2021 Cooking Contests

All members of the Winneshiek County community are invited to enter the cooking and baking contests.  Cooking Contests 2021 contact is Becky Winkler



2021 Competition Results at the Winneshiek County Fair 

If you have questions about any of the contests, contact Contest Chair Becky Winkler.

Homemade Apple Pie

Sponsored by MiEnergy.
Judged by Kolton Werges - 4-H County Council,  Alex Zeibohmer - 4-H County Council,  Johanna Stayskal - MiEnergy


1st. Jan Pfiffner
2nd. Marian Rovang-Rude
3rd. Marian Rovang-Rude

Terrarium Building

Mini-Cooks: Pizza! Pizza!

Sponsored by Winneshiek County Public Health Nursing Service

Pictured: Contest judge Cheryl McConnell, RN; Sean Snyder; Shana Breasure; and Nancy Sacquitne, RN.

Winners: Paige Wagner, 3rd; Claire Elsbernd, 2nd. and  

Junior Cooks: Pizza! Pizza! 

Sponsored by Winneshiek County Public Health Nursing Service

Gluten-free Desserts

Sponsored by Letterwerks.
Judged by Meretta Petersen, Sasha Petersen, and Kayla Petersen

1st. Erika Kraabel
2nd. Kara Crain
3rd. Karla Lechtenberg

Homemade Salsa

Sponsored by Community Insurance of Iowa dba Bushman Insurance
Judged by Jordan Poshusta, Sherry Poshusta, and Kerbie Dahlen

1st. Julie Scheidel
2nd. Abbie Leitzahl
3rd. Gracelyn Torgerson 

Homemade Berry Pie

Sponsored by South Winn Vet Clinic
Judged by Amanda Elston, Linda Boland, and Jeff Suess

1st. Wanda Rueber
2nd. Marian Rovang-Rude
3rd. Julie Scheidel

Homemade Cheesecake

Sponsored by Winneshiek County Dairy Promoters
Judged by Marty Wiernuse, Ashley Elsbernd, Blake Courtney, and Emily Carolan

1st. Wanda Rueber
2nd. Ellen Sexton
1st. Sam Schillinger
2nd. BreAnn Hemesath 

Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sponsored by MiEnergy Coop
Judged by Melissa Wicklund - 4-H Youth Development Comm., Rachel Burras - KVIK, Meagan Moellers - MiEnergy

1st. Vivian Searcy
2nd. Kathy Buzza
3rd. Caylie Adam 


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Winneshiek County Agricultural Association
PO Box 201 Decorah, Iowa 52101 businessmanager@winneshiekcountyfair.org

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