Cooks turn up the heat in the 2006 State Fair cooking contests
Benson resident Donna Barefoot took home a blue ribbon and $250
for Country Stuffed Peppers in the House-Autry Mills In Your Oven
"for your family" Recipe Contest on opening day of the
Loaded Potato Wedges earned Janice Wolfe of Fuquay-Varina $100
and a second-place ribbon.
of Dunn won third place and $50 for a Holiday Turkey Dip recipe.
This was the 14-year-old's first time competing in the State Fair
was looking for appealing family recipes using one packet of House-Autry
Mills in Your Oven Chicken or Pork Seasoned Coating Mix. The recipes
were judged based on taste, creativity and family appeal and ease
- 1 package
House-Autry Mills In Your Oven Chicken Seasoning Mix
- 1 lb. ground
- 1 bag of
boil in the bag rice (cooked)
- 8 sweet
bell peppers (topped and seeded)
- 7 oz. dried
- 14.5 oz.
diced, stewed tomatoes
- 8 oz. Cheez
for six minutes and drain. Brown ground beef and drain. Stir
rice, Cheez Wiz, tomatoes and chicken seasoning into ground
beef. Stuff peppers. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. You
can also use red, orange or yellow peppers.
Loaded Potato Wedges
1 1/2 c.
House-Autry Mills In Your Oven Pork Seasoning Coating Mix
parmesan cheese (grated)
real bacon bits
c. sour cream
- 2 tsp.
parsley flakes (could use green onion)
- 1 Tbs.
oven to 350 degrees. Wash potatoes and cut each into 4-6 wedges
per potato. Mix mayonnaise, hot pepper and black pepper. Mix
pork seasoning, cheese and bacon bits together. Coat wedges
with mayonnaise mixture and roll in seasoning mix. Place on
baking sheet and bake 45-50 minutes or until potatoes are
tender. Kids love them with the dip. Serves four.
Holiday Turkey Dip
- 1 pkg.
House-Autry Mills In Your Oven Chicken Coating Mix
- 1 lb. ground
turkey cooked and drained
- 8 oz. cream
- 2 c. cheddar
- 1 c. spaghetti
except chicken coating mix together until creamy (reserving
half a cup of cheese). Stir in 3/4 package of seasoning coating
mix. Mix remaining cheese and coating mix, sprinkle over top.
Bake 350 degrees for 20 minutes.