​​DEPARTMENT 15


HOME AND DAIRY PRODUCTS

(Refer to general rules)

Exhibits accepted on Saturday 9:00 to 5:00, Sunday, 1:00 to 5:00

Only baked good items will be accepted on Monday 9:00 to 11:00

1. All products must have been made by the exhibitor. Premiums will not be paid for commercial products.

2. Complete baked goods must be brought to the fair. After judging, the fair may display only a portion of the product for the week.

3. Blue Ribbon Apple Pie Contest Rules:

1. Each pie will be judged on the following basis: Overall appearance; crust – color, flavor; and creativity. Creativity is essential to a varied competition. The pie does not have to be the “traditional” two-crust pie, but the pie must include at least 60% apples in the filling.

2. The fair will certify the winning apple pie baker and this person will be allowed to enter the state competition at the Pennsylvania State Farm Show. Check at fair office for more details.

 

SECTION 1              Baked Products

1. To be judged on flavor, lightness, general appearance and crumb.

   CLASS                                                                                              PREMIUMS

01    1/2 dozen baking powder biscuits   $4.00    $3.00   $2.50   $2.00  $1.00

02    Corn bread, 4 pcs. Approx. 2 1/2 x 3”

03    1/2 dozen muffins

04    Nut bread or other fruit bread

Yeast breads – to consist of one rectangular loaf, approx. 4” x 8” x 5”, wrapped in plastic bag. No fork pricks

05    Raisin bread                                                                       

06    Rye bread

07    White bread

08    Whole wheat bread

09    English muffin bread

Rolls – to consist of six rolls of uniform shape and size wrapped in plastic bag.

10    Cinnamon Rolls

11    Doughnuts

12    White rolls

13    Whole wheat rolls

14    Parkerhouse rolls

15    Basket of fancy yeast rolls to contain at least 3 different shapes

Butter cakes, iced                                                                                    

16    Chocolate

17    Spice

18    White

19    Yellow

20    Any other kind

21    4 cupcakes, white or chocolate                                             

Egg cakes, not iced

22    Angel food

23    Chiffon                                                                                                              

24    Sponge

Pies are to be judged on texture of crust and flavor and consistency of filling.

Pies

25    One crust pie, any kind – not cream filling, no custard               

26    Two crust pie, any kind

Blue Ribbon Apple Pie Contest  – See above

27      Apple Pie                      $5.00   $4.00   $3.00  $2.00  $1.00

Candy – 1/2 dozen                $4.00   $3.00   $2.50  $2.00  $1.00
28    Chocolate covered

29    Chocolate fudge

30    Divinity fudge

31    Fondant

32    Light fudge

33    Sea foam

Cookies, 1/2 dozen

34    Bar Cookies

35    Dropped cookies

36    Filled cookies

37    Pressed cookies

38    Rolled cookies

39    Sliced or ice box cookies

Miscellaneous Home Products

40    Butter, 1 pound

41    Cheese, 1/2 pound

42    Homemade soap, 6 pcs

43    Noodles, 1 qt.

44    Potato chips, 1 qt.

45    Popcorn, regular, 1 qt.

46    Popcorn, caramel, 1 qt.

47    Popcorn, seasoned, 1 qt.

48    Salted, nuts, 1/2 pt

49    Salty Snacks, 1/2 pt

50    Sweet Snacks, 1/2 pt

51    Other

RULES - GREATEST CHOCOLATE COOKIE,

BROWNIE OR BAR BAKING CONTEST

   CLASS                                                                                                                                 PREMIUMS

52    PA Preferred Jr. Chocolate Cookie, Brownie and Bar Contest                 

  1. $20.00        2. $15.00        3. $10.00

 

RULES - GREATEST CHOCOLATE CAKE CONTEST

   CLASS                                                                                                                                 PREMIUMS

53    Homemade Chocolate Cake Contest                                          

  1. $25.00        2. $20.00        3. $15.00

“THE INCREDIBLE ANGEL FOOD CAKE” CONTEST

   CLASS                                                                                                                                 PREMIUMS

54    “The Incredible Angel Food Cake” Contest                                      

1.  $25.00       2.  $15.00      3.  $10.00

SECTION 2          Canned or Dried Products

1. Canned fruits and vegetables to be judged on quality, general appearance and container which shall be a standard mason-type, clear glass qt. or pt. Jar sealed with two-piece self-sealing lid (flat disc and metal screw band). Screw bands may be used in transportation but must be removed before exhibiting. Food not in standard jars or not sealed with self-sealing lids will be disqualified.

