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From classic to crazy: state fair food

It is state fair season again.  Whether it's a classic corn dog or crazy fried bubble gum, state fair food is always something special. Here are a few favorites from state fairs around the country.

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White Chocolate Bacon

Prepare for a calorie-induced crunch when you take a bite into a piece of this breakfast/dessert combo.

California State Fair

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Belgian Waffle

When was the last time you ate Belgian waffles outside of diner or restaurant? When was the last time you saw these tasty cakes at a fair?

Texas State Fair

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Corn Dog

These puppies are some of the most sought after top dogs at state fairs. It's meat. It's fried. It's on a stick. It's the quintessential fair food.

Texas State Fair

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Deep Fried Bubble Gum

Whoah, whoah, whoah. Step on the brakes. Is it safe to consume this? 

Texas State Fair

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Candy Apples

Ah, the classic that made every kid lose a tooth and/or gain a cavity.

Texas State Fair

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Red Velvet Funnel Cake

Get two types of cake, a fryer, and a whole lot of sugar--and voila! Red Velvet Funnel Cake.

California State Fair

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Cotton Candy

Not only is cotton candy a staple at fairs, but little kids running around fairs in a sugar-induced tirade are a staple, too.

Iowa State Fair

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Cream Puffs

These huge dessert puffs are popular hit at The Big E state fair in West Springfield, Mass. 

The Big E

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Turkey Legs

Oh, the turkey leg. In no other way has man crafted such barbarian food into a more perfect barf-inducing technology. Tip: Don't eat one of these before riding The Zipper.

The Big E

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Fried Salsa

Leave your nachos at the door when you're at the Texas State Fair--you can now eat fried salsa as it's own snack.

Texas State Fair

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Caramel Apple

The classic cousin of the candy apple, the caramel apple has been around for ages.

Texas State Fair

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Deep Fried Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

This take on an old favorite is so good that it won awards while it was served at the Texas State Fair.

Texas State Fair

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Deep Fried Mac and Cheese

If you eat this fried piece of cheesy pasta, you might not be sticking to your diet plan.

California State Fair

From classic to crazy: state fair food

It is state fair season again.  Whether it's a classic corn dog or crazy fried bubble gum, state fair food is always something special. Here are a few favorites from state fairs around the country.

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