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Chicago Mac and Cheeze Takedown – !!!!!!!

CALL FOR COOKS!  Email chilitakedown@gmail.com to compete!!! Fight for  huge prizes from Cuisinart, Wusthof, Anolon and Microplane!!!

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Hot on the heels of the Chicago Bacon Takedown, Matt Timms is returning to town- this time to see exactly how varsity bonkers are Chicagoan homecooks… for sleezy bowls of mac and cheeze!!!

November 23 2-4PM at Lincoln Hall!

TICKETS HERE! All you can eat Mac and Cheezez by Chicago’s best home cooks!!!! They’re competing for tons and tons of the finest cookware!

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Brooklyn Bacon 2014 Wrap-up to end all Wrap-ups ever!

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Just in case you thought Bacon Takedowns was just for us stupids, guess who showed up to compete- none other than famous playwright Lynn Nottage, bringing her Not Your Grandma’s Latkas into the insane frenzy at Littlefield!

Okay, now that we got the obscene name-dropping out of the way, let’s talk takedown.

Thanks to all the Brooklyn home cooks for rocking and destroying.  It is just a fact that you are actually the best.  Thanks to sponsor Hormel Black Label Bacon for the 300lbs of bacons used in this insane bacon gambit!!!  And Littlefield, a perf venue INDEED!  Oo, also, did everybody get a chance to play Menu Mashup at the gaming booth!??!?

Check out all the pics on the Takedown FB page!

And here’s all the recipes and winners!!!!  READ ON! Continue reading

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Brooklyn Chili Takedown 2014 – The MOST THING!

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This is the Most Important Takedown you guys.  The classic! The no-rules chili bonkatron that started it all!!!!  The extra special one that hugs your guts so friendly!!!!

Nov 16 2-4PM at The Bell House  - all the chilis you can stuff down your gullet!!! TIX HERE!

(Lale Westvind just blew your minds, yes.  This is my personal most favorite chili poster…)

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Brooklyn Bacon Takedown, of course.

Of course.

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This is it you guys… the biggie bacon one!   CALL FOR COOKS (email chilitakedown@gmail.com) and I’ll give you, yes GIVUH YOU, 15lbs of Hormel Black Label Bacon to make something to ethplode our collective bacon hivemind.

Because Brooklyn is filled to the top of the mosh pit with perfect cooks, this particular takedown has proved the most scintillating, because Matt Timms believes in hyperbole, and also it’s true! And I’m hosting this one at Littlefield (home of Punderdome, which is awesome.)

This just in! Play Menu Mashup at the Special Gaming Center, and blow your own mind, jack!

Tickets HERE – to cheaply enjoy ALL the most vicious bacon concoctions… a mere $20!!!

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New York Super Week Hot Sauce Takedown – YOU’RE FIRED.

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT DOOR TONIGHT!!!!  WALK UP!!!!

Hot sauces to melt your face!!!  (And ice creams, to save you…) and a FREE Brooklyn Brew w ticket!

If you had a superpower what would it be?  I hope you said The Power to Melt Faces, second place Invisibility, because I’m doing a Hot Sauce Takedown as part of Comic Con’s New York Super Week!!!  Eat your weight in fire!!! Burn in misery!!!! And guess what else!?  Some of NYC’s best ice cream companies will be there to help put out your flames (Adirondack, Luca and Bosco, Mikey Likes It, and more) !!!   All this while you quaff the quapp out of some nice Brooklyn Brews AT THE BREWERY!

October 8 7-10PM at Brooklyn Brewery!  TICKETS HERE

CALL FOR COOKS!  Whose got a recipe for liquid hate!?  Let’s see it, and play for prizes!!!!  Email me at chilitakedown@gmail.com !!!

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LOCAL ICE CREAMERS TO PUT OUT THE FIRE!!!:

 

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I’m noodlin’ into town, Milwaukee! Mac and Cheeze Takedown !!!!

CALL FOR MILWAUKEE HOME COOKS!  $1000s worth of cookware, and $500 in cash to fight for!!!!

October 5, 2-4PM at Turner Hall!!!!  TICKETS HERE!

I’m coming back to the epicenter of all things cheezed, with sponsor Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board!  Email me at chilitakedown@gmail.com to compete for crazy amounts of prizes!

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Detroit Bacon Takedown – Baconmotor City!!!!! Sept 21!!

DETROIT BACON TAKEDOWN - SEPT 21 1-3PM at Magic Stick!!!

Home Cooks!!! EMAIL ME at chilitakedown@gmail.com to compete! FREE 15lbs of Hormel Black Label Bacon to work with! Hundreds of $$ worth of cookware in prizes!!!! FREE TO ENTER!!!  Make the dish at home and bring it on in!!!

Want to go on this bacon odyssey?  Unlimyummited bacon treatz TICKETS HERE

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I love Detroit, and this’ll be my first time there!  Home of my favorite band in the galazy The Gories (mama!)… and now The Detroit Bacon Takedown!!!!  At Magic Stick - !!!  Every possible bacon invention, concoction, and innovation REVEALED!!!  I’m calling all Detroit home cooks to compete- and I’ll give you each  a FREE 15lbs of Hormel Black Label Bacon to make any bacon dish (im)possible!!!! How does Detroit’s underground cooking scene do???!!

Email me at chilitakedown@gmail.com if you’ve got a super smart recipe- sign up and compete for cookware prizes (Wusthof, Anolon, Microplane and more!!!!) and fame!!!!

And if you want to come and eat and eat and eat and eat UNLIMITED bacon creations – it’s only $15 to consume this stuff!!!  TICKET HERE!!!

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Chicago MONGO bacon assault!!!! Thanks!!!

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A big greasy hug for my Chicago bacon shizzerz!!!!  They know what they are doing, and what they are doing is so wrong it’s right. OO!  The ice cream and popperz and marshmallows and all that other stuff left me feeling kinda goofy the next morning, in a happy, stupid way.

Thank you big time to the home cooks of Chicago!!! Thank you Lincoln Hall!  Thank you Cuisinart, Wusthof, Microplane and Anolon!

Check out all the bacon dishes on Thrillist!!!!

After the jump, here’s all the recipes, and what won all those sick prizes!!! Continue reading

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5th Annual Chicago Bacon Takedown – Infinite Reckoning

CALL FOR COOKS! Email chilitakedown@gmail.com to compete!  FREE 15lbs of Hormel Black Label Bacon!!!!

Chicago Bacon Takedown  September 14 2014 –    2-4PM at Lincoln Hall!!!! Eat 20 different bacon creations invented by true geniuses.

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CALL FOR COOKS! With a FREE 15lbs of Hormel Black Label Bacon, you can roll up your sleeves and invest your brain in the infinite!!!! Chicago’s home cooks once again are awarded the golden opportunity to fulfill their bacon destiny- CALL FOR COOKS!!!  Email chilitakedown@gmail.com to get your bacon and compete for the finest cookware prizes – and a year’s supply of bacon!!!!!

Chicago Bacon Takedown  September 14 2014 –    2-4PM at Lincoln Hall!!!!

Try ALL the bacon recipes – TICKETS AT  LINCOLN HALL !

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Gluten Free Takedown CANCELLED

Sorry to report that the Gluten Free Takedown at the Bell House this Sunday is canceled.  But stay tuned for upcoming bacon, chili, and cookie takedowns.

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