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Cooking MasterClass Discussion For MasterChef Season 6 Top 10: Moo – Vers And Bakers


 MasterChef Season 6 Top 10 Last week, the Top 3 Rice Dishes were created by Hetal, Tommy (who created a rustic Jambalaya) and Claudia (who created a dessert dish – Arroz Con Leches Morrotes).  The winner was Tommy and his dish will be featured in the September issue of Family Circle magazine.  He has a dream of creating a Creole Cookbook and this is the beginning of his dream. How fantastic for him. 

As winner, Tommy had a huge advantage in that he was part of the deciding process in the ensuing Pressure Test. This involved popular culinary combos selected by the judges, one of which was selected by Tommy for the remaining 10 cooks. He chose a Peanut Butter And Jelly combo. Oh yea! 

However, he was able to save one cook from this test and he chose Claudia who passed on the save?  In order to prove herself?  Really?  So strange. This is a a game of strategy and you have to play. I don’t remember anyone ever refusing a save in this situation before. 

And then something else happened  that was a first.  Shelly forgot the main ingredients – Peanut Butter and Jelly – in the kitchen, so she had to borrow some from the other contestants. Oh boy. That was a major oops wasn’t it?  

When the Pressure Test was completed and before the cooks were evaluated by the judges, Tommy was given the opportunity to save one cook. He decided to save Nick.  

The Bottom Two dishes, as determined by the judges, were created by Shelly and Sarah.  In the end, the person going home last week was Sarah. Best of luck to her in the future

This week, the Top 10 cooks create steak meals for 101 Cowboys and ranchers; the losing team participate in a pressure test baking tarts. Talk about diversity in the menu lineup! 

MasterChef comes to your TV on Wednesday, July 22nd at 8:00 PM on Fox. It is such a fabulous show – please do yourself a favour and tune in. You will not be disappointed. 

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Rosanne (Giallonardo) Simunovic began her musical career in Timmins, Ontario. She studied piano with Anne Pizzale and later, at an advanced level, with Soeur Anita Vaugeois (Sister Cecile of Les Soeurs De L’Assomption in Timmins). Her vocal and accompaniment skills were nurtured by her aunt, the late Dorothea Mascioli. When Rosanne graduated from O’Gorman High School, she moved on to the University of Toronto where she continued her piano and vocal studies while attaining a Bachelor of Arts Degree. She was hired as a piano accompanist for several musical companies, most notably, the National Ballet Of Canada. She presently holds an A.R.C.T. Teacher’s Diploma in Voice from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Rosanne has studied choral conducting with numerous well known Canadian Conductors, including Wayne Riddell of Montreal, Quebec and the internationally renowned Dr. Elmer Iseler. She has been a founding member of numerous community-based arts organizations: the Timmins Arts Council, later known as Arts & Culture Timmins, the Timmins Symphony Orchestra, and, the Timmins Youth Singers…as well as the TYS Alumnus choir, the Timmins Concert Singers. In 1987, she was also selected to be the conductor of the Timmins Board Of Education Choir, comprised of talented students from Grades 5 to 8. In 1988, she was elected to the Board Of Directors of the Ontario Choral Federation (now known as Choirs Ontario), where she served as Chair of the Festivals Committee for six consecutive seasons. In 1996, in honour of the Ontario Choral Federation’s 25th Anniversary, Rosanne was selected as one of 25 recipients of the OCF’s Distinguished Service Award for outstanding contribution to the choral art. The ceremony was presided by Lieutenant Governor, Hal Jackman. In November 1997, Rosanne Simunovic was selected by the Rotary Club Of Timmins to receive the prestigious Paul Harris Award for her years of dedication to the artistic development of young musical talent in Timmins. In August of 2002, Rosanne Simunovic was selected by the Board Of Directors of Choirs Ontario to serve as Conductor of both the Provincial Junior and Teen Choir Camps, now renamed in honour of the Camp Benefactors, Don and Lillian Wright. In November 2002, Rosanne was the one of the recipients of the Commemorative Medal for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, honouring her work in the development of the arts in Timmins. Under Rosanne Simunovic’s direction, the Timmins Youth Singers and the Timmins Concert Singers have been featured in numerous choral festivals and performing opportunities outside of Timmins. In 1985, they were selected to partici

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