Thanks to our Edible Book Festival sponsor: Bookworks of Whitefish
CAUTION: DO NOT READ IF YOU ARE HUNGRY….
Here are the winners of this year’s Edible Book Festival, held Saturday, August 5 (note: The People’s Choice Award was a 3-way tie):
Patience Award: 101 Dalmations by Disney – funfetti cake with 101 numbered oreo cookies. And remember, all the insides of those cookies had to be scraped off first! Creators: Tev & Aurora Tims.
Most Evocative of a Mysterious Atmosphere and People’s Choice Award: Gallant by V.E. Schwab – brownies, frosting, jam, graham crackers, fondant and red vines. This edible book featured a dark palette with a secretive door hidden amongst vines. Creator: Liliana Hoge.
Most Hauntingly Delicious_and_People’s Choice Award: House of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland – white cake, frosting, raspberry jam, fake flowers. Was also considered for “Most Likely to be Eaten Award.” Creator: Freya Hoge
Sweetest Sculpture: Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey – Rice Krispies treats, frosting, blueberries. The bear sculpted from Rice Krispies treats and frosted was the centerpiece of the edible version of this classic book. Creators: Shannon Hoge & Julia Hernandez
Most Resourceful _and_People’s Choice Award: Super Mario Brothers by Random House – Radishes, peppers and basil from the home garden, pepperoncini, hardboiled egg, toast, cheese, and edible markers. All of the items in this edible book were sourced from the home garden or already in the fridge – no going to the store for special items. Creator: Jaxen Flores.