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World Food Champs Recipes

Each of these delicious winning recipes earned its creator an exclusive invitation from Just A Pinch to compete in the 2012 World Food Championships in Las Vegas!

Jars of Southern Peach, Vidalia Onion, and Bourbon BBQ Sauce.

Southern Peach, Vidalia Onion, And Bourbon Bbq Sauce

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By Penelope Malcolm
I've always loved BBQ sauces, so I made one for my family and friends representing ...
(12 ratings)
A plate of Down Home Pimento Cheese Sliders.

Down Home Pimento Cheese Sliders

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By Donna Bardocz
My mother said that every Southern "born and raised" person knows how tasty a soft ...
(3 ratings)
Buffalo Wing Garlic Toasted Hoagies on a plate.

Buffalo Wing Garlic Toasted Hoagies

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By Kelly Williams
The first time I ever had Buffalo wings I just about flipped!! What an awesome ...
(5 ratings)
Assembled Sticky Chicken Naan Sandwich.

Sticky Chicken Naan Sandwich

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By Lori McLain
I was inspired to make a sandwich out of some great chicken thighs I got ...
(8 ratings)
Cobb Potato Salad ready to serve.

Cobb Potato Salad

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I have been making potato salad for years. The dressing has always been the same... ...
(16 ratings)


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By Susan Magness
This makes a wonderful, tender moist rib that even when you are full, you come ...
(4 ratings)
Grits & Greens Casserole ready to be served.

Grits And Greens Casserole

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By Debbie W
This dish will convert a proclaimed grits hater into a grits lover. This creamy cheesy ...
(27 ratings)
In this photo I added some cream cheese to the cauliflower, but it is not necessary.

Broccoli And Roasted Cauliflower Cheese Soup

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This is my $10,000 winning soup recipe that got me to the final table at ...
(1 rating)
Asian Grilled Chicken and Veggie street sandwich.

My Wei Chicken Sandwich

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By Lori McLain
This Asian Street sandwich was created at the World Food Championships in Las Vegas. ...
(1 rating)

Smokin' Baby Got Back Ribs!

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By Sherri Williams
"PORK" enough said! Enjoy these tasty ribs with some potato salad, bbq baked beans, coleslaw, ...
(32 ratings)

Thai Smile Burger

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By Leah Stacey
I just LOVE Thai food so I wanted to create a burger that had that ...
(4 ratings)
Cherry Sesame Noodles with Lemon-Hoisin Sauce and Roasted Broccoli is always a family favorite with raving reviews!

Cherry Sesame Noodles With Lemon-hoisin Sauce

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By Merry Graham
I hope you try Cherry Sesame Noodles with Lemon-Hoisin Sauce and Roasted Broccoli! I bet ...
(21 ratings)

Spanish Beans

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By Marsha Gardner
This is a wonderful casserole to take to large gatherings. When my son was ...
(2 ratings)
WFC Presentation Platter

Brie, Pear And Apricot Sammie With Sweet Thai Dipping Sauce

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By Jane Whittaker
This is a nice combo. Pears and Brie have been paired up for a long ...
(7 ratings)
Bacon Brie Burgers with Caesar on Brioche.

Bacon Brie Burgers With Caesar On Brioche

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By Jamie Brown-Miller
Imagine the perfect meal: wine and garlic marinated beef with Caesar salad and buttery ...
(7 ratings)

Smoked Brisket

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By Jason Summers
I have always enjoyed cooking but until 2010, I was never able to challenge myself. ...
(5 ratings)
Panko Coated Falafel and Greek Salad Pita on a plate.

Panko Coated Falafel And Greek Salad Pitas

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By Linda Dalton
I think the best way to enjoy falafels is in a pita with a Greek ...
(5 ratings)
Cornbread Puddle Cake with Gingersnap Gravy!! YUM!

Cornbread Puddle Cakes W/ Savory Gingersnap Gravy

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By Jackie Mento
I LOVE cornbread, the kind that is sweet and moist. I wanted to create ...
(6 ratings)

Spicy Chi Chi Ribs

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By Greg Appel
One weekend my wife wanted me to try and make her a frozen drink she ...
(3 ratings)

Spicy Southwestern Black Bean Chili W/lime Scented Sour Cream

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By Debbie Reid
I tend to use long titles for my recipes! The full name of this ...
(11 ratings)

(h)eat It Up Chili

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By Melissa Baldan
Summer time and Chili Dogs...What more can I say? This chili is a 1st Place ...
(6 ratings)

Tinga Hamburguesas With Cotija-lime Slaw

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By Veronica Callaghan
This delicious burger was inspired by Mexican Tinga, a shredded meat dish that is often ...
(3 ratings)

Spicy Salmon Sandwich With Ginger-peperoncini Aioli

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By Carmell Childs
This recipe is the first Fish sandwich that I have ever created. Let me just ...
(4 ratings)

Sweet Potato Tart With Chili Lime Cilantro Sauce

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By Jackie Mento
Different baking pans result in different textures from the same recipe! I love the ...
(1 rating)