Experts Standing By to Answer Labor Day Weekend Grilling Questions

Labor Day is the last official grilling holiday of the summer, and LongHorn Steakhouse’s expert Grill Masters are on-hand to help guests prepare at home. For the third and final time this summer, at-home grillers can dial into the Grill Us Hotline for immediate help from grilling experts.

DES MOINES, IA (08/16/2017) (readMedia)-- Fruit crops were judged Thursday at the 2017 Iowa State Fair in the John Deere Agricultural Building sponsored by Alliant Energy.

Complete results below:

Summer Varieties

1) Louis Beck, Buckingham

Fall Varieties

1) Timeless Prairie Orchard, Hoffman Estates, Ill.

2) Bildens Apple Orchard, Elgin

Winter Varieties

1) Timeless Prairie Orchard, Hoffman Estates, Ill.

August 16, 2017 - West Des Moines, IA - Fried food wasn't the only foodie favorite at the 2017 Iowa State Fair.  On Monday, hungry fair-goers sampled original soft silken tofu-based salad dressing creations from four local, professional chefs including this year's champion Chef Tag Grandgeorge from Le Jardin.

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (Aug. 15, 2017) — Hy-Vee, Inc. announced today that 100 percent of its national brand frozen seafood is now responsibly sourced in compliance with its Seafood Procurement Policy.

DES MOINES, IA (08/04/2017) (readMedia)-- The Iowa State Fair hosts the largest food department of any state fair and continues to grow with 30 new food contests this year- Nothing Compares to State Fair Thrills and food August 10-20, 2017.

Several notable contests will be making an appearance at this year's Fair including Spice it Up with Pampered Chef, 75th Anniversary Dessert, Hello Sally Lunn and a healthy contest in Healthy Creations a Variety of Veggies.

More than 15 craft brewers from across Illinois will compete for the right to create and brew the Official Bicentennial Beer

DES MOINES, IA (08/01/2017) (readMedia)-- Six wines made from Iowa-grown grapes won Double Gold awards in the Iowa State Fair Commercial Wine competition judged prior to the start of the 2017 Fair.

The Machine Shed is featuring a new sweet treat at the Mississippi Valley State Fair this year - Maple Frosted Candied Bacon Donuts. The donuts are drizzled with a maple glaze and bacon pieces.
The Machine Shed will be at the fair – located off of West Locust in Davenport. The fair runs from August 1st to the 6th.

The Machine Shed is featuring a new sweet treat at the Mississippi Valley State Fair this year - Maple Frosted Candied Bacon Donuts. The donuts are drizzled with a maple glaze and bacon pieces.
The Machine Shed will be at the fair – located off of West Locust in Davenport. The fair runs from August 1st to the 6th.

Thunder Bay Grille continues serving fair favorites at the Mississippi Valley Fair! They are expanding their menu to include unique new items and will continue to feature fair favorites with a Thunder Bay Grille twist! Be sure to come visit Thunder Bay Grille on the main road inside the front gate of the fairgrounds to enjoy!

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