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Burgoo Throwdown

by Mark B » Sat Apr 24, 2010 9:47 am

I guess this makes the Burgoo Throwdown official. Just make a post here to enter and Linda (my wife) will keep track of things. Folks may want to team up with a friend to try and keep their costs down and workloads lighter. More to come later, keep checking back. Lets light this candle!
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Re: Burgoo Throwdown

by Steve P » Mon Apr 26, 2010 12:51 am

Mark B wrote:I guess this makes the Burgoo Throwdown official. Just make a post here to enter and Linda (my wife) will keep track of things. Folks may want to team up with a friend to try and keep their costs down and workloads lighter. More to come later, keep checking back. Lets light this candle!


Any costs to the entrants ?...Oh and not to be picky but she should be referred to as your lovely wife Linda.
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Re: Burgoo Throwdown

by Barbara A » Mon Apr 26, 2010 3:54 pm

Definitely Linda should always be referred to as the "Lovely Linda."

I would like to throw my hat in as a volunteer for the burgoo throw down. Let me know what I can do to help out
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Re: Burgoo Throwdown

by Mark B » Tue Apr 27, 2010 7:33 am

There is no entry fee, just a pot of Burgoo to feed the crowd(?) with 1 or 2 oz. samplings. We have decided to go with an admission price with the proceeds going to Organ Transplant. And I stand corrected, my lovely bride Linda.
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Re: Burgoo Throwdown

by Carolyne Davis » Tue Apr 27, 2010 8:27 am

I will help anyway I can - "sell tickets", food runner, whatever is needed! Oh! Judge or sampler also come to mind! LOL
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Re: Burgoo Throwdown

by Steve P » Tue Apr 27, 2010 6:17 pm

I'll be on the lookout for some good road kill...Possum and Raccoon right ?...Anything else ? :shock: :lol: :roll:

On the serious side...I'm with Carolyn. Ya need any help with anything,just give me a ring on the bat phone.
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Re: Burgoo Throwdown

by Linda B » Thu Apr 29, 2010 11:10 am

You are entering your own pot of burgoo, aren't you????
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Re: Burgoo Throwdown

by Gayle DeM » Thu Apr 29, 2010 11:23 am

I would be more than willing to serve as the cashier as I served in that role at the chicken and dumplings throwdown and I think I know the ropes. -gayle dem
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Re: Burgoo Throwdown

by Steve P » Fri Apr 30, 2010 9:39 am

So do we have any idea who's cooking this gig yet ? Is it going to be "Pro-Am" or are we just going head to head and let the chips fall. I'm all for raising a LOT of money but there are some "bragging rights" to be had here.
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Re: Burgoo Throwdown

by Carol C » Sun May 16, 2010 7:28 pm

What are we doing about the burgoo throwdown? Is it a go????
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Re: Burgoo Throwdown

by Barbara A » Sun May 16, 2010 7:34 pm

Steve P wrote:I'll be on the lookout for some good road kill...Possum and Raccoon right ?...Anything else ? :shock: :lol: :roll:


Steve,

I have noticed a plethora of fat squirrels and plump rabbits in our yard. I have big pots... :wink:
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Re: Burgoo Throwdown

by Steve P » Mon May 17, 2010 10:52 am

Barbara A wrote:
Steve P wrote:I'll be on the lookout for some good road kill...Possum and Raccoon right ?...Anything else ? :shock: :lol: :roll:


Steve,

I have noticed a plethora of fat squirrels and plump rabbits in our yard. I have big pots... :wink:


We were out in east Tennessee this weekend and the road-kill Possums were THICK. Unfortunately I was never quick enough on my U-turns and the locals beat me to the good ones every time. :mrgreen:
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Re: Burgoo Throwdown

by BevP » Mon May 17, 2010 11:09 pm

We have so many rabbits in our yard lately my poor dog has given up barking at them she just invites them to play.
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Re: Burgoo Throwdown

by Mark B » Tue May 18, 2010 10:19 am

Carol C wrote:What are we doing about the burgoo throwdown? Is it a go????


I do not think it will be a go this year. I started too late and was not organized well enough, sorry.
I will try earlier in the year next year. Once again I apologize for stirring the pot and not adding anything.
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Re: Burgoo Throwdown

by Robin Garr » Fri May 21, 2010 1:28 pm

Mark B wrote:
Carol C wrote:What are we doing about the burgoo throwdown? Is it a go????


I do not think it will be a go this year. I started too late and was not organized well enough, sorry.
I will try earlier in the year next year. Once again I apologize for stirring the pot and not adding anything.

It's okay, Mark. Your effort is appreciated. Burgoo is a real project, and I know that after making noises about entering with my grandfather's recipe, I realized there's no way I was going to have that kind of time.

We're about due for a big offline or throwdown, though ... it's been a while, and with summer coming up, some kind of a gathering would be fun.
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