Wisconsin State Fair Day 1 Round Up

Day 1 is always great. The fair feels like a home away from home – a crowded home mostly full of people I don’t want to talk to with – but home nonetheless. The sights, sounds, smells, and tastes – they’re a feast for the senses. And feast I did! My fingers are about all that moves at this point as I’m in full on food coma. I just took down a still fresh cream puff to complete the full fair experience (it wouldn’t be right not to).

Here’s today’s food reviews:

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First stop, the Milk House. The above picture shows the 4 milk hold finger configuration – maximum milkage per trip through the line. It could also be my gang sign if I ever start one. Initiation will probably include main lining some white milk. Then we’ll hit the corners in them low lows girl – holding milks high of course. (BTW, get the rad shirt I’m sportin’ here: http://etsy.me/1s9tzO5 )

Big news at the Milk House is that there are 2 new flavors this year, Fruit Hoops and Birthday Cake. Worth trying. I tell the milk the same thing I would tell multiple offspring – I love you all the same.

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Beckett made me proud today – downing 2 full milks in the first stop (and 1 later on) and then feeling the full effects and fake “water falling” out the side of the stroller. Atta boy.

Deep Fried Maple Bacon Cookie Dough
CookieDoughI’m not sure how I felt about this. The bacon wasn’t crispy enough and maple flavored cookie dough isn’t as good as the chocolate chip standard bearer. I finished it all – I have a problem – but it was just “ok”.

Here we have the Mac & Cheese Pizza Cone
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Another disappointment. Nothing wrong with it really, lots and lots of cheese, bacon bits throughout but it just didn’t click quite right.

Sprecher Grape Soda Sorbet
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Beckett let me try his sorbet – it was great. We try to feed him a deep fried cheese curd while he ate it.

Machine Shed’s Bacon Wrapped Cheddar Melts
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Yep. Worked on all counts. Optional drizzled BBQ sauce is a nice touch. You should try these.

And then some other random fair fun:

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I swear I saw a goat crying once when I ran out of that food they eat out of the quarter machines at the petting zoo.

IMG_9632Cream Puff guy is kinda creepy. His real name is Cravin’ D. Cream Puff. Beckett loved him.