Flashing lights, bright colors, loud noises, sticky fingers: these are the hallmarks of state fairs and carnivals, the real signs that summer is coming. While there's nothing quite like a freshly fried Oreo from red-pinstriped tent, here are 10 ways to recreate our favorite carnival foods at home. We can bet that they'll taste better -- and without a roller coaster chaser, they won't make you queasy!
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