Awards and Recognition
Garlic Breath Competition – 1st Place
On Sunday, September 18, 2016, I attended the Toronto Garlic Festival and won first place in their Garlic Breath Competition!
An OralChroma gas chromatograph is used to measure three crucial garlic elements in contestants’ breath samples – Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S), Methanethiol, and Dimethyl Sulphide in the parts-per-billion. My reading was 457 ppb. A gif of me providing a sample can be found on the Cooking with Alison facebook page.
My Trending Stories
In July, 2016, My Trending Stories invited me to be one of their writers. I plan to write about all sorts of lifestyle topics, including food, relationships, money, pets, science, make-up, etc. If you’d like to learn more about me, check out my profile: Alison F.
109TM Fashion and Living Magazine
Published my article, “Three Must Try Exotic Fruits”.
November/December 2012 issue
Gingerbread House Decorating Contest – 1st Place
December 20, 2011
Our (team mates: Erin and Andrea) gingerbread house won first place by popular vote at our company’s contest. The recipes and instructions are posted here.
Baking Contest – 3rd Place
November 14, 2011
My butter tarts won third place at my sister’s company’s baking contest (a fundraiser for United Way). The recipe is posted here.
The Stylish Blogger Award
February 27, 2011
Baking Contest – 1st Place
November 15, 2010
My chocolate bar cheesecake bites won first place at my sister’s company’s baking contest (a fundraiser for United Way). The recipe is posted here.
Award for Best Review
June 4, 2010
Cooking with Alison won “Best Review” from Marx Foods for the Review of Marx Foods’ Dried Mushrooms!
“Best Mushroom Review: Cooking With Alison’s dried mushroom review was the most thorough and well thought out review” (link here).
Cookie Decorating Contest – 2nd Place
My penguin cookie (link here) won second place at my company’s cookie decorating contest. It was my first time entering a food-related contest.