Category Archives: Cooking

Football Tailgate Party Recipes from Blain’s Farm & Fleet

Football pre-season is underway, and that means tailgate parties! While you cheer for your favorite team, you need something delicious to snack on. If you’re tired of the same dips and wings at every tailgate party, look no further. Blain’s Farm & Fleet has put together some new recipes for you to try out this…

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Freddy’s Steakhouse Named Top 10 in Indiana

Freddy’s Steakhouse in Hammond Indiana, was recently named the Top Ten steakhouses of Indiana by the bestofIndiana website. Only one other steakhouse was named from Northwest Indiana.      Freddy’s Steakhouse in Hammond, Indiana, has a been favorite among Hammond residents and Indiana residents for almost half a century. They have quality steaks and fresh, baked…

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From the Farm with Phil Potempa “Harvest Edition”

A New program filled with tasty recipes,  fun games and exciting prizes! Join columnist and cookbook author Phil Potempa for a feast of fun and surprises as he recreates on stage the charm and traditions of the family farm kitchen he writes about each week in his popular “From the Farm” newspaper column. Phil, joined by…

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Festa Italiana – Aug. 25th And 26th

Festa Italiana will be held from 5 to 11 p.m. Aug 25 and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Aug. 26th at Villa Cesare in Schererville, Indiana. Admission is FREE. A variety of Italian favorites will be available including pizza, Italian sausage, Italian beef, arancini (rice ball), meatball sandwiches and specialty desserts. A beer garden, featuring…

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Porter County Fair Begins July 20th

The Porter county Fair Begins on Thursday, July 20th and runs through Saturday, July 29th. New this year are educational displays and a school bus figure 8 derby in the grandstand. “You have to stop by and see the American Heritage Exhibit, the Recycling Exhibits and the Re-purposed Exhibits,” stated Claudia Hoagman, 4-H Exhibit Judge.…

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Griffith Hosts Blues Festival

Griffith’s Central Park will transform into a three-day blues festival with sixteen blues bands, more than a dozen BBQ vendors and craft beer on June 30, July 1 and 2. The Broad Street Blues Festival kicks off June 30 at 5:00 p.m. and continues July 1 from 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and July 2…

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Pierogi Festival Returns to Whiting

The Pierogi Festival family is wacky and wonderful and held this year from July 28th – July 30th in downtown Whiting, Indiana. You’ll find a life-size Polish pastry or Mr. Pierogi himself and a cast of characters that has grown over the years. Where else can you see grown women dressed up like our grandmothers…

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Farmers Markets

One thing Northwest Indiana has plenty of is Farmers Markets. Over the years, these markets have changed from your old time venue to be more up-scale and popular activity for young and old. Some have live music, Craft Beer, Arts and Crafts and even Antiques!  So support your local farmers, you’ll find all kinds of…

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Michigan City Food Truck Festival

A 2-day Food Truck festival on Memorial Weekend will be held in Fedder’s Alley on May 27th and May 28th located on Lake Michigan shoreline, celebrating culture and food. Hosted by Michigan City Parks and Recreation, the area is located inside Washington park. Food trucks also been a staple of many Region Smmer festivals, such…

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Nwi Food Truck Fest Coming To Portage

Come experience the Region’s best food trucks, enjoy live music and family friendly entertainment at the #NWIFoodTruckFest! on Saturday, June 17th on the Grounds Of Founders Square in Portage Indiana from 11am – 6pm. Due to the great response yesterday, we have added 100 more #VIPEarlyBird tickets that are AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE NOW for our…

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