St. Bernard Parish 4-H Cookery Contest Information

Lauren Faust  |  1/5/2017 8:56:00 PM

Cookery judges sample dishes in the sugar category.

Cookery contest participants learn how to make healthy snacks such as turkey and cheese rollups.

Contestents learned about making healthy snacks. 4-H members sampled different fruit by making fruit kabobs.

The St. Bernard Parish 4-H Cookery Contest will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the cafeteria of  Davies Elementary School, 4101 Mistrot, Meraux, La. The 2015 cookery event will feature competition in:

  • Poultry -- chicken or processed poultry
  • Seafood – crab, crawfish, fish, shrimp, oyster
  • Egg – dessert, appetizer or main dish
  • Sugar – pie, cookies, cakes, candy
First, second and third place will be awarded in each category. The highest scoring dish score in each sub-category will be eligible to participate in the Regional Cookery Contest held in Ponchatoula, Louisiana in May 2016. 

While the dishes are being judged, 4-H members will have the opportunity to participate in several hands-on mini sessions about preparing healthy snacks such as ice cream in a bag, turkey roll-ups and fruit kabobs.

The 4-H Cookery Contest is open to all St. Bernard Parish 4-H Club members.

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