After a 3-month break, we returned with a fall mainstay: pickles & preserves! This cookoff was held on the first of October at Chris & Kristina's. Only 4 entries, but they were all filling and delicious.
COMPETITORS AND ENTRIES
Malloreigh: "u-don, we-don" udon noodles with pickled mushrooms and charred corn, bok choi, & tempeh
Chris: "3-apple 3-way" 3 varieties of apples preserved 3 ways— homemade cider, pasta with apple butter sauce, and a spicy pickled apple salad
Kristina: "hot potato" pickled home-grown potatoes with tahini sauce, sage, and broccoli flowers
Jen: "clone those lemons" lemon seitan chicken made with homemade lemon-rhubarb marmalade and preserved lemons; served with jasmine rice
CATEGORIES AND WINNERS
perceived effort: Jen
best use of theme: 4-way tie!
overall favourite: Malloreigh
overall winner: Kristina
best name: (unscored category) Jen