Culinary Arts
Class 76

Committee: Carol Butcher 613-658-2437 and Barb Roddick

Information for Exhibitors:

  • Please see General Rules and Regulations.
  • All Exhibitors are required to register under their own name not the name of their business or farm.  Such entries will be disqualified for judging.
  • Entry fee 20% off prize money.
  • Exhibits to be in place by 10:00 am on Thursday. September 6, 2018.
  • Exhibits may be brought to Exhibit Hall # 1 on Wednesday September 5h from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
  • Judging will commence on Thursday, September 6th, 2018 at 10:00 AM SHARP.
  • The doors to Exhibit building #1 will be closed in the afternoon to allow the committee time to organize the exhibits for dispersal.
  • Doors will re-open again at 4:30 pm.
  • All prize-winning exhibits must be left on display until 4:30 pm Sunday, September 9th.
  • Unclaimed exhibits become the property of the Spencerville Agricultural Society after 5:30 PM on Sunday, September 9th.
  • Due to health rules and regulations, food can not be sold on Sunday, September 9th.
  • Please Note: EXCEPT FOR ALL THE SPECIALS which still require the entire pie – Class 76: Sections 24 – 29  now requires ONLY one (1) piece of pie.
  • This change DOES NOT apply to Homemade bread, loaves, cookies, muffins, biscuits, squares or cupcakes.
  • All food to be displayed on disposable plates and placed in re-sealable plastic bags NOT plastic wrap.

All prize money in EACH SECTION of this CLASS will be DOUBLED thanks to the generosity of an Anonymous Donor.  

Please note the following:

  • All food is to be displayed on disposable plates or re-sealable plastic bags.
  • Only 8” or 9” cakes will be accepted unless otherwise indicated.
  • All squares should be approx. 1.5” x 1.5”
  • PLEASE ATTACH ENTRY TAGS ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE PLASTIC BAGS.
  • PAPER TO BE REMOVED FROM MUFFINS AND CUPCAKES.
  • ONLY ONE ENTRY PER EXHIBITOR PER CLASS.
  • Preteen and Teen competition is now found under the Junior Work

Hint: All new tin foil pans and plates should be tempered at 400* for AT LEAST 10 minutes prior to using..

Prizes: Sections 1 - 30 Inc 1st: $8 2nd: $7; 3rd: $5

Sections:

  • 1. Loaf of White Bread (not machine bread)
  • 2. Cinnamon Rolls (rolls should be separated) (3)
  • 3. Banana Muffins (3)
  • 4. Blueberry Muffins (3)
  • 5. Chocolate Chip Muffins (3)
  • 6. Carrot/Pineapple Muffins (3)
  • 7. Pumpkin Muffins (3)
  • 8. Tea Biscuits (rolled) (3)
  • 9. Zucchini Loaf (with raisins)
  • 10. Glazed Lemon Loaf
  • 11. Pumpkin Bread (with or without raisins)
  • 12. Banana Loaf (no nuts)
  • 13. Chocolate Brownies (iced) (no nuts) (3)
  • 14. Butterscotch Brownies (not iced) (3)
  • 15. Date Squares (3)
  • 16. Peanut Butter Cookies (3)
  • 17. Chocolate Chip Cookies (3)
  • 18. Ginger Cookies (3)
  • 19. White Sugar Cookies (rolled) (3)
  • 20. Oatmeal/Raisin Cookies (3)
  • 21. Shortbread Cookies (3)
  • 22. Nanaimo Bars (3)
  • 23. Butter Tart Squares (no pronounced folds in tart shell) (3)
  • 24. Apple Pie (with spices) (1 piece)
  • 25. Raspberry Pie (1 piece)
  • 26. Blueberry Pie (1 piece)
  • 27. Raisin Pie (1 piece)
  • 28. Strawberry/Rhubarb Pie (1 piece)
  • 29. Cherry Pie (not canned filling) (1 piece)
  • 30. Any Type of Homemade Fudge (with or without nuts) (3 pieces)

PRESERVES AND CANNING

  • No wax on jellies or jams.  All pickles and preserves can be exhibited in either 500 ml or 250 ml (pint) jars..
  • Jams and Jellies may also be shown in 125 ml jars.
  • ALL JARS MUST BE PROPERLY SEALED OR THE ENTRY WILL NOT BE JUDGED. 
  • ONLY NEW LIDS AND SCREW TOPS SHOULD BE USED.
  • Entry tags on pickles, jams and jellies MUST be fastened to jars, not lids.
  • ONLY ONE ENTRY PER EXHIBITOR PER SECTION

Prizes: Sections 31 - 50 Inc.1st: $6; 2nd: $5; 3rd: $4

All entries will be accepted in 500 or 250 ml jars with no wax. All lids and screw tops should be new.

