[caption id="attachment_22340" align="aligncenter" width="600"]<img src="https:\/\/pocahontastimes.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/25\/2018\/10\/kayden-clark-1.jpg" alt="" width="600" height="399" class="size-full wp-image-22340" \/> Youth Category winner Kayden Clark, with judges, from left: Phil Dierking, Gil Willis and Richard Ojeda. Photos courtesy of Cara Rose[\/caption]\r\n\r\nThe annual Hudson Cream West Virginia Biscuit Bake-off was held Saturday at the Pocahontas County Opera House as part of the Autumn Harvest Festival and RoadKill Cook-off.\r\n\r\nJudges for the event were U.S. House of Representatives candidate Richard Ojeda, Elk River Inn and Restaurant owner Gil Willis, and Voice of America writer Phil Dierking.\r\n\r\n[caption id="attachment_22324" align="alignleft" width="200"]<img src="https:\/\/pocahontastimes.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/25\/2018\/10\/goldie-oquinn.jpg" alt="" width="200" height="316" class="size-full wp-image-22324" \/> Goldie O'Quinn[\/caption]\r\n\r\nGoldie O\u2019Quinn, of Summersville, is no stranger to this competition, and she took home the 2018 blue ribbon in the Traditional Biscuit contest. \r\n\r\n\u201cCompetition was tough once again this year,\u201d Cara Rose, bake-off coordinator reported. \u201cThere were twenty-three entries in all the categories.\r\n\r\n\u201cGoldie has entered for the past few years, and has won People\u2019s Choice in the past. She has also competed in the Master Category against other master biscuit bakers, who were winners in past bake-offs.\r\n\r\n[caption id="attachment_22341" align="alignleft" width="200"]<img src="https:\/\/pocahontastimes.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/25\/2018\/10\/rachel-vance.jpg" alt="" width="200" height="289" class="size-full wp-image-22341" \/> Rachel Meck-Vance[\/caption]\r\n\r\n\u201cRachel Meck-Vance took home the first place ribbon for the premier category.\u201d \r\n \r\nThe Premier Category was for those who had not won in past bake-off contests. \r\n\r\n\u201cKayden Clark, of Williamstown, won the Youth Category.\u201d Rose said. \u201cShe baked her biscuits onsite \u2013 a first for the competition. Kayden used a grill and Dutch oven on the street so everyone could watch her prepare her biscuits, and enjoy the magnificent aroma as she lifted the lid.\u201d\r\n\r\nPeople\u2019s Choice includes sweet and savory entries. Visitors had the chance to taste biscuits and vote for their favorite. \r\n\r\n[caption id="attachment_22325" align="alignleft" width="200"]<img src="https:\/\/pocahontastimes.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/25\/2018\/10\/Julia-Carte.jpg" alt="" width="200" height="266" class="size-full wp-image-22325" \/> Julia Carte[\/caption]\r\n\r\n\u201cJulia Carte, Liberty, North Carolina, won this category, with her Cheddar Bacon Biscuits.\u201d Rose said.\r\n\r\nNow is the time to start perfecting your recipe for next year\u2019s bake-off.\r\n\r\nHudson Cream Flour is the title sponsor for the West Virginia Biscuit Bake-off. Hudson Cream Flour is manufactured by Stafford County Flour Mills in Hudson, Kansas.