A local family from West Hanover Township has taken their love of cooking to the competitive level. TJ and Alex Coyne and their two children, Carly and Owen, cooked their way to to the finals in the Uncle Ben's cooking contest. The public can vote online for the family everyday through Nov. 11. The contest is designed to promote families cooking together and healthy eating. Five grand prize winners will be selected. The Coyne's recipe using Ben's Parmesan rice with butter cut with cookie cutters and served with chopped vegetables and teriyaki steak placed them among the contest's 25 finalists. "We were tossing around ideas for how to showcase the rice and came up with placing the rice in a cookie cutter to form the flower shape. We also love marinating skirt steak in Soy Vay Veri Veri Teriyaki sauce and thought that would pair nicely with the rice," Alex Coyne said. If the family wins, they will receive a $15,000 grand prize plus $30,000 for their … [Read more...] about Local family is finalist in Uncle Ben’s cooking contest
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Ever wonder how it might feel to cook under a night sky full of twinkling stars? A cooking festival at Yogyakarta's Candi Banyunibo (Banyunibo Temple) offers such an experience for its participants. The Sleman Night Cooking Festival 2018 is to be part of the Sleman Temple Run 2018 series of events, with the grand finale scheduled for July 28. “This is the first night cooking festival in Indonesia, with the largest prize,” Sleman Tourism Agency head Sudarningsih told Antara. Groups of five contestants each will compete for the top prize of Rp 20 million (US$1,389), as well as Rp 10 million for the first runner-up and Rp 5 million for the second runner-up. Moreover, spectators will be able to vote for their favorite team, which will receive a Rp 3 million prize. Read also: Merapi coffee shop draws tourists to Sleman “The team will be divided into general, student and horeka [hotel, restaurant, café] … [Read more...] about Sleman to launch inaugural ‘night cooking festival’ in end-July
Reigning Young Cooks champion Charlotte Fife enjoyed a starring role at the Tonbridge Food Festival over the half-term break.The festival took place at Tonbridge Castle on the weekend of May 26 to 27, and the Invicta Grammar School pupil offered a glimpse of what could be in store for this year’s Young Cooks contestants.Charlotte, who lives in Loose near Maidstone, took to the stage to demonstrate her cookery skills with Matthew Kearsey-Lawson of Kent Fine Foods and Alive with Flavour founder Jo Banks.Next month, the 15-year-old Year 10 pupil is due to appear with Kent Produce at the Kent County Show in Detling.Her mum, Wendy Fife, said: “Charlotte had a wonderful time demonstrating at the Tonbridge Food Festival on Sunday - a practice for the Kent County Show in July.“Matthew Kearsey-Lawson was keen to talk to her about Young Cooks, and Jo Banks, who goes around to a lot of primary schools to get children cooking, said she was very keen for Charlotte to join her to … [Read more...] about Young Cooks champ stars at food festival
By Sal Pizarro | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: April 24, 2018 at 11:30 am | UPDATED: April 24, 2018 at 1:52 pm The Gilroy Garlic Festival has signed up Olympic figure skating champ Brian Boitano to host the 40th annual Great Garlic Cook-Off this summer. Now, if you’re wondering what Boitano knows about cooking or garlic, you’ve obviously forgotten his stint a few years back hosting the Food Network show, “What Would Brian Boitano Make?” Boitano, who published a cookbook with the same title, will emcee the amateur cooking contest and then provide a cooking demo on the Garlic Cook-Off Stage on July 28, sharing one of his favorite recipes — with garlic, of course — and answering questions from the audience. Todd Trekell, the Gilroy Garlic Festival president for its milestone year, said Boitano’s status a local hero from Sunnyvale was just as important as his credentials on the rink or in the … [Read more...] about What would Brian Boitano cook for the Gilroy Garlic Festival?
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Salem woman one of 10 cooks competing for $100K prize Kim Banick of Salem was crowned the seafood champion at the 2017 World Food Championships and will compete against nine other champions for $100,000. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Capi Lynn, Statesman Journal Published 7:06 p.m. PT April 17, 2018 CLOSE Kim Banick of Salem is among 10 champions who will be featured April 22 in the World Food Championships' Final Table, a live-streamed, timed cooking challenge with a $100,000 prize at stake. World Food … [Read more...] about Salem woman one of 10 cooks competing for $100K prize