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Showcasing local talents and the heritage of Mille Lacs county in an educational, fun and entertaining atmosphere.

Celebrating Our 126th Fair!   Find us on Facebook

Showcasing local talents and the heritage of Mille Lacs county in an educational, fun and entertaining atmosphere.

Celebrating Our 126th Fair!
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Open Class Culinary Department

Superintendent: Brenda Polipnick Open Class Manager 763-370-3997

Online Registration Here

Look for special announcement at the bottom of the page!
1st Place $3.00; 2nd Place $2.25; 3rd Place $1.50

• all baked good entries need to be placed on a 6" white disposable paper plate
• all baked good entries will be judged on appearance, tenderness, texture, flavor

General instructions for canning entries

• all enteries must have a lid and ring
• no rust on ring or lid
• entry in correct size jar
• 1 inch headspace for meat
• 1/2 inch headspace for fruit or vegetable
• 1/4 inch headspace for jelly, jam, and juice
• no mineral deposits on the outside

Red Star® donation for the winners in these categories

HOMEMADE BREAD

Unless otherwise stated, all entries displayed on disposable plates.

CLASS AY - Children age 16 and under
CLASS AD - Adults age 17 through 61
CLASS ASR - Senior Citizens age 62 and older

Division:
Bread from bread machine, any variety (not from mix), 1/2 loaf
Bread sticks, 3
Cinnamon rolls, 3
Clover Leaf rolls, 3
Crescent rolls, 3
Graham bread, 1/2 loaf
Nationality breads, 1/2 loaf
Rolls, fancy, 3
Rolls, plain, 3
Rye bread, 1/2 loaf
Speciality bread (vegetable, onion, cheese & herb), 1/2 loaf
White bread, 1/2 loaf
Whole wheat bread, 1/2 loaf
Other Homemade Bread

Red Star® donation for the winners in these categories

CAKES

No cake mix. 1/4 cake unless specified.

CLASS BY - Children age 16 and under
CLASS BD - Adults age 17 through 61
CLASS BSR - Senior Citizens age 62 and older

Division:
Angel Food Cake
Bundt
Chocolate Cake
Cupcakes, 3
Date loaf cake
Decorated Cakes
Fruit Cake
Jelly Roll
Sponge Cake
White loaf cake (no smaller than 4")
Other Cakes

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COOKIES & BARS

(3 per entry)

CLASS CY - Children age 16 and under
CLASS CD - Adults age 17 through 61
CLASS CSR - Senior Citizens age 62 and older

Division:
Brownies (frosted)
Brownies (unfrosted)
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chocolate Cookies
Fancy Cookies
Filled Cookies
Ginger Cookies
Icebox Cookies, slices
Oatmeal Cookies
Peanut Butter Cookies
Rosettes
White Cookies
Other Bars
Other Cookies

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DOUGHNUTS

(3 doughnuts only)

CLASS DY - Children age 16 and under
CLASS DD - Adults age 17 through 61
CLASS DSR - Senior Citizens age 62 and older

Division:
Doughnuts, cake
Doughnuts, raised

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PIES

NO CREAM PIES. 4" wedge or 4" pie tin. CLASS EY - Children age 16 and under
CLASS ED - Adults age 17 through 61
CLASS ESR - Senior Citizens age 62 and older

Division:
Apple Pie
Berry Pie
Cherry Pie
Lemon Pie
Mincemeat Pie
Peach Pie
Pecan Pie
Pumpkin Pie
Rhubarb Pie
Pie Crust Only
Other Pies, No cream pies.

Red Star® donation for the winners in these categories

QUICK BREADS

1/2 loaf.

CLASS FY - Children age 16 and under
CLASS FD - Adults age 17 through 61
CLASS FSR - Senior Citizens age 62 and older

Division:
Banana Bread
Carrot Bread
Cherry Bread
Coffee Cake
Corn Bread
Cranberry Bread
Date Bread
Gingerbread
Muffins, Fruit, 3 muffins
Muffins, Plain 3 muffins
Nut Bread
Pumpkin Bread
Zucchini Bread
Other Quick Breads

Red Star® donation for the winners in these categories

PRODUCTS MADE WITH HONEY INSTEAD OF SUGAR

CLASS GY - Children age 16 and under
CLASS GD - Adults age 17 through 61
CLASS GSR - Senior Citizens age 62 and older

Division:
Bread, 1/2 loaf
Candy
Cake 4 X 4
Cookies 3 (3" diameter)
Pie (No cream pie)
Not specified, describe item Products Made With Honey Instead Of Sugar

CANDIES

3 pieces on paper plate.

CLASS HY - Children age 16 and under
CLASS HD - Adults age 17 through 61
CLASS HSR - Senior Citizens age 62 and older

Division:
Caramel
Divinity
Fudge
Homemade mints
Peanut Brittle

CANNED FRUIT

Pint or quart. All canned goods must be labeled with processing method and time.

CLASS IY - Children age 16 and under
CLASS ID - Adults age 17 through 61
CLASS ISR- Senior Citizens age 62 and older

Division:
Apples, crab
Applesauce
Apricots
Blackberries
Blueberries
Cherries, not pitted
Currants
Gooseberries
Grapes
Ground Cherries
Peaches
Pears
Plums, home grown
Raspberries
Rhubarb, with sugar
Strawberries
Other Canned Fruit

JAMS

All canned goods must be labeled with processing method and time. Jams are whole fruits, slightly crushed; evenly distributed in syrup of jelly-like brilliance and color, but slightly softer than jelly.

NOTE: Glass containers must be 1/2 pint regulation jelly glasses.

1 glass per lot.

CLASS JY - Children age 16 and under
CLASS JD - Adults age 17 through 61
CLASS JSR - Senior Citizens age 62 and older

Division:
Apple Butter
Blackberry
Blueberry
Grape
Gooseberry
Plum
Raspberry, black
Raspberry, red
Rhubarb
Strawberry
Other Jams. Sorry, no frozen jams.
Cherry

PRESERVES

All canned goods must be labeled with processing method and time. Preserves are fruit which is whole if small or in sections if a large fruit. Tender, transparent and plump in thick syrup of jelly-like consistency, but not as thick as jelly.

NOTE: Glass containers must be 1/2 pint regulation jelly glasses.

1 glass per lot.

CLASS KY - Children age 16 and under
CLASS KD - Adults age 17 through 61
CLASS KSR - Senior Citizens age 62 and older

Division:
Ground Cherry
Plum
Raspberry, red
Strawberry
Tomato
Other Peserves. Sorry, no frozen preserves.

JELLY

All canned goods must be labeled with processing method and time.

NOTE: Glass containers must be 1/2 pint regulation jelly glasses.

1 glass per lot.

CLASS LY - Children age 16 and under
CLASS LD - Adults age 17 through 61
CLASS LSR - Senior Citizens age 62 and older

Division:
Apple
Blackberry
Chokecherry
Currant
Grape
Plum
Raspberry
Strawberry
Other Jelly. Sorry, no frozen jellies.

PICKLES

Pint or quart. All canned goods must be labeled with processing method and time.

CLASS MY - Children age 16 and under
CLASS MD - Adults age 17 through 61
CLASS MSR - Senior Citizens age 62 and older

Division:
Bean
Beet
Bread and Butter
Color added pickle, any variety
Crab apple, sweet
Cucumber, green
Cucumber, ripe
Dill
Mustard
Peach
Pear
Sweet chunk
Sweet Mixed
Tomato, green, sweet
Watermelon
Zucchini
Other Pickles

RELISHES

Pints. All canned goods must be labeled with processing method and time.

CLASS NY - Children age 16 and under
CLASS ND - Adults age 17 through 61
CLASS NSR - Senior Citizens age 62 and older

Division:
Beet Relish
Catsup
Chili sauce
Corn Relish
Salsa
Other Relishes

CANNED VEGETABLES

Pint or quart. All canned goods must be labeled with processing method and time.

CLASS OY - Children age 16 and under
CLASS OD - Adults age 17 through 61
CLASS OSR - Senior Citizens age 62 and older

Division:
Asparagus
Beans, string, (cut)
Beans, string, (whole)
Beans, waxed yellow
Beets
Carrots
Cauliflower
Corn
Mixed vegetables
Peas
Sauerkraut
Spinach
Tomatoes, (cut)
Tomatoes, (whole)
Other Canned Vegetables

CANNED MEATS

Pint or quart. All canned goods must be labeled with processing method and time.

CLASS PY - Children age 16 and under
CLASS PD - Adults age 17 through 61
CLASS PSR - Senior Citizens age 62 and older

Division:
Beef
Fish
Fowl
Pork
Venison
Other Canned Meats

CANNED JUICES

Pint or quart. All canned goods must be labeled with processing method and time.

CLASS QY - Children age 16 and under
CLASS QD - Adults age 17 through 61
CLASS QSR - Senior Citizens age 62 and older

Division:
Apple
Grape
Tomato
Other Canned Juices

DEHYDRATED FOOD

CLASS RY - Children age 16 and under
CLASS RD - Adults age 17 through 61
CLASS RSR - Senior Citizens age 62 and older

Division:
Fruit
Fruit Leather
Herbs
Jerky
Vegetables
Other Dehydrated Foods

MISCELLANEOUS HOME PRODUCTS

CLASS SY - Children age 16 and under
CLASS SD - Adults age 17 through 61
CLASS SSR - Senior Citizens age 62 and older

Division:
Eggs, bantam, half-dozen
Eggs, blue, half-dozen
Eggs, brown, half-dozen
Eggs, cream, half-dozen
Eggs, green, half-dozen
Eggs, white, half-dozen
Honey, comb
Honey, strained
Homemade soap, 2 cakes
Maple Syrup

Gluten Free

CLASS TY - Children age 16 and under
CLASS TD - Adults age 17 through 61
CLASS TSR - Senior Citizens age 62 and older

Division:
Bread, 1/2 loaf
Candy
Cake 4x4
Cookies 3 (3" diameter)
Bars 3
Pie (no cream)
Not Specified, describe item Gluten Free

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