SPAM Sushi, Deep Fried Nachos, State Fair Unveils New Foods
ST. PAUL - It's that magical time when the Minnesota State Fair unveils its new foods for the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
There will be 32 new foods to check out this year. In total, nearly 500 foods are avilable at 300 different spots across the fairgrounds.
To check out all 32 new choices, click here. Here's a listing of some of our favorite new selections:
Candied Bacon Donut Sliders: sliced glazed donut holes with thick candied bacon and a chocolate red wine.
SPAM Sushi: Now this is interesting. Grilled SPAM, sushi rice, fried egg and wasabi.
Macaroni & Cheese Curds: Rich macaroni and cheese blended with cheese curds. I MUST HAVE THIS.
Cheesy French Onion Monkey Bread: Pull apart bread loaf filled with caramelized onions, cheese and beef broth, baked in a wood-fire oven.
Deep Fried Nachos Supreme: Pepper jack cheese cubes with a mix of crushed tortilla chips and nacho cheese, then deep friend, covered with taco meat, guac, more nacho cheese and sour cream.
Reuben Pickle Dog: A dill pickle spear with sauerkraut and thousand-island dressing wrapped in a slice of corn beef.
Deep Fried Grilled Cheese Bites: Cheddar cheese blended with beer batter, deep-fried for a taste similar to a grilled cheese sandwich. Served with a bloody mary mix.
Cracker Jack Caramel Sundae: Vanilla ice cream topped with caramel and chocolate candy, whipped cream and hot fudge. Served on Cracker Jack popcorn in an original Cracker Jack box.