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State Fair Presents Krispy Kreme Cheeseburger with Chocolate Covered Bacon
The Milwaukee Journal/Sentinel Online ^ | August 6, 2010 | Cailley Hammel

Posted on 08/06/2010 8:22:15 AM PDT by Joy in the Journey

Between the cream puffs and everything you can get on a stick, food at the Wisconsin State Fair is a dish best served over the top. Ladies and gentlemen, meet 2010's early favorite: the Krispy Kreme Cheeseburger.

Sold at the Machine Shed tent at the fair, the $5 burger features the normal patty and melted cheese, but with a Krispy Kreme doughnut for a bun. For an extra dollar, patrons can top the burger with last year's big hit: chocolate-covered bacon on a stick (furthering the debate on whether the new dish is dinner or dessert).

The calorie count: 1,000, according to Nathan Morrissey, executive chef at the Machine Shed.

What's the burger's appeal?

"Well, let's see," Dave Owens of Appleton said at the fair's opening day Thursday. "It's a doughnut with chocolate-covered bacon and a cheeseburger put together. How could you go wrong?"

Owens' nephew, 9-year-old Harrison Smith, also of Appleton, had a bite of his uncle's burger and had to have one for himself.

"It's really good," he said.

Todd Whittaker of Fond du Lac came to the State Fair with his wife, Dawn, and their 16-month-old daughter, Bren. They were interested in trying the new burger after seeing a similar product on an episode of the Travel Channel show "Man vs. Food."

Dawn Whittaker was the first to take a bite.

"It's good! It's different," she said. "Kind of a little salty and sweet all at once."


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: bacon; cheeseburger; fat; unnngh
EKG leads are available at the next booth for an extra dollar.
1 posted on 08/06/2010 8:22:18 AM PDT by Joy in the Journey
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To: Joy in the Journey

Michelle will not be happy to learn about this.


2 posted on 08/06/2010 8:24:11 AM PDT by FES0844
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To: Joy in the Journey

Eat one a day and nothing else and lose a few pounds...


3 posted on 08/06/2010 8:25:43 AM PDT by jessduntno (I wonder...how will third Manassas turn out?)
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To: Joy in the Journey
I can feel my coronary arteries clogging just reading the article.
4 posted on 08/06/2010 8:25:59 AM PDT by Mikey_1962 (Obama: The Affirmative Action President)
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To: Joy in the Journey
A chocolate bacon Lutherburger?

Awesome.

5 posted on 08/06/2010 8:26:07 AM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Allegra; TheMom

Donut Cheeseburger with Chocolate covered Bacon ping


6 posted on 08/06/2010 8:31:27 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: Joy in the Journey
I like cheeseburgers.
I like bacon.
I like donuts.
I like Chocolate.

I sure don't like them combined anywhere but my tummy. But I am thrilled every time I see something like this. It is a blow for individual freedom and a strike against the food nazis. (Ever seen Yahoo's “Eat this, not that” columns on their face page? Makes me want to buy the worst thing I can every time.)

Another thing that trips my trigger is the pumpkin cannons. Another non sanctioned activity against the state. As long as people are engaged in such activities the hive mentality loses. Freedom wins.

7 posted on 08/06/2010 8:32:28 AM PDT by IrishCatholic (No local Communist or Socialist Party Chapter? Join the Democrats, it's the same thing!)
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To: FES0844

Michelle will not be happy to learn about this.

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Damn right. No one brought her a dozen.


8 posted on 08/06/2010 8:32:30 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (We have, therefore, to resolve to conquer or die. - Samuel Adams)
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To: Joy in the Journey

Who would eat this shite?!


9 posted on 08/06/2010 8:36:40 AM PDT by jla
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To: Joy in the Journey
Well, let's see," Dave Owens of Appleton said at the fair's opening day Thursday. "It's a doughnut with chocolate-covered bacon and a cheeseburger put together. How could you go wrong?"

That sounds absolutely disgusting to me. I wouldn't eat one on a bet. I have no beef with those that do, just not for me.

