16 Craziest State Fair Foods

13. Pop Rocks French Toast

This sweet confection was the brainchild of a Minnesota chef, who wanted to bring a dish to the State Fair that would mimic the signature fireworks show. The dish is fairly simple — scratch-made French toast is covered in fruit coulis, and served with a scoop of ice cream. The Pop-Rocks that are sprinkled on top make it sweeter, and gives it an interesting mouth-feel as you’re eating.



Cultured Palate: Dishes from Iran

Iranian cuisine uses a myriad of spices, dried and fresh fruits, herbs, and nuts to flavor dishes. These ingredients turn even the simplest meal of rice and stewed meat into a sensory explosion.

Around the World in Holiday Baking

Every December, millions of pounds of butter, sugar, and flour contribute to the creation of spectacular treats for holiday celebrations. Even if you’re not ordinarily a baker, many people venture into the kitchen before the holidays to make sure that they’ve got plenty of treats to offer to family and friends.

The Most Unusual McDonald’s Menu Items from Around the World

If you’re a fast-food connoisseur, chances are you’re already familiar with the McDonald’s menu that’s typical in North America. They bring in new choices fairly frequently. However, most people stick with their usual order of Big Macs, Quarter Pounders, fries, McFlurries, and Apple Pies. It’s familiar food, and the bulk of the menu is essentially…