Free cookie adorning is returning to the Whidbey Island Honest after its profitable 2019 debut.
Within the baking division, the place baked items contests are administered, fair-goers of any age can cease in and enhance a cookie to maintain. Honest baking superintendent Debbie Neely stated upwards of 500 individuals stopped by for a inventive and scrumptious deal with on the 2019 truthful.
Including cookie adorning to the final truthful was Neely’s thought.
“I needed to do one thing instructional,” she stated, including that folks actually get pleasure from hands-on actions, particularly when the product is so tasty.
The primary yr cookie adorning was obtainable, Neely, who has had years of prior skilled cake adorning expertise, shared some ideas and methods with one fair-goer, a nurse, who needed to maintain adorning at house. Later, the nurse emailed and thanked Neely for her assist.
Although usually overshadowed by conventional truthful show-stealers similar to animals, baking and different crafts are an integral a part of the truthful expertise, Neely stated.
Yearly, the truthful administers contests for quite a lot of baked items, together with breads, cookies, pies and different treats. All entries are awarded a blue, pink or white ribbon, with prime entries receiving further prizes.
Neely stated judging the baking contest is a hoot yearly. With lots of of contestants, even consuming solely small samples of every baked good leaves the judges unable to eat one other chew by the tip of the judging interval.
“We’re laughing so onerous by the tip of it,” she stated.
Potential baking contestants ought to register on-line by July 13.