FOOD PRESERVATION & HONEY - DEPARTMENT 7

• ONE $25.00 CASH AWARD SPONSORED BY THE VAN BUREN COUNTY EXTENSION HOMEMAKERS CLUB

1. Judging will be based on the latest USDA recommendations.

2. For judging and safety reasons jars must be clear with Mason or other standard/recognized name brand with a clean metal lid and ring.  Jars with designs or etching will be disqualified.

3. Due to Safety reasons no canned squash, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, or potatoes will be judged.  Pickled summer squash and zucchini will be accepted.

4. Dried food must be in a clear jar and need not be sealed.  They may be handled by the judges to determine stage of doneness.
Dried food entered in  plastic bags will not be judges for Best of Show.   Plastic bags will not be accepted as an exhibit in 2015! 

5. All labels, tags, and stickers must be removed from the jars.  Do not write on lids.

6. No food coloring is allowed unless recipe calls for ingredients.  Attach recipe if color in included in canning.

CLASS 35: CANNED FRUITS & FRUIT JUICE
470. Apple Juice 3 2 1
471. Apples 3 2 1
472. Applesauce 3 2 1
473. Apricots 3 2 1
474. Blueberries 3 2 1
475. Blackberries 3 2 1
476. Blackberry Juice 3 2 1
477. Cherries 3 2 1
478. Grape Juice 3 2 1
479. Grapes 3 2 1
480. Huckleberries 3 2 1
481. Mincemeat 3 2 1
482. Muscadine 3 2 1
483. Peaches 3 2 1
484. Pears 3 2 1
485. Plums 3 2 1
486. Plum Juice 3 2 1
487. Strawberries 3 2 1
488. Other Fruits not duplicated above 3 2 1
489. Other Juices not duplicated above 3 2 1
Best of Show Rosette
 
CLASS 36: CANNED VEGETABLES
Canned squash will not be accepted.
490. Asparagus 3 2 1
491. Beans, cut green 3 2 1
492. Beans, lima 3 2 1
493. Beans, shelled 3 2 1
494. Beets 3 2 1
495. Carrots 3 2 1
496. Corn, cream style (must be in pint jar)  3 2 1
497. Corn, whole kernel 3 2 1
498. Greens, any kind 3 2 1
499. Irish Potatoes – DELETED 2014 3 2 1
500. Okra 3 2 1
501. Peas, field 3 2 1
502. Peas, green 3 2 1
503. Pimentos (must be in pint jar) 3 2 1
504. Pumpkin – DELETED 2014 3 2 1
505. Sauerkraut 3 2 1
506. Spinach 3 2 1
507. Sweet Potatoes – DELETED 2014 3 2 1
508. Tomatoes 3 2 1
509. Tomato Juice 3 2 1
510. Vegetable Soup Mix 3 2 1
511. Other Vegetables, not duplicated above  3 2 1
Best of Show Rosette
 
CLASS 37: SOFT SPREADS - JAMS
512. Apricot 3 2 1
513. Blueberry 3 2 1
514. Blackberry 3 2 1
515. Grape 3 2 1
516. Peach 3 2 1
517. Plum 3 2 1
518. Raspberry 3 2 1
519. Strawberry 3 2 1
520. Other Jams, not duplicated above 3 2 1
Best of Show Rosette
 
CLASS 38: SOFT SPREADS - JELLIES
521. Apricot 3 2 1
522. Apple 3 2 1
523. Blackberry 3 2 1
524. Blueberry 3 2 1
525. Cherry 3 2 1
526. Grape 3 2 1
527. Muscadine 3 2 1
528. Peach 3 2 1
529. Pear 3 2 1
530. Pepper 3 2 1
531. Plum 3 2 1
532. Strawberry 3 2 1
533. Other Jellies, not duplicated above 3 2 1
Best of Show Rosette
 
CLASS 39:
BUTTERS, PRESERVES, MARMALADES & CONSERVES
534. Apple Butter 3 2 1
535. Other Butter, not duplicated above 3 2 1
536. Peach Preserves 3 2 1
537. Pear Preserves 3 2 1
538. Strawberry Preserves 3 2 1
539. Tomato Preserves 3 2 1
540. Watermelon Preserves 3 2 1
541. Other Preserve 3 2 1
542. Marmalade, any kind 3 2 1
543. Conserve, any kind 3 2 1
Best of Show Rosette
 
CLASS 40: PICKLES
544. Apple Rings
(if food coloring is used, attach recipe)
3 2 1
545. Beet 3 2 1
546. Bread & Butter 3 2 1
547. Cucumber, dill or sour 3 2 1
548. Cucumber, sweet 3 2 1
549. Green Tomato 3 2 1
550. Okra 3 2 1
551. Onions 3 2 1
552. Peaches, spiced 3 2 1
553.  Pears, spiced 3 2 1
554. Peppers 3 2 1
555. Watermelon 3 2 1
556. Other Pickles, not duplicated above 3 2 1
Best of Show Rosette
 
CLASS 41: RELISHES & SAUCES
558. Chow Chow 3 2 1
559. Corn Relish 3 2 1
560. Cucumber Relish 3 2 1
561. Mixed Pickle Relish 3 2 1
562. Pepper Relish 3 2 1
563. Tomato Relish 3 2 1
564. Other Relish, not duplicated above 3 2 1
565. Chili Sauce 3 2 1
566. Salsa 3 2 1
567. Spaghetti Sauce 3 2 1
568. Taco Sauce 3 2 1
569. Tomato Ketchup 3 2 1
570. Tomato Sauce 3 2 1
571. Other Sauces not duplicated above 3 2 1
Best of Show Rosette
 
CLASS 42: CANNED MEAT & FISH
573. Beef 3 2 1
574. Fish 3 2 1
575. Pork 3 2 1
576. Poultry 3 2 1
577. Sausage 3 2 1
578. Wild Game 3 2 1
579. Other Meats, not duplicated above 3 2 1
Best of Show Rosette
 
CLASS 43: DRIED FRUITS
580. Apples 3 2 1
581. Bananas 3 2 1
582. Peaches 3 2 1
583. Other Dried Fruit not duplicated above 3 2 1
Best of Show Rosette
 
CLASS 44: DRIED VEGETABLES
584. Beans, shelled 3 2 1
585. Onions 3 2 1
586. Peas, shelled 3 2 1
587. Peppers 3 2 1
588. Tomatoes 3 2 1
589. Other Dried Vegetables, not duplicated above 3 2 1
Best of Show Rosette
 
CLASS 45: DRIED MEATS
590. Beef Jerky 3 2 1
591. Turkey Jerky 3 2 1
592. Venison Jerky 3 2 1
593. Other Dried Meats, not duplicated above 3 2 1
Best of Show
 
CLASS 46: DRIED HERBS
594. Basil 3 2 1
595. Chives 3 2 1
596. Dill 3 2 1
597. Mint 3 2 1
598. Oregano 3 2 1
599. Parsley 3 2 1
600. Rosemary 3 2 1
601. Sage 3 2 1
602. Thyme 3 2 1
603. Other Dried Herbs, not duplicated above 3 2 1
Best of Show Rosette
 
CLASS 47: HONEY (APIARY)
604. Light Extracted Honey 3 2 1
605. Dark Extracted Honey 3 2 1
606. Light Comp Honey 3 2 1
607. Dark Comb Honey 3 2 1
608. Other Not Listed Above 3 2 1
Best of Show Rosette


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