Wednesday, February 18, 2009

The Chocolate Adventure Contest 2008 Winners


2008 winners of the Tuttifoofie.com Chocolate Adventure Contest have been announced!

Recipes entered: 1400+
States represented: 49
Cuisines: Southern U.S., Indian, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Thai, Japanese, Mexican, French, Brazilian, Puerto Rican, Jamaican, and more
Most inventive protein: Moose meat
Most surprising beverage: chocolate beer, fermented from scratch

The judges pored over the entries. They selected finalists-although they couldn't limit to 15, since there were so many contenders. (They chose 18 instead.)

Sweet Category
FIRST PLACE
Carolyn Nugent, IL

SECOND PLACE
David Bridges, LA


Savory Category
FIRST PLACE
Erin Evenson, NY

SECOND PLACE
Susan Asonovic, CT

Beverage:
FIRST PLACE
Martina Nemling, CA

SECOND PLACE
Mary Shivers, OK

FINALISTS (with links to the recipes!) go to The Chocolate Adventure Contest 2008 Finalists.

Frank Price, our resident chocolatier at TeamBuilding Unlimited, entered the contest with his Poulet a l'Ivoirienne. I'll post his recipe in a future blog. He didn't win or place, but it's still a winner of a savory chocolate dish in my kitchen.

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