“My recipe changes every year,” May said through the steam of a bubbling pot of chili. “I couldn’t write down the recipe if I tried. We go with taste. Does it need this or does it need that? I keep chucking it in.”
2011 Chili Cookoff winners:
First place: Roger Rau, Bartender’s Special
Second place: Ralph Kendall, Dragon Spit Chili
Third place: Bob Wandel, Adventure Club Chili
Booth Showmanship: Eric Fri, Charlie’s Angels
People’s Choice: Jeff Brown. Boogie Barbecue
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