Fair Fare: Recipes Inspired by the State Fair
The Tennessee State Fair takes place Sept. 5-14. Until then, if you’re hungry, read on for recipes inspired by those you’d find on the midway.
There’s something about this time of year that makes us crave a delicious, golden, deep-fried hot dog on a stick.
Maybe it’s the thick heat of late August or the nostalgia that seems to always come with the end of another summer. Or maybe it’s simply because it is that wonderful time of year when the Ferris wheels and carnival games park themselves next to the livestock pens and the butter cows, and open their doors to another state fair season.
So in the spirit of all of the state fairs popping up across the country this month, here are some of our favorite fair-inspired fare (pun intended):