Thursday, July 22, 2010

Iron Chef Houston (8:365)

My brother and sister and I all enjoy cooking and "friendly competition" so we decided to battle our hearts out Iron Chef-style.

Appetizer Secret Ingredient: Tomato

Main Course Secret Ingredient: Potato

Dessert Secret Ingredient: Brown Sugar

Scoring was based on Taste, Presentation, Use of Secret Ingredient, Originality

Here are my brother James' entries

Appetizer~Warm Tomato Bisque with Crispy Potato Slices and Pepper Jack Cheese
Main Dish~Parsley Boiled Potatoes with Pan Seared Chicken
Dessert~Pancake Wedges with Mango and Banana Brown Sugar Topping and Whipped Cream

Here are my sister Sarah's entries:

Appetizer~Tomato and Garlic Bruschetta
Main Course~Baked Potato Wedges, Oven Steamed Chicken and Potato, Potato Egg Frittata all with a Chimichurri Sauce
Dessert~Brown Sugar and Apple Individul Pie with Apple Compote and a Brown Sugar Drizzle

Here are my entries:

Appetizer~Tomato Guacamole, Mango Tomato Salsa, Warm Tomato and Lime Tortilla Chips
Main Course~White Potato Galette, Red Potato and Scallion Cheddar Gratin, Red Potato and Chicken Hash
Dessert~Brown Sugar Rice Pudding with Brown Sugar Caramel Drizzle and a Trio of Diced Fruit (Mango, Papaya, Strawberry)

My husband Scott and our mom were the judges and they did a great job!

Grandma was a guest judge.

And the winner is...

The Lady with the Knife!

We were all a bit exhausted after it was all over with but already talking about next years competition!

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