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July 29, 1998|By Elizabeth Large

Sweet treat contest at the state fair

The Maryland State Fair will have a new recipe contest this year, a parent-child competition focusing on after-school sweet treats. Three winning teams will get prizes of $200, $100 and $50. Judging will be based on originality, taste appeal, ease of preparation and appearance.

For information on entering the Sweet Treat Team Championship, call 410-252-0200 and ask for the Maryland State Fair entry department.

Easy chicken dish features mustard

Terry Blonder Golson, author of "1,000 Low Fat Recipes" (MacMillan, $29.95), says this exceedingly easy recipe is probably the most popular dish she has ever written or taught.

Chicken Baked in Mustard

Serves 4

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast cut in 4 pieces

1/4 cup mustard

1/2 cup soft bread crumbs

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Brush mustard on chicken, roll in bread crumbs. Bake on sheet coated with nonstick spray for 20 minutes or until done. Per serving: 152 calories, 2 grams fat.

Peachy way to remove stains

Looking for a way to get peach stains out of washable fabric? Try cool water first; sponge or soak the spots. If that doesn't work, rub with undiluted detergent, then launder. Don't iron until the stain is gone or it will be impossible to remove.

-- Tidbits welcomes food news and notes. Send to Tidbits, Attn.: Elizabeth Large, The Sun, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, Md. 21278; fax to 410-783-2519; or e-mail to

elizabeth.largaltsun.com

Pub Date: 7/29/98

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