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Apple Pies | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Gazette

Ready for a little friendly competition in the culinary skills department? Have a great recipe you’d like to show off? Want to help out a worthy local charity? Read on, my friends.

The Annual Winter Warm-Up Cook-Off hosted by Old Mission Peninsula United Methodist Church will take place on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. following the church service. Everyone in the community is invited to attend this fun event, which is also a fundraiser for Safe Harbor meals.

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The church is part of a rotating group of organizations that provides meals for Safe Harbor, a volunteer-driven shelter program based in Traverse City. Read more here.

The cook-off includes a variety of categories, and you’re welcome to enter your dishes in as many categories as you’d like. Each dish will have a little paper bag next to it, where diners may vote with dollars. Winners get bragging rights and the knowledge that you’ve helped support a valuable organization in our northern Michigan community.

Here are the categories:

  • That’s a Hot One (best spicy entry)
  • Game On! (best use of wild game)
  • How Sweet It Is (best dessert)
  • Here’s To Your Health (best healthy diet entry)
  • That’s How We “Role” (best casserole)
  • This & That (dishes that don’t fit into another category)
  • You Are the Best (overall favorite – most dollars raised)

Old Mission Peninsula United Methodist Church is located at 16426 Center Road on the Old Mission Peninsula. Check out their website here.

Commence baking and cooking, and we’ll see you Sunday!

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