- Photo Courtesy World Championship Chili Cook-off
- Boerne resident Dianne Lewis swept the Homestyle category of the 54th Annual World Championship Chili Cook-off.
Lewis bested more than 100 submissions in the Homestyle category with her Fairy Dust Chili recipe, developed in honor of her late father, Dan Edmonson. The recipe, which landed Lewis a $10,000 prize, featured H-E-B ground chuck that she trucked to South Carolina from Texas.
In addition to Lewis' Homestyle category, the World Championship Chili Cook-Off includes four other divisions for pros: Traditional Red, Verde, Veggie and Salsa. The competition also holds a firehouse challenge benefitting first responders, a youth category for cooks under 18 and a community challenge to raise money for charities and nonprofits.
Lewis is expected to defend her title at next year’s WCCC, which will once again be staged in Myrtle Beach.
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