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Dutch Treat
Fun fact: Among the many interesting "official" state things in Utah, the Dutch oven is the official state cooking pot, recognizing the Utah home of the International Dutch Oven Society (idos.org). That organization holds its biggest annual event—the World Championship Dutch Oven Cook-Off—once again at the Utah State Fairpark (155 N. 1000 West) on Saturday, Sept. 9 from 2-7 p.m. Entries are accepted until Friday, Sept. 8, and participants must not be professional cooks or cooking instructors, so it's a genuine showdown of talented amateurs. Judges will score a full menu of main dish, bread and dessert, with a couple of interesting twists. The Utah Beef Council will provide a "mystery meat" protein that must be used in the main dishes, and 20 percent of judges' scores will be based on the use of locally sourced ingredients. For more info, visit utahstatefair.com/dutchoven.

Peachy Keen
This week, Brigham City celebrates one of the sweetest, juiciest products of the summer harvest with its annual Peach Days festivities. From Sept. 6-9, the city hosts a wide range of activities including carnivals, live music, a 10K race, a parade and, of course, plenty of wonderful food. See the full event schedule at boxelderchamber.com/peach-days.

While there are many wonderful ways to bolster the local arts community, it's always a treat when that support can be accompanied by food and refreshments by great local purveyors. Ballet West presents the annual Beer and Ballet event at the Rose Wagner Center (138 W. 300 South) Saturday, Sept. 16, 6-9 p.m. Guests can enjoy catered pre-show reception featuring Epic Brewing craft beers and appetizers from Blue Iguana. The performance itself will showcase a sneak peek at works being prepared by the Ballet West II company for the program of original choreography Works from Within, scheduled for premiere in St. George in March. Tickets are $35 advance/$40 door; visit balletwest.org for more details.

Quote of the Week: "An apple is an excellent thing—until you have tried a peach."
—George Du Maurier

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