SECTION 41 - HOME CANNING AND PRESERVING

 

Convenors:         Helen Ziegler                     905-792-7963

                                Danette Woodworth      905-702-8783    

Note:    Please use the SIZE OF JAR THAT IS CALLED FOR IN EACH CLASS.  Entries may be DISQUALIFIED IF NOT PRESENTED IN THE SIZE OF JAR REQUESTED.  Jars used MUST be preserving jars with snap lids.  Jars MUST be properly sealed or they will be disqualified.  No identification marks such as fancy tops or labels.

Prize Money:

Classes 1 to 18  1st - $5.00, 2nd - $3.00, 3rd - $2.00

Specials A to E as indicated

Class:

Jams & Jellies

  1. Cooked Blueberry  Jam – 250 ml
  2. Cooked Raspberry  Jam – 250 ml
  3. Cooked Peach Jam – 250 ml
  4. Crab apple jelly – 250 ml
  5. Cherry   Jelly – 250 ml
  6. Citrus  Marmalade – 250 ml
  7. A cooked jam made with two fruits (fruit to be named on the entry tag) – 250 ml

Pickles & Relishes

8.  Hot Dog Relish – 250 ml

9.  Dill Pickles – 500 ml

10.  Bread and Butter Pickles – 500 ml

11.  Pickled Beets – 500 ml

12.  Fruit Conserve of your choice  – 250 ml

13.  Mild Salsa – 500 ml

14.  Apple  Sauce – 500 ml

15.  Cranberry Sauce – 250 ml

16.  Pie Filling of your choice – 500 ml

17.  Pickled Vegetable not listed above – 500 ml

18.  Preserved Peached – 500 ml

  1. Special:  Judge’s Choice – Judge to choose the best entry from classes 8 to 18.  Sponsored by Downey’s Farm Market, 13682 Heart Lake Road, Caledon, ON    1st  - $20.00 gift certificate
  2. Bernardin Best of Show Award:  Best Home Canning entry in classes 1 to 18 submitted in a Bernardin Mason Jar & Snap Lid.  Prize winner must have three canning entries in the Fair.  Winner based on highest accumulated points in Section 41.    1st  - $30.00 gift certificate & Rosette ribbon
  3. Bernardin Jam/Jelly Award from classes 1 to 7 inclusive.  Best Jam/Jelly using Bernardin pectin as selected by the fair judge.  Winning entry must include proof of purchase of Bernardin Pectin (attach to entry tag)    1st - $20.00 gift certificate & Rosette ribbon
  4. Bernardin Gift Pack Competition – Gift basket/container filled with at least three (3) filled Bernardin mason jars and snap lids.  May be any theme and include other items but total cost not to exceed $20.  Judges select winner based on creativity, quality of home canned product, value and presentation.    1st - $20.00 gift certificate & rosette ribbon
  5. Bernardin SNAP Lid/Mason Jar Creative Craft Award – Best decorative or functional homemade craft using a Bernardin mason jar(s) and/or 2 piece SNAP lid.    1st - $20.00 gift certificate & rosette ribbon