How sweet it is!

By Ginna Parsons/NEMS Daily Journal

Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival winners announced.

2011 Mayor’s Cup
Winning Recipe
Melissa Edmondson, Vardaman
Layered Sweet Potato Cheesecake

Pies
• 1st: Tink Massey, Bruce
Sweet Potato Pecan Pie
• 2nd: Peggy Whiteside, Water Valley
Sweet Potato Caramel Swirl
• 3rd: Melissa Edmondson, Vardaman
Sweet Potato Pie

Cakes
• 1st: Melissa Edmondson, Vardaman
Sweet Potato Caramel Cake
• 2nd: Rosie Hawkins, Vardaman
Sweet Potato Cheesecake
• 3rd: Wilma Johnson, Vardaman
Earthquake Sweet Potato Chocolate Cake

Miscellaneous
• 1st: Tink Massey, Bruce
Sweet Potato Cheesecake Bars
• 2nd: Jan Cook, Vardaman
Sweet Potato Shrimp Grits
• 3rd: Mrs. Cecil Holder, Derma
Sweet Potato Casserole
Low-Calorie
• 1st: Ann Langston, Calhoun City
Sweet Potato Confetti Slaw
• 2nd: Anamarie Caradine, Vardaman
Skinny Chocolate & Peanut Butter Sweet Potato Fudge
• 3rd: Marianne Caradine, Vardaman
Sugar-Free Sweet Potato Muffins

Miscellaneous Desserts
• 1st: Kathy Dauzat, Vardaman
Sweet Potato Cobbler
• 2nd: Anamarie Caradine, Vardaman
White Chocolate Sweet Potato Truffles with Biscoff Crumbles
• 3rd: Shirley Riley, Water Valley
Sweet Potato Caramel/Pecan Cheesecake

Men
• 1st: Lynn Casey, Vardaman
Sweet Potato Pie
• 2nd: Lynn Casey, Vardaman
Sweet Potato Bread with Blueberries
• 3rd: Dewayne Buchanan, Vardaman
Sweet Potato Peach Preserve Cake

Children
• 1st: Ethan Edmondson, Vardaman
Red Neck Sweet Potato Salad
• 2nd: Abbey Casey, Vardaman
Sweet Potato Yum Yum Pie
• 3rd: Ethan Edmondson, Vardaman
Sweet Potato Egg-Fried Rice