Originally Posted by RonsterQ
I know it's not a requirement but seems all I've seen is shiny stuff...and correct don't want it to change the taste....I refuse to sauce it...oh well it's gonna be a good experience either way...and it's on my 50th B-Day...uh-oh
happy birthday and good luck!
i would strongly suggest you not "refuse" to do anything in competition.
it's not about your principles on cooking, but getting good scores from the judges. whatever that takes.