The deadline for entries into this year’s Spokane Interstate Fair is Aug. 10.
There are three nationally sponsored contests at this year’s fair that offer money beyond the usual ribbons and prizes, including competitions with Ghirardelli chocolate, Fleischmann’s yeast and Karo corn syrup.
There are more details in today’s Fresh Sheet column on the cover of the Food section or contact the fair entry office at (509) 477-1766 for more information. Or, visit www.spokanecounty.org/ Fair/SIF/Competitions/ Still_Exhibits.aspx and then click baking/cooking for contest and entry details.
Here’s a recipe courtesy of Karo syrup to help inspire your creations:
Caramel Glazed Apple Pie
Pastry for double crust pie
8 cups peeled and sliced cooking apples (about 4 to 6 large)
3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
3 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon ground Saigon cinnamon
For the caramel glaze:
3 tablespoons dark corn syrup
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1 tablespoon corn starch
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Fit one pie crust into bottom of 9
Yield: 8 servings