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Best Answer The Hot Pepper, 17 April 2017 - 06:35 PM

The next TD is...

 

Stop SmokenFire!

 

He has 9 crowns (most ever) and you must stop him from getting 10! He has the leg up because he will be cooking his signature dish, what you have to do is beat him at it!

 

May is also Cinco de Mayo! SmokenFire's signature dish is tacos with rice and beans! Picadillo to be exact (which is ground spiced meat).

 

How do you compete?

 

Enter 2 tacos on a plate with any rice, and any beans.

(1) ground protein taco which can be any protein or veg as long as it is ground/minced.
(1) Anything Goes taco, so choose your own signature here!

 

That's it! 2 tacos, rice and beans, one to directly compete with SmokenFire's signature, and one of your own choosing! He's not telling what his second taco is, will it also be picadillo, or another signature????

 

It must be presented as one plate with the two tacos, rice, and beans and that's it (garnish ok). Let's get ready to crumble!!!!!!!!! (meat, get it). ;)

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#7141 dragonsfire

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Posted 03 January 2017 - 05:31 PM

photobucket is so annoying Ggggggg.



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#7142 grantmichaels

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Posted 03 January 2017 - 05:33 PM

I am not a huge chocolate fan, and plan to brew beer batches this weekend ... but D is thinking about entering in my stead, and she is formidable with chocolate ...

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Posted 03 January 2017 - 06:13 PM

I used to make an awesome chocolate beer.


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#7144 grantmichaels

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Posted 03 January 2017 - 06:21 PM

Why stop?

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Posted 03 January 2017 - 08:56 PM

I will enjoy rooting from the sidelines on this one. Kids have a swim meet this weekend and I haven't found anything in dying to try. Hopefully I will see some dishes that will change that.

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Posted 05 January 2017 - 08:09 PM

I am not a huge chocolate fan, and plan to brew beer batches this weekend ... but D is thinking about entering in my stead, and she is formidable with chocolate ...

 

I am not a huge sweet chocolate fan, either. In fact, a number of peeps gave me chocolate candies for Christmas (maybe they think I need to gain some weight???) and I am giving it away. Mind you, I love one or two from time to time, but I much prefer non-chocolate if I'm going with sweets.

 

On the other hand, the key here is to separate "chocolate" from "sweet", which I know a lot of people have a hard time doing. The really high-percentage chocolate/cocoa is not sweet-tasting at all, and can actually be rather bitter. Also, I think another key is not to over-use the chocolate - a little can go a long way. I tend to see it as more of an enriching ingredient than anything else.

 

There again, maybe you've given this a try already and still don't care for it. Regardless, I'll be looking forward to seeing what D makes! 


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Posted 05 January 2017 - 08:18 PM

I personally hope D makes that chocolate cheesecake again ...

 

Overhand, down the middle ... for tctenten ...

 


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Posted 05 January 2017 - 10:13 PM

I personally hope D makes that chocolate cheesecake again ...

 

Overhand, down the middle ... for tctenten ...

 

 

Yep - there's something special about a (tiny!) slice of chocolate cheesecake. But in case your tendencies not to fully read have kicked in, keep in mind the TD is for savory - no desserts.


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Posted 05 January 2017 - 10:18 PM

Shhhhh! :shh:

 

I want chocolate cheesecake ...

 

I'll worry about the rules later! :rofl:


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Posted 05 January 2017 - 10:20 PM

LOL! 

 

 


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Posted 16 January 2017 - 11:05 AM

So what's February going to be? Eggs!!!!??

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Posted 16 January 2017 - 11:07 AM

Eggs would be good, Quiche etc.. :)



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Posted 16 January 2017 - 11:25 AM

#EggTD #lulz


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Posted 16 January 2017 - 12:21 PM

     My vote is still for a bean TD. Winter seems like a good time to cook something that takes a long time on the stove or in the oven. Fill your stomach and heat your home at the same time!


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Posted 16 January 2017 - 12:29 PM

Haha ... it's a 'hair' under 80F here!


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Posted 16 January 2017 - 12:44 PM

Egg throw down would be cool.  Someone else mentioned potato throw down, which is a good idea.  Also believe a bacon TD would be epic.  

 

Vegetarian TD, Stuffed TD, Tropical Island/Hawaiian/Polynesian TD, Madagascar TD (brainstorming).

 

Also would like to see another 'chopped' style TD where 3 random ingredients are announced the day of along with PoL. 


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Posted 16 January 2017 - 12:52 PM

All sound good to me ...

 


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Posted 16 January 2017 - 01:06 PM

lips and assholes 

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Posted 16 January 2017 - 01:23 PM

Egg throw down would be cool.  Someone else mentioned potato throw down, which is a good idea.  Also believe a bacon TD would be epic.  
 
Vegetarian TD, Stuffed TD, Tropical Island/Hawaiian/Polynesian TD, Madagascar TD (brainstorming).
 
Also would like to see another 'chopped' style TD where 3 random ingredients are announced the day of along with PoL. 

Anything mentioned above sounds great.

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Posted 16 January 2017 - 01:45 PM

February is set I just have to type it up...


I am going for max crust on the lower end





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