It won't be long til we're stuffing our pie holes full of deep fried goodness at the State Fair of Texas, and today the 10 finalists for the annual Big Tex Choice Awards were revealed. They will be competing in the three categories: Best Taste – Savory, Best Taste – Sweet and Most Creative. The winners will be announced on Sunday, August 25th and you can wrap your mouth around them when the Fair opens from September 27th to October 20th.
The top Ten Finalists include: (SWEET) Big Red Chicken Bread (above), a doughnut with Big Red-flavored frosting with a chicken wing in the middle of it. There's also Fla'mango Tango, Deep Fried Bayou Fruit Bites, Peanut Butter Cup Snookie, and Quick Fried "Black Gold" Truffles. (SAVORY) Calypso Island Shrimp Bowl, Fernie's Fried Burnt End Burrito, Ruth's Stuff Fried Mexi-cone, Southern Fried Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo Ball, and Texas Cream Corn Casserole Fritters.