Illinois State Fair, 2013

 

 

Greater Midwest Foodways Alliance

FAMILY HEIRLOOM RECIPES

 

Illinois State Fair

August 17, 2013

 

illinois state fair winners 2013

 

 

Contestants entered their best scratch family heirloom recipe suitable for a family or community dinner.  Recipe should originate before 1950.

 

Contestants brought a prepared dish along with a brief story of who passed the recipe down to them, ethnicity, if relevant, number of years the recipe has been in their family and any interesting information about their recipe.

 

JUDGING CRITERIA

History: 50%

Prepared recipe: 40%

Appearance and display: 10%

 

Premiums:

1st place – $150.,  2nd place – $100.,  3rd place – $50.

 

Premiums sponsored in partnership with The Spice House:

The Spice House

 

 

Competition was conducted on August 17th, these are the results:

 

 

First Prize:

Spring Wild Greens

Kimberli Yount Goodner, Edwardsville, Illinois

 

wild greens

(Image by Catherine Lambrecht)

 

 

Second Prize:

Sugar Pie

Dianne Wara, Washington, Illinois

 

(Image by Catherine Lambrecht)

 

 

Third Prize:

Bublanina

Linda Cifuentes, Mahomet, Illinois

 

cherry recipe card cherries

(Image by Catherine Lambrecht)

 

Contestants:

Grandma’s Black Walnut Fudge

Nancy Bathurst, Girard, Illinois

 

fudge

(Image by Catherine Lambrecht)

 

GRANDMA’S GERMAN POTATO SALAD AS I REMEMBER

(recreated by Jeanne Schultheis)

Jill Jackson, Grayslake, Illinois

 

German potato salad handwritten recipe picture grandma

(Image by Catherine Lambrecht)