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ANOther 10-23-2011 03:25 PM

Wacky fair foods
 
It might be a little late in the year to be thinking of state fairs, but I found this article on wacky fair foods:

http://www.foodandwine.com/slideshow...y-fair-foods/1

Warning, one or two of the items in this display are real appetite-killers!

runningfromfat 10-23-2011 03:31 PM

YUCK! It's really sad when the fried butter is one of the more appetizing items there.

124chicksinger 10-23-2011 04:10 PM

ummmm, burger with bacon/cheese between 2 donut buns? Hello? Disgusting.

luckymommy 10-23-2011 05:39 PM

Ok, I was sure that I'd be drooling given that I'm a food addict, but honestly, most of those items were not fit for consumption. Some just seem odd. Who would enjoy a fried pickle? Who would enjoy chocolate covered bacon? I like bacon and I like chocolate, but that doesn't mean they should be combined. ;) It really is shocking. Thanks for posting. ;)

iatejen 11-11-2011 04:30 PM

Sad as it is... my sons have actually tried a few of these - deep fried pickles, the krispy kreme burger (the sweet smell made me gag), deep fried bacon and chocolate covered bacon. Even sadder is that none of them were tried at a fair. In Texas, it's all about putting the strange foods on menus. Another big thing down here is deep fried mac n' cheese. :?:

Shannon in ATL 11-11-2011 04:37 PM

I actually fried dill pickle chips. Surprisingly good. :eek:

Misti in Seattle 12-05-2011 10:21 PM

Personally I am going for the mealworm-covered caramel apples! NOT Ewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

Nibbles 12-05-2011 10:40 PM

I have to say...fried pickle is pretty delicious. It really satisfies a craving for salty/tart/crunchy like no other.

Misti in Seattle 12-05-2011 10:43 PM

Actually I thought the fried pickles sounded pretty good too :)

BettyBooty 12-13-2011 01:45 PM

I'd eat the chocolate covered bacon and the fried pickles, and I'd try the pickle pops. The rest of the stuff doesn't look too good to me.

ANOther 12-17-2011 06:26 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Misti in Seattle (Post 4129889)
Personally I am going for the mealworm-covered caramel apples! NOT Ewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

Amen, Misti, that's the appetite-killer *I* was thinking of! :barf: Nothing wrong with fried pickles, I've tried those, they're no worse than fried anything else

Daki 12-23-2011 10:10 AM

Someone at my boyfriend's office brought in chocolate covered bacon once. He said it was actually pretty good. But again, this is a man who owns more than one bacon related shirt so I can't say I'm surprised he liked something that primarily consisted of bacon.

Zombie latte 01-17-2012 05:47 AM

Scorpion is actually REALLY good.

thinkfit 02-19-2012 04:27 PM

Wow, people actually eat that stuff? Cheeseburger with fried ice cream, what? I thought I had a bad diet xD

pixeldust 02-26-2012 05:10 PM

I am not tempted by most of the creations on this list. However, some of them don't seem so bad. I'd try chocolate covered scorpion, python kebabs (which looks healthy), and pickle pops.

In San Francisco, there is a "Bacon Bacon" food truck that travels to different neighborhoods. I've bought a bouquet of chocolate covered bacon for my office. I tried a piece and liked it. My coworkers loved it. We get excited when Bacon Bacon parks nearby.

:ink:


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