Thursday, October 19, 2006

Deep Fried Texas

We are off to the fair in just a bit! So "cited" as Gracie would say. She's all decked out in her faux suede fringed vest & skirt with cowboy boots/hat in tow. Here we goooooo!

This is in honor of neighbor Nate:

The State Fair of Texas holds a competition called the Big Tex Choice Awards given to vendors for creative food ideas. Looking at the list it would seem that one person's creative food idea might also show up on some else's Most Unsavory Foods list.

Deep Fried Cosmopolitan----A fried pastry filled with cheesecake and topped with a sweet cherry and tangy cranberry glaze and a lime wedge. Served on a stick.

Donkey Tails---Large all-beef franks, slit on one sice and generously stuffed with sharp cheddar cheese, wrapped in a large flour tortilla and fried til golden brown. Served with mustard chili sauce or Ruth's salsa.

Fernie's Fried Choco-rito---A flour tortilla stuffed with marshmallows, coconut, candy bar pieces, caramel morsels and cinnamon then dipped in pancake batter and deep-fried to a crispy, crunchy outside and sweet, gooey inside. Drizzled with honey and topped with whipped cream.

Fernie's Fried Mac-n-Cheese---Texas-sized bites of macaroni and cheese, covered with a layer of garlic and herb-flavored bread crumbs and deep fried until crispy outside and hot and cheesy inside. Served on a stick with a side of dipping sauces.

Fried Coke---Smooth spheres of Coca-Cola flavored batter that are deep-fried, drizzled with pure Coke fountain syrup, topped with whipped cream, cinnamon sugar and a cherry. Served in souvenir contoured glasses.Fried Praline Perfection (the winner)---Plump coconut and pecan pralines, battered and fried to a rich golden crust. Served warm with powdered sugar.

SOURCE: 2006 State Fair of Texas

4 comments:

parkwaymom said...

Deep Fried Delight!

Deep Fried Oreos with powdered sugar usually are a bit too soft and soggy for my taste.

Deep Fried Cheese Curds dipped in ranch are an all time WI Favorite!

Deep Fried Veggies make you want to eat your veggies! (Bring on the mushrooms, cauliflower, zucchini, broccoli and more!)

Deep Fried Skinny Pickle Slices are a pucker up favorite I found in the South.

Millinium Fried Potatoes are great twist on french fries . . . with a potato cut into a fun continuous twist and then fried.

I still want to try a deep fried Snicker Bar!

Carol said...

Wow! What imaginations some people possess! Whoever would have thought of deep fried coke? Are you going to try all of these? Pepsi challenge, eat your heart out!

Carol

nate said...

mmm good! my chest hurts just thinking about it

nate said...

bring back me a fried twinkie