Youth Division third-place winner Allie Friday cuts into her Peach Whirligigs to serve to guests at the 2013 Chilton County Peach Festival Cook-Off on Saturday.
Youth Division third-place winner Allie Friday cuts into her Peach Whirligigs to serve to guests at the 2013 Chilton County Peach Festival Cook-Off on Saturday.

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Peach tart, peach salsa recipes named best at cook-off

Published 1:39pm Saturday, June 22, 2013

The 2013 Chilton County Peach Festival Cook-Off was held Saturday at Thorsby First Baptist Church.

As judges deliberated over dishes and chose cook-off winners, Christiana Mendoza, director of the Chilton Food Innovation Center in Clanton, entertained guests with a food demonstration featuring different ways to cook with eggs.

Youth Division cook-off winners were:

•First Place: Ashley Beth Jones with her Grilled Peach Tart.

•Second Place: Gracie Friday with her Peaches-N-Cream No-Bake Cheesecake.

•Third Place: Allie Friday with her Peach Whirligigs.

Adult Division cook-off winners were:

•First Place: Luis Mendoza with his Chile Relleno with Peach Salsa.

•Second Place: Patsy Ratliff with her Peach Pie.

•Third Place: Elizabeth Hawley with her Creamy Peach Pie.

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