Photo: Georgia 4-H (Flickr)
What happens is I’ll take these birds to a show and an older gentleman will come up to me and say I haven’t seen one of those in 50 years.
That’s chicken farmer Jana Wilson. She started raising Sicilian Buttercup chickens five years ago and now shows them at poultry competitions all over the Midwest. She shows me around her coop and talks about what makes her birds unique.
It’s fair season, so we preview the latest deep-fried delicacy offered at this year’s Indiana State Fair: Girl Scout Cookies.
Betsy Shepherd of Traditional Arts Indiana tastes her way through the food truck scene in Indianapolis.
And, Chef Daniel Orr whips up what he calls the World’s Best BLT.
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Move over deep-fried Twinkies. This year at the Indiana State Fair, deep-fried Girl Scout Cookies will be available for purchase.
Sicilian Buttercup chickens are rare enough in the United States that Jana Wilson is often the only farmer showing her birds at poultry competitions.
In her new book, Anna Blessing celebrates the relationships Chicago chefs have with the area farmers that provide their food.
Traditional Arts Indiana hightail it to Indianapolis to sample the movable feasts of the modern food truck industry.
This is not your typical BLT. The goat cheese and herb wasabi mayo add a unique kick.