The following are the results from the Pecan Show. The Champion and reserve will go on to the Western Pecan show early next year in Las Cruces.
Variety: Western Schley
1st Dennis Currell - 64.2% edible kernal Champion of Show
2nd Ray Bates - 57.14 % edible kernal
3rd Lem Chesher - 58.3 % edible kernal
4th Doyle Frasier - 53.8 % edible kernal
5th Ute Lake Pecans - 54.5 % edible kernal
6th Rodgers Farm - 53.8 % EK
1st Doyle Frasier - 36.36 % EK
2nd Ute Lake Pecans - 45.45 % EK
1st Delmar & Lorraine Bell 61.5 % EK Reserve Champion
2nd Danny & Roxie Wallace - 50% EK
1st Delmar & Lorraine Bell - 53.8% EK
The following are the results from the Pecan Treasures Food Show. It was the second annual show and was held in conjunction with Christmas in Tucumcari at the Convention Center.
“Baking with pecans and the holidays go hand in hand,” said Brenda Bishop, extension home economist.
Copies of the recipe book from the entries will be available in the Extension Office in the Terry Turner Building after the first of the year.
About 40 people took part in the people’s choice voting for the pecan delights.
The winners are:
Betty Bason – 1 st with Pecan Banana Bread
Linda Ellis – 2 nd with Orange Nut Bread
Adult Cakes from Scratch
Ann Kelley – 1st with Pecan Pound Cake
Betty Bason – 1st with Pecan Rum Balls
Jean McClur – 2nd with Candy Clouds
Becca Cawthon – 3rd with Pecan Pralines
Becca Cawthon – 3 rd with Holiday Cookies
Adult Traditional Pie
Carolyn Stull – 1 st with a Pecan Pie
Miquela Otero – 1 st with Sweet and Salty Pecans
Betty Bason – 2 nd with Pecan Pineapple Cheese Ball
Linda Ellis – 3rd with Spiced Pecans
Becca Cawthon – 1st with a bowl made of pecans
Linda Ellis – 2nd with Christmas spiders
Taylor Atwood – 2nd with Divinity
Ashle Hoffner – 1st with Butter Pecan Cookies
Ashlee Bradley – 2nd with Oatmeal Pecan Cookies
Youth Cake from Mix
Sarah Hoffner – 1st with Chocolate Lovers Cake
Best of Show as selected by the judges was the Traditional Pecan Pie submitted by Carolyn Stull.
The public was invited to taste the entries and vote on their favorite.
The People’s Choice for best recipe was Ann Kelley with a Pecan Pound Cake.
People’s choice winners in each category were:
Youth Cookie – Ashlee Bradley
Youth Cake – Sarah Hoffner
Youth Candy – Taylor Atwood
Adult Miscellaneous – Miquela Otero
Adult Traditional Pie – Carolyn Stull
Adult Candy – Betty Bason
Adult Bread – Betty Bason
Adult Cookie – Holiday Cookies
Adult Cake – Ann Kelley