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Turweston Lane cooks up fun during seventh annual chili cook-off

The winning chefs pose for a photo during the seventh annual Turweston Lane chili cook-off on September 11.

By Elean Gersack; photos courtesy of Laurie Jacobs

Seven years and counting!  The crew on Turweston Lane gathered on September 11 for another year of fun and some friendly cooking competition.  This year’s event featured plenty of great eats but the ultimate accolades went to the following families for their winning dishes:

Chili / Main Dish:
First place – Laity family (Green Chili)
Second place – Ware family (Cheesy Chicken)
Third place – Squire family (Gas Station Ribs)

Side Dish:

First place – Angie Ware (Cornbread)
Second place – Laurie Jacobs (Corn Stuff)
Third place – Lisa Benko (Arugula Salad)

First place – Cara Ramsey (Espresso Caramel Bars)
Second place – Abby Benko (Caramel Macaroons)
Third place – Donna Benedict (Oreo Balls)

Does your neighborhood participate in similar friendly competitions?  We’d love to share your stories and pictures too!  Email



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