Oil Patch Dispatch: CookFest helps build community
POWERS LAKE -- Bacon-wrapped jalapeno poppers. Cajun pastalaya. Mom's banana pudding.
While the goal of the fifth-annual Bakken Rocks CookFest is to give back to the communities where the oil companies operate, it also has become a serious culinary competition.
The winner doesn't get more than a plaque and bragging rights, but it gives oilfield workers the chance to show off secret recipes and grilling skills.
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