Friday, April 16, 2010

And the winner is..........

Sue Compton with her Mini Ice Cream Cookie Cups!  I only talked to Sue briefly at the Bake-off when she was expressing concern as we were lined up for the Grand March that her ice cream would stay frozen correctly.  My guess is that it did just fine!


Congratulations to Sue!


My experience being a Pillsbury Bake-off Finalist..... well, it was simply amazing.  From the minute I found out until I was drowning my sorrow in the plethera of desserts offered for at the Awards Ceremony Dinner!  LOL


If have found a couple of other food bloggers who have wonderful photographs and recaps of the event from their point of view.


Carrots N Cake has quite a few posts about the event... worth looking at them at for some wonderful pictures of the event.  I'm including the link to the one that has me laughing and showing my dish to Ali Wentworth.(yes, that Ali Wentworth from OPRAH!).


Joy the Baker has a great post that includes a picture of my finished product (all the way on the bottom).  SO COOL!


In case you missed Oprah on Wednesday, here is the You Tube of the segment that aired.  Look to the left of the screen when they are talking to "Tony"..... that is me busily finishing my 3rd recipe! (I turned number 2 into the judges, but I'm all about feeding people and wanted to have a "sample" available!  LOL)


Here is a very interesting blog post from one of the judges.  I'm feeling very zen about their decision and I'm already anxiously awaiting the opening of the entry period for the 2012 Pillsbury Bake-off Contest!  :)

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4 comments:

JelliDonut said...

Congratulations on being a finalist. That is pretty amazing, considering all the entries.

Katy ~ said...

I think you're totally awesome for going as far as you did. What an experience and memory! I'm glad you're looking forward to 2012. I'm cheering you all the way!

Linda said...

I'm pulling for you for next time already!

Grumpy & HoneyB said...

I'm so glad that you had this opportunity Susie and I loved seeing the photo with you and Ali!