Young Girl Wins Food Network Show with Salt Potatoes Dish
A nine-year-old from Skaneateles participated in the Food Network's "Kids BBQ Championship," and impressed the judges with a dish featuring salt potatoes.
Raegan Frash brought some national attention back to Central New York (and for a good reason), with a meal she created while competing on "Kids BBQ Championship." Now, Frash was filmed for the show a while back, but couldn't say much about the competition until the episode aired. Well, it finally aired on Monday, June 19th (at 8pm), and now the news is out. Not only did salt potatoes get their 15 minutes of fame (again), but Frash won the competition!
That's right, she took home the grand prize of $10,000 for her talents. She competed against three other amazingly talented kids, but her two dishes proved to be superior.
Her winning dish (in the final round) was a clam bake in which she added Central New York's own salt potatoes. According to Syracuse.com,
...She also added shrimp, scallops and lobster to her clam bake.
You can see Frash's performance when it airs again on the Food Network on Saturday (June 24th) at 1pm. It's the sixth episode in season two of "Kids BBQ Championship," called "Boardwalk Bites."
We just want to say "Congratulations" to Raegan Frash on her amazing cooking and grilling talents, and for bringing national attention to Central New York. What an amazing accomplishment for a nine-year-old! That's definitely not what we were doing at that age.