Eating your Words 2010 – The Winner

by Jennifer on April 9, 2010

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The wait is over! Tracey and I are beyond excited to announce that Chef Andrew Zimmern has chosen as the winner of Eating your Words 2010: The Meyer Lemon SCRABBLE COOKIES from Caroline of When Adobo Met Feijoada !

Caroline is the winner of the amazing and highly coveted aebleskiver pan courtesy of Aunt Else’s Aebleskiver! Her winning entry will also be featured on Chef Zimmern’s Blog (link to be added once post is up)

We asked Chef Zimmern to ‘spell out’ his decision making process and he answered:
1) “Zimmern” is worth almost 100 points in Scrabble.
2) I respect the artist’s restraint. With the remaining letters, I would have been tempted to spell “wiener” and/or “poop.”
3) Who doesn’t like Meyer lemon cookies?
4) Hello Mister Zimmern, Pick Me…. Simply genius

Bravo! (speaking of Bravo he is a guest judge in this season of Top Chef Masters)

Honorable mentions include:
The MAGNETIC POETRY KIT COOKIES by Meaghan from The Decorated Cookie

SPELLING WITH SUSHI by Phyllis and Kris, me_HUNGRY!

THE ART OF MAKING CREAM OF MUSHROOM (AND CHICKEN) SOUP, NOT INSPIRED FROM THE CAN by Sanura, My Life Runs on Food

We wish to thank each and every one of you who entered and a huge thank you to Chef Zimmern and Aunt Else’s Aebleskiver!!

{ 18 comments… read them below or add one }

Daily Spud April 9, 2010 at 12:03 am

A worthy winner – that scrabble board is just superb!

Rachel April 9, 2010 at 12:04 am

Those are simply beyond brilliant! WOW

Tangled Noodle April 9, 2010 at 12:34 am

Congratulations to Caroline, Phyllis, Meaghan and Sanura, and to all of our participants. Many thanks to Chef Zimmern and Aunt Else's Aebleskiver and hugs to you, co-host! This was fun but how are we going to top this next year? Eeep!

Fuji Mama April 9, 2010 at 12:34 am

I LOVED that entry–perfect winner!

Jeanne April 9, 2010 at 12:48 am

Congratulations Caroline! A well-deserved win, the Scrabble board is genius!

Chic Cookies April 9, 2010 at 1:28 am

Fabulous Scrabble Board! Great choice by Mr. Zimmern, and all the entries were amazing!

Sanura April 9, 2010 at 2:59 am

It's a honor to be chosen as a finalist among many creative cooks! Everyone's entry is inspiring to read. The scrabble board is a well deserve win. Many Thanks to Tangled Noodle and SavortheThyme for hosting a fun contest.

Caroline April 9, 2010 at 7:34 am

Thanks Jennifer for this very fun challenge, I'm just glad I was able to participate since I missed last year. Winning makes this even better, still can't believe Mr. Zimmern picked me. Can't wait to use my new aebleskiver pan!

Nachiketa April 9, 2010 at 8:46 am

the winner is truly deserving of the win… even her second entry of the octopus spelling sucker was quite clever…..

congratulations!!!! to the special mentions….

The Variable – Nachiketa
Crazy Over Desserts – The Variable, Nachiketa
clear

Phyllis April 9, 2010 at 10:52 am

That scrabble board was hard to top! Congrats to Caroline, and many thanks to Tangled Noodle and Savor the Thyme for hosting such a cool challenge :)

Aileen April 9, 2010 at 11:09 am

Congrats to the winner ! It was a great entry :)

5 Star Foodie April 9, 2010 at 2:30 pm

Congrats to the winner! Very cool!

Joie de vivre April 9, 2010 at 4:49 pm

WAY COOL!!!!

Bob April 9, 2010 at 5:58 pm

Congratz Caroline!

gfe--gluten free easily April 9, 2010 at 10:16 pm

I sooo agree with Mr. Zimmern's decision. Congratulations, Caroline! Pure genius, skill, and deliciousness. :-)

Shirley

Deeba PAB April 10, 2010 at 12:52 am

I thought that was a winner too…it was the best! YAY!! Congras Caroline!! Brilliantly done. Congrats Phyllis, Meaghan and Sarah too.
Thank you Jennifer and Tracey for hosing this beautiful challenge!

Veeda April 10, 2010 at 4:33 pm

I absolutely love this Scrabble board. Congrats!

Unplanned Cooking April 12, 2010 at 12:25 pm

That was my favorite, too. Very clever. Meant to enter too but couldn't get my act together. Next year!

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