Sections:

  • 31. Marmalade, (your choice – named) 
  • 32. Strawberry Jam, (cooked), (not freezer)
  • 33. Raspberry Jam, (cooked), (not freezer) (some seeds must be removed)
  • 34. Zucchini Relish
  • 35. Applesauce (no spices)
  • 36. Red Pepper Jelly
  • 37. Crab Apple Jelly
  • 38. Ripe Cucumber Relish
  • 39. Dill Pickles, (cucumber)
  • 40. Bread & Butter Pickles
  • 41. Icicle or Nine-Day Pickles
  • 42. Homemade BBQ Sauce
  • 43. Beet Pickles
  • 44. Chilli Sauce
  • 45. Hot Dog Relish
  • 46. Any Pickle, (not listed) (named)
  • 47. Spaghetti Sauce (no meat)
  • 48. Salsa Sauce
  • 49. Dilled Carrots
  • 50. Dilled Beans

"2018" Bake Queen/King of the Fair

Winner of Most Points in Culinary Arts, Class 76. Sec 1 - 48 incl. 
1st: $40

The Culinary Arts Committee would like the Bake Queen/King to participate in the parade on Saturday September 8th at 10:00 am.


Specials

Sections:

51. Fair Presidents Special
Prizes:  1st: $10; 2nd: $8; 3rd: $7
Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cake  (See recipe below)
1 3/4 cup White Sugar                                   2 1/2 cups Flour
1/2 cup Butter/Margarine                               4 tbsp. Cocoa
1/2 cup Oil                                                    1 tsp. Baking Soda
2 Eggs                                                         1/2 tsp. Cinnamon
1 tsp. Vanilla                                                 1/2 tsp. Salt
 1/2 cup Sour Milk or Sour Cream                  1/2 cup Chocolate Chipits
2 cups Shredded Zucchini

  • Cream butter/margarine, add sugar and oil.  Add eggs, vanilla, sour milk/cream. 
  • Sift dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture.  Stir in Zucchini.  Pour into 9 x 13 pan and sprinkle with Chipits.  Bake at 350 degrees 40 – 45 minutes.  Cool and ice.

Sections:
52. 
Mae Dukelow Memorial Special
Prizes:  1st: $10; 2nd: $8; 3rd: $7
One Layer Banana Cake (iced)

53. Eleanor Mills Memorial Special
Prizes:  1st: $10; 2nd: $8; 3rd: $7
One-Layer Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

54. Ray Mills Memorial Special
Prizes:  1st: $10; 2nd: $8; 3rd: $7
Loaf of Homemade White Bread (made in bread machine)

55. Chocolate Lover’s Special
Prizes:  1st: $10; 2nd: $8; 3rd: $7

Black Bottom Cupcakes (3)  (See recipe below)
8 oz. Cream Cheese at room temp
1/3 cup White Sugar
1 cup Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chipits
Blend first 2 ingredients.  Fold in chips and set aside

1 1/2 cup Flour                                              1/3 cup Vegetable Oil
1/8 tsp Salt                                                   1 cup White Sugar
1/4 cup Cocoa                                               1 tsp. Vanilla
 tsp Baking Soda                                         1 cup Water

  • Mix oil, sugar and vanilla.  Add sifted flour, salt, soda and cocoa alternately with water.  Fill muffin cups 1/2 full, add cheese mixture.  Bake at 350 degrees for 18 – 20 minutes.

