Chicken Burger 101

Greetings, burger lovers!  After making endless batches of chicken burgers for friends and family, I wanted to post a tip sheet with a couple helpful hints that I’ve come across along the way. Tip #1:  Any extras of the Rainbow Sesame Slaw make a perfect side dish, so I usually cut up 3 bell peppers […]

HOLY COW!!!! (or rather, holy chicken!!!)

What a week!!!!  I’m back in Lexington, after an action-packed weekend in San Antonio and a great visit with my sister in Austin.  I can’t even begin to describe the whole experience at NCCC in one post, but I will say that I had such a wonderful time meeting the other 8 contestants and getting […]

Catch Brigitte on the Radio!

Hey! It’s Christine again. Just wanted to let you know that Brigitte has been burning up the radio waves this week. Both shows have podcasts if you’d like to listen to Brigitte discuss the National Chicken contest in-depth: “America’s Dining and Travel” on Business Talk Radio Sunday, May 3, 2009 4pm – 5pm EST Podcast […]

National Chicken Contest Press Release

Hi! This is Christine, Brigitte’s sister, writing in. We’re a couple days behind the news, but I just wanted to share with you all the press release covering Brigitte’s Grand Prize win at the National Chicken Cooking Contest! Kentucky Woman’s Ground-Chicken Burger with Asian Zing Wins $50,000 in National Chicken Cooking Contest SAN ANTONIO — […]

Burger-mania and a visit with Sharon Thompson!

I always go for the food section in every newspaper I read and I’m a big fan of Sharon Thompson’s, the Lexington Herald Leader’s food writer.  Michael’s mom, Katy, bought me a signed copy of her cookbook, Flavors of Kentucky, which really helped me acquaint myself with local specialties.  Come check out her blog as […]

Exciting December News!

1. National Chicken Contest Update I’m going to San Antonio!!! I just found out that I’m the regional winner and will get to go to Texas to compete for the grand prize. (They haven’t announced this yet on the National Chicken website, so hopefully they won’t change their minds about me in the meantime.) 2. […]

KY State Winner for National Chicken!

I’m excited to tell you that I’ve been announced as the Kentucky State winner for the National Chicken Cooking Contest. This is definitely one of the biggies, and it only comes around every two years! There will be a regional judging and then if I pass that, I get to proceed to the finals in […]