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Michelle Gauer of Spicer is a finalist for the 2010 Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest in April in Orlando, Fla. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller)

Spicer woman is finalist for Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest


A strong creative streak tinged with "recipe madness" has landed a Spicer woman in the country's ultimate baking challenge.

Michelle Gauer is one of 100 finalists in the 2010 Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest that will be held April 11-13 in Orlando, Fla.

Among the tens of thousands of recipes submitted, her original recipe for Double Chocolate-Orange Scones was selected to be judged against 99 other top recipes.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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