Pies like this one from the recent Rio Arriba County Fair may be entered in the Los Alamos County Blue Ribbon Homemade Pie Contest Saturday, Aug. 13. Photo by Maire O’Neill/losalamosreporter.com
COOPERATIVE EXTENSION NEWS RELEASE
The Los Alamos County Fair Blue Ribbon Homemade Pie Contest has been set for Saturday, Aug. 13.
Categories are as follows:
Lot 1 – Apple pie
Lot 2 – Blueberry Pie
Lot 3 – Cherry Pie
Lot 4 – Fruit Pie
Lot 5 – Peach Pie
Lot 6 – Pecan Pie
Lot 7 – Berry Pie
Lot 8 – Any other fruit pie
All pies must be made in Los Alamos County. Entries will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Cooperative Extension Service 4-H Booth near Ashley Pond. Judging will take place from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
A pie must consist of a crust and filling that is homemade. No canned fillings or premade pie crust. No cheesecakes or dairy, cream pies, including whipped topping, meat, custard, quiche, meringue or pumpkins can be accepted due to food safety.
Each pie will be categorized into a class. Each class will have only one winning pie. The winning pies from each class will go up against each other for the first place prize to determine the overall winning pie.
For more information or to register call the Los Alamos Cooperative Extension Service office at 505-662-2656.