Category Archives: contest

Conquering The Belly Bruiser

Someone finally did it.  A Pennsylvania man spent nearly 5 hours digging into Denny’s Beer Barrel Belly Bruiser, the 15 pound burger (before condiments) I talked about during my Food Competition week. It took Brad Sciullo 4 hours and 39 … Continue reading

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America’s Next Cooking Celebrity

Well, budding stars and starlets, here’s your chance for some interweb fame.  Better Homes and Garden is having a contest! From the comment left on my blog: You might want to let your readers know that Better Homes and Gardens … Continue reading

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Eat It! Celebrating Eating Challenges – Day 5

Wow.  A post a day.  I honestly didn’t think that would happen.  This idea started out of a need to force myself into posting more regularly and it seems to have worked.  Apparently while I may hate school I actually … Continue reading

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Eat It! Celebrating Eating Challenges – Day 3

Day Three’s eating challenge was brought up in conversation last week when I was first discussing the idea of this eating competition hullabaloo.  My good friend Chris was telling us a tale of years gone by where he attended a … Continue reading

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Eat It! Celebrating Eating Challenges: Day 2

72 ounces.  4 1/2 pounds.  That’s how much steak they’re challenging people to put away at The Big Texan Steak Ranch.  Isn’t that the average size of a small child’s head?  Whatever the case, that’s A LOT of steak.  And … Continue reading

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Eat It! Celebrating Eating Challenges: Day 1

I wasn’t lying when I said I loved the entire idea behind a small-town place offering up some ridiculously sized meal free if you met their challenge guidelines.  More than anything, they’re like the car wrecks of the eating world.  … Continue reading

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The Hot Dog From Hell

Do you value your life?  No?  Well then head down to West Virginia where you can get “The Homewrecker” hot dog at HillBilly Hot Dogs.  I’m just going to quote Al Dente as far as the ingredients go: “The Homewrecker … Continue reading

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Doritos: The Quest – New Mystery Flavor

I walked into 7-11 yesterday and did my normal stroll around the candy and chip aisle when I discovered something so terrifying that I knew that I had to buy them. Doritos is at it again. Another mystery bag. Another … Continue reading

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Bacon Salt. It Exists. And It Is Good.

My office smells like bacon. Not just a little, but as if we were hosting a bacon buffet in our tiny little encoding room. And it’s been lingering for a couple hours now. I did this. And there was no … Continue reading

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