The Howard County Fair opened its week-long run Saturday. The Maryland State Fair is Aug. 27 to Sept. 6.
So without further ado, here is the list:
Top Ten frightening state fair foods
This is the creation of Abel Gonzales Jr., the culinary genius behind a range of deep-fried innovations at the State Fair of Texas. The fried butter took the Texas fair's "most creative" award when it was introduced last year. I think it should also have won "most homicidal."
Two nutritional villains come together in this 830-calorie diet buster, another Gonzales creation.
No chickens were harmed in the creation of this treat.
Attention, McDonald's bun-maker John Paterakis: Krispy Kremes are moving in on your territory.
5. Turkey Legs
Take a lean protein, supersize it, leave it in its skin, deep fry it -- and create a 1,100-calorie monster, according to thatsfit.com.
State fair concessionaires aren't the only ones peddling this artery clogger. So's Paula Deen. That should tell you something.
See Paula Deen warning, above.
Another culinary gift from Texas
10. Deep-fried guacamole
Take a heart-healthy fat and crisp it up in an unhealthy one. Evens out, right?
Sun file photo