Marine Museum Sponsors MRE Cook-Off
RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:
Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne.
These days there are plenty of culinary competitions, though few as tough as the MRE Cook-off; meals ready to eat or, as some call them, meals rarely edible. The annual competition, held at the National Museum of the Marine Corps, emphasizes flavor over looks, reported The Washington Post. And the winner: The sloppy-Joe-and-cheesy-garlic-mashed-potatoes-smothered-imitation-pork-thingy sandwich.
It's MORNING EDITION.
NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by a contractor for NPR, and accuracy and availability may vary. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Please be aware that the authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio.