It was a clash of the congressional cuisine Wednesday night at the March of Dimes Gourmet Gala as House members and senators battled for votes for their homemade dishes.
So who whipped up some award-winning dishes?
Sen. Roy BluntRoy BluntSanders: GOP blocked 'Trump proposal' to lower drug prices McConnell: We'll start Obamacare repeal on day one Could bipartisanship rise with Trump government? MORE (R-Mo.) and his wife, Abby, took home the Best Presentation Award for their stuffed artichoke bottoms with red pepper coulis, while Sen. Saxby ChamblissSaxby ChamblissWyden hammers CIA chief over Senate spying Cruz is a liability Inside Paul Ryan’s brain trust MORE (R-Ga.) and wife Julianne were given the Health and Happiness Award for their Sea Island shrimp.
Other award winners included: Sen. Jim RischJim RischGOP senators avoid Trump questions on rigged election GOP to Obama: Sanction Chinese entities to get to North Korea Research: Infrastructure systems easy to hack, a little slow to patch MORE (R-Idaho) and Vicki Risch for their Idaho potato lollipops, Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Kris Toomey snagged the Easiest Preparation Award for their baked honey raisin brie, Rep. Ted YohoTed YohoA banner year for U.S. leadership on aid effectiveness Ryan has little margin for error in Speaker vote The Trail 2016: Sinister plot MORE (R-Fla.) and his wife walked away with the Best in Show Award for their Tony’s chowder, and Rep. Filemon Vela (D-Texas) and Rose Vela won the People’s Choice Award for their tacos de Chamorro.
Recipes for all of the dishes from the congressional chefs can be found on the March of Dimes website.
The 32nd annual Gourmet Gala raised more than $900,000 for the March of Dimes’ mission of preventing premature birth, birth defects, and infant mortality.
The Hill served as a media sponsor of the event.