Farmer’s mar­ket keeps cook­ing with fes­ti­val, con­test

Souderton Independent - - SPORTSROUNDUP - By Bob Keeler

aeb­bie eu­ghes didn’t sound at all dis­ap­pointed when she heard there was a tie in one of the cat­e­gories at the bak­ing con­test she was help­ing judge on the last day of this year’s fn­dian sal­ley carm­ers jar­ketK

“aoes that mean we have to re­taste?” eu­ghes en­thusedK “te’ll re­tasteK”

kot nec­es­saryI mam Bak­erI chair­woman of the mar­ket’s call ear­vest ces­ti­valI saidK qhere was a prize goody bag for each of the wLn­nHrV, VR WKH finDO dHFLVLRn wDV a tie in the mis­cel­la­neous cat­e­gory be­tween Ruth Raisner’s goblins with pump­kin dip and the pump­kin bread pud­ding with pecan strussel caramel driz­zle made by hath­leen ear­risK

fn the cakes cat­e­go­ryI the win went to pan­dra tei­d­man for her gluten-free and su­gar-free pump­kin cran­berry up­side down cakeK

qhe va­ri­ety of en­tries made WKH MudJLnJ PRrH dLI­fiFuOW, SFRWW eil­le­gassI an­other of the judgesI saidK

“ft made it very in­ter­est­ingK qhey were all very goodI” eil­le­gass saidK

qhe lctK NP call ear­vest ces­ti­val and Bak­ing Con­test capped off the NMth year for the farm­ers mar­ketI held in the park­ing lot at menn Av­enue and jain ptreet in qelford each patur­day morn­ing dur­ing the lo­cal grow­ing sea­sonK

col­low­ing the con­testI at­ten­dees at the mar­ket got to sam­ple the en­triesK

qhose who weren’t thereI thoughI will also get a chance to make and taste all the recipes that have been en­tered in the Berried qrea­sure or call ear­vest cook­ing con­tests in the past few years at the mar­ketK

“te’re keep­ing all the recipes and we’re com­pil­ing a farm­ers mar­ket cook­book and ac­tu­ally that’ll prob­a­bly be ready for next yearI” Baker saidK

qhe recipes in­clude in­gre­di­ents that can be pur­chased at the farm­ers mar­ketK qhe har­vest one fo­cused on recipes fea­tur­ing pump­kin or ap­plesK

qhe fn­dian sal­ley carm­ers jar­ket is part of the pro­grams ini­ti­ated and run by poud­er­ton­qelford jain ptreetsK

Along with eil­le­gassI who is chair­man of the jain ptreets board and a qelford Bor­ough Coun­cil mem­berI and eu­gh­esI who with her hus­bandI jikeI owns gK pK ptover Bev­er­agesI the other judge in this year’s bak­ing con­test was Brian tasserI pres­i­dent of Brian RK tasserI BuilderLCon­trac­torK

“te try to get judges who are ei­ther community lead­ers or own­ers of busi­nesses in the areaI” Bak­erI a jain ptreets vol­un­teerI saidK

ptu­dents from the Barn pchool of aance also per­formed lctK NP at the farm­ers mar­ketK

Soud­er­ton In­de­pen­dent pho­tos — SU­SAN KEEN

Scott Hil­le­gass, left, Brian Wasser and Deb­bie Hughes be­gin judg­ing the items en­tered in the bak­ing con­test at the In­dian Val­ley Farm­ers Mar­ket Satur­day, Oct. 13.

Ruth Raisner, one of the two win­ners in the mis­cel­la­neous cat­e­gory, poses with one of her goblin cook­ies from her Goblins with Pump­kin Dip en­try in the bak­ing con­test.

Dancers from the Barn Stu­dio of Dance in Soud­er­ton per­form dur­ing the In­dian Val­ley Farm­ers Mar­ket.

Kath­leen Har­ris, one of the two win­ners in the mis­cel­la­neous cat­e­gory, poses with her pump­kin bread pud­ding en­try in the bak­ing con­test.

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