• DEEP DISH OATMEAL FUDGE BARS


    DEEP DISH OATMEAL FUDGE BARS
     
    Ingredients

    1 cup butter

    2 eggs

    2 cups brown sugar

    1/3 cup milk

    2 teaspoons vanilla

    2 1/2 cups flour

    1 tsp. baking soda

    1 tsp. salt

    3 cups oatmeal

    In a saucepan over medium heat, melt together

    1 can eagle’s brand sweetened condensed milk

    1/3 cup butter

    1 tsp. vanilla

    2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

     
    Directions
    Mix the butter, eggs and brown sugar. Add vanilla and milk. Slowly incorporate the rest of the dry ingredients. Mix well. I prefer using a stand mixer since it’s quite thick.Spread 3/4 of the cookie ...

  • Easy Sticky Chicken Skewers


    Easy Sticky Chicken Skewers
     
    Ingredients

    2 pounds boneless skinless chicken cut into chunks

    8 cloves garlic minced

    2 tablespoons fresh ginger grated

    ¼ cup onion minced

    2 tablespoons vegetable oil

    ¾ cup ketchup

    ½ cup brown sugar

    ½ cup soy sauce

    2 tablespoons cider vinegar

    1 tablespoon sesame oil

    ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes

    Bamboo or metal skewers

    Instructions

    If using bamboo skewers, soak skewers in water for at least 20 minutes. This will prevent the skewers from burning on the grill.

    Heat vegetable oil in ...

  • Peach Hand Pies


    Peach Hand Pies
    from shugarysweets.com
     
    2 boxes (14.1 oz each) refrigerated pie crust1 can (21 oz) peach pie filling1 tsp cinnamon2 1/2 cups powdered sugar1/4 cup milk1 egg white, beaten
    Preheat oven to 425°F. Remove pie crusts from package and allow to come to room temperature while you prepare filling.Dump pie filling in a shallow bowl and dice peaches using a fork and knife (you want them to be small pieces).Add in cinnamon and mix until blended. Set aside.Unroll pie crusts and cut 6 circles from each crust using a 4-inch biscuit cutter. You may have to re-roll ...

  • Raspberry Vanilla Jello Salad


    Raspberry Vanilla Jello Salad
    from butterwithasideofbread.com
     
    1 box (5.1 oz) instant vanilla pudding32 oz. container vanilla yogurt8 oz. container Cool Whip (thawed)1 pkg. frozen raspberries
    In a large bowl, combine the pudding mix and the vanilla yogurt, stirring until well mixed.Fold Cool Whip into the mixture. (You can use a spatula or a whisk!)Lastly, fold in the raspberries.  I had set mine out for about 10 minutes before making the salad, but you can put themin frozen and they will thaw very quickly so you can serve the salad right after mixing.If you don’t serve the salad immediately, ...

  • The County Fair And Local FFA Events Are More Than Just Fun, They Bring Communities Together

    We all know that future farmers of America, or FFA, is a lot of fun for kids. They enjoy the competition, being outdoors, spending the entire county fair with their fellow competitor friends. But the adults know that it offers kids so much more; a chance to learn and develop not only farming skills, but life skills that will help them develop into responsible, intelligent, hard working adults. This is an invaluable experience for most of us who participated. But what if we told you it offered even more than life skills? The FFA at your county fair brings professionals, ...

  • Pork Farmers Celebrate Their Diverse Industry At The 2018 Pork Expo

    As we reflect on the 2018 World Pork expo, we saw innovations in livestock and crops, pork farming, educational seminars, auctions, industry updates, and networking. We saw the finest swine strut their stuff at the swine shows. There were trade shows, activities for young and older farmers. 
     
    We also can't forget the delicious food that was served throughout the fair. Of course, much of the food served was pork, and as we all know pork is delicious any way you cook it, but somehow it's just more delicious when you're attending an expo or a fair, isn't it?
     
    But ...

  • MEXICAN LASAGNA


    Mexican Lasagna
    Sara Konrad

    1 pound ground beef
    1 small onion, diced
    1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
    1 jar salsa
    1 8-ounce can tomato sauce
    1 packet of taco seasoning
    4 eggs
    1 small container of cottage cheese
    1 can corn, drained
    4 large flour tortillas
    1 bag shredded cheese
     
    Start by cooking the onion in a skillet. Add the ground beef and cook until its browned. Drain the meat mixture. Dump in the black beans, tomato sauce, salsa and taco seasoning. This will be your sauce mixture.
    Mix together the four eggs and ...

  • BBQ MEATBALLS


    BBQ Meatballs
     
    Meatballs:
    3 pounds lean ground beef
    1 cup evaporated milk or 12 ounces milk
    1 cup quick oatmeal
    1 cup fine, dry bread crumbs
    2 large eggs
    1/2 cup finely chopped onion
    1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
    1 1/2 teaspoons salt
    2 teaspoons chili powder
    1/2 teaspoon black pepper
     
    Sauce:
    4 cups ketchup
    2 cups brown sugar
    1 teaspoon garlic powder
    1/4 cup finely chopped onion
    1 teaspoon liquid smoke
    1/2 cup vinegar
    1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
    1/2 teaspoon paprika
     
    Combine meatball ingredients and shape into 1-inch balls. Place in a single layer on cookie ...

  • JERK CHICKEN


    Jerk Chicken
    John Sheimo
     
    Cook Time: 45 minutes  /  Yield: 4 to 6 servings
     
    1/3 cup cider vinegar
    1/4 cup dark rum
    3 tablespoons firmly packed dark brown sugar
    1 bunch scallions (white and green parts), roughly chopped
    4 cloves garlic, chopped
    1 Scotch bonnet chile, stemmed, seeded and minced
    2 tablespoons Pickapeppa sauce (see note below)
    1 tablespoon freshly grated peeled ginger
    1 tablespoon ground allspice
    1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
    3 tablespoons vegetable oil
    4 chicken halves (about 6 pounds)
     
    Pulse the vinegar, rum, brown sugar, scallions, garlic, chile, Pickapeppa sauce, ginger, allspice and ...

  • The BEST Grilled Hot Dogs


    The BEST Grilled Hot Dogs
    By: plainchicken.com
     
    Ingredients:

    8 hot dogs

    1/4 cup ketchup

    2 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce

    1 garlic clove, minced

    1 tsp vegetable oil

    Instructions:

    With a small, sharp knife, make cuts at an angle in 2 rows down each hot dog, about 1/2 inch apart, cutting partway into the hot dog. The cuts should look like rounded half circles.

    Mix the ketchup with the Worcestershire sauce, oil and garlic. Pour into a large ziplock bag, add hot dogs and let marinate for 15-20 minutes.

    Light grill. Grill the hot dogs until nicely charred and the ...

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