Chairpersons: Sandra Weagant – 613-989-2823 & Karen Lewin – 613-227-8153
Committee: Betty Milne, Doreen Daly, Stacey Weagant, Lori Unsworth
It is with a sad heart that we say good bye to June MacMillan. She was a loyal committee member and a wonderful exhibitor at our fair. She will be greatly missed.
Special thanks to the sponsors of the 2017 Culinary Arts Section:
Weagant Farm Supplies, Sandra and Bill Shaver, Montroy Family, Fawcett Family, Yazz Spa on Wheels, Jim Duncan, Smyth’s Apple Orchard, Sandra Weagant, Country Fair Baking, Betty Milne
Culinary Arts 2017 Rules
All first time exhibitors are exempt from the contest entry fee that all other entrants must pay. All classes are open competition to all exhibitors, including Juniors, except those marked with Age Restrictions. Only one entry is allowed per category. Exhibits must be in the Exhibit Hall no later than 11:30am on Friday, August 18th and remain until 4:00pm Sunday, August 20th, 2017. All pie entries are a generous piece of pie except where listed. Please bring a small plate and plastic bag to leave one piece for show when a whole entry is required. Note that entries are not refrigerated. Chairperson is not responsible for goods after 4 pm Sunday, Aug. 20th. All entries must include a completed and folded tag and be displayed on paper or plastic plates in plastic bags or see through covering. Winners of Special Prizes will have their photos submitted to the sponsoring company.
Please follow these Rules for Country Fair Classes (CF1-12):
CF1. Cake Special in Memory of Lila Fawcett – Sponsored by Brent Fawcett
Entire chocolate Layer Cake with icing. Entrants may pick up their cakes after 4pm on Friday. A piece will be left for display. Prizes $25, $18, $16, $14, $12
CF2. Robin Hood Special 1 Generous piece of your Best Homemade Cake (named). Robin Hood Flour Proof of Purchase is required. www.robinhood.ca
1st -$25.00 Gift Certificate 2nd- $10.00 Gift Certificate
If you win, you could go to the National Contest and win $100.
Judging for contests will be based on appearance, taste, texture and recipe creativity.
CF3. Robin Hood Junior Special (16 years or under): 3 Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies, on a plate. Proof of purchase is required.
1st -$15.00 2nd -$5.00
CF4. Crisco Special: 3 Tarts, any kind. No canned filling. Proof of purchased required.
1st Product Gift Certificate value of $25.00, 2nd Product Gift Certificate value of $10.00
CF5. Bernadin Special 1: Cooked Blueberry Jam. Must use Bernadin pectin and provide proof of purchase. 1st Prize Product Gift Certificate value of $20.00 plus rosette ribbon
2nd Prize: $10.00
CF6. Bernadin Special 2: Bernadin Gift Pack Competition. Using Bernadin Mason jar & SNAP Lid, display 3 home canned products in a gift pack (additional decorations & products allowed). Judges select winner based on creativity, quality of product & appropriateness of presentation.
1st Prize: $20 Gift Certificate 2nd Prize: $10.00
CF7. Bernardin Special 3: Best of Show Award. Fair’s “Best Home Canning” entry submitted in a Bernadin Mason jar & SNAP Lid as selected by the Judge from among qualifying entries in the Jams and Pickles Sections.
Prize: $30.00 Gift Certificate
CF8. Bernardin Special 4: Creative Craft Award. Best decorative or functional home craft using a Bernardin mason jar(s) and/or 2-piece SNAP Lid.
Winner eligible for National Contest.
1st Prize: $20.00 Gift Certificate 2nd Prize: $10.00
CF9. Kitchen Colouring: One (1) Page of Adult Colouring in a see-through protective cover depicting any food or kitchen theme.
Prize: 1st $5.00 2nd $3.00 3rd $2.00
CF10. Smyth’s Apple Orchard Special. Single serving of your favourite dessert made with apples. Judging will be on flavour, quality and appearance.
Prize: Two $10.00 Gift Certificates
CF11. Junior – Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition – Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies for youth up to age 15 years. 4- homemade plain chocolate chip cookies (no nuts), on a disposable plate (no larger than 23 cm) in a plastic bag. Maximum cookie size is 3” (6.75 cm) and no smaller than 2” (5cm). 1st Prize: $5.00 2nd Prize: $4.00 3rd Prize: $3.00. 1st place winner will be eligible to enter at the OAAS District 1 competition where 8 cookies will be required for judging.
CF12. Daddy’s Tea Biscuit Special: Sponsored by Betty Milne. Use this recipe.
Prizes. 1st $25.00 2nd $15.00 3rd $10.00
Daddy’s Tea Biscuits
2 cups Flour
4 teaspoons Baking Powder
1 tablespoon Sugar
½ teaspoon Salt
½ cup Butter
1 Egg + Enough Milk to make 1 cup of liquid (approx. ¾ cup milk)
Winner of Highest points in Open Classes will receive a $50 Gift Certificate from Yazz Spa on Wheels.
Bread and Buns Prizes $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
Quick Breads: Prizes $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
Sponsored by Bill & Sandra Shaver of South Mountain.
Enter ½ of a loaf or use a mini-size loaf pan
Muffin Contest: Sponsored by the Montroy Family of South Mountain
Prizes $5.00 $3.00 $2.00
*** Fruit and/or nuts are allowed for any of the above muffins***
Cookies Prizes $4.00 $3.00 $2.50
PIES Prizes $6.00 $5.00 $4.00 $3.00
Sponsored by Sandra Weagant.
Jams “The Professor’s Special” ***Note: Sealed jars only, no wax on jars.***
Prizes $20.00 $15.00 $10.00 $5.00
Pickles Prizes $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 $1.75
Sweets Prizes $5.00 $4.00 $3.00
Prizes $75.00 $50.00 $25.00 $15.00 $10.00
16 years and under Prizes $4.00 $3.50 $3.00 $2.50 $2.00
Maple Syrup Squares
1 C Flour
¼ C Brown Sugar
½ C Butter
Pat into 8X8 pan and bake 5 minutes at 350F.
2/3 C Brown Sugar
1 C Maple Syrup
¼ C Butter
¼ Tsp Salt
Combine brown sugar and maple syrup. Place on stove and simmer until sugar dissolves. Cool. Add eggs, flour, butter salt and vanilla. Pour over bottom layer.
Layer 2/3 C Pecans on top.
Bake at 425F for 10 minutes and then reduce heat to 350F and bake for 30 minutes or less. It could be as little as 10minutes. Do not over-bake. Should be firm, but not too soft.