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Deep fried BUTTER offered at the Ex this year!

shiro miso Aug 18, 2010 10:52 AM

I am not kidding! What will they think of next?

Check out this Sun article if you don't believe me...

http://www.torontosun.com/news/toront...

This will wash those Tiny Tom donuts down nicely. ;-

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    uberathlete RE: shiro miso Aug 18, 2010 11:12 AM

    Well if you think of it simply as fried choux pastry with buttercream filling then it isn't that much of a stretch.

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      millygirl RE: uberathlete Aug 18, 2010 11:19 AM

      Either way, it sounds pretty disgusting to me. Don't get me wrong, I love butter, choux pastry and buttercream. But DEEP FRIED? Can't picture it, nor do I want to. The sounds of it just doesn't do it for me. Thanks but I'll stick to the old fashioned greasy stuff I've come to know and love (pogos, pizza, tiny toms, waffle ice cream, fries, roti, cheap chinese).

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        ekim256 RE: millygirl Aug 18, 2010 11:54 AM

        http://www.ivillage.com/deep-fried-bu...
        Check out picture #2

        My heart hurts just thinking about it...haha. I like the CNE's ice cream cones with cake on the bottom. I've started making my cupcakes like that, and it's good because the cones don't drip. What are waffle ice cream fries? Or did you miss a comma?

        Erin
        http://cookiesandtomatoes.blogspot.com/

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          millygirl RE: ekim256 Aug 18, 2010 12:01 PM

          ooops, sorry to disappoint Erin, I missed the coma. Hmmm, maybe I'm on to something tho'.

          Now I could get in to the beef sundae thing. I have no problem with anything mashed potatoe and gravy-ish. Love the cherry top!

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            julesrules RE: ekim256 Aug 18, 2010 12:02 PM

            Yum... I want the deep fried PBJ & banana... and the fried coke sounds like fun too. This kind of thing could make the Ex worthwhile again, I'm all for it!

            Oh and PS, I think the 'waffle ice cream fry' concept has alot of potential

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              wew RE: ekim256 Aug 18, 2010 12:40 PM

              But don't they know there's an obesity epidemic going on?
              Much thanks for the glimpses into the the foods I am missing here in NYC, an area of relative deep frying poverty. About the other 10 winners referenced - to lightly paraphrase Rick (and this post is made for just such an activity), There are parts of Brooklyn I wouldn't try invading with that deep fried pizza. But then again

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            shiro miso RE: uberathlete Aug 18, 2010 11:23 AM

            If it is anything other than a big frozen pat of butter, battered and fried, I will not be happy.

            I am imagining an exploding fried butter bomb. Mmmm.... perhaps I am setting the bar too high.

            :-)

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              Manybears RE: shiro miso Aug 18, 2010 12:01 PM

              This is totally blowing my mind!!

              Based on the link provided by ekim256 it really is a scoop of butter, battered and deep-fried. I am concerned about the 4 flavours though-- I mean I'm going to want to try them all, if they're here, right? Grape!? GRAPE-FLAVOURED DEEP-FRIED BUTTER?!

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            Pincus RE: shiro miso Aug 18, 2010 11:44 AM

            Paging Paula Deen...

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              jmarcroyal RE: Pincus Aug 18, 2010 12:18 PM

              mmmm Chicken Fried Bacon!

              Damn i want this, it would go perfect on a burger too!

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              PhilH RE: shiro miso Aug 18, 2010 12:11 PM

              I would like to try this at least once. Just to say that I have and that I lived to tell the tale.

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                ragged25 RE: shiro miso Aug 18, 2010 12:44 PM

                I don't think it's really that bad. I usally polish off a decent sized ball of butter when I come across good bread at a restaurant. We all do, this is simply a small step up. I would try one and report back! I did read an article somewhere where the fair offered Crispy Creme Chesse Burger topped with chocolate covered bacon. How do you like them apples eh? It brings KFC's Double Down to shame almost.

                1. TorontoJo RE: shiro miso Aug 18, 2010 12:46 PM

                  And then there is the krispy kreme cheeseburger:

                  http://www.thestar.com/living/food/ar...

                  Sadly (or not, really), only at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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                    jmarcroyal RE: TorontoJo Aug 18, 2010 12:55 PM

                    If they were smart, they would Deep Fry their Ice Cream Waffle Sandwiches, and there should be chocolate covered bacon inside!

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                      ragged25 RE: jmarcroyal Aug 18, 2010 01:00 PM

                      Lol...better yet, slice open a Tiny Tom donut, stuff it with a scoop of butter, then batter it up and deep fry them. Just a little twist to it I guess. I'm drooling just thinking about what types of combinations you can come up with that would sound good after being deep fried.

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                      Wil RE: TorontoJo Aug 19, 2010 03:02 AM

                      Couple of my friends went down to GenCon and they had these at the Indiana State fair...if you want it, it's drivable! :)

                    3. scarberian RE: shiro miso Aug 18, 2010 08:27 PM

                      Now if they can only sneek some bacon into all these other suggestions i.e. deep fried waffles wrapped in bacon and dipped in chocolate... mmmmm. Or deep fried PBJBacon w/banana or how about just a group of bacon slices layered into a patty, battered, deep fried and drizzled with chocolate... ouch my left side is aching thinking about it. Hopefully there are defibrillators all over the CNE this year. God bless the CNE =9.

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                        jl_1978 RE: shiro miso Aug 23, 2010 03:02 PM

                        I tried the deep fried butter on opening day. $5 for 4 Timbit sized balls, each with a different sauce on them (chocolate, caramel, strawberry, forgot the last one since I shared the order.. maybe vanilla). It tasted like funnel cake soaked in butter. I was a bit worried biting into the first one because I was expecting a big splash of hot butter burning my tongue, but the batter pretty much soaks up the butter. Overall, it was worth trying, which I can't say about the chocolate bacon from the same place... I probably wouldn't order it again though.

                        1. Royaljelly RE: shiro miso Aug 23, 2010 05:37 PM

                          Can't imagine it to be any worse than the deep fried fois gras cube that I had at Pied du Cochon in Montreal.

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