DeRusha Eats: From-Scratch MN State Fair FoodsMancini's is known for steak, but it's their gelato that's winning fans at the Minnesota State Fair. Sarah Williams starts with milk, cream and sugar - creating gelato right on site. She adds Italian flavorings to make flavors like caramel apple. St. Paul's Summit Beer goes into the oatmeal stout gelato.
New State Fair Foods Unveiled At Fundraiser Can't wait to eat your favorite Minnesota State Fair foods? Well, you have an opportunity to indulge one week before the kickoff of the Great Minnesota Get-Together -- all while helping to improve and preserve the fairgrounds! The "Taste of the Fair" is a pre-party and fundraiser for the nonprofit Minnesota State Fair Foundation.
Good Question – ‘Reply All’: Sandbags, Fair Food & Ash TreesEmily from St. Cloud wants to know what happens to all the sandbags after the flooding is over? If the sand isn't contaminated with floodwater, it can be used as fill for things like playgrounds and sidewalks. But in most cases, the sand is contaminated.
Mancini’s Making Debut At Minnesota State FairFor the first time in 55 years, there will be no Pizza Palace at the Minnesota State Fair. But as one family-owned business closes, a new one is moving in. The legendary Mancini’s from St. Paul will have a spot at the State Fairgrounds this year, serving up their steak amongst several popular items.