For the second time, I helped to judge the Midwest Food Alliance heritage foods competition at the Missouri State Fair. Butter beans and corn bread, peach cobbler, and more, all with family stories prior to 1950 that tie home cultures far away to the Midwest. So interesting. So delicious! The recipes carried the day with all their ties to place, family, and story.
Then, of course, I had to walk the midway past ribeye steak sandwiches, corn dogs, ice cream and had my once-yearly funnel cake. Couldn’t leave without a dusting of powdered sugar could I? Gave my first talk about my Savor Missouri book, too! All-in-all a great day.