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Culinary Arts — Class J

2024 Class J: Culinary Arts

Committee: Sheryl Mallett (519-998-7477), Jaedyn Dineen, Linda Koepke, Sharon Sothern, Marybelle Ditmer, Hayden Roswell

Rules:  Only one serving size piece of each exhibit will be kept for display, unless otherwise stated, serving becomes property of fair. Small plates will be provided for the serving to be left on display. Remaining pie, cake, cookies, etc., must be picked up Friday night after the opening of the fair. Please use 2 tickets for each entry. All cakes to be placed on cardboard covered foil or suitable base one inch larger than the cake. No commercial mixes or fillings or 7 minute frosting. Pies and tart shells are to be homemade unless stated otherwise. Please cover with plastic bags if possible. Bread is to be placed into plastic bags. Cookies, squares and muffins on small disposable plates. Classes with 9 or more entries will be split. No warm baking!  ***Note: If using new tin foil pie plates, you are advised to temper them, by placing the empty plate in a 400ºF oven for 10 minutes. This helps to bake the pie crust.  ***Note: Covered Pies – the two solid crusts must touch.

Prizes ~ 1st – $5.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00

Yeast Baking:

  1. 1 Loaf white bread
  2. 1 Loaf 60% whole wheat bread
  3. 1 Loaf cheese bread
  4. Clover leaf rolls, white (4)

Quick Bread (no yeast) & Muffins: (muffin liners are not to be used for baking or show)

  1. 4 tea biscuits
  2. Lemon loaf
  3. Zucchini loaf, with raisins, no nuts
  4. Beer cheese quick bread
  5. Bran muffins, with raisins (4)
  6. Banana muffins (4)
  7. Carrot pineapple muffins (4)
  8. Chocolate chip muffins (4)
  9. Sour dough bread

Squares and Cookies:

  1. Chocolate chip cookies, no nuts (4)
  2. Plain oatmeal cookies, no raisins, dropped or flattened (4)
  3. Peanut butter cookies, dropped or flattened (4)
  4. Chocolate brownies, no nuts, no icing (4)
  5. Date squares (4)
  6. No bake square, your choice (4)
  7. Gingersnap cookie (4)

Cakes: (in 8” or 9” pan)

  1. No-bake cheesecake
  2. Banana cake, iced

Pies and Tarts:

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23. Butter tarts, no raisins, no fruit, no nuts (4)

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24. Peach Pie, covered

25. Apple pie, covered



  1. Chocolate fudge, no nuts (4)
  2. Caramel corn, 2 cups
  3. Nuts and Bolts, 2 cups                  


  1. 4 decorated sugar cookies
  1. Black bean brownies
  2. One serving of homemade potato salad 
  3. Any appetizer of your choice – 4 pieces with recipe

First Time Exhibitors Only:

  1. 4 muffins of your choice
  2. 4 no-bake cookies
  3. 1 loaf of banana bread

Class J Specials:

All entries are to remain until the close of fair on Sunday. The first prize winning entry for auction becomes the property of the Agricultural Society to be auctioned off on Saturday at 3 pm.

  1. Lady Director’s Special—Rhubarb pie – covered. Prizes: ~ 1st – $20.00; 2nd – $15.00; 3rd – $10.00; 4th – $5.00
  2. In memory of Verna Jean Speers—Covered raisin pie—First prize retained for auction. Prizes: ~ 1st – $12.00; 2nd – $5.00; 3rd – $3.00 
  3. In Memory of John Speers—Chocolate layer cake—First prize retained for auction. Prizes: ~ 1st – $12.00; 2nd – $5.00; 3rd – $3.00
  4. Driscoll Farms—Pecan pie 9”. First prize entry to be retained for auction. Prizes: ~ 1st – $12.00; 2nd – $5.00; 3rd – $3.00
  5. In Memory of Carolyn Heinmiller—Carrot cake with cream cheese icing (9×13 size). First prize entry to be retained by sponsor (Michelle MacDonald). Prizes: ~ 1st – $12.00; 2nd – $8.00; 3rd – $3.00 

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