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Sunshine State Fest 2011

Florida Grillin GirlFlorida Grillin Girl Posts: 4,696
edited 5:51AM in EggHead Forum
Here are my fest pics:

Look at these cool peppers cooking on lotsa levels:


My mom and stepfather, Pat and Joe attended their first eggfest:


Shereeg and FishskiPaul cooked up a bunch of tasty stuff:


Rebecca, Eenie Meenie cooked up a storm, Bigun in the background:


Judy, Hungrywife, sported Al's new apron:


Eenie Meenie, lowercasebill, me and Mainegg:


Michelle, little chef and her very cute nephew helper, right before the egg chef competition:


Some pics from during the egg chef competition:



Can you even believe that view right behind us? We were a little too busy to enjoy it right then!



Our Iron Egg Chef ingredients were:

bone-in pork chop
sweet potato
baby bella cheese
celery root

Our finished plate from a bad angle:


The 3 judges hard at work:


I wished for an all girl competition team, and that's what I got!


Thanks so much to Billy Joe and Julie - you two rock!!

The pig is the prize!


Now to the afterparty - it was the biggest one I have seen outside of atlanta!

Bill tasting my mullet spread:


Jay and Kathy working on their new dessert:



I made crabcakes, sans bread crumbs!! Thanks for the use of the skillet, Julie! And the use of your egg, Michell and Bubba Tim:


My mom was the life of the party, and made sure everone's eyeglasses were clean:


I got to meet Judy Mayberry, she is in the middle, with Gloria (Lambchop)on the left and Pat on the right!


Michelle, her mom Barbara, Pat and me, with David the breadmaker in the background:


A big thanks to all the fest organizers and staff. It was a great event!
Happily egging on my original large BGE since 1996... now the owner of 6 eggs. Call me crazy, everyone else does!
3 Large, 2 Smalls, 1 well-used Mini


  • Photo EggPhoto Egg Posts: 7,906
    Great photos Faith and thanks for taking the time to explain and put names with all the faces. Really tells the story.
    Your Crab Cakes look super, not like the ones they sell local made of all fillers.
    Thank you,

    Galveston Texas
  • MaineggMainegg Posts: 7,787
    great pics faith! and it was an honor to cook with you in IC that was fun and I love my Pig "daisy" thank you! I am trying to decide if I will take her home or leave her here. she goes wonderful in my bedroom down here. Our plate looked great and I am proud of what we three did. the sage butter Bill did was the perfect thing to top it off!
  • Misippi EggerMisippi Egger Posts: 5,095
    Great pics, Faith - thanks for posting and providing captions/names. :woohoo:

    Would be nice if you 'choked up' that crab cake recipe! ;) :whistle:
  • vidalia1vidalia1 Posts: 7,092
    Great pics Faith. I know a fun time was had by all. :lol: :silly: :)
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Hey sunshine girl, what a terrific fest, the participants couldn't be better & your mum rocks. If that's the bad angle of your finished plate i want it :woohoo: , TKS for being so descriptive it helps us a lot.
  • FiretruckFiretruck Posts: 2,679
    Faith, looks like y'all had a great time ;)
  • EggSimonEggSimon Posts: 422
    very nice pics !
  • Little ChefLittle Chef Posts: 4,725
    Faith: Awesome pics! You really captured the day in this post! It was a blast meeting your Mom, and getting "the Mom's" together! Thanks for sharing, and you all ROCKED in Iron Chef! :)
  • Cool pics! Thanks, Faith B)
    Congrats on the Iron Chef and what lovely ladies to help :pinch:
  • Grandpas GrubGrandpas Grub Posts: 14,226
    What a beautiful background to see, especially for this landlocked egg'r.

    Thanks for the names with pictures Faith, sure if fun to see the folks.

    My best, Kent
  • Gator Bait Gator Bait Posts: 5,244
    Great photos Faith, thanks for sharing. :)


  • FluffybFluffyb Posts: 1,815
    Wonderful photos Faith! I can feel the fun that was had by everyone. The view is incredible.
  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,958
    Great pictures, and fantastic looking food, Faith. Looks like you all had a lot of fun !!

    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,407
    Looks like a great time Faith!! What a great picture of the two daughters and Moms together!
    I want your crab cakes!!!
    Colorado Springs
    "Loney Queen"
    "Respect your fellow human being, treat them fairly, disagree with them honestly, enjoy their friendship, explore your thoughts about one another candidly, work together for a common goal and help one another achieve it."
    Bill Bradley; American hall of fame basketball player, Rhodes scholar, former U.S. Senator from New Jersey
    LBGE, MBGE, SBGE , MiniBGE and a Mini Mini BGE
  • Thanks for the pictures Faith

  • eenie meenieeenie meenie Posts: 4,393
    Faith, I loved the pics! What a blast! :) :) :)

    Can't believe it all happened just a few days ago.
  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,675
    Had a great time hanging out with you Faith and your mom has a great name :P . Already looking forward to November
  • shereegshereeg Posts: 10
    Nice pics - Lots of fun.
    Looking forward to the Mini-Fest!
  • JBUG99999JBUG99999 Posts: 263
    Awesome pictures, Faith! Thanks for sharing them! :)
  • Wow! now that looks like a fest!
  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    Thanks for all the pic's Faith and the names to go with the faces. Looks like everyone had a terrible time. :blink: Oh well thanks to this forum I get to see all these wonderful pic's and stories. :) I'll grow up one of these days. :ermm:
  • Thanks...
    Looks like a good time was had by all...
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