Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator (ludickid) wrote,
Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator

Seven come eleven, tastes like the boy's gym

Saturday night was the Tin Chef All-Stars 7-11 Challenge at the Rogers Park manse of rum_holiday and her husband. The challenge: prepare an attractive, delicious meal using only ingredients that could be purchased at their local 7-11 convenience store.

I'll let Andrea handle the recap of this one -- I don't wanna steal any of her thunder -- but aesthetically, it was a great success; even the largely inedible Oscar Mayer Pomme Tarte on a bed of hollered-out Hot Pocket was a pleasure to look at, if not to eat. The dessert, which was a Cherry Vanilla Dr. Pepper and half & half sherbet with hand-shaved chocolate Pop Rocks, was a success d'estime, causing us much joy even as it detonated our insides. And I am now among a tiny elite who can honestly say they have eaten a chicken chowder flavored with a Slim Jim reduction sauce.

Doug & Andrea are probably the most creative cooks I know. The fact that they managed to pull this off at all, let alone pull it off with Richard Fleihr, is proof.
Tags: diary, eats

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