‘Beer Basted Ribs’ takes top prize

Photo provided  --  The Rev. Harry Jenkins,. center, of Christ Episcopal Church, Slidell, and Rosemary Willis, president of the Episcopal Church Women organization, present Hank Casserleigh, left, with the first-place 'Golden Spoon' in the Feb. 21 slow-cooker contest sponsored by the church women. Show caption
Photo provided -- The Rev. Harry Jenkins,. center, of Christ Episcopal Church, Slidell, and Rosemary Willis, president of the Episcopal Church Women organization, present Hank Casserleigh, left, with the first-place 'Golden Spoon' in the Feb. 21 slow-cooker contest sponsored by the church women.

Hank Casserleigh’s “Beer Basted Ribs” won the top prize, the Golden Spoon, at the second annual “Double Dog Dare You Crock Pot Cook-off” sponsored by the Episcopal Church Women of Christ Episcopal Church in Slidell.

Scores of tasters sampled dozens of slow-cooked dishes during the Feb. 21 event and voted for their favorite dish.

Viki Taylor’s “Spicy Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches” took second place, the Silver Spoon, while Mary Slazer’s “Slow Cooker Hot Fudge Cherry Chocolate Cake” received the third place Bronze Spoon.