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Canned Corn Creations Win State Fair Honors
Belinda Myers of Osceola won first place and a $150 cash award in the Butter Kernel Vegetable Creation competition judged Tuesday, August 15, at the 2023 Iowa State Fair.
Amber Wagner of Prairie City earned second place and $75. Ann Gillotti of Ankeny claimed third place and $50.
Contestants were challenged to create an award-winning recipe that uses at least one can of Butter Kernel Corn.
Entries were judged on taste, appearance and recipe originality.
The Iowa State Fair Food Department is the largest of any state fair in the country. There are 138 divisions, 695 classes and over 6,800 entries at this year’s Fair. Food Department judging is held in the Elwell Family Food Center.