2022 Stir-Ups Valley County

This event will take place separate from Life Skills Day
Date, time and place TBD

Macaroni and Cheese

Purpose:

To prepare an appealing, nutritious meal that can be prepared easily by using common ingredients available in many homes. Meal should be prepared using food safe techniques and reflect creative use of ingredients.

Participants:

Individuals or teams of two

Time Frame:

Meal preparation and cleanup: 60 minutes      Presentation: 15 minutes

Definitions:

  • Provided Ingredients: County contest - members are to provide the ingredients used in your dish.
  • Pantry Ingredients: County contest - members are to provide their own pantry ingredients.
  • Mystery Ingredient: Ingredient provided by contestant to augment other ingredients.

                       Contestant must use at least one mystery ingredient and may use up to three.

  • Spices/herbs: Contestants may provide their own spices/herbs as needed.  Spices/herbs (fresh or dried) do not count as a mystery ingredient.

Contestants will prepare a dish utilizing five of the listed main ingredients.  They must use at least one mystery ingredient and up to three.  The dish should be visually appealing, nutritious and show creativity.  Contestants should use effective work habits and sanitary food preparation practices.  Following the preparation of the dish the contestant(s) will present an oral presentation to judges.  Oral presentation:  should address selection of the dish; preparation process; nutritional value of the dish; potential alteration; overall learning.

Please bring all ingredients and cooking utensils along with two (2) copies of the recipe used.

 County Contest 2022

Prepare a dish (Macaroni & Cheese) utilizing five of the listed main ingredients:

MAIN INGREDIENTS

Prepare a dish utilizing at least five of the following main ingredients:

  • Pasta
  • Butternut squash
  • Mozzarella
  • Havarti
  • Sun Dried Tomatoes
  • Pulled Pork (prepared)
  • Shredded Chicken
  • Peppers
  • Bacon
  • Broccoli
  • Spinach

PANTRY INGREDIENTS

Staple items such as:

  • Flour
  • Vegetable oil
  • Spray oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Beef or chicken stock
  • Canned tomatoes
  • Cornstarch
  • Yeast
  • Sugar
  • Baking soda
  • Baking powder

MYSTERY INGREDIENTS

Item to augment other ingredients – must use at least one mystery ingredient and may use up to three.

 

 

 

 

SPICES

Contestants may provide their own spices as needed.  Spices do not count as a mystery ingredient.