CBC Prince Edward Island

episodes: October 2011 Archives

Bake 'Em Better Than Boomer's


We are celebrating biscuits on MainstreetPEI.**

CBC PEI Weatherman Boomer Gallant loves to cook and often shares his biscuits, muffins, jam and pickles with the Mainstreet crew. He won’t share his biscuit recipe … that’s OK because we know there are lots of great biscuit makers on PEI.

*Here’s what you ‘knead’ to know *

*Who Can Enter *

Nominate a biscuit maker or submit your own recipe Deadline - Submit entry by 6 pm (end of Mainstreet) *Thursday October 13 * Live show and judging - *Friday October 21 4-6pm * *Cafeteria - Culinary Institute of Canada *

*Categories: *

Traditional - white flour soft quick bread using a leavening (rising) agent (not cheese biscuits not whole wheat) Anything goes - variety of flours or gluten free; alternative leavening agents and/or liquids Diversity - bannock, galette, naan - your alternative biscuit


Irene Davison - Home Economist and Exhibition Judge Chef Michael Smith - Food Network-Award winning cookbook author Chef Blair Zinck - Culinary Institute of Canada - teaches breadmaking

*Prizes: *

Gloating Rights!! Cookbooks; Gift certificates; Good Eats to spread on biscuits; Utensils; Aprons; Tea!!

*How to Enter *

We’re looking for nominations *of great biscuit makers (Name/phone #/e-mail) or send us a *recipe for great biscuits!

e-mail - mainstreet@charlottetown.cbc.ca Talkback - 1-800-680-1898 (to nominate someone else - no recipes thanks) hard copy - drop off to CBC 430 University Ave Charlottetown

More info - stay tuned and follow us on Facebook and Twitter *@MainstreetPEI *

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