Click below to listen to my 2 min. Garden Bite radio show: State Fairs – festivals of food on a stick and Ag and Hort, oh my!
Wisconsin’s was HOT! Blazin’ Jalapeno Deep Fried Olives. Queen green olives stuffed with fresh jalapenos and cream cheese nestled in a seasoned crunchy batter, served on-a-stick with ranch for dipping and siracha for dipping!
In Iowa it was their Berkshire Bacon Balls: 1/4 lb. Berkshire pork meatball, stuffed with cheese and bacon, wrapped with 2 pieces of bacon, smoked and dipped in BBQ sauce, served on a stick.
I love cookie dough but, seriously, bacon wrapped pork meatball stuffed with cheese and more bacon!!! Iowa wins this one!
What has this got to do with Garden Bite… give me a minute, I’m trying to think!
Oh yeah, food! We are deep in celebrating our corn harvests and a friend of mine just brought me her Yukon gold potatoes. OH my, there’s really nothing like fresh food.
We are so lucky to live in farm country and to have so many more smaller farms now, offering foods fresh, delicious food, that’s good for us too! Of course we have to take time to enjoy those foods we wouldn’t make for ourselves! That’s why the State Fairs are fun. And of course, cruising Machinery Hill, the Ag buildings and, of course, checking out all the animals. What’s YOUR favorite fair food? Share with me on GardenBite facebook page! And how do YOU eat your corn-on-the-cob?