Aug 11 - 21, 2022
Sheryl Geerts of Johnston won first place in the Cooking with Cookies’ Sauces and Seasonings competition, judged Friday, August 20, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.
Patty Hunt of Ankeny won second place, and Rachel Peterson of Knoxville claimed third place.
Clarissa Ridgway of Johnston received honorable mention.
Entries were judged on taste, creativity 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.