Valdosta Daily Times

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May 1, 2008

Cake decorating hours expanded

VALDOSTA — In order to accommodate those in the new cake-decorating category of the 40th Anniversary Valdosta Daily Times Cookbook Contest, competitors who have been chosen for the Taste-off may bring their cakes at 10:30 a.m. June 7 and work on them until 3 p.m.

Just call Elizabeth Butler at 244-3400, Ext. 256, today if you want to enter that category. We must see an example of a previous cake you decorated. E-mail the picture to

Today is the last day to enter. Recipes must be in the VDT office by 5 p.m. today.

New entries in the contest are 8-year-old Drew Greene and Priscilla Greene of Adel; 11-year-old Jamie Flythe, 13-year-old Lauren Reed and Nita Reed of Hahira; Teresa Davis of Homerville; Sandy Harrell of Lake Park; and Sandra Di Pietro, Mel Figueiras, Carolyn Force, 10-year-old Tiffany Hicks, Verna S. Looney, Sonia S. Rozier, Teresa Steinberg, Jennifer Vance, Rhonda Watson and Lyndal Webb of Valdosta.

Other entries have come from:

ADEL — Taresa Hancock

HOMERVILLE — Teresa Davis

LAKELAND — Dana Armstrong

LAKE PARK — Glenda Bennett

MAYDAY — Monique Nagel and Olivia Nagel


RAY CITY — Jim Jammes and Magan Smith

STOCKTON — Emily Crews

VALDOSTA — Barbara Barker, Betty Becton, Debbie Broomberg, DeAna Bujnowski, Denise Charles, Debbi Hart, Carol Herndon, Lydia Keene, Ellen Squires McCarthy, Deborah R. Rehberg, Deanna W. Smith, Leslie Sherwood, Claire Spriggs and Holly Wheelis, Marie S. Wood, Jean Woske.

Please call Elizabeth Butler if you sent a recipe, but your name has not been mentioned.

To enter, simply e-mail your recipes to Adults 16 and above may enter as many as nine recipes while those 15 and under may enter one recipe in the children’s category. The adult categories are Appetizers, Salads, Breads, Vegetables, Meats, Desserts, Cookies and Candies (one category), diet foods, and 40th anniversary cake decorating.

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