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Rad Family Dinners: August 2021 - Fair Foods

The August edition of Rad Family Dinners is Fair FoodsHere’s to savoring the last days of summer, and saying yes to trying (and making!) festive fair foods!

Share your fun with #radfamilydinners and #raddishkids.

1. Chocolate Banana Bites from Raddish Kids

As the leading subscription cooking club for kids, Raddish Kids' illustrated, step-by-step recipes make it easy for kids of all ages and abilities to get in the kitchen! 

Dip bananas in chocolate then top with your favorite topping for a delicious fair inspired treat!

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Tornado Potatoes from Macheesmo

Nick Evans is a dad of two kids, a self taught home cook and the founder of Macheesmo -- a website focused on helping people feel confident in the kitchen. 

A crowd favorite at fairs, the Tornado Potato is like a giant, spiral shaped french fry. Nick's version is baked - not fried - and seasoned with a tex-mex inspired spice mix. 

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3. Candy Apples from The Suburban Soapbox

Kellie Hemmerly is the writer and photographer behind the popular blog The Suburban Soapbox, which focuses on family-friendly recipes, many of which are desserts, baking, and sweets creations.

Kellie's easy Candy Apple recipe is simple and fun -- and taste just like the apples you get at your local fair. 

Elephant Ears from The Gunny Sack

Tonia Larson is the owner, photographer and content creator at The Gunny Sack, where she shares step-by-step directions for creating delicious desserts and family friendly meals.

Try Tonia's deep fried, crispy Elephant Ears topped with cinnamon sugar to get a taste of the fair -- at home!

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5. Corn Dogs from Natasha's Kitchen

Natasha Kravchuk is the founder of Natasha's Kitchen. From a family of fantastic cooks, Natasha uses her blog to share generations of recipes that are homey, fresh, healthy, family-friendly, authentic, and adventurous.

Hand-dipped corn dogs are a fair staple! Natasha's honey-battered, hand-dipped Corn Dogs are a real treat.