While Letterman had President Obama as a guest, last night The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien had "Chicken" Charlie Boghosian, California's "deep-fry king," the man credited with inventing the deep-fried Oreo.
He made the "Zucchini Weenie," a hollowed out zucchini with a hot dog stuck inside, which is then battered and deep-fried. Conan, of course, couldn't [...]
Paula Deen's deep-fried butter balls.Photo via foodnetwork.com
The Dallas Morning News shares news about the contenders at the Texas State Fair's Big Tex Choice Awards that showcases the new foods at this year's fair, one of which includes deep-fried butter. Golf ball-size scoops of pure butter injected with different flavors, wrapped in dough, and then deep-fried.*
Beer and Nosh, deep-frying ten turkeys at a time:
All of the turkeys are injected with spices, then fried for about 55 minutes. They had just come out of the fryer and you could hear the skin still crackling on the street.
Fun Fact: it takes over fifty gallons of peanut oil to fry ten [...]