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!

 

 

Biscuit Tournament 2017! Round 7!

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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
MATCHA MADE IN HEAVEN (MMH) by Olivia Lestrade: Matcha Green tea biscuit with goat fluff and dar chocolate shavings 

On the savory side of the competition:  

REUBEN (R) by Jay Meadows: Swiss and Rye biscuit with corned beef, sauerkraut and thousand island fluff  
VS
GULF COAST COWBOY 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)

BCD: This tastes like the best part of a tea party

R: Reubens are life.

GCC: YEEHAW!

MMH: Cant go Wrong with Tea! I could've eaten matcha more!

GCC: So good I wish it was dinner sized!

R: The Reuben was EXCELLENT!

GCC: Ranch fluff needs to happen all the time!

BCD: Honestly, this lemon fluff was on point and would make anything taste delicious---ANYTHING.

GCC Like a super bowl party tray in a tiny biscuit form

BCD: Love that blueberry cake!  Very much a little bite of heaven!

R: It TASTED like a REUBEN, The GCC was also Bomb AF, I just really like reubens

GCC: Gulfcoast cowboy thundering into the finish line

MMH: The Matcha was heaven because if science has taught us anything, Goats love chocolate

MMH: The Matcha was delicious, never would have thought to put green tea and dark chocolate

R: Reuben Popped! Loved the Fluff, Tasty Biscuit!

BCD:Blueberries baked in the blueberry cake biscuit plus lemon fluff was clutch!

R: The Reuben was BURSTING with flavor!

MMH: Matcha biscuit has my vote because of its subtle sweetness and unconventional  flavor that just works with the goat fluff and chocolate.  IT caught me off guard at first, but grew on me by the time i finished

GCC: The GCC has the warm, fluffiness of Memo's biscuits, infused with a unique, memorable flavor!  Each bite was a pleasure!

 

AND THE WINNERS ARE:

BLUEBERRY CAKE DONUT and the GULF COAST COWBOY!

Biscuit Tournament 2017! Round 6!

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On the sweet side of the competition:  

PUT DA LIME IN DA CHOC-O-LAT  (PDA) by Keith Wooten:  Dark chocolate chili & lime biscuit with sweet lime fluff. 
VS
VANILLA BOURBON CHERRY (VBC) by Spencer Buskirk:  Bourbon soaked cherry and lemon biscuit with vanilla fluff. 

On the savory side of the competition:  

THE LONG SHOT (LS) by: Mike Aukhertz: Sardine and olive biscuit with mayo, voodoo Zapps and capers.  
VS
MEXICAN (M) by Julian Brunt:  corn, poblano and sun dried tomato biscuit with queso fresco. 

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)

We normally do not publish negative comments, but the Long Shot was so polarizing... we couldn't resist mixing a few of those in here.  

PDA:  Love the surprising flavor combos in the chocolate lime. 
VBC:  Just beautiful.
LS:  A very BRAVE recipe.  Even if it is a little overwhelming
PDA:  Loving the lime fluff and the biscuit has a nice bite from the chili.  Perfect aftertaste! 
LS:  An unlikely, yet quite harmonious marriage.
VBC:  Perfect amount of sweet and tart!
M:  I've never had a mexican - style biscuit.  I could eat a whole meal consisting of this.  
PDA:  Love the spice of this!
M: *Yum yum yum*
VBC: The subtle bourbon flavors played wonderfully with the vanilla and lemon
LS:  Who is this Mike guy?  Is he single? <3 <3 <3  (for the record... he is totally taken!)
VBC:  Oh Yeah Yeah!
M:  Wakes up your mouth while your tongue does a the happy dance. 
PDA: I could taste distinct flavors.  The tart of the lime, sweet earthy chocolate then the heat of the chili!
LS:  The texture of the sardine biscuit was perfect and the level of saltiness was divine!  
M:  YAAAAAASSsSSS!
VBC: Perfection!
PDA: Hands down Delicious -  loved the combo of flavors!
LS:  The melding of saltiness of the sardine, olive, zapps, & Capers was perfect--one did not over power the other.  
M:  bright pops of tomato & just the right amount of spice.  
VBC:  Anything w/ bourbon is automatically better!  Amazing job!  Moist and the vanilla fluff compliments the biscuit perfectly!
PDA: Cool spicy/sweet combo.
M:  This corn bread just broke the "side" mold!  Taste like the old west (the good parts)
LS:  I really dislike sardines but the capers & other stuff camo-ed it well.  
M:  This may be corny but it stood out in its field. 
LS:  There is something fishy about this. 
M.  It was an a-corn-mplished biscuit. 
VBC:  The bourbon soaked cherries revive my alcoholism.  Thank you
VBC: Always choose alcohol!
M: BOMB
VBC:  A little swag on the pallet with some notes of baller sauce. 
LS:  So much good in a biscuit!  
VBC:  This biscuit reminds me of cherry garcia ice-cream.  So good.
M: Sweet and salty! The Sun dried tomatoes are my favorite part about it. 
PDA: Very pleasant!  Hidden fun!  I like the sneaky heat.  All the flavors work well with each other.  
PDA:  I'm a sucker for chocolate.  The chili had a nice refreshing punch.  
M: My favorite through out the tournament so far.  
LS:  From memory, it is the worst flavor I have ever had in my mouth, including the 1/2 worm I ate in a boiled peanut!  No! Mike, No! 
LS:  Josh aint right! :(  (who's josh?, his name is mike? or is it?)
PDA:  I usually don't like chili in chocolate, but this biscuit;s flavors are so well done. 
VBC:  The vanilla, cherry and lemon are just lovely together
VBC:  Brings me back to NOLA days!
LS:  It actually made me gag!  The worst flavor i've ever attempted to eat.  I feel sorry for the prep team that had to touch and smell those nasty fish!
LS: This biscuit had a seafood taste that i loved and the Voodoo chips definitely made it for me. 
VBC:  Lovely fresh taste and the slight hint of lemon really had me sold.
LS:  It really did seem like a long shot that I would choose this biscuit, but the taste was so unique, I was undoubtedly swayed by the end of it!
LS:  3 different flavors all hit me in perfect harmony.  Capers/mayo initially peaking with sardines and tapering off with olive!
M:  Delicious!  No more sardines -  ever -  Please!
LS:  I feel like I was transported to england for some fish n chips!  Funky & Delicious! 
LS: A lot of complex flavors to offer.  
VBC:  Bourbon cherries, Yum!
LS: The worst thing Ive put into my mouth since last weekend.  Don't want to do that again!
 
 

AND THE WINNERS ARE:

Vanilla Bourbon Cherry! and Mexican!!!  

 

Biscuit Tournament 2017! Round 5!

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Photo by lizzybrou on instagram!  

 

On the sweet side of the competition:  

EAT A PEACH (EP) by by Jason Agostinelli:  Honey almond biscuit with caramelized peaches, sweet fluff & mint pesto.
VS
POPPIN' BISCUIT (PB) by Rachel Reynolds: Pop Rocks biscuit with sweet fluff and Pop Rocks.

On the savory side of the competition:  

BESTO PESTO (BP) by: Mary Ann O'gorman: Parmesan, herb and pine nut biscuit with garlic vinaigrette.
VS
IN A PICKLE (IP) by Jacklyn Wrigley: Dill pickle biscuit with come back sauce and fried onions.

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)

EP: Very distinct flavors with good complexity.  
EP: = Perfection.  
PB:  My collar popped while eating this.  Being such a rare resource, I'm glad to enjoy hard to find Pop Rocks
PB: Such an amazing throwback to my childhood.
IP: This is what dreams are made of!  The only thing that could make it better would be 2 of them.  
PB: Strange!  It totally works! Yum!
IP: Fried pickles and blooming onion all rolled into a biscuit!!!!
EP:  All of these flavors mixed so well!
PB: Pop Rocks are the classy garnish that we never knew we needed.
IP:  Pickles are good.  Thanks for feeding me a pickle biscuit.
EP: Love the Mint!
BP: you guys should serve this on the reg. 
IP: the comeback sauce sold it!
PB: Mom never let me have pop rocks, now I know why!
IP: It brought back memories of little league and 5cent pickle pops!
EP:  I wanted more! the combination of sweet peaches and mint pesto was so refreshing and divine!
BP:  Lovely!
PB: My childhood dream come true!
BP:  Don't usually like pesto, but this biscuit made me a believer!
EP:  loved the mint pesto! It was refreshing and paired well with peaches.
PB: The nostalgia in ever bite made me change my mind on this one and vote for what ten year old me would like. 
IP:  #TeamPickle
PB: MMmMMMMMmmmm BOP! This popping biscuit rocks!
IP: You're killing me smalls!  This is delicious!
EP:  Two words: MINT PESTO
BP:  The garlic vinaigrette was heavenly!
IP: Who knew?!?!
PB: Just something about this made it so, so, so pleasing!
PB: Thank you for introducing me to this amazing fusion!
BP:  These were both good but the pesto was the BESTO!
PB:  Im shocked at my choice of these biscuit!  That popping biscuit was great, perfect textures together.
EP: delicious & fresh; well balanced.  Loved the subtle mint pesto flavor. 
PB: I hate to be an 8-year-old but the popping biscuit was just so good!!!!! That sweet creamy fluff <3 <3 <3!
EP: Mint to be!
BP: <3
EP: complex goodness
BP: This was a little Italian heaven in my mouth
IP:  AMAZING!  The comeback sauce and fried onions, not just the taste but the texture!!  Huzzah!
EP:  It wisely incorporated almonds... a perfect paring.  The mint pest added the mystery.  
BP: Loved these flavors together.  Pine nuts are the bomb!
IP: add  this to the menu :)
THEY WERE ALL SO GOOD!!!
PB: loved the taste of the cream mixed with the pop rocks!  Amazing
IP: Perfect!  Great flavor!  I would eat this every day!
EP: Elegant combination of flavor with a subtle touch of mint!
IP:  Just vinegary enough!  How can you go wrong with comeback sauce?!?!
EP: Should be served regularly! i hope this one wins it all! 
IP: Come back and give me some more!
EP:  Oh my! A new favorite!

