Creativity gives young chefs edge in pancake cooking contest at Oklahoma State Fair - Article Photos 5/21

Zachary Jenkins, 11, fills a measuring cup with batter before pouring it into a skillet as he cooks pumpkin spice pancakes while competing in the Shawnee Mills' Kids' Pancakes, Flapjacks and Griddle Cakes Contest at the Oklahoma State Fair on Saturday, Sep. 22, 2012. The event was held in the Creative Arts Building. Jenkins lives in Newalla and is a 6th grade home-schooled student. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman.