SEMI-FINAL BISCUIT TOURNAMENT RESULTS ARE IN!

This race was so close we had to count 6 times.  6 TIMES.  It makes us nervous, but the Biscuit eaters have spoken!  

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On the sweet side of the competition:  

BLUEBERRY CAKE DONUT (BCD) by Susannah Snyder: Blueberry Lemon Biscuit with lemon fluff and powdered sugar snow
VS
ROSEMARY STRAWBERRY (RS) by Melissa Johnson: Sweet Rosemary Biscuit with balsamic strawberries, honey fluff and crystalized ginger

On the savory side of the competition:  

GREMOLATA LIKE IT (GLI) by Barbara Goosetree: Garlic sweet potato biscuit with feta fluff and lemon garlic oil
VS
GULF COAST COWBOY (GCC) by Bryan Ashmore: Spinach, artichoke and parmesan biscuit with ranch fluff

 

HERE IS WHAT YOU THOUGHT OF THE BISCUITS:  

WE ASKED FOR YOUR COMMENTS AND THEY WERE GREAT!  ( WE WILL USE THE INITIALS OF THE BISCUITS THAT ARE BEING COMMENTED ON)

GLI:Garlic is AMAZING!

BCD: Because because because because.......of the wonderful things it does! Homey, earthy and oh so delicious!

GCC: It was like eating spinach dip in the biscuit form

RS: Each bite is a different experience!

BCD: Delish! I could eat 10!

GCC: Amazing, so much flavor in such a small bite!

RS: Crystalized ginger was the bomb! put it on everything!

RS: Stoooooopid good

GLI: This is in my to 3 favorite savvy biscuits. EVER

BCD: Classic

GCC: Love the ranch fluff

RS: Rosemary gives sweet biscuit extra punch

GCC: Hardest decision of my life

GLI: SO MUCH FLAVOR!

BCD: WHOOP WHOOP! Not too sweet! just right!

GCC: Artichoke was light with the spinach adding a great flavor punch, parmesan and ranch gave just enough kick to add the savory taste I was looking for

RS: Strawberries and honey fluff married so well with the rosemary. Ginger gave a freshness to it with just that measure of sweet.

GLI: The feta fluff was to die for! 

BCD: I loved the blueberry lemon combo!


 

AND THE WINNERS ARE:

ROSEMARY STRAWBERRY

and the

GULF COAST COWBOY!

 

BISCUIT TOURNAMENT 2017! Round 14!

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On the sweet side of the competition:  

VANILLA BOURBON CHERRY by Spencer Buskirk (VBC): Bourbon soaked cherry and lemon biscuits with vanilla Fluff

VS

BLUEBERRY CAKE DONUT by Susannah Snyder (BCD) : Blueberry lemon biscuit with lemon fluff and powdered sugar snow

ON THE SAVORY SIDE OF THE COMPETITION

GULFCOAST COWBOY by Bryan Ashmore(GCC) : Spinach artichoke and parmesan biscuit with ranch fluff

VS

IN A PICKLE by JaklynWrigley (IP): Dill pickle biscuit with comeback sauce and fried onions 

Y'ALL HAD SOME THINGS TO SAY ABOUT THE BISCUITS THIS WEEK:  

IP: The biscuit's flavors danced in my mouth!

VBC: Who can ARGUE wit Vanilla Bourbon Cherry?

BCD: Love the lemon fluff mixed with the blueberry lemon biscuit!

IP: Favorite savory biscuit! Love the comeback sauce mixed with Dill

VBC: Loved the Bite of the Cherry with the sweet vanilla

GCC: Lots of veggies makes this biscuit rock!

GCC: Had subtle underlying flavors with the inch being the ranch fluff

IP: Much better than I expected!
 

VBC: I never thought cherry could taste soooooooo good!

BCD: Shout out to spencer's biscuit but BCD is the real MVP!

IP: Pickles, comeback sauce and onion! My LOVE!

GCC: YEEE HAW! I tell you whut!  That Cowboy biscuit was well crafted and scrumptious!

