What four words, when combined, are some of the best words ever put together in the entirety of the English language? Chili. Cheese. Pretzel. Dogs. Ever since I made those homemade pretzels and beer cheese, I knew that a chili cheese pretzel dog was in my future — I just didn’t know when. But, today is the day, y’all. And they’re glorious. Take a soft … Continue reading chili cheese pretzel dogs
It’s that time of year again. Time to grab your friends, buy your tickets, take a ride on the ferris wheel, and scarf down some junk food. Yep, it’s time to go to the fair!
Though most other fairs happen in late summer and early fall, the county fair where I grew up always came through town in April. I still remember seeing the ferris wheel at night all lit up from a distance, and imagining the smell of cotton candy and funnel cakes galore. And what about those bricks of curly fries? So good.
As a kid, every year when springtime would roll around, there weren’t many events more anticipated than the county fair. Fun nights spent with your friends, winning some stuffed animals at the midway, and gorging yourself on fried foods until you were sick — it was like a dream come true!