Greater Midwest Foodways Alliance
FAMILY HEIRLOOM RECIPES
Illinois State Fair
August 12, 2016
(Image by Peter Engler)
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.
Premiums sponsored in partnership with The Spice House :
1st place – $150., 2nd place – $100., 3rd place – $50.
Competition was conducted on August 14th, these are the results:
Amy Wertheim, Atlanta, Illinois
Jone Schumacher, Chapin, Illinois
Sarah Leonard’s Family Fruit Cake
Brazilla A. Leonard, Harvel, Illinois
Grandmother’s Gingerbread Cake
Gail Long, O’Fallon, Illinois
Janie Saner, Sherman, Illinois
Linda D. Cifuentes, Mahomet, Illinois