Posts Tagged ‘ fritters ’

Eating contests highlight Apple Harvest Festival

October 11, 2013
By Tammi Naudus
The Apple Harvest Festival got off to a great start last weekend and not even a damp Sunday could stop the annual road race and parade.
Above, the Apple Harvest Festival hostesses ride in the parade Sunday afternoon.
The festival resumes this weekend.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Contestants of all ages kept their mouths wide open and their stomachs growling during the apple pie and the apple fritter eating contests at the 45th annual Apple Harvest Festival. On Saturday, registered participants competed on the main stage to claim their title, stuffing their mouths until they could no…

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It’s time to make the apple fritters

September 28, 2013

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer If asked what is one highlight of the Apple Harvest Festival that draws thousands of visitors to the event every year, residents and non-residents of Southington will say, “Apple fritters.” The old-fashioned desert, coated with a cinnamon topping, brings a line full of visitors too long to count, and volunteers…

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