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The Best of Wurstfest 2015

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The Best of Wurstfest 2015

By Ashlee Kirkland

It’s that time of year again for New Braunfels’ local German Food Festival, Wurstfest! Thousands of people have traveled from all around Texas to experience this unique event, full of incredible food and entertainment, since 1961. The festival kicks off November 6 and runs through November 15. With 10 full days of cooking, there will be plenty of time to eat all of the popular favorites. So what are the must-have foods to indulge in this year?

Here’s this year’s countdown of the “Best 5 of Wurstfest” foods people will be salivating while standing in line to try.

5. Fried Oreos

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America’s favorite cookie is re-invented into Wurstfest’s very own sweet treat. As if they are not sumptuous enough straight from the package, try having them breaded with a pancake flour mix, followed by deep frying, and topped with powdered sugar. These splendid treats will have everyone eating dessert before AND after dinner.

4. Fried Blooming Onion

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This deep fried plate of heaven has its scent all over the festival. Split open into a blooming onion, which is slightly breaded with deliciously spiced flour. Once it’s fried, they serve it with ranch dipping sauce to top it off. Get extra napkins.

3. Pork Chop on a Stick

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Oh my gosh, who doesn’t love this?! Soaked in marinade, skewered grilled pork chops are a Wurstfest Staple. They are delectable and juicy… and paired with a roll to soak it all up. The best part? They’re only $5.00, and worth every cent.

2. Potato Pancake with Applesauce

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This signature dish creates the LONGEST line, but it’s so worth the wait. Its hash brown texture formed into a potato delight is known as the potato pancake. The potato pancake is served with a side of applesauce, just like they do in Germany. The applesauce adds flavor and texture to each bite that pairs O’ so well together. Don’t forget to lick your lips!

1. Sausage!!

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