A grand time was had by all who were lucky enough to participate in the 22nd annual Buffalo River Elk Festival Dutch Oven Cook-off. Six teams competed by cooking a yeast bread, a main dish and a dessert in four hours in a Dutch Oven over hot coals. The dishes they presented to the judges were truly amazing. After judging was completed a large crowd lined up for the "tasting of the vittles".

Thank you to everyone who made this years contest a big success, especially Harp reality for hosting, the pot carriers, judges, score keepers, helpers and photographer Jaiden Lydick. And a special thanks to the butterfly who handed out the awards.

Bread

1st Place: Team Big Piney Dutch Oven Cooks

Recipe Everything French Bread

2nd Place Team Old Timers Legacy

Recipe Pane Bianco

3rd Place Team Mountain Top Pot Burners

Recipe Amish White Bread

Main Dish

1st Place Team Redneck Gourmets

Recipe Beef Wellington

2nd Place Team Cow Chippers

Recipe Just Peach Pork Chops

3rd Place Team Big Piney Dutch Oven Cooks

Recipe The Ultimate Chicken Explosion And Cheesy Rice

Dessert

1st Place Team Redneck Gourmets

Recipe Orange Dreamsickle Cake

2nd Place Team Cow Chippers

Recipe Smokey Bourbon Moonshine Pecan Cake

3rd Place Team Old Timers Legacy

Recipe Peter Paul Mounds Cake

Showmanship

1st Place Team Old Timer’s Legacy

2nd Place Team Mountain Top Pot Burners

3rd Place Team Redneck Gourmets

Overall Grand Prize Winners

1st Place Redneck Gourmets

$300 + Trophy Doug Thornton, John Higgenbotham & Keith De Noble Little Rock, Ar

2nd Place Cow Chippers

$200 + Trophy Randall Lewis, Nancy Kirkner, Reba Moore Fayetteville, Ar

3ed Place Big Piney Dutch Oven Cooks

$100 + Trophy Veronica Terry, Lisa Clark, Angel Clark Hagerville, Ar

Peoples Choice Award Big Piney Dutch Oven Cooks

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