Contests 2020

Lottery Fair BINGO: July 29-August 9 Participate in the Lottery Fair BINGO! It’s easy! Download the BINGO board, edit by marking squares on the board that are true for you and share your completed BINGO board to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #LotteryFairBINGO to be entered for a chance to win $50 to

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Fried Pickles

Ingredients: 1/2 cup flour 2/3 cup Panko bread crumbs 2 eggs 12-15 dill pickle chips *1/2 tsp. dried dill (for extra flavor, increase to 1 tsp.) 1/2 tsp. garlic powder *Optional, for extra flavor: add salt, such as 1/4 tsp. seasoning salt Cooking oil, such as vegetable or canola *Thanks for the tips from Cameron

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Pineapple Whip

Love a frozen pineapple treat? Enjoy this soft-serve treat fresh from the blender with this copycat fair food at home recipe. 2 cups frozen pineapple 1/2 cup vanilla ice cream 1/4 cup pineapple juice Combine ingredients in blender. Enjoy! Recipe inspired by the Disney Parks recipe.

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Fresh-Cut Fries

Ingredients: 4-5 Russet potatoes 1/2 cup Extra Virgil Olive Oil 1 tsp. sea salt  Instructions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Scrub potatoes thoroughly, removing any eyes. Thinly slice potatoes into strips, leaving skin on. Place potato strips in a bowl of cold water, letting potatoes sit for 1-2 minutes. Drain potatoes. Transfer potatoes to a

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Deep-Fried Candy Bar

4-Ingredient Deep-Fried Candy Bar Ingredients: 1 package refrigerated jumbo biscuit dough 16 mini candy bars of your choice* Cooking oil, such as vegetable or canola Powdered sugar *This recipe works well with other sweet fillings – such as a scoop of cookie dough, an Oreo, a buckeye, etc. Try placing a different filling in each

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Deep-Fried Cookie Dough

4-Ingredient Deep-Fried Cookie Dough Ingredients: 1 package refrigerated jumbo biscuit dough Prepared cookie dough, store-bought or homemade Cooking oil, such as vegetable or canola Powdered sugar *This recipe works well with other sweet fillings – such as a mini candy bar, an Oreo, a buckeye, etc. Try placing a different filling in each piece of

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Deep-Fried Oreos

4-Ingredient Deep-Fried Oreos  Ingredients: 1 package refrigerated jumbo biscuit dough 16 Oreos* Cooking oil, such as vegetable or canola Powdered sugar *This recipe works well with other sweet fillings – such as a scoop of cookie dough, a mini candy bar, a buckeye, etc. Try placing a different filling in each piece of dough to

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Cinnamon Sugar Donut Holes

Ingredients: 1 package refrigerated jumbo biscuit dough 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 5 tbsp. butter Cooking oil, such as vegetable or canola Instructions: Heat oil in a small pan over low to medium heat. Oil temperature should reach approximately 350 degrees. While oil is warming, remove biscuits from canister. Mix granulated sugar

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Mike’s Favorite Apple Pie

Recipe by Ohio First Lady Fran DeWine Pastry for 2-crust pie (your favorite, store-bought, or my recipe below) 6-8 cups peeled and sliced apples (I prefer a variety of apples—a couple of Macintosh for tartness, Yellow Delicious for sweetness, Granny Smith for texture) ½ cup brown sugar ¼ cup white sugar 1/3 c. flour 1

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Play Dough

Recipe by Ohio First Lady Fran DeWine Play Dough 1/2 cup salt 1 cup flour 1 cup water 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 tablespoon oil a few drops of food coloring or Kool-Aid packet Mix together in pan on top of stove until dough begins to pull away from pan. Remove from heat. Cool

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Sidewalk Chalk Paint

Recipe by Ohio First Lady Fran DeWine 1 cup cornstarch 1 cup cold water Food coloring or washable kids paints Mix cornstarch and water. Divide into muffin cups or small plastic containers. Add a few drops food coloring to each one to get desired colors. Use cheap 1-inch brushes or foam brush to paint sidewalk.

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Family Pizza Dough

Recipe by Ohio First Lady Fran DeWine 1 Tablespoon (1 package) yeast 1/2 cup warm water 3 cups flour (Can be part whole wheat) 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons oil 1 tablespoon honey or sugar 1/2 cup warm water Dissolve yeast into warm water. (Water should not be warmer than your body temperature.) Mix all

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Walking Tacos

Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Makes 6-8 servings Ingredients: For Tacos: 1 lb ground beef 1 cup chunky salsa 1 tablespoon garlic, minced ½ tablespoon cumin ½ tablespoon turmeric 1 tablespoon onion powder ½ tablespoon coriander ½ tablespoon paprika ½ tablespoon red pepper flakes (to taste, optional) ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon

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The 2020 Ohio State Fair has been canceled

May 21, 2020 Today, the Ohio Expositions Commission announced that it will cancel the 2020 Ohio State Fair, originally scheduled for July 29 – August 9 in Columbus. Members of the Commission expressed concern for public health, as well as the financial feasibility of hosting a socially distant fair that would adhere to social distancing

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Lenore Meila named Creative Arts and Fine Arts Programming and Events Manager

Lenore Meila grew up in Northeastern Pennsylvania and received a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Syracuse University and has a background in corporate and non-profit communications, marketing and event planning working for Nationwide Insurance, JPMorgan Chase, Cardinal Health and the Mid East United Dairy Industry Association. She is also the owner of Central Ohio

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2019 Competition Results

2019 Competition Results 4-H non-livestock results 4-H Dog Show Dog Poster Dog Results Agriculture and Horticulture Baton Beef Junior All Other Breeds (AOB) Beef Junior Angus Junior Crossbred Heifers Junior Chianina Junior Gelbvieh Junior Hereford Junior Limousin Junior Maine-Anjou Junior Market Beef Junior Shorthorn Beef Junior Simmental Junior Supreme Heifer Open Angus Open Chianina Open

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