Iowa State Fair

Food: Taste of Honey

August 18, 2021

Bridgett Lottman of Norwalk was the Overall Winner in the Taste of Honey contest, judged Sunday, August 15, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.

Entrants were tasked with creating award winning dishes that used honey as the only sweetener.

Entries were judged on taste, best use of honey and appearance.

Complete results follow:

Breads

1) Karen Pavlik, Waukee

2) Joyce Larson, New Market

3) Rose Ridgway, Johnston

Honey Challenge

1) Bridget Lottman, Norwalk

2) Zoe Henderson, West Des Moines

3) Rose Ridgway, Johnston

Youth Entries (17 and under)

1) Natalia Hunter, Waukee

2) Brooklynn Sedlock, Indianola

3) Zoe Paska, West Des Moines

HM – Micah Hunter, Waukee

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.