DADE CITY — Chefs, bakers, home cooks and kumquat lovers of all kinds are invited to submit entries to the 2014 Kumquat Festival Recipe Contest. The deadline to enter is 6 p.m. Jan. 8. Submissions may be mailed, faxed or hand-delivered to Betty Cakes Cake Shop, 37941 Meridian Ave. The contest will be held Jan. 11.
Recipes must include the equivalent of 10 whole kumquats (1/2 cup sliced, chopped or pureed), and eggs used in a recipe must be thoroughly cooked in the finished product. The categories are main dish, side dish, dessert and miscellaneous.
Certificates and prizes will be awarded to up to three places in each category.