Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Life

August 12, 2013

Meribethe Lawton masters ‘Anything Goes with Red Potatoes’

GOSHEN — The Elkhart County 4-H Fair’s “Anything Goes with Red Potatoes” contest winner for 2013 was Goshen’s Meribethe Lawton who prepared a German potato salad. The popular open class Home & Family Arts competition was held July 24.

Carol Anglemyer of Goshen placed second with her garlic cheesy red potatoes. Goshen’s Ryan Meade was third with an Italian red potato salad and Goshen’s Gail Janssen was fourth with a bacon gorgonzola stuffed baby red potatoes dish.

The competition was sponsored by Sweet Corn Charlie Produce, LLC

First Place

Meribethe Lawton, Goshen

German Potato Salad

8 red potatoes

8 slices bacon

2 T. all-purpose flour

4 T. white sugar

2/3 cup water

1/2 cup white vinegar

Salt and pepper to taste

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes; cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain, cool and chop. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside. Reserve bacon fat. Add the flour, sugar, water and vinegar to skillet and cook in reserved bacon fat over medium heat until dressing is thick. Add bacon and potatoes to skillet and stir until coated. Cook until heated and season with salt and pepper. Serve warm.

Second Place

Carol Anglemyer, Goshen

Garlic Cheesy Red Potatoes

2 lbs. red potatoes

2 tsp. minced garlic

8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled

1/4 cup butter, melted

2 T. lemon juice

1 cup sour cream

3 T. parmesan cheese, grated and divided

1 tsp. salt or Italian seasoning

1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

Fresh parsley

Peel and slice or chunk potatoes. Combine all ingredients except one tablespoon of parmesan, the cheddar cheese, potatoes and parsley; mix well. Add potatoes and stir until coated. Place in 8-by-8-inch, lightly greased baking dish. Sprinkle with leftover parmesan. Bake at 350 degrees for one hour or until potatoes are done. Sprinkle with shredded cheddar cheese. Return to oven until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with chopped parsley.

Third Place

Ryan Meade, Goshen

Italian Red Potato Salad

6-8 medium potatoes, washed and cubed

Diced cucumber

Diced red bell pepper

Diced green bell pepper

Diced onion

Chopped tomato

1/4 cup parmesan cheese

Sliced black olives, for garnish

Italian salad dressing

Boil potatoes in salt water until tender. Drain and cool. In a large bowl, add potatoes and diced vegetables. Pour in enough Italian dressing to soak potatoes, about half a bottle. Add cheese and mix. Before serving, sprinkle with more cheese and add black olives for garnish.

Text Only
Life
  • CLUB NEWS Goshen Noon Kiwanis Meeting date: Aug. 19 Awards/recognition: Ron Altenhof and Hugh Reinhold, greeters; John Huber, song leader; Ron Schultz, pledge; Bryan Mierau, invocation; Angela Black, guest. Perfect attendance award winners were Tim Doyle, 25 y

    August 22, 2014

  • NWS 0824 Bryant 99 BD photo Briefly GOSHEN 99th birthday open house today Ruby Evelyn (Deafenbaugh) Bryant of Goshen will celebrate her 99th birthday at an open house today at the Bryant homestead from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Family and friends are invited to attend. She was born in Claypool, A

    August 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • PUBLIC RECORD Marriage license The following marriage licenses were filed in Elkhart County: Trevor J. Milliken, 22, and Emily A. Wagoner, 22, both of 71074 Conrad Road, Niles, Mich. Zachary M. Cox, 25, and Mashala K. Short, 21, both of 487 Brookside Manor, Goshen

    August 22, 2014

  • Lifelong Learning fall courses announced GOSHEN — The Lifelong Learning Institute of Elkhart County is offering fall courses. These short courses are designed to provide stimulating and affordable classes in many fields for active seniors. There are no tests or grades, and no previous studies or degrees are required.

    August 22, 2014

  • 2014 Junior Lawn and Garden.jpg LaGrange County youth finish well at tractor contest LAGRANGE — With all of its four contestants delivering competitive performances, the LaGrange County 4-H Tractor program continued its tradition of achievement in the annual Purdue Area XI 4-H Tractor Contest July 26 at the LaGrange County 4-H Fairgrounds.

    August 21, 2014 2 Photos

  • CORRECTION: Outdoor worship, barbecue at Goshen Christian Reformed Church not happening It was incorrectly reported in Wednesday's edition — the Briefly column on A3 — that Goshen Christian Reformed Church was to have an outdoor worship service and barbecue Thursday through Saturday. The event was submitted by a church with the same nam

    August 21, 2014

  • Local students graduate from Ball State University The following local students graduated from Ball State University this summer.

    August 21, 2014

  • NEWS BRIEFS: Aug. 21, 2014 GOSHENSurprise 90th birthday party set for SundayThere will be a surprise 90th birthday party for Gene Potter of Goshen, formerly of LaGrange, Sunday. Family, friends and former students are invited to attend the event which will take place from 2 to

    August 21, 2014

  • HEALTH BRIEFS SOUTH BENDMaking Strides Against Breast Cancer walk Oct. 25Everyone is invited to join the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer community walk Oct. 25, at Howard Park, located along East Jefferson Blvd., South Bend. Registra

    August 20, 2014

  • NEWS BRIEFS: Aug. 20, 2014 BRISTOL Learn about cast iron cooking at park program The Elkhart County Parks and Recreation Department invites all Dutch oven enthusiasts to attend the Elkhart County Parks’ fourth annual Dutch Oven Gathering. This event will take place at the Bria

    August 19, 2014

Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
AP Video
Furry Roommates: Dorms Allowing Cats and Dogs Chase Rice Defends Bro-Country 'Jersey Shore Massacre' Pokes Fun at MTV Series Raw: Wash. Mudslides Close Roads, Trap Motorists DC's Godfather of Go-Go Honored Ukraine Calls Russian Convoy a 'direct Invasion' Girl Meets Her 'one in the World' Match Coal Gas Boom in China Holds Climate Risks Japan Landslide Rescuers Struggle in Heavy Rain Raw: Severe Floods, Fire Wrecks Indiana Homes Endangered Red Wolves Face Uncertain Future Raw: Russian Aid Convoy Arrives in Ukraine Okla. Policeman Accused of Sex Assaults on Duty Dominican Republic Bans Miley Cyrus Concert Raw: Israeli Air Strike in Gaza Raw: Bodies of MH17 Victims Arrive in Malaysia Attorney: Utah Eatery Had Other Chemical Burn
Poll

Three Goshen elementary schools — Chandler, Chamberlain and West Goshen — are providing free meals to all students during the school year as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Community Eligibility Provision of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Nearly 80 percent of students at Chandler, 89 percent of students at Chamberlain and 78 percent of students at West Goshen already qualify for free or reduced-price lunches based on their family income. How do you feel about the new lunch program?

I think it’s a good idea to feed all the students free of charge
I think those who can afford it should pay for their school meals
I think all students should be required to pay for their school meals
     View Results