Recipe Testing and Judging: Cheddar Waffles with Applewood Bacon Butter

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Okay, so no recipe today. Sorry! I am on a busy, tight work deadline recipe testing and judging for Cheesechampionsonline.com recipe contest for Safeway Cheese USA. The winner receives a “5-Day/5-Night Culinary Boot Camp” at The Culinary Institute. It’s an awesome project, shopping, recipe testing, evaluating and photographing some incredible entries that are as creative as delicious. I made these Cheddar Waffles with Applewood Bacon Butter this morning. Yesterday it was Apple Pepperjack Cornbread with Spicy Maple Glaze (yum!). Tonight it’s Crispy Fig & Prosciutto Pizza with Feta and Walnuts. I will let you know the winning recipe when I’m done.

Pomegranate and Chocolate: Pomegranate Cheesecake with Almond Crust

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I worked on this recipe: Pomegranate Cheesecake for “Pom” Pomegranate juice where the juice was in the mixture as well as the chocolate sauce. This recipe is so delicious and very unique. If you like pomegranates and chocolate, you will really love this recipe.