Feast Your Eyes on This Spicy Cooking Challenge 2013- Round 3

Round 3

Round 3 kicks off with a new challenge for our remaining 6. Tracy Carter of JAC’s Tailgaters was eliminated due to video editing issues and never had a chance to submit his video to us. Please give him your support and love going forward. Thanks Tracy! The video below will announce the winner and the new challenge. Our Round 3 sponsor is Texas Creek Products, makers of Pure Evil Capsaicin Drops. Add heat to your food without changing the flavor. Check out their newest formula with 1,560,000 SHU. Try with baked goods, sauces, soups, drinks, jerky or anything you think needs some extra zip. Pure Evil is not an extract and has no nasty extract taste, just be careful because it has some serious extract heat. Click on the banner for check it out.
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The overall winner of Feast Your Eyes on This Spicy Cooking Challenge will receive free vendor booths from both the Houston Hot Sauce Festival & Zestfest Midwest. Plus, Chile Pepper Magazine will give an advertising package valued at over $2000. Cash prizes will also be awarded by Endorphin Farms & Refining Fire Chiles. Together, 1st place will receive an additional $300, the runner-up $150, and 3rd place $100. Plus, on top of all that good stuff, they will get one big ass trophy from yours truly. I thank all our great sponsors for their contributions to this spicy cooking challenge. Without them we would have no contest.

Contestants:

Bo Perkins of Addiction Sauces
Tina Tillman of Chesterville Pepper Company
Sam Peters of Patter Fam Sauces
Jennifer Reynolds of Sauce Goddess
Mike Isenberg of Wicked Cactus Sauces
Kevin Billings of High Octane Sauce Company
Intro Videos can be seen HERE

Our talented Judges:
Carol Borge
www.HoustonHotSauce.com
Judy Fuhrhop (now replacing Greg Bagarozy)
www.zestfestmidwest.com
Sir McMillan
www.chilepepper.com
Scott Roberts
www.ScottRobertsweb.com
Firehead Thomas
www.ILoveItSpicy.com
Guest Judge:
Ann Simmons
www.TexasCreekProducts.com


NOTE: VIDEOS FOR ROUND 3 ARE UP TO 7 MINUTES LONG

Feast Your Eyes Challenge Calendar: (All Videos will be posted at 9am est.)
February 27 Contestant Intro Videos were released LINK
March 6- 1st Challenge LINK
March 9- Midnight is the deadline for the 1st challenge
March 10- All Contestant Videos are posted LINK
March 13- 2nd Challenge LINK
March 16- Midnight Deadline for 2nd challenge
March 17- All Contestant Videos are posted LINK
March 20- 3rd Challenge
March 23- Midnight Deadline for 3rd Challenge
March 24- All Contestant Videos are posted
March 27- 4th Challenge
March 30- Midnight Deadline for 4th Challenge
March 31- All Contestant Videos are posted
April 3- 5th Challenge
April 6- Midnight Deadline for 5th Challenge
April 7- All Contestant Videos are posted
April 10- 6th & Final Challenge
April 13- Midnight Deadline for Final Challenge
April 14- Finalist Videos are posted
April 17- Winner is announced!

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16 thoughts on “Feast Your Eyes on This Spicy Cooking Challenge 2013- Round 3

  • March 20, 2013 at 10:51 am
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    Contestants…please have someone other than yourselves taste your food at the end…I know that you are going to LOVE LOVE LOVE your own food, therefore I will no longer be impressed…keep up the good work!

  • March 20, 2013 at 12:57 pm
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    buddah, whatever YOUR time limit is i think your went over this time.

  • March 20, 2013 at 3:26 pm
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    Lets make this a little more clear for our contestants. If you make Chow Mein, you get all the ingredients that go into it. Plus you can still use as many CH foods as you want and still have 3 more ingredients. Cooking oil, butter, lard, etc counts as an ingredient. If it becomes part of the flavor then its part of the dish. Yet CHipotle flavored cooking oil or butter is free. Homemade CH foods are permitted, so if you make CHocolate Cake, all those ingredients are free. Its tricky navigation folks, but if you have a question then reach out to me.

  • March 20, 2013 at 3:30 pm
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    Now if you want to create something new and different and stretch your creativity as far as you can take, combine the ingredients and take some risks. What can you do with ch

    Cheerios, cherries, chicken, chocolate and chickpeas?

  • March 20, 2013 at 3:37 pm
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    so if I make chocolate cake, then I can use eggs, flour, milk, oil,vanilla extract, coco powder etc independenlty elsewhere in my entry, say to make a tempura or only free to make the chocolate cake?

  • March 20, 2013 at 5:15 pm
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    Only free for the Chocolate Cake.

  • March 20, 2013 at 6:22 pm
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    I’m going to get dizzy trying to judge this round….what ever happened to good ‘ol fashioned seafood desserts?

  • March 20, 2013 at 8:16 pm
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    The challenge is to USE “ch” items so if you MAKE a chocolate cake (and use all of the ingredients there-in) would that be considered a “ch” entry or would the cake have to be incorporated into something else in order to be considered USED?

  • March 20, 2013 at 8:52 pm
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    the chocolate cake would have to be used in some way or be the dish itself.

  • March 21, 2013 at 8:52 am
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    Now I don’t feel so bad being confused! Good luck everyone!

  • March 21, 2013 at 1:09 pm
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    lunCH

  • March 21, 2013 at 2:37 pm
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    Show us your tats….

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