Foods NOT To Fry

10 Things We Shouldn’t Be Frying (SLIDESHOW)

First Posted: 8/14/11 02:59 PM ET   Updated: 8/14/11 02:59 PM ET

If Michele and Marcus Bachmann’s hilarious corn dog photos reminded us of anything, it’s that you can make all kinds of bad choices at the state fair. Sure, we all think, “It’s just once a year, it’s ok if I eat 18 pounds of fried dough,” but it’s gotten out of control. It seems there’s nothing our state fair food purveyors won’t fry.

So, in an attempt to curb this deep fried onslaught, here are 10 things we think everyone should stop frying right now. If you disagree or have others, let us know.

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Fried pickles have become a common site on appetizer menus at actual restaurants, not just state fairs. That doesn’t mean the taste isn’t the equivalent of a dirty bomb going off in your mouth.