11th Annual Local Ingredient Chili Challenge will Help Food Bank
This weekend could be the perfect weekend to practice your local ingredient chili recipe. Why? Because next Saturday it returns to New Paltz, the 11th Annual Local Ingredient Chili Challenge. Next Saturday January 26th Water Street Market will smell delicious as it welcomes local chili cookers to take the challenge in the courtyard. Do you have a favorite chili that you could make with all local ingredients? If so be part of the fun, If not just come down to enjoy great chili.
You have to make at least 5 gallons so that there is plenty to sample. And you could walk away with bragging right having won Best Chili in one of the Challenge categories. Will you be crowned Best Home Chef? Or maybe Best Vegetarian. There are are categories for Best Professional, Most Creative and People's Choice. The Local Ingredient Chili Challenge benefits Family of New Paltz. In years past it has raised as much as $3000 dollars for the charity.