10 posted on 08/06/2010 8:38:38 AM PDT by pgkdan (When the same man...holds the sword and the purse, there is an end of liberty: George Mason)
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To: Joy in the Journey
GAAK!......
11 posted on 08/06/2010 8:39:46 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Joy in the Journey

Must be the same booth going from fair to fair.


12 posted on 08/06/2010 8:41:02 AM PDT by I am Richard Brandon
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To: FES0844

“Michelle will not be happy to learn about this.”

Nope, and neither will Mika. I predict that next week, the boys on “Morning Joe” will make a point to bring this up. Repeatedly.


13 posted on 08/06/2010 8:42:20 AM PDT by MIlle
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To: Joy in the Journey

"I can haz?"
14 posted on 08/06/2010 8:42:40 AM PDT by BenLurkin (Will must be the harder, courage the bolder, spirit must be the more, as our might lessens.)
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To: jla
Who would eat this shite?!

Are you kidding? I'm about to check out the VA State Fair site to see if I can get one there.

15 posted on 08/06/2010 8:47:16 AM PDT by nina0113
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To: jla

16 posted on 08/06/2010 8:48:06 AM PDT by BenLurkin (Will must be the harder, courage the bolder, spirit must be the more, as our might lessens.)
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To: BenLurkin

Is that a photo of Obammy when he was a teen? ;^)


17 posted on 08/06/2010 8:52:52 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (I'd rather drink Tea than Koolaid)
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To: BenLurkin

SHE’S FAT!


18 posted on 08/06/2010 9:04:12 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("We beat the Soviet Union. Then we became them." -- Lazamataz, 2005)
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To: Joy in the Journey

It’s all Bush’s fault!


19 posted on 08/06/2010 9:06:43 AM PDT by Arcy
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To: Joy in the Journey

I was there yesterday. The best meal is from the Wisconsin Cattlemen’s Association booth. They serve a fresh grilled ribeye steak sandwich that is the best.

http://www.wisconsincattlemen.com/steaktrailer.html


20 posted on 08/06/2010 9:14:38 AM PDT by UB355 (Slower traffic keep right)
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To: Joy in the Journey

I wonder if you can get extra pickles and extra mustard. It certainly looks good.


21 posted on 08/06/2010 9:36:04 AM PDT by texmexis best (My)
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To: Joy in the Journey

They sell them at the Gateway Grizzlies baseball games in Sauget, IL. They have since 2005-2006.


22 posted on 08/06/2010 9:39:09 AM PDT by scott7278 ("...I have not changed Congress and how it operates the way I would have liked." BHO)
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To: Joy in the Journey; zot; Interesting Times

I’m sure the food police will issue a cease and desist order to KK for selling this.


23 posted on 08/06/2010 9:47:30 AM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: Joy in the Journey

Wow, I’d never even thought of chocolate covered bacon.
I want it now !!!!!!


24 posted on 08/06/2010 9:56:37 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (Obama, the Criminal, is BAD for AMERICA.)
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To: BenLurkin

That poor thing lost weight so fast she didn’t even get home to change her dress.


25 posted on 08/06/2010 10:06:50 AM PDT by CynicalBear
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To: GreyFriar
I’m sure the food police will issue a cease and desist order to KK for selling this.

And Muslims will initiate lawsuits against anyone who sells bacon.

26 posted on 08/06/2010 10:18:02 AM PDT by zot
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To: CynicalBear

rotflol


27 posted on 08/06/2010 10:30:25 AM PDT by libertarian27 (Ingsoc: Department of Life, Department of Liberty, Department of Happiness)
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To: Joy in the Journey
I don't know about the entire combination, but ...

CHOCOLATE-COVERED BACON??!!!


28 posted on 08/06/2010 10:39:44 AM PDT by MozarkDawg
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To: BenLurkin
That's 'sgusting. How'd you like to curl up with that on a cold winter's night?
29 posted on 10/26/2010 5:33:12 PM PDT by synbad600
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To: BenLurkin

I just realized that this thread is months old! I was looking for something else, saw this ghoul, and forgot.


30 posted on 10/26/2010 5:34:36 PM PDT by synbad600
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