September 29 – October 22, 2023
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
Donna Thomas-Dallas, TX
Best of Show--1st Place--Party Foods
Do you dare make this delicious recipe?! Try the 2015 Best of Show and State...
Howdy Everyone! From our State Fair of Texas family to yours, we hope y'all had a wonderful holiday!
With the New Year right around the...
Created by, Peter Clarac- Addison, TX
1st Place--Speedy Dishes
1 ripe mango, peeled
1 ½ cup loosely packed arugula
Created by, Kate S. Rovner- Plano, TX
1st Place- Bread Baking
This whole wheat bread is perfect and easy to make bread to have with any...
Created by, Lillian Greenslade- Fort Worth, TX
3rd place--Speedy Dishes
Cream corn is always a great side dish to add! This recipe is easy...
Created by, Regina Farris- Mesquite, TX
2nd Place-- Speedy Dishes
The name says it all... Cheesy, Bacon, and Ranch... Wow! This is an easy...
Created by, Donna Thomas- Dallas, TX
2nd Place-- Southern Comfort Food
Chicken and Dumplings is a southern, home-cooking classic and this...
Created by, Billie Reid- Arlington, TX
2nd Place--Bread Baking
You can never go wrong with some classic coffee cake! This recipe is...
Created by, Catherine Smith- Fort Worth, TX
1st place--Cake Baking
Bake this delicious layer cake that combines blueberries that...
Created by, Sally Muhl- Sunnyvale, TX
3rd Place-- Cake Baking
Fall in love with this tasty spice cake! It is the perfect holiday dessert...
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