Cookbook recipes needed by Sept. 9

PARKERSBURG — Time is running out to submit entries for the Parkersburg News and Sentinel Cookbook.

The 64th edition of the Cookbook includes the annual contest in which a grand prize winner is chosen by a panel of judges.

Entries will be accepted:

∫ By mail to Cookbook Editor, The Parkersburg News and Sentinel, P.O. Box 1787, Parkersburg, WV 26102.

∫ By email at

∫ By bringing them to the office at 519 Juliana St. in downtown Parkersburg

The deadline for submitting recipes is Sept. 9. Up to five recipes in each category with a limit of 20 per entrant will be accepted. The 2018 categories are Appetizers, Main Dish, Salads and Sides, and Desserts.

Recipes must be postmarked or email time stamped no later than midnight Sept. 9.

If selected as a finalist, you must be available to attend the Tasting Party in October. If you are unable to attend, an alternate will be chosen. Complete details will be provided after finalists are chosen.

The 2018 Cookbook will be in the Nov. 18 edition of the newspaper. Category finalists and winners will be published in the Cookbook, as well as select submitted recipes.