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State Fair

  • Food

    Dear Iowa State Fairgoer: Thank you.

    Dear Iowa State Fairgoer: Thank you.  You may not know it, but attending the Iowa State Fair makes farmers and farm families like me quite happy. The Fair isn’t only fabulous-foods-on-a-stick and…

  • Food

    Top 9 Iowa State Fair Food Faves

    If you plan to eat your way through the 2016 Iowa State Fair, I’ve got your get-your-hands-on-all-the-food game plan, right here. As a veteran Fair-goer, you’ll find some classic tastes on my menu…

  • Food

    State Fair Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Have you ever had cookies-in-a-cup from the state fair? Well, my family partakes in this yearly tradition each August, leaving us content with chocolate laden fingers and full bellies. If you haven’t…

  • Food & Swine

    More Fair Fun & Showing Pigs

    Today is a busy day at the Fair.  My daughter will be competing in “Create a Family Baking Legacy” sponsored by the Knop Family and Miss NiNi’s Fine Desserts.  She’s baking Red White and…

  • Food & Swine

    fancy braided bread

    This happens to be one of my favorite bread recipes of all time.  The tender sweet yeast dough with the subtle sweetness of the blueberries and the tang of the cream cheese filling makes the…