March 4, 2010

Maine Fare winners named

— A pair of amateur cooks won the chance to join respected Portland chefs Sam Hayward and Jeff Landry in their restaurant kitchens during the recent recipe contest held in conjunction with last weekend's inaugural Maine Fare event in Camden.

Kevin Profenna Hutchins of Portland and Charlene Wehrle of Oakland submitted winning recipes in the contest sponsored by MaineToday.com. The winners were chosen by a panel of local chefs.

Hutchins' recipe was for lamb chops with shallots, rosemary and red wine, and featured Maine-bred meat and produce from the Portland Farmer's Market.

Wehrle entered Mom's Red Flannel Hash, a recipe that encourages cooks to grow the ingredients, which include beets, cabbage, carrots, potatoes and turnips. All of the recipes that were entered can be found at www.mainetoday.com/contests/bestmainemeal.html.

Hayward is the chef/owner of Fore Street and Landry is the chef/owner of the Farmer's Table. In addition cooking with the chefs, Hutchins and Wehrle won an overnight stay at the Camden Harbour Inn.

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