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August 19, 2013

Winning fair recipes are meaty dishes

GOSHEN — Many entries found their way to judges in the open class Byler Lienhart Cook-off  and the Best of Michiana Ribs contest at the Elkhart County Fair July 27.

After sampling each entry, the judges narrowed down their favorites and gave top prizes to the following entrants.

The Byler Lienhart Cook-off was sponsored by the Elkhart County Cattleman’s Association, Sheep Breeders, Pork Producers, Extension Homemakers, and 4-H Fair Board

The Best of Michiana Ribs was sponsored by Yoder’s Meat & Cheese Co.

1st Place Pork – Cut

Gerald & Brooklyn Straw, Goshen

Pork Chops

3 center-cut, bone-in pork chops    

3 T. Mission Fig balsamic vinegar

3 T. olive oil

salt

cracked pepper

Mix together vinegar and oil. Marinate pork chops overnight. Remove chops from marinade and sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Grill chops over direct heat charcoal 16 to 18 minutes or until temperature at bone is 165 degrees. Turn once at 8 to 9 minutes.

1st Place Pork – Ground

4 Mo’s, Elkhart


Jumpin’ Jack Squealers

1 recipe burger mixture

caramelized onions

cooked bacon strips

sliced Jumpin’ Jack cheese

toasted Kaiser rolls

lettuce

BBQ sauce

Burger mixture:

1-1/2 lbs. ground pork

4 oz. pork sausage

1/4 cup minced green onions

2 T. diced red bell pepper

1 T. minced garlic

freshly ground black pepper and spicy seasoned salt, to taste

1 T. Chipotle Pepper sauce

Caramelized Chipotle Onions:

1 large sweet onion, halved and thinly sliced

1 T. Chipotle Pepper sauce

1 T. beef stock

1 T. balsamic vinegar

1 T. olive oil

1 T. minced garlic

1 T. dark brown sugar

For burgers: combine all ingredients in large bowl. Mix well, handling the meat as little as possible. Chill. Form burger mixture into 8 very thin patties; stuff with onion, bacon and cheese. Grill until cooked to desired doneness.

For onions: combine all ingredients in fire-proof skillet; cover and place on grill for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onions are caramelized and liquid is evaporated. Serve on Kaiser roll with lettuce and your favorite BBQ sauce. Makes 4 large burgers.

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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?

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