 

 

 

WINNERS WINNERS BISCUIT DINNER!

BLUEBERRY CAKE DONUT

AND

GULF COAST COWBOY!

ROUND 13!! And these Biscuits are DELICIOUS!

Just three more weeks until the FINAL! 

 

On the sweet side of the competition:  

Sunrise over OS by Jenny Meadows (SOO):  Coconut Cherry biscuit with mandarin orange fluff and cherry juice drizzle

VS

Rosemary Strawberry by Melissa Johnson (RS): Rosemary biscuit with balsamic strawberries, honey fluff and crystalized ginger.

On the savory side of the competition:  

Gremolata Like It By Barbara Goosetree (GLI): Garlic sweet potato biscuit with lemon garlic oil and feta fluff

VS

The Goatangonist by Nicolas Cummings (Goat): Dill Biscuit with sautéed leeks and mushrooms and goat cheese 

Y'all had some things to say about the biscuits this week:  

RS: Hands down the strawberry just as a fresher, natural flavor!

GLI: The Feta was the deciding factor for the win!

GOAT: Both were good, but of  a savory, that leek n mushroom is fantastic!

SOO: Wins for creativity, originality and flavor!

RS: Strawberry biscuit, all the flavors worked well together!

GLI: the feta fluff really st it up! the flavors blended perfectly!

RS: Both sweets were fan-bloody-tatsick...sunrise soon visibly delectable and evocative...BUT Rosemary Strawberry (BALSAMIC!) and ginger was just over the moon!

SOO: Happy Biscuit!

GOAT: Ok. I just have to say THIS IS THE BEST! The flavors are perfectly balanced and melt in your mouth.  I could eat this everyday!

RS: Candied ginger was everything

GOAT: I cannot stop thinking about the sautéed leeks one!

SOO: Tastes like cereal, milk and a buttery biscuit had a baby! SOOOOO GOOD!

 

 

 

AND THE WINNERS ARE:

ROSEMARY STRAWBERRY

and

GREMOLATA LIKE IT!

THE GREAT BISCUIT TOURNAMENT ROUND 12!!!!

YALL! THIS TOURNAMENT IS HEATING UP!  I was on edge the whole time I was tallying votes, because they were so dang close.... by close I mean one of you snuck ahead by a mere 2 votes!

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On the sweet side of the competition:  

BLUEBERRY CAKE DONUT (BCD) by: Susannah Snyder: Blueberry lemon biscuit with lemon fluff and powdered sugar snow

VS

YOUR MAMA'S HOUSE (YMH) by Paul Kirkland: Grape jelly and banana biscuit with jet puffs and cinnamon and sugar and hazelnut.

On the savory side of the competition:  

QUINOA FIESTA (QF): by Meghan Angelina: Onion and Pepper biscuit with quinoa, goat fluff and corn salsa

VS

GULFCOAST COWBOY (GC) by Bryan Ashmore: Spinach, artichoke and Parmesan biscuit with ranch fluff 

HERE IS WHAT YOU THOUGHT OF THE BISCUITS:  

YMH: Good! but Paul, how do you know about my mama's house?? AM I missing something here?!!

GC: One of the best savory biscuits I've had! I can see this as a greenhouse staple!

YMH: Pairs great w/loud!

BCD: Yummy! Not too sweet! really like the crispy!

YMH: Marshmallow Fluff might be cheating 

GC: Ranch fluff for the win!

QF: The Quinoa fiesta tasted like it had american flare!

BCD: The Combination of blueberry and lemon is delightful and reminds me of home.  

YMH: Last time I voted for the blueberry cake, but has been dethroned in the house of your mama

GC: The best food item I've EVER put in my mouth

QF: Quinoa Corn salsa and goat fluff hits mouth immediately, tender biscuit favor of onion/pepper comes through after.  Salsa has pleasant heat

BCD: Creamy lemon fluff hits your mouth with delightful citrus flavor.  rise, sweet first bit with tender blueberry burst

QF: THE VERY BEST!

