Charlyn Fargo, Dietitian, Recipe Developer

Charlyn Fargo of Jacksonville, Illinois, got her start in food in 4-H. Her love for the culinary arts eventually helped her land a job as food editor of the State Register-Journal, a daily paper in Springfield, and eventually a master’s degree in nutrition. Now a registered dietitian, she teaches nutrition and baking at Lincoln Land Community College and consults as a dietitian, including a syndicated column, Nutrition News.

Her recipes often tie back to the agriculture of her home state, such as Pumpkin Pancakes (using pumpkins from Morton, Illinois) and Sunburst Coffee Cake (made with Hodgson Mill flour from Effingham, Illinois).

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  1. Please tell Fargo that “alright” is incorrect. It is always
    spelled as two words….”all right”.

  2. Hi Raymond,

    Thanks for your feedback. Can you point me in the direction of where she included “alright” instead of “all right”? You are absolutely correct, and I want to make sure that we have accurately edited all of her articles for us. Thanks!

    Jessy Yancey
    editor, Farm Flavor and Illinois Partners


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