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10/1/2010 - Deerfield Twp. Harvest Festival Baking Contest

Bakers, young and old, are invited to show off their culinary skills Saturday, October 9, 2010 by entering their favorite dessert in the Deerfield Township Harvest Festival Dessert Baking Challenge. The contest includes a junior division for ages 14 and younger and an adult division for ages 15 and older.Bakers, young and old, are invited to show off their culinary skills Saturday, October 9, 2010 by entering their favorite dessert in the Deerfield Township Harvest Festival Dessert Baking Challenge. The contest includes a junior division for ages 14 and younger and an adult division for ages 15 and older.

Categories include cakes, pies and cookies. No entries that require refrigeration will be accepted.

  Judges for the Deerfield Township Harvest Festival Dessert Baking Challenge are (from left) Alice Taylor, Crystal Woessner, Cara Stanzione and Marcia Taylor
Judges for the Deerfield Township Harvest Festival Dessert Baking Challenge are (from left) Alice Taylor, Crystal Woessner, Cara Stanzione and Marcia Taylor

Entry forms are available at www.dthf.org and at the Deerfield Township Municipal Building. Recipes and entry forms can be e-mailed as an attachment to harveyfest@dthf.org or sent to Harvey Fest, P.O. Box 350, Rosenhayn, NJ 08352. Entry deadline is Friday, October 1, 2010.

Desserts for the baking challenge may be brought to the festival's Information Booth between 10 and 11 a.m. Saturday, October 9th. Entries must be in nonreturnable containers and should include the baker's name on the bottom of the container for judging purposes. Entries become the property of the Deerfield Township Recreation Committee. Entries will be judged on appearance, flavor and originality.

First and second places in each category of each division will be recognized. Awards will be presented at the festival stage at 3:30 p.m. Winners will receive an award, certificate and coupons for free items from the Recreation Committee Food Booth.

For information, call (609) 805-4679 or e-mail to harveyfest@dthf.org.