Competitions

 

Special Cooking Competition

 

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N.C. Peanut Growers Association Peanut Dessert Contest   
Thursday, October 17 at  4 p.m.

 


1st - Peanut Butter Cake by Lisa Page of Durham ($200)
2nd - Elvis Presley Pie by James (Taylor) Dyczewski, Raleigh ($150)
3rd - Homecoming Peanut Butter Torte by Donna Barefoot of Benson ($100)
HM - Peanut Butter Baklava by Gail Fuller of Raleigh ($50)


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House-Autry Mills “Southern Fried Classic and Savory Sauces” Recipe Contest
Friday, October 18 at 10 a.m.

 

Southern Fried Classic
1st - Crab Cake Sliders of Gail Fuller of Raleigh ($250)
2nd - Sweet Pickle and Cheeseburger Pie by Donna Barefoot of Benson ($100)
3rd - Southern Fried Philly Cheesesteak Bites by Crystal Cox of Raleigh ($50)

 

Savory Sauces

1st - Spicy Shrimp Pizza by Gail Fuller of Raleigh ($250)
2nd - Mexican Shrimp Cocktail by Lorianne Garvey of Raleigh ($100)
3rd - Mexican Chocolate Cake by Mary Boury of Knightdale ($50)


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NC SweetPotato Association

ANYTHING BUT ORDINARY! Sweet Potato Recipe Contest 
Saturday, October 19 at 10 a.m.

1st - Sweet Potato Oranges by Taylor Buscemi of Cary ($250)
2nd - Baked Manicotti with Country Sweet Potato Stuffing by Dayle Johnson of Cary ($175)
3rd - Rhianna’s Red Eye Sweet Potato Soup by Rhianna Brant of Durham ($125)
HM - Zesty Sweet Potato and Tomato Soup by Crystal Cox of Raleigh ($75)

 

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SPAM

The GREAT AMERICAN SPAM CHAMPIONSHIP
Saturday, October 19 at 2 p.m.

Adults

1st - Aloha SPAM Wrap by Julia Truelove of Raleigh ($150)
2nd - Greek Spita Sandwich by Brittany Jones of Cary ($50)
3rd - Glorious BBQ SPAM Pita by Emily Forrest of Raleigh ($25)

 

Children

1st - Sueanna’s After School Treat by Sueanna Bass of Dunn (age 7) ($60)

2nd - Green Eggs and SPAM by Margalit Mermelstein of Raleigh (age 11) ($30)

 

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Pillsbury Pet-Ritz Pie Baking Championship
Sunday, October 20 at 2 p.m.           

1st - Kiwi Summer Lemonade Pie by Gail Fuller of Raleigh ($200)
2nd - Grandma Perry’s Sweet Potato Pie by Marci Hodges of Apex ($100)
3rd - Mom’s Apple Pie in a Bag by Bennie Murray of Spring Hope ($50)

 

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NC Apple Growers Association

North Carolina Apple Growers Association Apple Recipe Contest
Monday, October 21 at 10 a.m.         


1st - Caramel Apple Pie Cupcakes, made by Samantha Nadeau of Clayton $200
2nd - Swiss Apple and Onion Tart by Julia Truelove of Raleigh ($150)
3rd - Sausage and Apple Hand Pies by Tina Barbour of Leasburg ($75)
HM - Carolina Caramel Apple Tiramisu by Amanda Boury of Raleigh ($25)


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Nc Egg Association

INCREDIBLE Edible Egg! Frittata Recipe Contest Sponsored by the NC Egg Association
Tuesday, October 22 at 10 a.m.

                    
1st - Tater Mater Frittata by Gail Fuller of Raleigh ($200)
2nd - Lox and Bagel Frittata by Mary Boury of Knightdale ($150)
3rd - Summer Vegetable Frittata with Avocado Cream Sauce by Amanda Boury of Raleigh ($100)

 

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HAM IT UP! Tar Heel Pork Challenge Sponsored by the North Carolina Pork Council
Wednesday, October 23 at 10 a.m.

1st - Cheesey Chicken Ham Enchiladas by Gail Fuller of Raleigh ($200)

2nd - Tropical Ham Panini by Amanda Boury of Raleigh ($150)
3rd - Heart Healthy Ham Supper by Katherine Gillespie of Zebulon ($100)

HM - Mom’s Holiday Ham Muffins by Mary Boury of Knightdale ($50)

 

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North Carolina Pecan Association Pecan Recipe Competition
Thursday, October 24 at 10 a.m.

1st - Pecan Pesto Crostini by Mary Boury, Knightdale ($100)
2nd - NC Pecan & Sage Risotto by Amanda Boury, Raleigh ($75)
3rd - Cheese/Pecan Ring with Strawberry Preserves by Gail Fuller, Raleigh ($50)
HM - Festive Pecan Couscous by Harriet Carter, Durham ($25)


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NC Cattlemen's Association

North Carolina Cattlemen’s Beef Council “It's all about the Hamburger” Recipe Contest           
Friday, October 25 at 10 a.m.

 

1st - East Wake Warrior Burgers by DeMarco Bizzell, Wendell ($200)
2nd - Black and Blue Burger Stew by Julia Truelove, Raleigh ($150)
3rd - Southern Dude Ranch Beef Casserole by Jonathan Finch, Holly Springs ($100)

 

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Karo Sweet-Treats for Sweet-Hearts Contest
Saturday, October 26 at 10:00am         

 

Sweet-Treats
1st - Hot Toddy Pecan Bars by Beth Matheson of Cary ($125)
2nd - Maple Cashew Crunch by Cathy Kirk of Cary ($50)
3rd - After School Snack Cake by Mary Boury, Knightdale ($25)


Best Bite-Size Treat

1st - Caramel Cheetos by Gail Fuller, Raleigh ($100)

 

New Entrant
Caramel Corn with Roasted Pecans by Marjorie Helen Kinsch, Raleigh

 

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KAF

King Arthur Flour Baking Contest       

Sunday, October 27 at 2:00pm           
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Adult Coffee Cake

1st - Rocky Top Coffee Cake by Ashley Boyd of Hillsborough ($100 gift certificate to the Baker's Catalogue)
2nd - Fall Harvest Coffee Cake  by Elise Easterling of Chapel Hill ($75 gift certificate to the Baker's Catalogue)

3rd - Cinnamon Pecan Coffee Cake by Mitchell of Raleigh (King Arthur Flour Baker's Companion Cookbook & King Arthur Flour Whole Grain Baking Cookbook)

Junior/Youth Bar Cookie

1st - Maya’s Maraschino Cherry-Walnut Bars by Maya Thompson, 8, of Raleigh ($75 gift certificate to the Baker's Catalogue)
2nd - Pecan Chewy Bars by Maggie Fuentes, 8, of Raleigh ($50 gift certificate to the Baker's Catalogue)
3rd - Peanut Butter Blondies by Emily Benson, 14, of Cary (King Arthur Flour Baker's Companion & King Arthur Flour Cookie Companion Cookbook)


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