Greater Midwest Foodways Alliance
FAMILY HEIRLOOM RECIPES
Illinois State Fair
August 11, 2017
(Image by Barbara Kuck)
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 11th, these are the results:
OLD FASHION OVEN FRIED CHICKEN
Jone Schumacher, Chapin, Illinois
Linda D. Cifuentes, Mohamet, Illinois
Grandma’s Rhubarb Dessert
Amy Wendling, Pleasant Plains, Illinois
Mary Gillespie, Springfield, Illinois
Upside Down Cake
Mary Joan Miller, Pleasant Plains, Illinois
Michael Marchizza, Chatham, Illinois
Meatloaf – the food of nightmares
Amy Wertheim, Atlanta, Illinois