12 State Fair Blue-Ribbon Recipes
Ohio: Molasses Cookies
Catherine Blackwood of Columbus hasn't slowed down from taking home ribbons since 1979. She entered 64 foods in cooking and baking last year. "Because I have macular degeneration, I get help typing up recipes," she says. Her motto: "Figure out how to do something, not why you can't." Try her spice cookie: It's crunchy on the outside, chewy inside.