BCD: Love the Blueberry lemon Combo!

QF: I like the explosion of flavor from the corn salsa

YMH: Your mama's house probably gives out full sized candy bars on halloween.

QF: seriously, Can i get Meghan's number?

 

 

 

AND THE WINNERS ARE:

BLUEBERRY CAKE DONUT 

and

GULF COAST COWBOY!

 

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THE GREAT BISCUIT TOURNAMENT ROUND 11!

On the sweet side of the competition:  

VANILLA BOURBON CHERRY (VBC) by Spencer Buskirk: Bourbon soaked cherry and lemon biscuits with vanilla fluff

VS

POPPIN' BISCUIT by Rachel Reynolds: Poprocks biscuit with sweet fluff and pop rocks

On the savory side of the competition:  

MEXICAN (M) by Julian Brunt: Corn, Poblano and sundried tomato biscuit with quest fresco

IN A PICKLE (IP) by Jaklyn Wrigley: Dill Pickle Biscuit with comeback sauce and fried onions

HERE IS WHAT YOU THOUGHT OF THE BISCUITS:  

VBC: Hands down the winner.  Wish my table saved me more than the little bite i had.  Vanilla bourgone cherry quickly

IP: Comeback sauce made me want to come back for more of the unique flavor combination!

PB: too much fun!  Also Tasty!

PB: This biscuit really popped it off!

M: The blending of court and sundries tomato works deliciously with a crunch while the poblano is subtle and not overpowering.  The cheese crumbles are a nice complement.

IP: Comeback sauce was critical to success of biscuit

PB: I can't wait to pop rocks another in my mouth!

VBC: Cherries offered unique flavor that kept me wanting more

IP: Truly a tie, but who would have thought a pickle biscuit!

M: Always classic.

VBC: I don't even like cherrie1 yumalicious

IP: This combination was brilliant! lots of zest and blended with the fresh dough!

PB: A lovely biscuit indeed!

 

 

AND THE WINNERS ARE:

VANILLA BOURBON CHERRY and IN A PICKLE!!!!!

THE GREAT BISCUIT TOURNAMENT! ROUND 10!

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On the sweet side of the competition:  

SUNRISE OVER OS (SOO) by Jenny Meadows: Coconut cherry biscuit with mandarin orange fluff and cherry juice drizzle

VS

APPLE DUMPLING (AD) by Becca Niolet: Cinnamon biscuit with roasted apples and vanilla ice cream fluff dusted with powdered sugar

On the savory side of the competition:  

CHEESY BAKED POTATO (CBP) By Mary Sukiennik Cheddar chives baked potato biscuit with sour cream fluff 

VS

THE GOATANGONIST (GOAT) By Nicolas Cummings: Dill biscuit with sautéed leeks and mushrooms and goat cheese

HERE IS WHAT YOU THOUGHT OF THE BISCUITS:  

SOO: I love it!

CBP: I love it and its really good!

SOO: I would never order this ordinarily but it really works - so delicious!

GOAT: Not a fan of goat cheese, BUT! the dill with leeks and mushrooms gives this a savory boost!

SOO: The happy biscuit!

GOAT: Love anything with Musrooms

AD: Delicious combo of flavors! like a mini apple pie!

GOAT: Why do yo make me choose?

SOO: Im cuckoo for this coconut cherry biscuit!

CBP: Great contenders but the cheesy baked potato wins!

AD: Delicious! a perfect combination of biscuits and sweetness!

AD: Apple dumpling biscuit all day long!

GOAT: Goatlicious

CBP: Tastes just like a baked potato! DELISH!

SOO: Boss Foods!

CBP: Epic win!

GOAT: I usually feel like mushrooms taste like old rubber tires, but the goatagonist was somehow just as amazing as the cheesy biscuit so I've got to give a nod to it!

 

 

 

AND THE WINNERS ARE:

SUNRISE OVER OS and THE GOATAGONIST!

THE GREAT BISCUIT TOURNAMENT! ROUND 9!

