Favorite State Fair Foods

Favorite State Fair Foods

September is the perfect time to attend a local state fair. When I was a girl, my folks would take us to the Kansas State Fair almost every year. It often coincided near my birthday, and I remember celebrating it at the fair–sometimes with a 

State Fair Funnel Cakes

State Fair Funnel Cakes

One of my favorite foods to eat at the Kansas State Fair is funnel cakes. But I don’t always have the chance to attend the fair every year, so this recipe for State Fair Funnel Cakes is a wonderful way to enjoy this sweet fried 

Beer-Battered Fried Fish

Beer-Battered Fried Fish

This Beer-Battered Fried Fish recipe is perfect for a weekend fish fry. Use it with your favorite fish, whether bass, catfish, crappie, or walleye. Cornmeal and simple seasonings gives it a crispy, flavorful crust to compliment the tender, freshwater fish.

Fried New Garden Potatoes

Fried New Garden Potatoes

There are few things more delicious than Fried New Garden Potatoes cooked in a cast iron skillet until they are crunchy and dark golden brown. Smash them before serving for a trendy way to serve them–which is actually quite practical as it helps them to 

Zucchini Fritters with Ranch Dip

Zucchini Fritters with Ranch Dip

Every summer I go on the hunt for ways to use zucchini. Even though I don’t have a garden anymore, I know lots of people who do, and I am always happy to take fresh produce off of their hands! These Zucchini Fritters with Ranch 

Mexican Fried Ice Cream

Mexican Fried Ice Cream

Try making Mexican Fried Ice Cream the next time you serve a nice Mexican dinner for your family or guests. There’s nothing so sweet as sharing a dessert with a loved one, whether romantically or for fun with one of your kids. This dessert is 

Sourdough Cider Donuts and Fritters

Sourdough Cider Donuts and Fritters

Recently I’ve been learning new ways to use my sourdough discard, rather than throwing it away. These Sourdough Cider Donuts and Fritters are simply marvelous! They cook up big and puffy and the apple cider is a perfect flavor fit for sourdough. I encourage you 

Homemade Cannoli with Creamy Ricotta

Homemade Cannoli with Creamy Ricotta

I love learning about and trying new Italian recipes. Homemade Cannoli with Creamy Ricotta is a delicious dessert that has just the right amount of sweetness. Plus chocolate and pistachios! Our family loves them. (Post modified with new photos on 4/6/22.) The first time I 

Indian Tacos with Fry Bread

Indian Tacos with Fry Bread

We once ate Indian Tacos with Fry Bread in Northeast Oklahoma at the Woolaroc Museum. They were delicious. So, of course, I had to try making my own. If you’ve never been to the Woolaroc Museum, I highly recommend it. They have an amazing collection 

Crab Rangoon

Crab Rangoon

We love Asian food and these little Crab Rangoon appetizers are perfect to go with your next Chinese meal. In the past, I’ve always had trouble folding the wrappers into the shape of what you find in restaurants. Recently, I tried folding them in half