Aug 11 - 21, 2022
Susie Jones of Winterset won first place and $500 in the Best Templeton Rye Appetizer competition, judged Friday, August 20, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.
Jamie Buelt of Polk City earned second place and $300, and Holly Houg of Urbandale claimed third place and $200.
Honorable mention went to Mary Burr of Iowa City.
Entries were judged on flavor, presentation and overall incorporation of Templeton Rye.
The Iowa State Fair Food Department is the largest of any state fair in the country. There are 134 divisions, 603 classes and nearly 6500 entries at this year’s Fair. Food Department judging is held in the Elwell Family Food Center sponsored by Urban Air.