Chili Cook-off

On Saturday, February 8th the ABC Streets Neighborhood Association held its own Olympic challenge – our annual Chili Cook-off.  Six chefs vied for the honor of Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals.  Two dozen spectators tasted and compared the options – from vegetarian to hearty meat variations.  Our esteemed judging panel – Elaine Spaull, Barb Kraus and Susan Glenz –handed down the final decision and the prizes were awarded:

OlympicMedals

  • Gold – Susan Hondorf – Harvard Street – Hondorf Secret Family Recipe
  • Silver – Tom Pastecki – Calumet Street – Beefy Beer Chili
  • Bronze – Nancy Sears – Calumet Street – Turkey Chili with Walnuts

Several excellent homemade corn bread options and yummy desserts were available as an accompaniment to the chili. Thanks to our generous hosts, Dave and Irene, who made sure the chili’s stayed hot and the assortment of beverages stayed cold and also supplied the winner’s prizes.  To see some photos click HERE.