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Taste of Home Blue Ribbon Winners

Edited by Taste of Home
Published by Trusted Media Brands
Distributed by Simon & Schuster
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Everyone loves state and county fairs for the fun, festivities and, most important, the food! From corn dogs, funnel cakes and turkey legs to prize-winning pies, blue-ribbon cakes, and award-worthy barbecue, everything just tastes better at the fair. Now you can relish those lip-smacking specialties at home with the all-new cookbook, Blue Ribbon Winners

Indulge in your favorite fair foods all year long and cook with confidence knowing that dishes in this book are prize winners! Not only will you find fair-winning recipes, but we’ve also included first-place specialties from chili cookoffs, barbecue competitions, baking challenges, national recipe contests and dozens of other culinary tournaments. In addition, you’ll find stories and photos from state fairs all across the country as well as heartwarming memories about fairs from yesteryear. Plus, tips from our Test Kitchen pros help you capture the flavors of the fair with ease. So, get ready for fried cheese, succulent fudge, grilled corn and all things on a stick. With Blue Ribbon Winners it’s never been easier to serve up a gold-star dish. 

The Best Fair Foods

Fried Favorites

Snacks & Other Crowd Pleasers

Prize-Winning Entrees

Chili Cookoff & Tex Mex Winners

Winning Jams, Jellies & Preserves

Baked to Perfection

Blue-Ribbon Pies

Gold-Trophy Cakes

Best Cookies, Bars & Brownies

Grand-Prize Desserts

Deep-Fried Cheese on a Stick

Nacho Tater Tots

Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks

America’s Favorite Funnel Cakes

Loaded Pulled-Pork Sandwiches

World’s Best Hot Dogs

Idaho-Fair Spuds

Contest-Winning Strawberry Jam

Grand-Prize 3-Berry Pie

Piled-High Brownies

First-Place Red Velvet Cake

Blue-Ribbon Cream Puffs