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Old School Fair Contests

September 14, 2017

Winning a blue ribbon is one of our Top 10 Fair Dares, and one of the best ways to do that is by participating in a contest at the Galaxy Stage. From pie eating to hula hooping and bubble gum blowing, there is a chance for everyone to win a blue ribbon and have fun…

Behind the Scenes: The DIY Design Studio

August 24, 2017

The DIY Design Studios are being prepared for Fair time with blue ribbons, knitting yarn and lots of creativity. DIY is the Fair’s hub to everything crafty and creative, from jams and culinary contests to selfies and tablescaping. Get ready to spark your imagination and embrace the tradition of DIY. It’s time to check the…

Let the chips fall where they may – they’ll come up winners if they’re chocolate!

September 22, 2010

These certainly weren’t your grandmother’s Hershey-variety chocolate chip cookies. Competitors in the Blue Ribbon Chocolate Chip Cookie & Brownie competition held Sept. 18 used plenty of exotic ingredients in their winning recipes. Take for example, First-Place winner Marina Castle’s Decadence Chocolate Chip Cookies. The North Hollywood resident and Culinary Styles competitor since 1985 added mocha…

Yum! The 2010 All American Pie Contest – heaven in a pie pan

September 9, 2010

I don’t know about you, but I’ll take pie over cake any time, and covering the All American Pie contest earlier this week was pure mouth-watering heaven. The contest was intense as judges lingered over each entry, taking just one more bite (two or three – wouldn’t you?) to make sure they picked the right…

Preserved Foods entry forms due Tuesday, June 29, to L.A. County Fair

June 25, 2010

My mouth is just watering as I remind you that entry forms are due Tuesday, June 29, for the Preserved Foods contest of the L.A. County Fair’s Culinary Styles Competition. Forms may be downloaded from www.lacountyfair.com. Preserved Foods kicks off the yummy season here, with its divisions – Preserved Foods; Preserved Vegetables; Juices; Fruit &…