   CLASS                                                                                               PREMIUMS

Canned Fruits

01      Apples                           $2.50   $2.00   $1.75   $1.50   $1.25

02      Applesauce

03      Apricots                                                                                          

04      Blackberries

05      Blueberries or huckleberries

06      Cherries, dark with pits

07      Cherries, red, sour, pitted

08      Cherries, red, with pits

09      Cherries, white, with pits

10      Currants

11      Elderberries

12      Grapes

13      Mince (i.e. raisins, apples, etc)

14      Peaches

15      Pears

16      Plums

17      Raspberries, black

18      Raspberries, red

19      Rhubarb

20      Other

21      Best display of canned fruits 3 containers                                     

$5.00        $4.00        $3.00      $2.00      $1.25

Canned vegetables – one container                                                     

$2.50        $2.00        $1.75      $1.50      $1.00

22      Asparagus

23      Beans, green

24      Beans, lima

25      Beans, yellow                                                                  

26      Beet tops

27      Beets

28      Broccoli

29      Carrots

30      Cauliflower

31      Corn

32      Dandelion

33      Endive

34      Mixed vegetables

35      Peas

36      Pumpkin

37      Sauerkraut

38      Spinach

39      Succotash

40      Swiss chard

41      Tomatoes

42      Vegetable soup

43      Horticulture Beans

44      Other

45      Best display of canned vegetables 3 containers                            

  $5.00        $4.00        $3.00      $2.00     $1.25

Canned meats – one container     $2.50   $2.00   $1.75  $1.50   $1.25

46      Beef

47      Beef tongue (pickled)

48      Chicken

49      Mincemeat (meat)

50      Pork

51      Sausage

52      Scrapple

53      Sirloin

54      Spareribs

55      Venison 

56      Other                                                                              

57      Display – to consist of 3 containers each having a different kind of meat
                                                 $5.00        $4.00        $3.00      $2.00     $1.25

Pickles and Relishes – to be judged on size, uniformity, clearness, color and arrangement

                                              $2.50        $2.00        $1.75      $1.50      $1.25

58      Beans

59      Beets

60      Cauliflower

61      Chow-Chow

62      Cranberry

63      Cucumber (1 bread & butter)

64      Dill

65      Lime

66      Mixed

67      Mustard

68      Sour

69      Sweet

70      Onions

71      Peppers

72      Piccalilli

73      Other

Relishes

74      Corn

75      Onion

76      Pepper

77      Zucchini


78      Miscellaneous

Sauces

79     Catsup

80      Chili Sauce

81      Pizza

82      Spaghetti

83      Salsa

84      Barbecue

85      Miscellaneous

Spiced fruits – one container

86      Apples

87      Cantaloupes

88      Cherries

89      Crabapples

90      Peaches

91      Pears

92      Quince

93      Watermelon

Dried fruits and vegetables to be judged on quality and general appearance

94      Apples                                                                                            

95      Corn

96      Peaches

97      Pears

98      Plums

99      Other

Juices – to be judged on flavor, color, clarity

100      Apple

101      Grape

102     Tomato

103     V-8 Juice

104     Other

Vinegars

105     Blackberry

106     Cider

107     Raspberry

108     Other

SECTION 3          Home-Cured Products


   CLASS                                                                                                                                 PREMIUMS

01      Bacon – 1/2 pound                  $1.40        $1.30        $1.20      $1.10

02      Dried Beef – 1/4 pound

03      Jerky

04      Smoked sausage – 1/2 pound

05      Other

06      Smoked shoulder or ham         $3.50        $3.00        $2.50      $2.00

 

SECTION 4
Butters, Honey Spreads, Jams, Jellies, Marmalades and Preserve


1. Entries must be in clear glass sealed with two-piece self-sealing lid (flat disc and metal screw band) with screw band removed before exhibiting. Jars should not be sealed with paraffin.

   CLASS                                                                              PREMIUMS

Butters                                     $2.50        $2.00        $1.50      $1.25     $1.00

01   Apple

02   Apricot

03   Cherry

04   Grape

05   Orange

06   Peach

07   Pear

08   Plum

09   Quince

10   Tomato

11   Any other

Honey Spreads

12   Apple

13   Pear

14   Pineapple

15   Quince

16   Any other

Jams

17   Blackberry

18   Cherry

19   Currant

20   Elderberry

21   Peach

22   Plum

23   Raspberry, black

24   Raspberry, red

25   Rhubarb

26   Strawberry

27   Any other

Jellies

28   Apple

29   Blackberry

30   Cherry

31   Crabapple

32   Currant

33   Elderberry

34   Gooseberry

35   Grape

36   Huckleberry

37   Peach

38   Plum

39   Quince

40   Raspberry, black

41   Raspberry, red

42   Any other

43   Display of Jelly – 3 varieties

Marmalades

44   Apricot

45   Grape

46   Grapefruit

47   Orange

48   Peach

49   Pear

50   Pineapple

51   Plum

52   Quince

53   Tomato, yellow

54   Any other

Preserves and Conserves

55   Apricot

56   Blueberry

57   Cherry

58   Peach

59   Pear

60   Pineapple

61   Plum

62   Quince

63   Strawberry

64   Tomato

65   Any other