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Tornado Potatoes From The Comfort Of Home

Gold Medal 5280M Motorized Ribbon Fry Cutter

If you have been to any state fair in the recent past, you have seen it: the tornado potato. The spiral-cut deep-fried treat can be found wrapped around a hot dog or just served on its own. For those that find themselves unable to resist the lure of the barkers, and hence try to stay away from the midway, there is another option. Now, with the Gold Medal 5280M Motorized Ribbon Fry Cutter you can have the flavor of the carnival in your very own home.

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March 10, 2011   1 Comment

Carnival in your kitchen… and on your sofa… and in the carpet… and on the drapes…

Nostalgia Electrics Retro Series 50's Style Cotton Candy Machine

The carnival has packed up and is heading off into the sunset. The sounds of the midway are faint in the air. A slight breeze carries the scent of fried foods and roller coaster grease. You take a step forward, hoping to capture one last taste of the county fair and all that it has to offer. Instead, you find a sticky paper cone attached to the bottom of your sole; a piece of pink-stained detritus left over from the summer carnival.

Lucky for you, you can take that crumpled tube of paper and breath new life into it with your very own cotton candy machine. The Nostalgia Electrics Retro Series 50’s Style Cotton Candy Machine is a countertop appliance set to spin all year long. Just add sugar mixture and use the included reusable plastic cones to catch the freshly flossed cotton candy as it spins out of the machine. Now, that sticky and goopy mess that you thought you left out in the fairgrounds can finally be made at home. Lucky you.

October 12, 2009   No Comments

Winning the game with the Corn Dog Maker

Smart Planet CDM-1 Corn Dog Maker

The county fair may have come and gone, but that doesn’t have to be a reason to pull the plug on summer treats. Smart Planet CDM-1 Corn Dog Maker brings all the fun home, while leaving the sideshows and rigged games out on the midway.

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September 16, 2009   4 Comments