Contest Winners


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Great Pumpkin Recipe Contest

Emily Main of Tonopah, Arizona (Bread Machine Pumpkin Monkey Bread)
Wendy Rusch of Trego, Wisconsin (Hearty Pumpkin Chili with Polenta)
Mary Wilhelm of Sparta, Wisconsin (Pumpkin Bars with Browned Butter Frosting)

Pass the Pasta Recipe Contest

Valonda Seward of Coarsegold, California (Garlic Shrimp & Orzo Salad)
Dawn Singleton of Eighty Four, Pennsylvania (Italian Sausage & Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta)
Laura Davis of Pocomoke City, Missouri (Porcini Mac & Cheese)

Country Woman Beat the Heat Recipe Contest

Anna Davis of Half Way, Missouri (Grilled Steaks with Marinated Tomatoes)
Nick Monfre of Oak Ridge, New Jersey (Chicken Salad Nicoise)
Amy Jo Dale of Long Beach, California (Grilled Pistachio-Lemon Pesto Shrimp)

Country Woman Pick of Spring Produce Recipe Contest

Katie Wollgast of Florissant, Missouri (Pork Tenderloin Medallions with Strawberry Sauce)
Fern Vitense of Tipton, Iowa (Asparagus Soup with Lemon Creme Fraiche)
Darlene Morris of Franklinton, Louisiana (Minted Sugar Snap Pea Salad)

Country Woman Celebrating Citrus Recipe Contest

Sharon Delaney-Chronis of South Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Elegant Orange Blossom Cheesecake)
Carol Gillespie of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (Orange-Coconut French Toast)
Peggy Lunde of Costa Mesa, California (French Lemon-Apricot Tart)

Country Woman Best Christmas Cookies Recipe Contest

Agnes Ward of Stratford, Ontario (Decadent Nanaimo Bars)
Wendy Rusch of Fall Creek, Wisconsin (Cornmeal Lime Cookies)
Joanne Nelson of East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania (Pfeffernuesse Cookies)

Country Woman Perfect Pies Recipe Contest

Susan Graverson of Oneida, New York (Susie’s Dark Chocolate-Coconut Pie)
Sarah Varner of Santa Rita, Guam (Bourbon Chocolate-Pecan Pie)
Lindsey Cook of Dallas, Texas (Orange Sweet Potato Pie)

Country Woman Tip-Top Tomatoes Recipe Contest

Barbie Miller of Oakdale, Minnesota (Tuscan Sun-Dried Tomato Jam)
Denise Klibert of Shreveport, Louisiana (Cajun Gazpacho)
Elizabeth Courtney of Dayton, Texas (Green Tomato Lattice Pie)

Country Woman Frozen Desserts Recipe Contest

Scarlett Elrod of Newnan, Georgia (Caramel-Mocha Ice Cream Dessert)
Dana Hinck of Pensacola, Florida (Lemon Meringue Ice Cream Pie)
Susan Asanovic of Wilton, Connecticut (Honey-Banana Ice Cream Sandwiches)

Country Woman Breakfast & Brunch Recipe Contest

Amy Tong of Anaheim, California (Brie and Prosciutto Tart)
Jeanne Holt of Mendota Heights, Minnesota (Cherry-Pecan Streusel Rolls)
Brehan Kohl of Anchorage, Alaska (Orange Ricotta Pancakes)

Country Woman/Hancock Fabrics Winning Quilt Blocks

Irma Dempsey of Indianapolis, Indiana
Elizabeth Sylvan of Florence, Massachusetts
Marie Minaudier of St. Claude, Manitoba

View their final designs, printable patterns and craft tutorials here.