Cooking Along the Crooked Road

Sunday, February 11th, 2018

Quick run down on yesterdays winners at the Great Winter Soup Cook Off at Higher Ed Center. Great fun. Great soups and great crowd! Congratulations to all of the winners and all who participated. 40 wonderful soups, great vendor line up and an energetic first live competition..could not have asked for a better day with a room full of happy people! More photos to come! Peoples Choice : White Birch, Better Than Your Mothers Tomato Soup. Professional 1st Place Heartwood, Russian Potato and Mushroom 2nd 128 Pecan, Smoked Meatloaf and Cabbage 3rd. Studio Brew Hungarian Goulash Amateur: 1st. Ben Casteel, Ridge and Valley Beef 2nd. Susan Mole, Potato and Leek Soup 3rd. Mountain Laurel Inn, Velvet Wave Seafood Bisque Rooted in Appalachia: Ben Casteel, Ridge and Valley Beef Seafood: Mona Lisas, Moroccan Chickpea with Wild Caught Shrimp Beef/Pork: Bonefire Grill, Whiskey and Triple Pork Black Bean Chicken: Heartwood, Winter Chicken, White Bean and Kale Vegetarian: White Birch, Better Than Your Mothers Tomato Soup Showmanship: Karen Widner, Rootin Tootin Cowboy Bean Live Competition Winner: Secret Ingredient, Fennel. Heartwood.