A clash of congressional cuisine

March of Dimes

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.

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Thirty-eight members of Congress participated in the annual event at the National Building Museum, serving up hors d’oeuvres based on their recipes.

So who whipped up some award-winning dishes?

Sen. Roy BluntRoy BluntOvernight Healthcare: Medicare fight looms on Capitol Hill Senate GOP hardening stance against emergency funding for Zika Senate Dems accuse GOP of walking away from Zika deal 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 RischSen. Cory Gardner endorses Cruz GOP lawmakers vie for convention power GOP senator on endorsing Cruz: 'I guess it depends on your definition' 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 conservative solution to trade Republicans: Brussels, Paris might change allies' minds about Guantánamo Overnight Defense: Pentagon chief sends warning shot to China 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.

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