Comfort Foods Contest Winners

September 25, 2017

Sometimes, the best cure for what ails you is food that provides a little emotional comfort. We asked our readers for “comfort food” recipes—whether they be for a dish reminiscent of childhood, a beloved relative or a favorite destination—that could be featured in our Comfort Food Cookbook.

We received submissions from members of many of the electric utilities we serve—and even from some that we don’t. It was not easy to choose the winners of the recipe contest, but after great debate, we chose our seven favorites.

The winners are featured on …

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