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Let the chips fall where they may – they’ll come up winners if they’re chocolate!

These certainly weren’t your grandmother’s Hershey-variety chocolate chip cookies. Competitors in the Blue Ribbon Chocolate Chip Cookie & Brownie competition held Sept. 18 used plenty of exotic ingredients in their winning recipes. Take for example, First-Place winner Marina Castle’s Decadence Chocolate Chip Cookies. The North Hollywood resident and Culinary Styles competitor since 1985 added mocha…

Big Dippers

These folks take their party dips seriously. Actually their guacamole and salsa dips seriously. Peggy Linberg of Upland won first place for the 2010 Perfect Guacamole contest with her Cobb-amole, a recipe incorporating the best parts of the classic Cobb Salad – crumbled bleu cheese, bacon and sour cream – into a chopped avocado mixture. Yum!…