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Mountain Heritage cooking contests

The Mountain Heritage Festival cooking contests are sponsored by the Letcher County Extension Office, located at 478 Extension Drive (off Stone Avenue and the Whitesburg By-pass). There is no entry fee. All food items are due September 23 at the Extension Office.

Food preservation contest

Class 1 Pickles

(a) Dill Pickles

(b) Sweet Pickles

(c) Relish or Chow-Chow

Class 2 Vegetables

(a) Tomatoes

(b) Tomato Juice

(c) Green Beans

(d) Sauerkraut

(e) Peppers

(f) Other Vegetables

Class 3 Fruits

(a) Jam

(b) Jelly

(c) Preserves

(d) Marmalade

(e) Butter (Apple, Pumpkin, etc.)

(f) Other Canned Fruits

Class 4 Dried Foods

(a) 1 String of Shucky Beans

(b) Dried Fruits

(c) Dried Vegetables

(d) Meat Jerky

Class 5 Other

(a) Meats

Baking Contest

Class 1 Breads:

(a) Loaf Breads (half loaf )

(b) Muffins (4) (c) Biscuits (4)

(d) Yeast Rolls (4)

(e) Bread made in machine (half )

(f) Any bread not mentioned

Class 2 Cakes:

(a) Cake with frosting (half) made from scratch

(b) Cake without frosting (half) made from scratch

(c) Novelty Cake (bridal, birthday, gingerbread house, etc.) (whole cake)

Class 3: Pies:

(a)Any Pie (half pie)

Class 4 Cookies:

(a) Peanut Butter Cookies (4)

(b) Sugar Cookies (4)

(c) Oatmeal (4)

(d) Any other kind (4)

Class 5: Candies:

(a) Mints, any kind (6 pieces)

(b) Fudge (4 pieces)

(c) Hard Candy (4 pieces)

(d) Any other kind (4 pieces)

For more information, contact: Letcher County Extension Office; 478 Extension Dr.; P.O. Box 784; Whitesburg, Ky. 41858 or call 633-2362.

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