Magazine article Sunset

State Fair State of Mind; the Celebrations Begin across the West This Month. Which Got Us Thinking

Magazine article Sunset

State Fair State of Mind; the Celebrations Begin across the West This Month. Which Got Us Thinking

Article excerpt

New twists on fair classics

What we love best about fairs, plus their modern updates

The lighter side of corn dogs

These are daintier, fluffier versions of those carnival behemoths, but they still go great with mustard and ketchup. Makes 40.

[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED]

TRY THIS RECIPE

  COMBINE 1 cup cornmeal, 3/4 cup flour, 11/2 tsp. kosher salt,
  3/4 tsp. baking powder, 1/4 tsp. each baking soda and cayenne,
  and 2 tbsp. plus 1 tsp. sugar. In a separate bowl, mix 11/4 cups
  buttermilk and 3 tbsp. water. Add the dry ingredients and stir
  (mixture will be lumpy). Let rest 10 minutes.

  HEAT 4 cups vegetable oil to 375[degrees] (check with a candy
  thermometer) in a high-sided 8-qt. pot. Insert a toothpick into
  the end of each mini sausage in a 16-oz. package, leaving at least
  1 in. of toothpick exposed. Remix the batter slightly, and transfer
  to a small, deep container.

  DIP each sausage into the batter, holding the toothpick end, then
  carefully drop into the oil, frying only 3 at a time. … 
Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.