Chili recipes are real winnersIt's probably no surprise...

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February 03, 1999|By Suzanne Loudermilk

Chili recipes are real winners

It's probably no surprise that kids and chili are a winning combination. In a recent contest sponsored by McCormick & Co., hundreds of middle-school students from all over the country participated in a cook-off to raise money for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

The nine top recipes for such combos as Cool Beans Chili, Spice Boys Chili and Chili Stuffed Bell Peppers are available by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to McCormick & Co., Attention: Chili Promotion, 211 Schilling Circle, Hunt Valley, Md. 21031.

The free booklet also includes safety tips for kids, such as, "Always tell an adult where you're going" and "If you baby-sit, be sure to screen the family before agreeing to baby-sit."

To market, to market

Take a break from the local grocery scene and head to York, Pa., to load up on fresh vegetables, meats, homemade breads and such treats as maple doughnuts and schnitz un knepp, a Pennsylvania Dutch apple-and-ham dish.

Only 54 miles from Baltimore along Interstate 83, Central Market, 34 W. Philadelphia St., continues its farmers'-market tradition in a Romanesque-Revival-style building that dates to 1888. For more information about the market, open from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, call 717-848-2243.

Tidbits welcomes food news and notes. Send to Tidbits, Attn.: Suzanne Loudermilk, The Sun, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, Md. 21278; fax to 410-783-2519.

Pub Date: 02/03/99

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