Iowa State Fair

Food: Biscuit Time

August 18, 2021

Olivia Smith of Winterset won first place and a $125 cash award in the Biscuit Time contest, judged Saturday, August 14, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.

Rachel Petersen of Knoxville earned second place and $75.

Entrants were tasked with creating award worthy dishes containing homemade buttermilk biscuits.

Entries were judged on originality, taste, texture and appearance.

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.