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Deep Fried – Minnesota State Fair – On a Stick!

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AH –the Minnesota “Get-Together” is finally here! The Minnesota State Fair has been a staple in Minnesotans’ summers for the past 155 years! Every year, my family and I look forward to going with each other to enjoy great music, cold beer, and delicious food.

This year at the Minnesota State Fair there are many new attractions! Here are just a few:

The BRAND NEW West End Market
History & Heritage Center
Horse Show – Competitions, Breeds, and Demonstrations
Bull Riders of America
The Common Table
U of M “Driven to Discover”
Extreme Canines Stunt Show
New Rides
Bonanza Shooting Gallery
Eco Experience
Transit Hub

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You can’t go to the Fair without thinking about FOOD! From deep fried pickles, to Pronto Pups, the Minnesota State Fair’s most well-known characteristic is delicious, not nutritious, interesting FOOD! Here are a few of the newest food additions to the fair this year:
Bacon Wrapped Turkey Leg  at Texas Steak Out
Beer Gelato at Mancini’s Al Fresco
Bison Dog at Chicago Dogs
Blue Cheese & Corn Fritz at The Blue Barn
Breakfast Juicy Lucy at LuLu’s Public House
Caramel Apple Ice Cream at R&R Ice Cream
Caribbean Style Lobster Roll at Café Caribe
Chicken in the Waffle at The Blue Barn
Chilaquiles at El Sol Mexican Food
Chocolate Dessert Salami at Sausage Sisters
Deep Fried Breakfast on a Stick at The Sandwich Shop
Deep Fried Buckeyes at Spaghetti Eddie’s
Deep Fried Lobster on a Stick at LuLu’s Public House
Gluten Free Beer Battered Brat at Sonny’s
Hot Toasted Waffle Ice Cream Sandwich at West End Creamery
Iron Range Pierogies at The Blue Barn
Jello Salad Ice Cream at Hamline Church Dining Hall
Jonny Pops at JonnyPops
Korean BBQ Collar with Kimchi Pickles at Famous Dave’s
Northshore Pasta Walleye Mac & Cheese at Giggle’s Campfire Grill
PB&J French Toast at Robbinsdale OES Dining Hall
Pizza Tots at Green Mill
Pretzel Curds at O’Gara’s
Prime Rib Taco at LuLu’s Public House
Rustic Stuffed Scone at French Meadow Bakery
Schnitzel Strips at Smoothies and Jurassic Dogs
Shrimp Dog at The Shrimp Shack
Sno-Ribbons at Blue Moon Dine-In Theater

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Wow – quite the list of new food to try at the fair! I think I’m most looking forward to trying the Bacon Wrapped Turkey Leg!

The Minnesota State Fair is a place where people make memories with their friends and family. What do you most look forward to at the fair? Do you have a favorite food? What is your best memory from the fair?

Here are few of the Iverson Homes Gang’s favorite MN State Fair foods:

Deep Fried Snicker Bars

Sweet Corn

Turkey Leg

Pork Chop on a Stick

Homemade Pretzels

Cheese Curds

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pronto Pups

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We’d love to hear what you ate and attractions you enjoyed this year at the Fair!

Have fun, be safe, and wear stretchy pants!

For more information, maps, and ticket pricing please visit the Minnesota State Fair website by clicking here.

Here’s to the 2014 Minnesota State Fair!

Iverson Homes Team

Megan Halek

Client Services Coordinator

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