Andrew, left, and father Clay Brozek, both of Manitowoc, center, dish out a cup of Clay's chili to sampler Patrick Gagne of Two Rivers, right, at the third annual Hearts On Fire Chili Cook-off on Saturday at the J. E. Hamilton Community House in Two Rivers. For more photos from the event visit www.htrnews.com.
Tasting all 14 entries Saturday afternoon, Lynn and Brent Wilkerson picked their own winner of the "Hearts on Fire Chili Cookoff" organized by the Two Rivers Main Street program.
"Rich flavor, robust, lacked a little heat" was the ink scribbling on Brent's styrofoam cup that had contained a dollop of Mindy Christensen's concoction, entered on behalf of GJ's Coffee Bar.
So, not perfect, but good enough Saturday to not only capture first place with the Wilkersons but Christensen also repeated as winner with the judges. Her recipe also pleased several score in attendance at the J.E. Hamilton ...