Millikin University - Decatur, IL
2011 Edible Book Festival

Check Out Pictures from Staley Library's 2011 Edible Book Festival!

Thanks to all our wonderful entrants, to our judges Travis Stimeling, Eric McKinney, Jackie Buhrmann, and Samantha Rhodes, and to those that voted on (and ate) the entries for making this event a success! Start thinking of your ideas for next year's festival...

The 2011 Entries

"Moderation" by Debbie Campbell ("Everything in moderation, including moderation"- Julia brownies)

"Smoke on the Mountain" by Pej Clark (rice crispie treat frosted mountain, gummy trees, graham cracker cabin, cotton candy smoke)

"All My Friends Are Dead" by Gavena Dahlman (lemon cake)

"Why Some Like it Hot" by Cindy Fuller (hot pepper chocolate, and not hot chocolate with nuts)

"Mr. Penguin's Poppers" by Marsha Leach (jalapeno poppers)

"Clara and Mr. Tiffany" by Ruth Nihiser (cake lampshades)
Winner of "Millikin's Choice- Individual Entry"

"Three Cupcakes of Tea" by Amanda Pippitt (mango/English breakfast tea and pomegranate/jasmine tea cupcakes with cream cheese frosting)

"Success is a Piece of Cake!" by the Office of Student Success (Rene Verry, Josh Hayes, Candace Baker, & Carrie Pierson) (mint chocolate & red velvet/strawberry jam cakes representing the books "The Alchemist" and "The Last Lecture")

"Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus" by Matt Shelton & Megan Overbay

"A Raisin in the Sun" by Barb Swartz, Leeann Grossman, & Chris Oyer
Winner of "Punniest Entry"

"Homer Price and the Doughnuts" by Todd & Tristan Rudat
Winner of "Most Creative Use of Ingredients" (Cheerios, 'Nilla wafers, rotini noodles, lasagna noodles, graham crackers)

"A Million Little Pieces" by The Writing Center (Aubri Barnes, Kate Eagler, Kenzie VanBeest, Dani Osmond, & Kate Harriman)

"Storms of My Grandchildren" by CH482: Chemistry Seminar Class
Winner of "Best in Show," "Millikin's Favorite- Group Entry," and "Entry I Most Want to Eat."

The voting began at noon...

And the eating began at 12:30...

See you next year for our 4th Annual Edible Book Festival!

Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL