Top Culinary Trends for 2018
November 12, 2017 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on Top Culinary Trends for 2018

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Sterling-Rice Group (SRG) has identified its annual top culinary trends that will stand out on menus, expand onto grocery shelves, and attract consumer interest across the U.S. in the …

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Conner Prairie’s Gingerbread Village
November 14, 2017 – 8:28 am | Comments Off on Conner Prairie’s Gingerbread Village
Conner Prairie’s Gingerbread Village

Both amateurs and professionals create the structures in the Gingerbread Village at Conner Prairie, 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers, Indiana.
Road Trips Foodies can check out the fanciful confections from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. November 24 …

Fort Wayne’s Festival of Gingerbread
November 10, 2017 – 8:11 am | Comments Off on Fort Wayne’s Festival of Gingerbread
Fort Wayne’s Festival of Gingerbread

A Festival of Gingerbread takes place November 22 through December 10, 2017, at The History Center, 302 East Berry, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Hours Monday through Thursday are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 …

Holiday Candy Making in Southern Indiana
November 8, 2017 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Holiday Candy Making in Southern Indiana
Holiday Candy Making in Southern Indiana

Yes, Road Trips Foodies: it’s time to think about holiday sweets.
Watch Warren and Jill Schimpff (pictured) make candy canes and ribbon candy for the festive season, using the same copper kettle and roll molds that …

Historic Tavern Crawl in Corydon, Indiana
September 13, 2017 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on Historic Tavern Crawl in Corydon, Indiana
Historic Tavern Crawl in Corydon, Indiana

Explore the history of taverns in Indiana’s first capital city during the “Historic Tavern Crawl“, set for 6 p.m. September 23, 2017, in Corydon, Indiana.
The inaugural walking tour, hosted by the Corydon Capitol State Historic …

Indiana’s Navy Bean Fall Festival
September 11, 2017 – 8:37 am | Comments Off on Indiana’s Navy Bean Fall Festival
Indiana’s Navy Bean Fall Festival

It’s the 30th year for the Navy Bean Fall Festival along Front and Main streets in Rising Sun, Indiana.
Yes: there’s plenty of navy bean soup accompanied by homemade cornbread (that is, soup is served ’til …

Persimmon Festival
September 7, 2017 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Persimmon Festival
Persimmon Festival

The 71st annual Persimmon Festival takes place September 23 through 30, 2017. It’s centered on 804 West Main Street, Mitchell, Indiana.
There are foodie events daily (see the list online), and most involve persimmon pudding. The …

Gene’s Autumn Tea in Rome City, Indiana
September 6, 2017 – 8:58 am | Comments Off on Gene’s Autumn Tea in Rome City, Indiana
Gene’s Autumn Tea in Rome City, Indiana

“Gene’s Autumn Tea” takes place from 1 to 4 p.m. September 16, 2017, at the Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site, 1205 Pleasant Point, Rome City, Indiana. The annual event benefits the Gene Stratton-Porter Society and …

Pirates and Popcorn in Southern Indiana
September 5, 2017 – 8:41 am | Comments Off on Pirates and Popcorn in Southern Indiana
Pirates and Popcorn in Southern Indiana

A festival featuring biscuits&gravy, pirates and corn? Must be southern Indiana.
Yes, Road Trips Foodies, the sixth annual BucCornEar Festival takes place at the Jackson Township Fire Department, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg, Indiana, September 23, 2017.
It …

Johnny Appleseed Festival
September 3, 2017 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Johnny Appleseed Festival
Johnny Appleseed Festival

The Johnny Appleseed Festival has a different perspective on fair food. Vendors are required to prepare their offerings using the methods employed during the mid-1800’s, the period during which John Chapman (better known as Johnny …

A Seven-Foot-Diameter Apple Pie in Indiana
August 31, 2017 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on A Seven-Foot-Diameter Apple Pie in Indiana
A Seven-Foot-Diameter Apple Pie in Indiana

Here’s one way to differentiate an apple festival: bake an enormous apple pie.
The Nappanee Apple Festival in northern Indiana is home to the state’s largest apple pie: seven feet in diameter and weighing about 600 …