Peach cook-off winners named

Published 12:13 pm Saturday, June 23, 2012

Youth Division first place winner Ashley Beth Jones, left, and Adult Division first place winner Vivian Wallace, right, hold their prize-worthy peach dishes.

The sweet aroma of peach-packed dishes and desserts filled Thorsby First Baptist Church on June 23 during the 2012 Peach Festival Cook-Off Contest.

Following Clanton resident Debra Florea’s demonstration on how to make cake pops, winners of the contest displayed their dishes and offered samples to attendees.

Judges chose first, second and third place winners from the Adult and Youth divisions.

Adult Division first, second and third place winners were (left to right) Vivian Wallace, Peggy Green and Beau Kendrick.

Adult Division winners were:

•Vivian Wallace, first place for her Peach Cake.

•Peggy Green, second place for her Perky Peach Chicken Salad.

•Beau Kendrick, third place for his Smoky Peach Turnover.

Youth Division winners were (left to right) Ashley Beth Jones, Savannah Swindle and Abbi Calhoun.

Youth Division winners were:

•Ashley Beth Jones, first place for her Grilled Peach Cobbler.

•Savannah Swindle, second place for her Peach-Pecan Pie.

•Abbi Calhoun, third place for her Peach Pecan Crunch.

Each winner received a cash prize and a ribbon.