Creativity gives young chefs edge in pancake cooking contest at Oklahoma State Fair - Article Photos 6/21

James McAffrey, 9, stares at his custom creation Boston Cream Pie Pancakes as he impatiently awaits the proper time to flip them 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. McAffrey of Oklahoma City, is home-schooled. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman.