Of course, the best place to get fair food is the fair itself.
But you can also make your own at home, putting your deep-frying, powdered sugar-dusting skills to the test with recipes for everything from corn dogs to funnel cakes.
Here’s a round-up of recipes to try if you can’t wait for next year’s fair fare.
Make your own fair food at home
The Spokesman-Review recipe-tested a couple of recipes for corn dogs Recommended: the Iowa State Corn Dogs recipe).
Make your own ketchup, mustard, and mayo to go with your corn dogs (Spokesman-Review)
Classic Funnel Cake from the Spruce Eats.
This recipe was inspired by Fisher fair scones
Here’s another Fisher fair scone-inspired recipe at food.com
(Recommended: leave out the raisins)
Taste of Home offers 60 fair food recipes
Southern Living offers 26 fair food recipes
Country Living offers 15 fair food recipes
Foods at the fair
Foods at the Spokane County Interstate Fair
Food vendors at the Washington State Fair
Doing the Puyallup with a pedometer and cotton candy (Seattle Times)
Bizarre foods at the Washington State Fair (Seattle Magazine)