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Announcing the Winners of our 2012 County Fair

By Melody Rose (melodyOctober 6, 2012
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Our Third Annual Pixel County Fair was a huge success and we invite you to check out our Blue Ribbon winners and the runners-up.

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ImageThe time honored traditions of harvest festivals and fairs are alive and well in the 21st Century. Dave's Garden has taken this a step further, hosting the virtual County Fair. Members from around the world and all walks of life come together each year to celebrate another growing season. The 'Best of the Garden' did not disappoint and the entries this year were wonderful!

Winners received a one year subscription to Dave's Garden and a virtual blue ribbon for their profile page. Members from around the world shared the best of their harvest, crafts and landscapes. At least four different countries are represented among the winning entries! Please join us as we honor the winners and runners-up with this special showcase. By clicking on the winning image, the full-sized image will be viewable, along with the second place, third place and runners up. The winning recipe is posted and the link to the Cooking Forum will take readers to those runners up. You'll need to be logged in to view the recipes, so contact the Helpdesk if you need assistance with that.

Dave's Garden hosts several photo contests each year, starting with the Invasive Species Contest in the spring and winding up with the Annual Photography Contest inthe middle of October. Winners of our Annual Photo contest are honored by being featured on the Dave's Garden Calendar we offer to members each year, so start gathering your images and get ready to enter that on shortly!

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Favorite Arts and Crafts by Picabo

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Favorite Canned or Preserved Foods by Onthebit

 pets

Favorite Domesticated Pet by neroli

 flower arrangement

Favorite Flower Arrangement by haighr

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Favorite Balcony or Patio Garden by Nanth333

 barns

Favorite Barn by Picabo

 sweet treats

Favorite Homemade Sweet Treats by Picabo

 fresh fruit

Favorite Fresh Fruit by DiggingJohnny

 farm animal

Favorite Farm Animal by OutsidePlaying

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Favorite Fresh Vegetables by Audrey

 poultry

Favorite Poultry by LadyAshleyR

 veggie garden

Favorite Vegetable Garden by haighr

 quilt

Favorite Quilt by shihtzumom

 

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Favorite Recipe by Annabelle15

Clean You're Pantry Cookie Bars

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Ingredients:

1/2 cup butter, melted

1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs

1 can sweetened condensed milk

4-1/3 cups total of a variety of add-ins in any amount of: Chips - white, semi-sweet, dark and/or milk chocolate, butterscotch, cinnamon etc.,nuts - walnuts, pecans, almonds, hazelnuts etc ( this is where you clean out the cupboard) coconut, raisins or other dried fruits, coarsely chopped candy bars or candy-coated chocolate pieces

Preparation:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (325 degrees F if glass or dark pan used).
Grease 9x13 pan. Mix butter and graham cracker crumbs.
Press into prepared pan. Evenly pour sweetened condensed milk over crust. Sprinkle top with variety* of add-ins.
Press into milk and bottom layer. Bake for 25 minutes. Allow to cool before cutting. Makes: 24 pieces. * You could make this with just one add-in, but a variety offers different flavor sensations and multiple textures

Click this link to see the runners-up recipes


  About Melody Rose  
Melody RoseI come from a long line of Kentuckians who love the Good Earth. I love to learn about every living thing, and love to share what I've learned. Photography is one of my passions, and all of the images in my articles are my own, except where credited.

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Discussion about this article:
SubjectTopic StarterRepliesViewsLast Post
Photo Contests Nanth333 1 19 Oct 8, 2012 6:57 AM
Congratulations! adinamiti 2 24 Oct 8, 2012 5:35 AM
Clean the Pantry Cookie Bars! MrsBoomer 0 21 Oct 6, 2012 3:46 PM
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