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  • Food

    Build A Better Burger Part TWO

    Burgers, lots of delicious burgers. This year I was honored to judge the 24th Annual Sutter Home Winery Build A Better Burger National Burger Contest in Napa, California. Last year my Sour Apple…

  • Food & Swine

    $17,500 Sour Apple Pork Burgers

    Sour Apple Pork Burger: A soft toasted Kings Hawaiian potato roll with apple butter, an apple and wine laced pork burger patty topped with Maytag White Cheddar Cheese, apple butter candied bacon,…

  • Food & Swine

    Build A Better Burger

    This weekend I was privileged to compete in the “Build A Better Burger” National Burger Cook-off at the Sutter Home Winery (part of the Trinchero Family Estates) in St. Helena, California.  I…

  • Food & Swine


    This post will be quick because I’m making it from my phone and I must get some rest as in 12 hours it is the start of ‘the big day’. The Sutter…

  • Food & Swine

    Sour Apple Pork Burgers

    As many of you know, I’ll be travelling to compete in Sutter Home Winery’s “Build a Better Burger” national cook-off in May in Napa, CA.  This weekend I’ll be practicing my recipe…

  • Food & Swine

    Spicy Apple Candied Bacon

    Bacon.  One word, so many dreamy possibilities. My favorite way to eat bacon is by ‘candy-ing’ it.  The first time I actually made candied bacon I was smitten.  I made Cayenne Candied…