I’m trying to hold onto summer and ease my way into fall, but the days are getting shorter and the longer nights bring a bit of a chill. Fall has arrived, and while I’m trying to soak up every last sunny and sandy minute I can, I’m also longing for the enjoyment of local fairs, festivals, the Eastern States Exposition (The Big E), and fair food.
Oh yes, the many delicious and tempting aromas of the varied fair food offerings. The delights and calories of fried Snickers, chocolate ganache cream puffs, giant smoked turkey legs, and bacon cheeseburger, chicken parm, and taco chompers – all among my favorites. And caramel apples. I can’t forget caramel apples. There’s nothing like hearing the crunch as I bite into a crisp, tart Granny Smith apple that’s been richly coated in sticky, gooey caramel. Continue reading