Our second comfort food cookoff was held at Chris & Kristina's on the 23rd of November. It was rainy and cold, a perfect day for some warm & filling foods.
COMPETITORS AND ENTRIES
Kristina: "ruffle truffle kerfuffle" cannellini bean ragú with sautéed king oyster mushrooms, thyme, and truffle oil
Jen: "hot potted! check it and see" Korean-style hot pot with coconut milk & shiitakes, served with jasmine rice, cashews, fresh herbs, & sesame-fried tofu
Ash: "when jocks relax" chili waffle fries with sour cream
Malloreigh: "sloppy joes" lentil meat sloppy joes with onion, avocado, & homemade relish
Bronwen: "bake chee busketti" baked spaghetti with cheesy cashew cream sauce & crouton topping, served with homemade lemon pepper
Chris: spaghetti with garlic, chilies, & wine; garnished with arugula & preserved lemon
Allie: "absentee cookies" chocolate chip cookies
Allie's entry was brought along by Malloreigh, as Allie was not able to attend, so we actually had more entries than attendees!
CATEGORIES AND WINNERS
perceived effort: Malloreigh
most comforting: split 6 ways; no clear winner
overall favourite: Jen
overall winner: Jen
best name: (unscored category) Jen