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National Lentil Festival announces cook-off finalists

More than 100 recipes from home cooks in 23 states and two countries were submitted for the National Lentil Festival’s Legendary Lentil Cook-off.

The top five will compete for a $2,000 grand prize. They are:

Areli Biggers, El Paso, Texas: Lentil Loaded Lazy Lasagna

Vivian Levine, Summerfield, Florida: Red Lentil Pumpkin Shake

Lori Freer, Ithaca, New York: Coconut Almond Sweet Potato Granola with Crispy Lentils

Susan Bickta, Kutztown, Pennsylvania: Hearty Lentil, Bacon and Barley Soup

Daljeet Singh, Coral Springs, Florida: Lentil-Cornmeal Dumplings in Lentil Broth

The cook-off is at 3 p.m. Aug. 19 on the Cooking Demo Stage in Pullman.

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