How to Make Fried 'Bubblegum,' the Latest Texas Treat

Lauri Apple · 09/06/11 03:30AM

Organizers of the State Fair of Texas have just announced the winners of the Big Tex Choice Awards—the annual cooking deep-frying contest for fair concessionaires—and for the "most creative" dish they chose Fried Bubblegum. Which doesn't have any gum in it. Creative! Also: what?

The Future of American Food: Deep-Fried Beer

Max Read · 08/31/10 08:02PM

An inventor has come up with a method for deep-frying beer for a competition at—what else?—the Texas state fair. Three cheers for America! So how do you deep-fry beer? Here's the quick-and-dirty recipe: