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| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
Yes tomatoes are in season right now. But save those tomatoes for a fresh heirloom salad (check back soon for the recipe!). Put a new spin on the classic bruschetta with this recipe from our Culinary Director and Executive Chef Jeffrey Starr. We love us some Jeffrey Starr! Enjoy with Sutter Home...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
We at Sutter Home were super enthused with your feedback on the last survey regarding what you'd like to see featured on the Sutter Home blog. The results show that what you're craving the most (besides our wines, of course ;-) ) is info on new products. With that in mind, we'd like to announce the...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
This is going to be fun! Here at the Sutter Home Blog we'll be talking about all our upcoming events, features, and products. We have a lot of exciting things to discuss so please check back soon to learn more about a new product, Build a Better Burger, Promotions, Prizes, and Surveys. In the...
| 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...
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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...
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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
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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...
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 A BIG congrats to Rebecca Reece for her winning $10,000 alternative burger recipe!!    Oh Little Italy Sausage Burgers....you warm my heart! Learn more about Build a Better Burger
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So that whole idea about sneaking in...? Not so much. I got booted. But, the good news, is that I got a prime spot in the front for when they announce the winners! I actually have a really nervous feeling right now and I'm not even on stage! I actually was kneeling in front of the stage, camera in...
| Posted by BBBAssistant for Sutter Home
Karen Bernards is our final burger-chef of the day is meeting with our judges right now! Her Thai-themed burger has kettle chips in it, which is scoring big time with our judges. Points for creativity! The balance of flavors is really rockin' their world... My sentiments exactly. Sit tight, I'm...
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In case all that burger goodness isn't enough, let me introduce you to the cake. Oh sweet chocolate heaven.... Learn more about Build a Better Burger
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Lorie Roach presented her patty melt-style burger and the judges (many of whom happen to be super big fans of the patty melt) are very excited. And James McNair has announced that this is the first time a patty melt has made it into the contest, believe it or not! I'm telling you guys, a twist on a...
| Posted by BBBAssistant for Sutter Home
...but man I wanna eat it. Mostly because I do know what bacon is. Code for delicious. Cynthia Ross is bringing her burgers to the judges now... Learn more about Build a Better Burger
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Jamie Martin has presented her burger to the judges with her recipe and the chimicurri sauce with grilled avocados are pleasing some palates around here... Learn more about Build a Better Burger
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Our first beef finalist Erin Evenson is up... She has this carmelized black pepper thing going on and the judges are super into it. I'm wondering if this unique twist will be something to catch the attention of a $50,000 check? Learn more about Build a Better Burger
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Our beef finalists are getting down to the wire! Erin Evenson slices up her burgers, ready to meet our judging panel! Cynthia Ross cozies up to the grill Lorie Roach working on putting her masterpieces together Karen Bernards slides up her veggies for her recipe Learn more about Build a Better...
| Posted by BBBAssistant for Sutter Home
Here's the thing about large events: something is bound to go slightly wrong. Our "blunder" is the following: That bad boy floated right up from the flower arrangement/center piece and now Table 9 occupants will always know where their table is... If this is the only thing to go sideways, I'm...
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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...