Youngsville woman wins Tarheel Pork Challenge at N.C. State Fair

Amanda Boury of Youngsville won the N.C. Pork Council’s Tarheel Pork Challenge cooking contest at the N.C. State Fair.

Boury’s Grilled Pork Cranberry Brie Panini earned her $200 and a blue ribbon.

Second place and $150 went to Becky Dorminey of Raleigh for Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Caramelized Vegetables and Saffron Rice. Donna Barefoot of Benson took third place and $100 for Sausage and Black Bean Casserole with Mango Salsa. Domino Ireland of Raleigh received an honorable mention and $50 for Pork Verde.

Dishes were judged on taste, appearance, originality of recipe and ease of preparation. Recipes had to contain at least 4 ounces of pork per serving and serve four to six people.

Following is the winning recipe:

Grilled Pork Cranberry Brie Panini

Sliced loaf of Italian bread
1 pound sliced pork roast
8-ounce brie wheel
Cranberry chutney

Spread brie on each slice of bread. Top with 1 teaspoon cranberry chutney. Layer several slices of pork roast. Grill on a sandwich grill and serve.


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