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Friday 11th August 2006

Hay Hay it’s Donna Day #4 Voting has closed and the winner is…

Voting closed today for Ximena Lobstersquad

First PlaceTami Running with Tweezers
Congratulations to Tami from Running with Tweezers for her romantic duo of Smoked Salmon, Fennel, and Goat Cheese Bruschetta and Bruschetta with Honey Ricotta and Strawberries. for taking out first place!!
Barbara and I will be in touch very soon! (We have some Donna Hay Goodies arriving for you!)

Second Place
Culinary Concoctions by Peabody
Congratulations to Peabody from Culinary Concoctions by Peabody. and her gorgeous contributions of Drunken Melon and Raspberry Bruschetta with Chive Scented Cream Cheese and Marinated Cauliflower, Celery and Red Onion Bruschetta.

Third Place Bea La tartine gourmande
Congratulations to Béa from La tartine gourmande with her four delighful tartines Broiled Eggplant with Baked Tomatoes on a Bed of Ricotta Cheese ~ Piquillo Pepper and Avocado Slices on a Bed of Ricotta Cheese ~ Marinated Fennel with Radishes, with a Slice of Piquillo Pepper ~ Bruschetta with Pink Lady Apple and Blueberries.

The total number of votes received was 129
The final results are as follows…

    Tami - Running with Tweezers 29½% with 38 votes

    Peabody - Culinary Concoctions by Peabody 24% with 31 votes

    Bea - La tartine gourmande 9.3% with 12 votes

    Emma (aka Little M) - Gustoso 7% with 9 votes

    Andrew - SpittoonExtra 3.9% with 5 votes

    Lara - Cookbook 411 3.9% with 5 votes

    Josh - The Day of the Expanding Man 3.1% with 4 votes

    Amanda - What We’re Eating 3.1% with 4 votes

    Dolores - Chronicles in Culinary Curiosity 2.3% with 3 votes

    Daniela - Calme et Cacao 2.3% with 3 votes

    Paul - EatNZ 2.3% with 3 votes

    Stephanie - Dispensing Happiness 1.6% with 2 votes

    Barbara - Winos and Foodies 1.6% with 2 votes

    Sam - Becks n Posh 1.6% with 2 votes

    Haalo - Cook (almost) Anything at Least Once 1.6% with 2 votes

    Ximena - Lobstersquad 1.6% with 2 votes

    Anni - Life Is a Banquet 0.8% with 1 vote

    Jennifer - Taste Everything Once 0.8% with 1 vote

If you haven’t already done so, please take some time to look at all the Brilliant Bruschetta and Crostini entries.

Bruschetta graphic courtesy of Ximena at Lobstersquad

Many thanks

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  1. Always the bridesmaid….
    Ha, not really. What fun this was and I am just amazed to be in 2nd place.

    peabody — Saturday 12th August 2006 12:34 pm

  2. Congratulations to Tami.
    Thanks to Bron for the excellent job she did in hosting this event. And thanks to everyone who entered. Some really innovative toppings came out of this which I look forward to trying.

    barbara — Saturday 12th August 2006 4:02 pm

  3. What a great competition! All the winners are worthy!

    Ivonne — Sunday 13th August 2006 9:03 am

  4. What a great post! I will definitely have to participate next time, looks so fun!

    Dianka — Wednesday 16th August 2006 8:13 am

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