Competitive cooks interested in entering their baked goods, candy and other treats in the Maryland State Fair should write for rules, regulations and required forms. The address is: Maryland State Fair Administration Office, P.O. Box 188, Timonium, Md. 21093-0188. Readers can also call Joan Neels at 252-0200 and request the information.
The fair runs from Aug. 24 to Sept. 2 at the Timonium Fairgrounds.
In addition to the regular categories of yeast breads and rolls, cookies, pies and such, there is a special chocolate cake contest and a quick bread contest sponsored by Land O' Lakes Inc.