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Manitowish Waters Cran A Rama announces winners of the Cranberry Cooking Contest

October 11, 2019

The 21st annual Cranberry Cooking Contest took place on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Lion’s Pavilion in Manitowish Waters in conjunction with the Cran A Rama Festival hosted by the Manitowish Waters Chamber of Commerce.   

The winning entrants were:

• Overall Winner — Lori Everson, Candied Cranberry Clusters

• Breads/Muffins/Desserts — 1st place: Renee Draudt, Cranberry Apple Pecan Pie; 2nd place: Joan Hill, Cranberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake, 3rd place: Dawn Henning, Cranberry Cake.

• Main Dishes, Appetizers and Salads — 1st place: Anne Bachman, Cranberry Chicken Wings, 2nd Place: Joan Hill, Kale Salad, 3rd Place: Pete & Beth Wetzler, Vegetarian Cranberry Lentil Loaf.

• Sauces, Jams, Jellies and Miscellaneous — 1st place: Lori Everson, Candied Cranberry Clusters, 2nd place: Ann Higgins, Christmas Bark, 3rd Place: Beth & Pete Wetzler, Garlic Cranberry Chutney

Organizer Jean Eales was excited about all the great dishes that were prepared for this event. She was assisted by many volunteers and judges.

Prizes for the contest were donated by Alder Lake Cranberry Gift Shop, Cranberry Square Gift Shop, the Manitowish Waters Chamber of Commerce and Ocean Spray Cranberries.

Next year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. Check out area information and events at www.manitowishwaters.org.

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