Rules announced for 2018 JAMboree baking, preserves, salsa contests

With the Stonewall Peach JAMboree and Rodeo just around the corner, rules for the baking, preserves and salsa contests have been announced.

The Stonewall Peach JAMboree and Rodeo takes place on Friday and Saturday, June 15-16.

Sponsored by the Stonewall Chamber of Commerce, the contests include peach pies, cobblers, preserves and salsas.

Following are the general rules and information for the contests which will be judged on Saturday, June 16.

• All entries are to be brought to the Stonewall Chamber Building, located at 250 Peach Street, between 8:30-10 a.m. on Saturday, June 16.

The contest deadline is 10 a.m.

Judging begins at 10:45 a.m., and winning entries may be viewed at about 1 p.m.

• There is no entry fee.

• No commercial entries will be accepted.

• All entries become the property of the Stonewall Chamber of Commerce.

• Top entries in all categories will be auctioned off on Saturday afternoon during the Peach Auction, and all proceeds will go to the Stonewall Chamber of Commerce.

• Prizes will be awarded in each category, including $150 and a plaque for first; $125 and a ribbon for second; $100 and a ribbon for third, and $75 and a ribbon for fourth.

More information on the baking, salsa and preserves contests is available by contacting Marjorie Otte at 644-2655 or Kim Gibbs at 830-456-7299.

 

Peach Preserves

Those who enjoy turning peaches into preserves are invited to enter their best jars in the peach preserves contest.

Following are the rules for the peach preserves contest.

• Only one entry per household per category will be accepted.

• No fruit other than peaches may be used.

• No artificial coloring may be used.

• One copy of the recipe must be provided for each entry.

• Two jars must be submitted for the recipe entered. The jar to be judged may be a half-pint, but the second jar must be a pint.

• The preserves must be in a standard brand pint jar or standard half-pint jar with non-decorative lids (example: Kerr, Ball, etc.). Caps and lids must be clean. Jars with dirty and/or rusty caps and lids will be disqualified.

• Must have been cooked within the last year (June 2017 through June 2018).

 

Peach Pies, Cobblers

Whether it’s a pie or cobbler, local bakers are urged to enter their favorite recipe in the peach pie and cobbler contests.

The following are rules for the peach pie and cobbler contests.

• Only one entry per household per category will be accepted.

• No fruit other than peaches may be used.

• One copy of the recipe must be provided for each entry.

• Two pies or two cobblers must be submitted for the recipe entered.

• Pies and cobblers must be in 8” to 9” disposable pans.

• No refrigerated-type pies or cobblers are eligible.

• One individual may submit entries in all categories.

 

Peach Salsa

Those who enjoy making salsa are invited to enter the peach salsa contest.

Rules for the contest are as follows:

• Only one entry per household per category will be accepted.

• No artificial coloring may be used.

• One copy of the recipe must be provided for each entry.

• Two jars must be submitted for the recipe entered. The jar to be judged may be a half-pint, but the second jar must be a pint.

• The salsa must be in a standard brand pint jar or standard half-pint jar with non-decorative lids (example: Kerr, Ball, etc.). Caps and lids must be clean. Jars with dirty and/or rusty caps and lids will be disqualified.

• Must have been cooked within the last six months (January through June 2018).

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