As we continue with our focus on the Madera District Fair’s special cooking contests, today we look into two of those contests: one for the Best Tri-tip Sandwich (sponsored by Madera County Cattlewomen) and
Food reflections and recipes from local columnist Cathie Campbell.
Do you know what time it is? Don’t glance at your watch, as I don’t mean time of day. It’s the time of year to start preparing for the annual Madera District Fair’s special cooking contests!
It’s been a long time since we paid any attention to fresh cherries in this space, but I eagerly anticipate the summer cherry crop every year.
Sunday, June 16 is Father’s Day. If you are planning a barbecue, picnic or any other type of get-together, perhaps you might like some appetizer suggestions, which can be used instead of a large meal.
One of my favorite treats is the marshmallow. Well, not just one, of course. Maybe one bag!
I am not sure how or when the word cobbler came to be known more for a fruity dessert than a shoemaker, but I am a big fan of fruit cobblers, especially blackberry ones.
I had to give up growing cucumbers (animals ate everything), but I can usually find some good ones at farmers markets and most grocery stores.