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Welcome to Indiana Grown!
Spanning 19 million acres of farm and forest, Indiana's more than 60,000 farms grow, produce, and process some of the highest quality products in the United States.  Hoosiers spend approximately $16 billion per year buying food, but less than 10% of that is sourced within Indiana.
Let 200 Years of Hoosier Know-how add up to tonight’s dinner.
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Frozen Garden’s Buy One Get One Free!

Grab a buddy and visit our store in Valparaiso for a free green smoothie. Bring your bestie… brother… sister… son… date… daughter… gym partner… math tutor… boss… yoga teacher… as long as you bring someone in, we’ll blend you two smoothies for the price of one any time this month. Try something new, take charge of your health, and shop local! Frozen Garden Store 200 Billings St, Valparaiso 219.286.3578 Wednesdays 10am – 6pm Thursdays 10am – 6pm Fridays 10am – 6pm Saturdays 10am – 4pm See you soon!

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Sweet and Spicy Bacon Party Mix

This fun party mix is perfect for tailgates, family reunions, and events with family and friends! It features Indiana Grown’s Indiana Kitchen Bacon and Eisele’s Honey for a unique twist on your favorite snack! Learn how to make it with the the recipe below, and enjoy the delicious results!     Ingredients: 2 cups Wheat Chex 2 cups Rice Chex 1 cup waffle pretzels 1 cup cheese crackers 4 Tbsp. butter 1/4 cup Eisele’s honey 1 Tbsp. hot sauce 7 strips of Indiana Kitchen Bacon, cooked, drained and cut into pieces with scissors. Directions: Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Melt butter in microwave, combine with honey and hot sauce. Measure cereals, pretzels, and crackers into large mixing bowl, and pour honey mixture on top and stir well. Stir in the bacon. Put in large oven-safe casserole dish and bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool on cookie sheet, and then store in air-tight container.   Have fun making this delicious recipe, and enjoy!

Bacon Lobster Mac-n-Cheese!

Looking for a unique twist on the perfect comfort food? This dish from Indiana Grown’s Culinary Competition combines your favorite ingredients to create the ideal fall meal. Try this unique new recipe combining bacon, lobster and macaroni and cheese! Your family and friends are sure to love this recipe!     Ingredients: 1 lb. Indiana Kitchen Bacon (keep 1/4 cup for topping) 8 oz. elbow macaroni 1 Tbl. bacon grease 1 shallot- minced 1 clove garlic- minced 1 lb. cooked and chopped lobster meat 8 oz. shredded sharp white cheddar cheese 6 oz. shredded Parmesan cheese (reserve 2 ounces for topping) 4 oz. shredded Gruyere cheese 2 cups Traders Point Creamery Whole Milk 24 snack crackers (i.e. Ritz or Club)- crushed for topping 1 Tbl. butter for dish salt and paper to taste Preheat oven to 360 degrees. Cut bacon in bite sized pieces. Fry in large skillet over medium heat on stovetop until crisp. Drain and set aside. In large saucepan on stovetop over high heat, bring salted water to boil. Add macaroni. Cook until tender. Drain and set […]

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