How to Make Friends by Participating in Cookoff Events - Cathy Erway

In Chapter 5 of 15, "The Art of Eating In" author Cathy Erway shares how entering over 100 cooking contests, or cook-offs, has been so gratifying. Specifically, Erway has been able to meet others, learn about food's role shaping their passions and interests, and make new friends. Erway cites the benefit of being around open, friendly, creative, sharing and loving individuals participating in the events.