Potsdam Co-op Baking Fest earns $1,154 for Neighborhood Center
Sunday, December 22, 2013 - 5:41 pm

POTSDAM – The Potsdam Food Co-op recently held its 16th annual baking fest and silent auction in the Carriage House behind the store, to benefit the Potsdam Neighborhood Center.

There were 31 entries that provided a feast for the eyes and pallet for the visitors who attended.

The bakers with the most votes in each category of the baking contest were:

• Cookies: Peppermint Patties by young sisters Nora and Franny Olsen of Russell

• Dessert: Danish Kringle by Charlie Machabee of Brushton

• Special Diet: Gluten-free Flourless Chocolate Torte with Hazelnut Praline Ganache by Susan Powers and her daughter Ellie Siegfried of Potsdam

• Savory: Banista by Bochra Morad of Potsdam

The winners in each of the categories received a $25 gift card from the co-op.

A total of $1,154 was raised for the Potsdam Neighborhood Center.