Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Registration for District Deadline Reminder

Congratulations to everyone who competed at the County Food Show!!  You all did a wonderful job.  :-)  

Deadline to enter the District level is JANUARY 29th.  You must register online at 

Once you have registered please e-mail a copy of your recipe to Delma Yancy at the Extension Office.  Please put the name of your recipe and PDF in the subject line.  For example "Cream Corn PDF".  That is all that is required.  She will then post them to the D5 website to submit them for the Food Show.

Remember that there IS a proper procedure for writing your recipe.   Use the Check Sheet to make sure you have everything correct.    Be sure to scroll down the page at the "Check Sheet" link to see an example of how to write your recipe  properly.

The D-5 Food Show will be held on February 11th at SFA in Nacogdoches.

If you have any questions please contact Wendi Green at the County Extension Office.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Conversion Chart

Please note:  A link to a conversion chart has been added to the right of the page.  This is a handy tool that will allow you to type in your recipe and get the nutritional information.  Change the ingredients to lower the calories, fat content, etc. and see the difference it makes in your recipe.  :-)

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

County Food Show/Food Challenge Information

Clover Kids – Food Show, Display Contest  & Poster Contest – NO County Entry FEE!!!
Junior, Intermediate & Seniors – Food Show/Food Challenge/Poster Contest/Display Contest – Entry FEE for Food Challenge ONLY ($7 per person)
Where:  County Extension Office
Contest:  Monday, January 16 @ 9:30 AM

Food Show:  Bring recipe and dish and ready to answer judges questions. Categories:  Main Dish, Breads & Cereals, Fruits & Vegetables and Nutritious Snacks

Food Challenge:  $7 entry fee per person, you will be divided into teams at county contest, or come with a team already formed – teams of 3-5 individuals of all Juniors, Intermediate, Seniors or mixed teams are eligible for competition.  BUT mixed teams cannot advance to state.
We may enter up to 3 teams per age division per county.

Display Contest:  NO entry Fee, 24-inch space for each contestant, only edible garnishes allowed. 

Poster Theme: “Health Food Fast:  Create a Well Balanced Meal Deal” 28x22 – No foam board, No entry fee, Need not go to District to enter or win.   One entry per person Judged on creativity and nutritional message.
The back of each poster MUST include the following:  Name, County and Age Division