From the food to the rides and endless entertainment, an all-around good time to celebrate summer is when the county fair is in town. While the fair provides patrons with a smorgasbord of one-of-a-kind street foods and sinfully delicious treats, you can also make and enjoy them at home.
Funnel cake is as fun to make as it is to eat. The irresistible smell of freshly fried funnel cake can fill up an entire fairground, and now it can fill up your whole house with this easy recipe.
The county fair is the home of deep-fried everything -- and that includes deep-fried Snickers bars. To make this peanut, caramel goodness in your own kitchen, all you need is a deep fryer, some batter mix and Snickers bars. You can even deep fry miniature Snickers for the kids, and save the larger bars for yourself.
Between baseball season and National Hot Dog Month in July, summer is the perfect time to enjoy a tasty, homemade frank. From flavorful danger dogs in Los Angeles to cream cheese Seattle dogs, you can customize this street food staple in many savory ways.
Why pay $3 for a soda slush when you can create one in your own freezer? Grab a bottle of your favorite soda, shake it to wake up the carbonation and let it freeze for three hours. Pour it into a glass, and now you can chill out with an icy slush without even crossing the county line.
If you prefer your fair food in bite-sized portions, try this simple recipe for cinnamon-sugar doughnut holes made out of pancake mix.