Iron Chef Challenge for November

Hey hey!  Did you enjoy your two week break for blogging and cooking like mad people?  I know I did!  I got so many episodes of Teen Mom and Supernatural watched.  It was nice.  This month’s challenge was Isa’s idea, so you can thank her (or blame her if you hate it).  In case you missed the tweet, the second Friday of every month will be the Iron Chef weekend here on MoFo.

A quick review of our few simple rules/guidelines:

1. Whatever you come up with has to be new, nothing from a cookbook or a blog, not something you posted last week that happens to involve the secret ingredient. It’s fine to use a recipe for a jump-off point, but make it your own!
2. Entries are due at 5 pm CST on Sunday (but it takes me awhile to read all of the entries so if you’re a little late it’s no big).  Note, i’m extending the deadline a little bit since i’m posting this later than I usually like to.
3. Have fun and be creative!

And the secret ingredient is…


It doesn’t matter if you’re coating something with them or binding something with them, if you use a wheat bread or a gluten-free bread.  Maybe even crumbs made from carrot or banana bread?  Since the US Thanksgiving is coming up, and some of us will be stuck with a few extra rolls or half a banana bread (does anyone else have a family where everyone shows up with an unannounced dessert or is that just me?).  I think this will be a great way to compile recipes for using up those leftovers.

Allez Végétalien Cuisine!

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16 Responses to Iron Chef Challenge for November

  1. i missed that tweet!.. well but i dint miss this announcement on fb! awesome idea! racking up my brains to use up them breadcrumbs.

  2. Yay! Something to motivate my procrastinate-y behind. I’ve got a bunch’oPanko and I know just how to use it!

  3. CH says:

    Thanks for the post on FB, I already know what to make :)

  4. Halona Black says:

    BREADCRUMBS??!! Oh boy! I need a little more than just breadcrumbs… **walking to the kitchen to put something together**

  5. ok.. heres what i made.. a snack patty with potatoes, breadcrumbs, chickpea leftovers! :)

  6. Cara says:

    My entry:

    Breaded Nutty Tofu Balls en croûte and Nutty Breaded Eggplant Slices with Walnut Parsley Cream Sauce

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  8. corrina says:

    thank you for keeping these challenges going! it’s so much fun to see what people are coming up with! i made butternut squash tofu balls.

  9. Cadry says:

    I made cashew cheese stuffed jalapeño poppers! It was so much fun to be involved! Thanks!

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