Linda Skeens Blue Ribbon Kitchen – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US giveaway to win one of three copies of Linda Skeens Blue Ribbon Kitchen Cookbook.

When Linda Skeens gained sudden and widespread fame for winning dozens of ribbons at the Virginia-Kentucky District Fair in the summer of 2022, people across the country began asking, “Who is Linda Skeens?”

Linda Skeens Blue Ribbon Kitchen Cookbook is her first-ever published collection of recipes and family stories. The Appalachian grandmother who’s been cooking for her loved ones and entering county fairs for decades frequently took home the highest honors.

In her book, she shares more than 30 of her prize-winning recipes in addition to more than 70 other family-favorite dishes. From canning and fudges to stews and casseroles, this cookbook features a lifetime of recipes collected and perfected by Linda Skeens. Who can we trust more for the perfect recipes but a prize-winning grandmother?

We have five online recipes for our members to try now:

Special thanks to the publisher for providing three copies of this title in our promotion. Entry options include answering the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

Which recipe in the index would you like to try first?

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  • ravensfan  on  July 26, 2023

    Taco soup

  • pmbake  on  July 26, 2023

    I would love to try the Mexican Cornbread!

  • KKHicks  on  July 26, 2023

    Can’t wait to try peach handpies. Really any of her award winning desserts

  • matag  on  July 26, 2023

    Oven-fried green tomatoes

  • oduong930  on  July 27, 2023

    oven fried green tomatoes

  • gaurisangam  on  July 27, 2023

    Hi…. I would love to have your cookbook

  • Babycarrot  on  July 27, 2023

    Jalepeno salsa

  • sayeater  on  July 27, 2023

    Ginger ale pound cake

  • MarshaG  on  July 27, 2023

    Taco soup sounds easy and good.

  • dataentrytard  on  July 28, 2023

    I would like to try the canned peaches first.

  • sarahawker  on  July 28, 2023

    Golden Parmesan potatoes

  • vglong29  on  July 28, 2023

    Pineapple cheese ball sounds good, love a sweet/salty combo.

  • BMeyer  on  July 28, 2023

    peach handpie or Mexican cornbread

  • roxlet  on  July 28, 2023

    Peach handpie

  • Starry_Joce  on  July 28, 2023

    I would try the ginger ale pound cake or banana pudding poke cake first.

  • virjeania  on  July 29, 2023

    Granny Smith apple salad

  • davisesq212  on  July 29, 2023

    Oatmeal cake

  • znorman  on  July 29, 2023

    I would love to try the slow cooker cabbage rolls.

  • rsgrandinetti  on  July 30, 2023

    I would like to make her pickled beets. My husband is crazy about pickled beets.

  • rkosully  on  July 30, 2023

    I would first like to make the pineapple cheese ball.

  • Grywhp  on  July 30, 2023

    Pickled beets

  • thewoobdog  on  July 31, 2023

    The sourdough steak sounds intriguing!

  • hettar7  on  July 31, 2023

    Anything canned/preserved

  • Shelley.b  on  August 1, 2023

    mexican cornbread

  • jaxcap  on  August 3, 2023

    White chocolate peanut butter crackers

  • debbiehb  on  August 4, 2023

    Bacon broccoli cheese ball

  • roseryan1972  on  August 4, 2023

    Peanut butter fudge

  • GreenhouseCheryl  on  August 6, 2023

    Canned Peaches

  • youngsvnnhrs  on  August 6, 2023

    Carrot cake

  • caliwoo  on  August 6, 2023

    Mexican cornbread 😋

  • Scoom  on  August 7, 2023

    South western dip

  • skvalentine  on  August 8, 2023

    I would try the broccoli or corn casserole first!

  • Chefsureman  on  August 9, 2023

    I love peaches so peach hand pie for me.

  • elysedc  on  August 9, 2023

    molasses cake!

  • betsyradelow  on  August 9, 2023

    Strawberry jam

  • Laura1  on  August 11, 2023

    oatmeal cake

  • Marnewein  on  August 12, 2023

    Mexican cornbread

  • Karla123  on  August 12, 2023

    Corn Relish

  • Dannausc  on  August 13, 2023

    Cheese-stuffed jalapeños

  • Cjennings  on  August 14, 2023

    Peach Hand Pie

  • sarahteertzah  on  August 15, 2023

    Strawberry fudge

  • Desshep41  on  August 16, 2023

    This sounds delicious. I like pepper heat in the summer, I would try this one first, Cheese-stuffed jalapeños.

  • lisambb  on  August 18, 2023

    Oatmeal cake

  • TammyDee  on  August 19, 2023

    I would start with the sausage balls.

  • garrettsambo  on  August 19, 2023

    I’d try Blackberry jam.

  • kmn4  on  August 21, 2023

    Molasses cake

  • Siegal  on  August 23, 2023

    Peach hand pie

  • kbiggs  on  August 24, 2023

    PIneapple cheese ball

  • ChicagoJen  on  August 25, 2023

    Dilly pretzels

  • AnnaZed  on  August 27, 2023

    Corn relish

  • mpdeb98  on  August 27, 2023

    Coconut cake

  • PRLH  on  August 29, 2023

    I am going to try the Peach Hand Pies. Peach is my favorite fruit and I fondly remember my Dad making peach crisp with canned peaches and Bisquick.
    I also want this cookbook as my best friend (my Mom called her the 5TH daughter) is from Kentucky and I have visited several times and believe me they know how to cook and I only eat seafood or chicken (no other meat do I eat) and I never went hungry!

  • auntietina  on  August 29, 2023

    Taco soup

  • susgo1  on  August 30, 2023

    taco soup!!!

  • LaurenE  on  September 4, 2023

    Oven-fried green tomatoes

  • clairew137  on  September 7, 2023

    the Mexican Cornbread

  • Kmichet  on  September 8, 2023

    Taco soup!

  • orchidlady01  on  September 15, 2023

    Bread-and-butter pickles

  • SusanLou  on  September 19, 2023

    The peach hand pies look delish – and I think I can substitute gluten free flour for the crust. Can’t wait to try them!

  • desiree.grubbs  on  September 20, 2023

    I’d love to try my hand at Dilly pretzels!

  • JEWGAL777  on  September 22, 2023

    Taco Soup

  • Stacey1967  on  September 22, 2023

    There is so many recipes but I love anything Mexican so the enchilada casserole it is! Also the salsa’s.

  • Antonias.Kitchen  on  September 22, 2023

    Any of the jams or all of the jams!

  • OrchidO  on  September 22, 2023

    Chow chow

  • smartie101  on  September 22, 2023

    peanut butter fudge

  • circ2000  on  September 23, 2023

    Chow Chow!

  • AlaskaEll  on  September 24, 2023

    Pimento cheese spread.

  • sarah3079  on  September 25, 2023

    Any fresh peach recipes!

  • tarae1204  on  September 28, 2023

    Bread and butter pickles

  • SerenaYLee  on  September 30, 2023

    Cornflakes clusters

  • banba1  on  September 30, 2023

    Pimento cheese spread (I am obsessed with pimento cheese!)

  • chefjamesbarrett  on  October 2, 2023

    fried green tomatoes

  • silverspoon65  on  October 5, 2023

    Definitely interested in the fudge recipes!

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