey burger she's ever had. Amy Green Presenting to her Farmer's Market Burger Learn more about Build a Better Burger
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
Here's Teresa Ralson from New Albany, Ohio. She's cooking her Spice-Crusted Pork Burgers with Crispy Brown Sugar Bacon, Maple Apple Chutney, and Smoked Chedder Yum Yum! Teresa Ralston! Learn more about Build a Better Burger
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
Here's Naylet LaRochelle from Miami, Florida. Cooking her Miami "Frita" Chicken-Chorizo Burgers with Guava Ketchup, Black Bean and Sweet Pimiento Relish, and Crispy Shoestring Fries. Naylet LaRochelle Learn more about Build a Better Burger
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
The finalists are now all grilling. They start staggered 10 minutes apart so that they can present to the judges one at a time and no one's burgers get cold! Here's Patterson, cooking away! Learn more about Build a Better Burger
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
The Grills Lined Up and Ready And they're off! The Alternative Burger Finalists are cooking away. Anthony Czech prepping his Crunchy Coconut Shrimp Burgers with Asian Slaw It's a beautiful day here in Napa Valley. It's supposed to be hot but it's very nice now. Anthony seems incredibly prepared and...
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
Good morning to all you Burger fans! Build a Better Burger is finally here. I've been here since before the sun was up, getting ready for the big day. I'm stationed right beside the judges table so I'll be able to capture all of the 2009 Build a Better Burger as it happens. Our first finalist,...
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
For those of you tuning into the blog for the 2009 BBB updates, here's a schedule for following all of the action! (All time are PDT). Saturday, September 26, 2009 9:00 a.m. Cook-off begins Noon - First Alternative Burger presentation to judges 1:15 p.m. First Beef Burger presentation to the judges...
| 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...