County Fair Recipes!

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By The Paula Deen Test Kitchen

Step right up, come and get it! Remember strolling along your county fair on a warm summer night pulling at your cotton candy, taking a huge bite out of your chili dog, or sharing your gooey and sweet funnel cake? The worst part of that whole scenario was that you had to leave all of those wonderful flavors at the fair until the next time that it rolled around.

Not any longer! Paula and the test kitchen have a whole slew of county fair recipes that will have you dreaming of ferris wheels and apple bobbing with every bite.

Fancy These Fair Recipes!
Chili Dogs
Funnel Cakes
Chicken Kabobs with Grilled Onions
Paula’s Pink Taffy
Crispy French Fries with Mayonnaise Dip
Midwestern Style Beer Brats
Beer Battered Fish and Chips
Jalapeno Bottle Caps with Blue Cheese Dip
Strawberry Shortcake
Texas Pork Ribs
Old Time Chocolate Fudge

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I ♥ the Strawberry Shortcake☼ It's also my Grandmas favorite☺

By heather morris on July 13, 2011


Love these recipes! I enjoy our county and State Fair so much that I started entering the Culinary Arts contests a few years ago. My first entry was a Honey Oatmeal Cookie (made with at least 51% honey)and I won 2nd place! My family and I were so surprised and had a great time at the fair. Thanks so much for all the great recipes. I gave my son your "My First Cookbook" for Christmas a couple of years ago when he was nine. He's all "boy" but loves to help out with mealtime.

By Just Joan on July 10, 2011


Hi Paula..... I love your show,I havea quite few books from you,I have made a quite few of your recepies,,love them...

By maria rivera on July 10, 2011


Paula, To heck with the diet! Your recipies are alway the best. I told you a long time ago when you were here in Albuquerque, that your fried chicken is better than my Grandma's. It is still true. Bless you! Chris

By Chris Seaver on July 10, 2011


Hi Paula, I love your show and I love your boys. I just had my 62nd Birthday and my friend bought me your cookbook "The Lady & Sons". Savannah Country Cookbook. I was so tickled to receive it. Guess I will start my new collection "Paula Dean Cookbooks". Thank you for being who you are. Love ya, Diona Johnson

By DIONA JOHNSON on July 06, 2011


I have most of Paula's cook books and I have not found not one recipe that I have not loved. I just think she is a wonderful person and a great cook. Thanks Paula, and I hope I can visit Georgia real soon. Thanks Jackie

By Jackie Collett on July 05, 2011

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love the table paula would look good on my new patio. so glad you are back. I hope to get there to see you in person one day.i will start tomorrow to find the patern form the tablecloth.
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I just love love love the table and flowers and am so glad that I can still access all of Paula's recipes, her family life, Bobby's lighter versions and Brandon's beautiful work. Truly thankful to see such beautiful tablescapes. You guys are my heros.
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