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Why are foodways important?

Foodways is the study of what people eat and why. Why we procure, prepare and serve the food we do has cultural, sociological, geographical, financial and political influences.

 

 

Why is recognition of diverse foodways valuable?

Preserving our past and present for the future by research, documentation and oral histories. It is culinary anthropology on the hoof, paw, root and leaf.

 

 

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South Dakota State Fair, 2014

 

Greater Midwest Foodways Alliance

FAMILY HEIRLOOM RECIPES

Picnics and Family Reunions


South Dakota State Fair

August 31, 2014

 

 

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

Taste: 50%

History: 40%

Appearance: 10%

 

Premiums:

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

 

 

Competition was conducted on August 31st, these are the results:

 


First Prize:

RAHMSTRUDEL

Mary Helen Wipf, Huron, South Dakota

 

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Second Prize:

PFEFFERNUSSE COOKIES

Glenda Maxted, South Dakota

 

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Third Prize:

Orange Salad

Marie Harvey, Ree Heights, South Dakota

 

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Contestants:

GRANDMA PIBAL'S KOLACHE RECIPE

Tammie Dewald Milbank, South Dakota

 

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Oatmeal Wafers

Yvonne Simmons, Huron, South Dakota

 

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GRANDMA OCHELTREE'S SOUR CREAM COOKIES

Ruth Ann McManns, Reliance, South Dakota

 

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