56. Lois Burnie Memorial Special
Prizes:  1st: $10; 2nd: $8; 3rd: $7
Maple Cream Fudge (4 pieces)

57. Cleary Special
Prizes:  1st: $8; 2nd: $7; 3rd: $5
One-pint sealer of Blackberry Jam

Sections:

 58. Walter Froom Memorial Special
Prizes:  1st: $10; 2nd: $8; 3rd: $7
Your Favourite Dessert made with Apples.  To be displayed in disposable pan.  Judging will be based on appearance, taste and texture.  Recipe to be attached.

59. Spencerville Home Hardware Special
Prizes:  1st: $25; 2nd: $20; 3rd: $15

Fruit Cocktail Cake
2 eggs                                                  1/2 cup Crisco Oil
1 1/2 cup White Sugar                          1/2 tsp. Salt
2 cups Flour                                        1 tsp. Baking Powder
1 (14 oz.) Fruit Cocktail (juice and all) 1/2 cup Coconut

 Mix all together and bake in a well greased and floured 9 x 13 pan at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until done.

 Topping
1/4 cup Butter                                      1/2 cup Evaporated Milk/
1/2 cup Coconut                                  1 tsp. Vanilla
3/4 cup Brown Sugar

 While cake is baking mix and let simmer on a low element until cake is done.  Remove cake from oven, pour over warm cake and let cool.

60. Spencerville Agricultural Specials
Prizes:  1st: $10; 2nd: $8; 3rd: $7
1.      Your Family’s Favourite Cake (any kind) (8” or 9”)
2.      Your Family’s Favourite Pie (any kind) (9”)
3.      Your Family’s Favourite Cookie
All entries will be judged on appearance, texture and taste.

61. Jean Elizabeth King Memorial Special
Prizes:  1st: $10; 2nd: $8; 3rd: $7
Butter Tarts with Raisins (3)
Winner may be chosen to go on to District Competition

62. Traditional Old Time Special
Prizes:  1st: $10; 2nd: $8; 3rd: $7

Applesauce Cake
1/2 cup Butter                                                              1 1/2 tsp. Baking Soda
1 1/2 cup Sugar                                                            1/2 tsp. Salt
1 1/2 cup Applesauce                                                  2 tsp. Cinnamon
2 Eggs                                                                           1/2 tsp. Nutmeg
2 cups Flour                                                                 1/2 cup Raisins

Cream butter add sugar gradually and beat well.  Add applesauce and blend.  Beat in eggs, mix thoroughly.  Mix together flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg and add to first mixture.  Beat just until mixed.  Stir in raisins  Bake in 9 x 13 pan at 350 degrees for 35 – 40 minutes.

63. Best Flop in the Show
Prizes:  1st: $4; 2nd: $3; 3rd: $2
Bring something you wanted to exhibit at the Fair but did not turn out

64. GLUTEN-FREE CLASS
Prizes Section 1 & 2:
1st: $12; 2nd: $10; 3rd: $8
Prizes Section 3 & 4: 1st: $8; 2nd: $7; 3rd: $5
1.      Any Fruit Pie (baked) – Gluten-Free
2.      Cake of your choice (9”) – Gluten Free
3.      Muffins (your choice) (3) – Gluten Free
4.      Cookies (your choice) (3) – Gluten-Free

Country Fair Baking Contest 2018

Be sure to visit our Sponsors Websites for helpful hints and plenty of recipe ideas to assist you in baking/canning your prize winning products. 

Bernardin: www.bernardin.ca
Robin Hood Flour: www.robinhood.ca
Crisco: www.criscocanada.com

  • All entrants in the contests must submit entries that were made using the Sponsor’s product.
  • A product label MUST accompany each entry, as proof of purchase.
  • All entries will be judged on appearance, texture, creativity of recipe and presentation.
  • Decision of the Fair Judge(s) will be final.
  •  First and second place winner’s name and address must be submitted.
  • All first place winners must submit recipe, proof of purchase, photograph and signed release form giving permission to the sponsors for use of the winner’s.
  •  name, recipe and/or photograph in any other advertising or publicity without payment.

65. Crisco Family Favourite Recipe Baking Contest
Prizes: 1st $25.00 Product Certificate; 2nd $10.00 Product Certificate\

Best Homemade Carrot/ Pineapple Muffins (3) using Crisco as selected by the fair.  Judging will be based on appearance, taste, texture and recipe creativity. 

WINNING ENTRY MUST INCLUDE RECIPE AND PROOF OF PURCHASE OF SPONSOR TO QUALIFY

Robin Hood Flour Specials

66. Robin Hood Family Favourite Recipe Baking Contest
Prizes: 1st $25.00 Product Certificate; 2nd $10.00 Product Certificate

Best Homemade Glazed Lemon Loaf using Robin Hood Flour in category as selected by the fair.  Judging will be based on appearance, taste, texture and recipe creativity. 

WINNING ENTRY MUST INCLUDE RECIPE AND PROOF OF PURCHASE OF SPONSOR TO QUALIFY

67. Robin Hood Family Best Lunchbox Snack Contest
Prizes: 1st $25.00 Product Certificate; 2nd $10.00 Product Certificate

Best Family Homemade Cookies, Squares or Bars (3) using Robin Hood Flour. Judging based on appearance, taste, texture and recipe creativity. 

RECIPE AND PROOF OF PURCHASE MUST BE ATTACHED

Bernardin 2018 Home Canning Awards

For Recipes and Helpful Hints on Home Canning Visit www.bernardin.ca

  • All entrants in the contest must submit entries that were made using Bernardin product.
  • Use of Bernardin Mason Jar/Snap lid must accompany each entry, as proof of purchase.
  • Bernardin Jam/Jelly award requires Bernardin Pectin package as proof of purchase.
  • All entries will be judged on appearance, texture, creativity of recipe and presentation.
  • Decision of the Fair Judge(s) will be final.
  • All first place winners must submit proof of purchase, photograph for gift pack competition, itemized description/cost and signed release form giving the sponsor (Bernardin) permission to use, without payment, the winner's name and/or photograph in any other advertising or publicity.

68. Bernardin Best of Show Award
Prizes: 
1st: $30 Gift Certificate Plus Rosette Prize Ribbon

Fair’s Best Home Canning entry submitted in a Bernardin Mason Jar and Snap Lid as selected by the fair..  Judging based on highest accumulated points  or judges choice of Best Home Caning Entry from among qualifiers.

WINNING ENTRY MUST INCLUDE PROOF OF PURCHASE OF SPONSOR’S PRODUCT

69. Bernardin Jam/Jelly Award
Prizes:
 1st: $20 Gift Certificate Plus Rosette Prize Ribbon

Best Jam/Jelly using Bernardin pectin as selected by the fair.. Judging will be based on appearance, taste, texture and recipe creativity.

WINNING ENTRY MUST INCLUDE PROOF OF PURCHASE OF SPONSOR’S PRODUCT

70. Bernardin Gift Pack Competition
Prizes:
 1st: $20 Gift Certificate Plus Rosette Prize Ribbon

Best Gift Pack submitted using Bernardin Mason Jar and Snap Lid as selected by the fair.

Note: Gift packs “need not be in baskets; in fact, we encourage entrants to be creative with their presentation thus the category name – Gift Pack Competition

Winning entry based on creativity,  quality of home canned product, perceived value and appropriateness of presentation

71. Bernardin Snap Lid/Mason Jar Creative Craft Award
Prizes:
 1st: $20 Gift Certificate Plus Rosette Prize Ribbon

Prizes:  1st: $20 Gift Certificate Plus Rosette Prize Ribbon

Best Decorative or Functional homemade craft made using a Bernardin Mason Jar(s) and/or 2-piece Snap Lid as selected by the fair.


 

Attention All Exhibitors!

Deadline for Entries September 1st, 2018

$1.00 late entry fee per item applicable after deadline | Late entry fees for livestock noted in the livestock section

Online Entries

Click Here for the Exhibitor Login

All prize money doubled indefinitely!!

Download Entry Forms

2018 Cattle, Sheep & Goats Entry Form
2018 Home Craft Entry Form
2018 Poultry & Small Animal Entry Form
2018 Horse Entry Form

MANDATORY PROOF OF 2018 NEGATIVE COGGINS TEST IS REQUIRED WITH EACH AND EVERY HORSE ENTRY

For more info contact: info@spencervillefair.ca