At State Fair Food Stands, Brothers Maintain Sibling RivalryTwo food vendors at the State Fair like to push each other to do better each day. It's a friendly competition that's based on a long-standing history together.
How Many Calories Are In Your State Fair Foods?Do you know how many calories are in those delicious cheese curds or that pork chop on a stick? If you actually knew what it took to burn off those calories, it may make you change your approach to what you eat at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
Good Questions: Salad Forks, Fair Food Flops & Seedless WatermelonsMike from Park Rapids wants to know: Why are salad forks smaller? Though forks were around in the 15th century, they didn't become popular or affordable until the 19th century, when silver plate technology was invented.
Aretha Franklin Pumped To Try State Fair FoodsThere's something beyond delivering a set packed with her hits that's got Aretha Franklin jazzed about fair season: the food. Ahead of her Thursday performance at the Ohio State Fair, the Queen of Soul says she's looking forward to tracking down some elephant ears, a dish of fried dough sprinkled with powdered sugar.
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.
New Foods Fight For Chance At The State FairThe new food craze at the Minnesota State Fair really started about 10 years ago with the deep fried candy bar. From that point on, the new food phenomenon just took off.