8.20.2004

Food on a Stick

So I've been asking Hutch some questions recently about the Great Minnesota Get Together and I thought I'd let ya'll know about some of the fabulous food on a stick that makes the fair a culinary delight for one and all. You might even want to travel far and wide to head to my neighboring state (my own fair state's fair - pun intended is over for the year, alas) next week and check it out yourself! August 26 - Labor Day, 2004!

You can find:


  • cajun seasoned alligator sausage on-a-stick

  • The Cob Dog, battered and deep fried corn on the cob on-a-stick with dipping sauces

  • chicken on-a-stick

  • cheese on-a-stick

  • pork chops on-a-stick

  • chicken breast on-a-stick

  • oriental lemon chicken on-a-stick

  • teriyaki ostrich on-a-stick

  • Dogzilla corn dogs on-a-stick

  • cheese cubes on-a-stick in fontina, gouda, havarti, cheddar, Swiss, and pepper jack flavors

  • Cheese and fruit kabobs

  • fried Swiss cheese on-a-stick

  • fried jalapeno pepper cheese on-a-stick

  • maple smoked pork tenders on-a-stick

  • salmon on-a-stick

  • WALLEYE on-a-stick

  • catfish on-a-stick

  • mini calzones on-a-stick

  • pizza on-a-stick

  • egg roll on-a-stick

  • Peking chicken on-a-stick

  • shrimp toast on-a-stick

  • fried rice on-a-stick

  • breakfast reuben on-a-stick

  • sausage on-a-stick

  • whole dill pickles on-a-stick

  • Poncho Dog on-a-stick

  • Spudsters on-a-stick

  • Scotch Eggs on-a-stick (hard boiled egg, wrapped in sausage, rolled in bread crumbs, deep fried)

  • Scotch Meatball on-a-stick

  • meatball on-a-stick

  • batter dipped and deep fried hot dogs on-a-stick (6", 12", 18")

  • vegetable kabobs qualify as well, even though they aren't called "on a stick"


  • And for dessert:

  • chocolate covered cheesecake (vanilla or key lime!)

  • cotton candy on-a-stick

  • caramel apples on-a-stick

  • candy apples on-a-stick

  • Nut rolls dipped in chocolate and served on-a-stick

  • batter dipped, deep fried candy bars on-a-stick (Snickers, Milky Way, Three Musketeers)

  • fudgie pasties on-a-stick

  • Belgian waffles on-a-stick dipped in swiss chocolate, and topped with choices of whipped topping, crunch coating, or strawberries

  • taffy pop on-a-stick

  • frozen key lime pie dipped in chocolate on-a-stick

  • ice cream on-a-stick


  • I might have to go check out the fried rice on a stick because I just HAVE to see how they manage that one...

    If you haven't been to your own State Fair lately, do you see what you are missing out on??? I ask you, WHY on earth NOT?

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