Thursday, September 24th, 2009 at 3:01 pm in Moraga.
The Edelsohn family of Moraga won a total of 40 awards at this year’s California State Fair in a wide range of categories related to food. The family, David, Joan, and their three kids, Sierra, Gabriel and Ashleigh, submitted 35 entries into the kitchen competition, including pies, cookies and jams.
Joan first became involved with the competition in 2007 when she submitted a pie, which won best in class, best in division and the C&H Sugar award.
At this year’s State Fair, Joan won Best of Show honors for her Apricot Amaretto Jam. She also won Best of Class, Best of Division, a C&H Sugar Award and Sonoma Cheese Award for her Chocolate Velvet Cheesecake. The rest of the family’s entries also won awards in multiple categories.