Food & Cooking

10 fair food recipes that you can make at home

Deep-fried Oreos, corn dogs, various meats on a stick, giant turkey legs as well as other odd and unique foods have become a much-anticipated staple of summer fairs and festivals.

However, with fairs, festivals and other outdoor gatherings cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these savory and sweet summer treats won’t be making their rounds to local communities.

Don’t let the virus rob you of indulging in some of your favorite summer treats. The Greeley Tribune has compiled a list of 10 recipes for favorite fair food treats that you can make at home.  A note for shopping — with fair food being synonymous with deep-frying, you might want to stock up on the oil!

  1. Deep-Fried Oreos are a dessert consisting of an Oreo dipped in batter and deep-fried to a golden crispy brown and sprinkled with powdered sugar. Take the joy one step further by dipping them in chocolate
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Think fig! 17 heavenly recipes for the soft fruit, from pizza toppings to poached puddings | Fruit

Obviously, the best way to eat a fig is straight from the tree, in the shade, while the fruit is still warm from the sun. This isn’t always possible, though, in which case allow me to make the case for the fig as a canape. A fresh fig, sliced open enough to admit a dollop of dolcelatte or another blue cheese as this recipe suggests, is simplicity itself. If you prefer something warmer, switch the dolcelatte for goat’s cheese and roast the fruit.

Pizza with figs and parma ham
Pizza with figs and parma ham. Photograph: Максим Крысанов/Getty Images/iStockphoto

Stuffing a fig will introduce you to its two best friends: salty cheese and fancy ham. If you want to experience this taste sensation, but don’t often get the opportunity to neatly pick such canapes off a silver tray at a snooty event, you can always just bung them on a pizza instead. Food and

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Meet Shaun Chavis, Founder of LVNGbook, a Customizable, Shoppable Cookbook For Healthy, Delicious Recipes

A lot more people are cooking these days, but cookbooks have always been great resources for not just recipes but ideas for living healthier lifestyles. Cookbook author and food journalist Shaun Chavis is now taking food recommendations into the future as the founder and CEO of a new cookbook platform called LVNGbook.

Pronounced “living book,” LVNGbook is the first customizable, shoppable cookbook generator and planner intended to not only help people with specific dietary needs manage and prevent health issues like diabetes and heart disease, but also develop lasting eating habits.

LVNGbook Cover 1Not only can users create custom cookbooks to help treat illnesses, but the cookbooks also are integrated with Instacart through a QR code, meaning you can shop for the ingredients to make your recipe and have them shipped directly to your home using the camera app on your mobile phone. 

Chavis enlisted Atlanta-based Ntegral to build LVNGbook’s digital

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How to use a food scale | Gwinnett Daily Post Food and Recipes

Increased meal portion sizes have long been linked as a contributing factor to the American obesity problem. Studies have found that addressing meal portion size might be an effective tool for weight management, but most Americans do not understand the difference between portion size and serving size, according to the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

One way you can track your portion sizes and help manage your weight is by using a food scale for the ingredients you use in a recipe.

Here are a few tips on how to use a food scale, according to Livestrong.com.

1. Determine the type of food scale you want to use: Determine what type of food scale you want to use. Some people prefer to purchase a digital scale because it offers exact measurements without guesswork; other options include spring and weight scales. When choosing, focus

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