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Food: Creative Cooking with Fresh Herbs

Food: Creative Cooking with Fresh Herbs

September 02, 2021

Robin Abraham of Cedar Falls was named Overall Winner in the Creative Cooking With Fresh Herbs contest, judged Sunday, August 15, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.

Entries were judged on flavor, creativity and appearance.

Complete results follow:

Appetizer

1) Robin Abraham, Cedar Falls

2) Bridget Lottman, Norwalk

3) Jamie Buelt, Polk City

Bread

1) Barb Miller, Prairie City

2) Rebecca Howe, West Des Moines

3) Natalie Larson, Des Moines

Dessert

1) Jordyn Siepker, Des Moines

2) Ann Gillotti, Ankeny

3) Alisa Woods, Des Moines

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.