Culinary Arts



Culinary Arts Exhibitor Tips:

  • Previous day’s baking desired.
  • Canned fruit and preserves must be sealed.
  • Jellies and jams to be in small (250-500 mL) mason jars, no wax please.
  • Exhibitors to cover baking with clear plastic bag, no plastic wrap please, except on cakes.
  • Muffins, cookies and small cakes are exhibited on small disposable plates provided by the exhibitor.
  • Mixes are allowed only where specified.
  • Use only all purpose flour and remove all cakes from pans, and muffins from paper.
  • Exhibitors of pies and cakes may leave one portion on display and take the remainder home Thursday 7 – 9 p.m. or Friday 9 -11 a.m. Please bring your own knife and a plate on which to leave the one portion.
  • Exhibits must be removed between 3:30 and 4:30 on Sunday


Prizes in gift certificates:  $10 for each 1st and 2nd in Baking Sections 106 – 125 generously donated by Laurin’s Your Independent Grocers (Hawkesbury).  Third prize: $5.00 each.

  1.  Loaf, white bread, no glaze
  1.  1 Loaf, 60% whole wheat bread, winner qualifies for District Competition
  1.  Dinner rolls, white, 3
  1.  Blueberry Muffins, 3
  1.  Other Fruit Muffins, your choice, 3
  1.  Lemon Loaf, half loaf shown
  1.  Banana Loaf, half loaf shown
  1.  Chocolate Brownies, 3, approx. 2″ square, with icing, no nuts
  1.  Rocky Road Squares, 3 pieces
  1.  Butter Tarts, 3, winner qualifies for District Competition
  2.  Ginger snap cookies, 3
  3.  Chocolate chip cookies, 3
  1.  Peanut butter cookies, 3
  2.  Raspberry Pie, double crust
  3.  Peach Pie, double crust
  1.  Cupcakes, decorated on Farm Theme
  2.  Chocolate cake (9”x9” or 8”x8”), iced, half cake shown
  3.  No Bake Cookies, 3
  1.  Chocolate fudge, no nuts, 4 pieces, approx. 1″ squares
  1.  Gluten free baked good, with recipe


Prizes in gift certificates:  $10 for each 1st and 2nd in Bottled Goods Sections 126 – 143 generously donated by Laurin’s Your Independent Grocers (Hawkesbury).  Third Prize: $5.00 each.

Exhibitor Tip:  All jars – 250ml or 500ml (1/2 pint or pint)

  1. Applesauce
  2. Jelly, your choice, labeled
  1. Apple Jelly
  1. Red Pepper Jelly
  2. Spaghetti Sauce
  1. Strawberry Jam, cooked
  2. Raspberry Jam, cooked
  3. No sugar jam, named
  4. Any other jam, named
  5. Dill Pickles
  1. Bread & Butter Pickles
  1. Beet Pickles
  1. Pickled Eggs
  2. Any type of relish
  1. Pickled Beets
  2. Salsa
  3. Any condiment not listed
  4. Any Pickled Vegetable not listed, provide name


Prize Money: $7, $5, $3 – except where otherwise indicated.

  1. THE MILK CALENDAR – Make a recipe from the 2018 Milk Calendar – attach a copy of the recipe from the calendar or website.  Recipes available at:
  2. GOT MILK – Display creatively on a tray, 5 ways of using milk or dairy products.  Accessories accepted.
  3. PRESIDENT’S SPECIAL– Cake or cupcake on “cow” theme, on appropriate tray. Judged by Fair President, on appearance only
  4. A MEAL IN THE FIELD – A healthy meal for worker (s) in the field, served in an appropriate container