Discover the food that awaits you at the fair this weekend
LAS CRUCES – Are you going to the Southern New Mexico Fair and Rodeo this weekend? Here is a list of some of the foods you can expect to experience at the fairgrounds.
1. Turkey leg
Turkey thighs are pretty much everyone’s favorite and versatile fair trade food! Share, eat alone, stroll among the exhibits or eat while having fun. Nothing goes more with the fair than the turkey legs!
2. Ribbon fries
Of all the cuts of fries, Ribbon-Cut French Fries are this journalist’s favorite.
3. Funnel cake
Whether you grab a funnel cake to snack on during your stay at the fair or buy one for the road, everyone is pretty much guaranteed to eat at least one funnel cake this fair season.
4. Asadero Cheese and Green Pepper Quesadillas
Simple, but delicious. Acosta Farm and its quesadillas are a staple at the Southern New Mexico State Fair.
5. Aguas Frescas
Lemonade is available at every corner of the fair, but sometimes a person needs a greater variety of flavors. Aguas Frescas sellers are numerous this year.
6. Fried pickles
Frying is synonymous with fairs, and this year is no different. Pickles, cookies, peaches and more are all ready to be dipped in batter this weekend.
7. Love apples
A classic but still a favorite. Make sure you have an apple to share this weekend – or go it alone if you feel up to the task.
8. Chili fries
Don’t forget game day by getting an order of chili cheese fries while you’re at the fair.
9. Kona Ice Cream
Stay cool at the fun fair with a mug full of crushed ice and your choice of flavor!
10. BBQ, tacos and more!
What is your favorite food for the fair? You’re sure to find old favorites and discover new ones this weekend at the Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo.