September 27 – October 20, 2024
State Fair Classic Recipes
Soup / Stew
Creative Arts Cookbook Recipes
Each year, the State Fair of Texas ribbon-winning recipes are shared in a one-of-a-kind cookbook. Recipes that have either made it through generations or perhaps a newly inspired dish, this selection of history cannot be found anywhere else. Purchase your winning recipes cookbook today or enjoy the ones we’ve selected below.
A Decade of Delicious
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Featuring the best of the best over the past decade, this year’s cookbook celebrates the recipes that took home the top prize in their category. Whether you’re looking for something sweet or savory, the Best of Show Cookbook will become your go-to place for exciting new recipes. Buy Now
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