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Old 07-25-2013, 07:38 PM   #1
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Anyone here watch Supermarket Superstar on the Lifetime TV Network....

Watch Supermarket Superstar Full Episodes Online - myLifetime.com

It has only aired one full episode so far that you can even watch online now.

This reality TV show is going to attempt to find the NEWEST hit grocery store product.

The first show included an alcohol infused cake. Not right for this competition.

A cookie cupcake idea that might have won if she went with a chocolate chip flavor vs butterscotch.

And the winner which was a peach cobbler cake.

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Old 07-26-2013, 01:22 PM   #2
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Had not heard of it but found the listings so have it set to record. Hope it's a good one.
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Old 07-26-2013, 05:37 PM   #3
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Had not heard of it but found the listings so have it set to record. Hope it's a good one.
If you have the time click on the link in the first post and watch the first episode.

I say the grand prize is great, BUTTT They only allowed the contestants 90 minutes in the first episode to whip up a new batch of the item they wanted to sell which included making any changes to recipe. I would have liked a longer time period though.

I have no clue if they will give people more time in the Barbecue product category or the other ones to perfect the item.
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Old 07-31-2013, 07:20 PM   #4
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For episode 2 it was Global Cuisine....

We had a Russian piroshki item which was a flavor flop, but I though it was a solid idea anyway.

We had a Portuguese Soup which was solid flavor wise, but a sodium bomb with the tasting panel.

On the show an idea was brought up for an international line of soups which was rejected by the contestant for a line of Portuguese food. I say both ideas are great and you could possibly do both.

The winner was a chamale(Mexican/Chinese fusion food item). I say it won due to that idea alone.
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Old 08-12-2013, 05:48 PM   #5
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I got to see the Thursday airing of this show and this is the short rundown of the whole show....

This week was natural food.

One lady brought in her apple bomb creation. An apple you bake in the oven with caramel flavoring that was wrapped in pasty dough..

It was a calorie bomb that flopped with the tasting panel and got the early boot.

Izzy's Cake Bites.. An organic food isle gluten free whoopie pie cookie. Three for 4.49. This one was the winner because the third item was.....

Chrimp Chomps... 2.49 for one protein bar that 2/3 of the tasting panel liked, BUTTTT the main ingredient in the bar was ground up CRICKETS!!!

The food buyer stated that he did not want to be the one to miss out on a great product and this one could have been it.

I say the cricket product should have won although you will have a massive marketing problem on your hands.
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Crickets ain't bad when properly seasoned and lightly fried.
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Crickets ain't bad when properly seasoned and lightly fried.
I did not know they're a favorite snack in Mexico. Saw it on a talk show. We've been to Mexico many times, have not seen nor tried them.
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The next category up was baked goods..... This threesome wound up with an even better first round prize of 20 grand in cash instead of 10 grand.

One item was a Peaches and Cream Praline Cream Bread... This one wound up being a calorie problem with the tasting panel.

Another item was Tony's Sconies.. A healthier Scone made with flax seeds and oatmeal. This scone also had bacon and Cheddar in it. The Buyer liked the taste of the product, but he was also not sold by the packaging or the appearance of the item. Which finished him off. It was four Sconies for 3.29.

The winner product was called a Smougy and then got changed to Smoogy during product design....

This was a cream cheese filled frozen cookie sandwich. the buyer like the taste, but did not like the size of the product. It was a six pack for 7.99

The size of the product got changed after the show was over...

I still say the scone was a solid idea.
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Another Thursday show over and this is my short recap of the car.

This week was Spreads and dips.....

Avo-on-the-go was an avocado based item. I thought it was not a bad idea, but in the end just did not win over the judges.

Beer and Bacon Jam... Then main problem with this item was the beer flavor was not taste-able... Still I thought this was a solid idea, but the buyer in the end did not select this item.

SweetHeat Pepper Jelly which was made with Scotch Bonnet peppers won over the buyer even though buyer thought this was a "one trick pony"... You can easily tell this was my favorite out of the bunch...
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