The winners of the L.A. County Fairís SPAM Kid Chef of the Year recipe competition were announced Sept. 24.
The recipes were judged on kid appeal, taste, appearance and originality of recipe. Taking first place was Sarah Rosendahl, 11, of San Bernardino for her Chocolate Crinkle cookies made with one can of SPAM. She received $150, a SPAM chefís hat and apron. Her recipe will be entered into the national competition. Hormel Foods Corporationís home economists will judge all final recipes and announce the winner in January, 2005.
In second place was Eric Kruggel, 8, of Etiwanda. He made Party Pizza Spam cupcakes. He received $50, a chefís hat and an apron.
Taking third place was Davita Gruber, 11, of Whittier for her Spam-Flower, an upside down large potpie. She received $25, a chefís hat and an apron.
There was a tie for fourth place. Katie Carter, 7, of Lakewood made Spamaroni and cheese. Megan Gamble, 7, of West Covina made Spam soup.
For a list of results on the Fairís various competitions, check the Web site at www.lacountyfair.com.