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Area Residents Racking Up State Fair Awards in Cooking Categories

Posted: Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 at 5:51 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News - Andrew Schneider, Jr

Many area residents are bringing in State Fair awards for their cooking.

Marlyn Hoksbergen of Pella won First Place Overall in the Dutch Oven Cooking competition. Brenda Becker of Pella won first place in the Quality, Not Quantity competition, where entrants were challenged to create a dish that was high in flavor and low in fat and simple carbohydrates. Carole Miller of Otley won First Place Overall in the Piper’s Homemade Candies competition and tied for first in the Chocolate Storybook Candies competition.