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Check out the food that is waiting for you at the fair this weekend

LAS CRUCES – Are you going to the Southern New Mexico Fair & Rodeo this weekend? Here is a list of some of the food you can expect to find at the fairgrounds.

1. Turkey leg

Turkey legs are pretty much everyone’s favorite dish and can be used in many ways! Share, eat it alone, stroll between the exhibits, or eat while being entertained. Nothing fits the fair more than turkey legs!

2. French fries

Of all the sliced ​​fries, fried tape-sliced ​​potatoes are this reporter’s favorite.

3. Funnel cake

Regardless of whether you grab a funnel cake to snack on for your trade fair visit or buy one on the go, everyone is guaranteed to eat at least one funnel cake this season.

JD Kersey enjoys food at the Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo in Doña Ana County on Wednesday, September 29, 2021.

4. Asadero cheese and green chilli quesadillas

Simple but tasty. Acosta Farm and its quesadillas are staples at the Southern New Mexico State Fair.

5. Fresh water

Lemonade is available at every corner of the fair, but sometimes you need a wider variety of flavors. There are plenty of Aguas Frescas sellers this year.

Aguas Frescas were at the Southern New Mexico State Fair & Rodeo on Wednesday, September 29, 2021.

6. Fried pickles

Fried food is synonymous with fairs, and this year is no different. Cucumbers, cookies, peaches and more are dipped in batter this weekend.

7. Candy apples

A classic, yet a favorite. Be sure to get an apple to share this weekend – or go alone if you feel like the task.

8. Chili cheese fries

Remember match day and order chili cheese fries while you’re at the show.

Vendors will line up at the Southern New Mexico State Fair and Doña Ana County Rodeo on Wednesday, September 29, 2021.

9. Kona ice cream

Stay cool on the fairgrounds with a cup of shaved ice and a flavor of your choice!

10. Barbecue, tacos and more!

What is your favorite food at the fair? You’re sure to find old favorites and discover new ones at the Southern New Mexico State Fair & Rodeo this weekend.

Leah Romero is the trend reporter for Las Cruces Sun-News and can be reached on Twitter at 575-418-3442, [email protected] or @rromero_leah.

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