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Photo gallery: Minnesota State Fair reveals 27 new foods

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With just over two months to the Great Minnesota Get-Together, here's something to whet your appetite.

The Minnesota State Fair has on Tuesday done its customary reveal of the new foods that will be gracing the State Fairgrounds this coming August.

Among the notable entries are "Earth Wings," featuring deep fried cauliflower smothered in organic BBQ sauce from the French Meadow Bakery.

O'Gara's at the Fair has a new dish for potato fans, with its "Irish Tater Kegs" a tater tot filled with corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and sour cream.

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The State Fair's also introducing new vendors this year, including barbecue-themed The Hanger, which is taking up residence in the former Pet Center building.

Others include Nordic Waffles and the Anchor Coffee House, while the guest vendors from the Midtown Global Market this year are Taco Cat and Mama D's.

Check out the new foods on offer this year:

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