AND THE WINNERS ARE:

Poppin Biscuit! and In a Pickle!!!  

 

Biscuit Tournament 2017! Round 4!

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On the sweet side of the competition:  

HUMBLE PIE (HP) by Mark Houck: Peanut butter biscuit with grape jelly.
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 baked potato biscuit with sour cream fluff and chives
VS
I THINK IM TURNING JAPANESE (ITJ) by Jordan Buhay: Furikake biscuit with wasabi fluff and sesame seeds

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)

HP: I was pleasantly surprised with the flavors.  I am not a fan of peanut butter but would definitely eat this again on purpose.
CBP: Can never go wrong with sour cream & chives.  All around great flavor. 
AD:  Tastes like fresh apple pie <3
ITJ: Just the right amount of wasabi fluff!  Delicious!  One of the best I have tried!
CBP: This should be served at a steakhouse :)
AD: Vanilla ice-cream fluff <3 <3 <3.  Cinnamon <3 <3 <3  Be still my heart <3
AD:  I hate cooked apples, but this was awesome!
CBP: Cheese and potato trumps all!!!
ITJ: I just turned a little Japanese. 
HP:  Simple & Sweet!  I could see myself eating it over and over!
ITJ: Subtle and brings an unexpected explosion of flavor!  I wanted more!
CBP: Nice lingering after-taste.
ITJ:  Because, I love wasabi!
AD: OBSESSED with this apple dumpling, super yummy!
CBP: Tasted spot on, truly a baked potato in biscuit form!
HP: Simple & comfort with good balance of all American taste.  
ITJ:  Hello wasabi!  I loved the punch of spice! Plus it is unexpected!  100 A+++
CBP: Potatoes > everything
AD: The vanilla ice-cream fluff and apples takes the cake/biscuit!
AD: Nom nom nom.  Loved the roasted apples, contrasted nicely with the vanilla 
ITJ: Holy goodness-> wasabi fluff is the million dollar idea I never new I needed!  Im obsessed!
AD: Might have to start a gang for these apple dumpling biscuits!
ITJ: Domo Arigato, Jordina Buhay!
HP: like a warm peanut butter cookie with grape jam on top.  Maybe my favorite biscuit in all 3 years of competition.
AD: So good! made my tastebuds smile :)
ITJ: It is very unexpected.  kept me wanting more!  Refreshing! 
HP: Classic. Takes me right back to elementary school.
CBP: Cheesy baked potato delivered! It had the taste provide DOWN! 
ITJ: Daaa-ym! That wasabi fluff tho!
CBP:  So flavorful.  Just need a side of steak
CBP: This baked potato was amazing!
CBP: Weird, but it worked!
HP:  I feel like a kid again!
ITJ: I was born Japanese!
ITJ: Wasabi fluff =  game changer!
HP: There is nothing better than peanut butter.  ya heard me?
ITJ: It's like sushi in biscuit form without the fear of mercury poising.  
AD: Perfect for breakfast or dessert! The yummiest treat! 
ITJ:  Oh wasabi!  Gun-to-the-head, give me wasabi!
 
AND THE WINNERS ARE:

Apple Dumpling and Cheesy Baked Potato!