Caitlin Schouviller won People’s Choice with her Bahn Mi Tater Tot Hotdish at the Holland Neighborhood’s 13th Hotdish Revolution April 23; she won in the Tater Tot category as well.
But last year’s winner Aaron Neumann wasn’t too disappointed to be unseated, he won the raffle for large quantities of beer donated by Central Avenue Liquor. And winning ran in the family — Susannah Dodge took first place in Darn Good. Nikolai Goettsche, an exchange student from Germany who is staying with them, placed first in the I Made It category for kids.
Simone Mack took second in I Made It. Goettsche had the honor of being from farthest away, Mack was the youngest in history, to win.
Neal Perbix of Windom Park, accepting his second place award in Fins and Feathers, said “I couldn’t have done it without Sarah Jane’s Music School!” Emcee Council Member Kevin Reich commented that shameless commercial promotion is welcome here. Mark Flodguise was the first place winner in Fins and Feathers. The vintage plates they gave as prizes in that category would have been worth designing a recipe for…
Stephanie Cookie Anderson took second and Amanda Anderson first place in Vegetarian. In Spicy, Jessica Mack was named queen and Heather Johnson took second. Christian Duffenbach took second in Darn Good. Meg Carson took second, to repeat winner Joann Peters in Jello.
The Northeaster will print some of the winning recipes in future Recipe pages, and watch the neighborhood’s Facebook page for photos of individual winners.
Below: Judges went through the line first and numbered the samples from their categories. Left, the general public then demolished the rest. Dan Turpening, played accordion in the new venue, Solar Arts by Chowgirls. It was a much photographed event, with WCCO-TV taping a story. (Photos by Margo Ashmore)