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On the sweet side of the competition:  

THE CEREAL KILLER (TCK) by Dani Bailey: Honeynut Cheerios biscuit with bananas and sweet fluff

VS

ROSEMARY STRAWBERRY (RS) by Melissa Johnson: Rosemary biscuit with balsamic strawberries, honey fluff and candied ginger

On the savory side of the competition:  

GREMOLATA LIKE IT (GLI) by Barbara Goosetree: Garlic sweet potato biscuit with lemon garlic oil and feta fluff

VS

LEBANESE MEDLEY (LM) MARY ANN HABEEB: tatar and olive oil with cucumbers, crushed garlic cucumber yogurt

HERE IS WHAT YOU THOUGHT OF THE BISCUITS:  

RS: Combo is SO GOOD!

LM: MMMMMM YUM!

RM: A bizarre mix of flavors but i like it weird

GLI: Interesting texture, really like subtle lemon flavor

CK: The cereal killer has just enough sweet with warmth and richness

LM: Lebanese madly had subtle garlic brightened by the cucumber 

RS: So, so good!  love the combo of these flavors! Strawberries for life!

LM: Delicious! love the cucumber with the yogurt spread!

GLI: Loved loved loved gremolata! perfect combo of all the flavors!

RS: We are not much with words, but we loved the Rosemary Strawberry!

GLI: Love the chewiness of the feta fluff!

AND THE WINNERS ARE:

ROSEMARY STRAWBERRY and the GREMOLATA LIKE IT!

BISCUIT TOURNAMENT 2017! Round 8!

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On the sweet side of the competition:  

YOUR MAMA'S HOUSE (YMH) by Paulcat Kirkland: Grape Jelly and Banana biscuit with Jet Puff, cinnamon sugar and hazelnuts
VS
MINT-TOBE (MTB) By Carla Taconi: Spearmint biscuit with Chocolate mint Fluff and chocolate mint shavings

On the savory side of the competition:  

CARROT LIVE WITHOUT YOU (CLWY) BY Maddie Martinez: Corn and cumin biscuit with BBQ carrots and Purple Cabbage
VS
QUINOA FIESTA (QF) by Meghan Angelina: Onion and pepper biscuit with quinoa, goat fluff and corn salsa

HERE IS WHAT YOU THOUGHT OF THE BISCUITS:  

CLWY: Both were quite strange...but the "carrot" was the winner!

YMH: This tasted like the kind of sandwich the fat kid in third grade would bring.  I'd trade a week's worth of snack packs for this

MTB: FTW

QF: Amazing! The goat fluff is so yummy, i could eat this all day long

YMH: So surprised by this favorite as I usually stray heavily from banana anything!

MTB: I am a chocolate-lover, so mint to be pulled ahead for me.

QF: The goat fluff and Quinoa together are excellent in taste and texture

MTB: Very minty and the chocolate was rich and yummy!

CLW: I can really taste the love put into the thought of this biscuit, almost as if the creator can't live without ME! Plus the BBQ is awesome 

YMH: Hands down, the best biscuit ever.  I never need to eat another.  It could want the whole tournament!

QF: Oliver twist: "please sir, quinoa have some more?"

CLWY: BBQ Carrots? Who'd a thunk?

MTB: I was "mint" to be here for this biscuit today! 

YMH: This biscuit is soooo A-peel-ing.

QF: Quinoa get that Meghan's phone number?

CLWY: I like how the cumin came through on the back end

MTB: Mint to be was the perfect end to my cup-o-tea!

CLWU: Yum

YMH: This biscuit is Bananas!

MTB: Minto to be was mint for me!

QF: A great breakfast for after you fiesta way too hard

YMH: Its almost cheating to put marshmallow on something.  It becomes the obvious winner

MTB: More like mean too be on the menu permanently!

CLWY: I can see again

MTB: So silky and delicious!

AND THE WINNERS ARE:

YOUR MAMA'S HOUSE  and QUINOA FIESTA!