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Mountain Mandarin Festival

Savory or Sweet – Win with Your Best Dish Featuring Mandarin




AUBURN, CA. When mandarin season hits the California Sierra Foothills the healthy treats can be found in everything from salads to savory, sauces to side dishes. The Mountain Mandarin Festival’s Make It With Mandarins cooking contest is one of the event’s favorite activities. The annual contest is held on Sunday November 24 at the Gold Country Fairgrounds, 1273 High St., Auburn, CA 95603.
Anyone can enter their dish featuring mandarin oranges in the contest, along with a typewritten original recipe. Pre-entry by noon Saturday, November 23 is required. Prepared dishes are judged on Sunday November 24. Prizes are valued at up to $2300 with a set of Kitchen Craft cookware going to the Best Overall winner.
Categories include Mandarin Sauce, Dressing or Preserves, Mandarin Salad, Mandarin Side Dish, Mandarin Appetizer, Mandarin BBQ, Mandarin Breakfast, and Mandarin Cookie. Judging is based on creative use of mandarins, flavor, and presentation.
For complete contest instructions, details, and entry form visit and click on the orange Contests box. Admission is $6-10.




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