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Taste of Home Blue Ribbon Winners

More than 275 Savory Bites and Sweet Delights that Bring Home the Flavors of the Fair

Edited by Taste of Home
Published by Trusted Media Brands
Distributed by Simon & Schuster


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About The Book

Everyone loves state and county fairs for the fun, festivities and, most important, the food! From corn dogs, funnel cakes and turkey legs to blue ribbon pies and cakes, and award-worthy barbecue, everything just tastes better at the fair. Now you can relish those lip-smacking specialties at home!

Indulge in your favorite fair foods all year long and cook with confidence knowing that the dishes in this book are proven winners! Not only will you find fair-worthy recipes, but we’ve also included prize-winning 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, decadent cream puffs and food on sticks. With Blue Ribbon Winners it’s never been easier to serve up a prizeworthy dish.

The Best Fair Foods

Fried Favorites

Snacks & Other Crowd Pleasers

Chili Cookoff & Tex Mex Winners

Prizewinning Entrees

Baked to Perfection

Winning Jams, Jellies & Preserves

Best Cookies, Bars & Brownies

Blue-Ribbon Pies

Gold-Trophy Cakes

Grand-Prize Desserts, Sweets & Treats

Deep-Fried Cheese Bites

Tacos on a Stick

Buffalo Chicken Egg Rolls

America’s Favorite Funnel Cakes

Root Beer Pulled Pork

Sloppy Joe Meatball Subs

Deep-Fried Mac & Cheese Shells

Fair-Favorite Corn Dogs

Fried Mashed Potato Balls

Calgary Stampede Ribs

Contest-Winning Blueberry Quick Bread

Gingerbread Spice Jelly

Best-Ever Strawberry Pie

Five-Star Brownies

Blue-Ribbon Red Velvet Cake

State Fair Cream Puffs

Product Details

  • Publisher: Trusted Media Brands (May 3, 2022)
  • Length: 320 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781621457794

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