Click to see winners of RodeoHouston's 2014 Gold Buckle Foodie Awards on Chron.com.
Taters and three kinds of meat collide in this massive loaded baked potato from Triple J's.
Frosted Flakes chicken with maple sryup is shown at the Get Pickled booth on the midway at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo at NGR Park Wednesday, March in Houston.
Deep fried Twix candy bars are shown on midway at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo at NGR Park Wednesday, March in Houston.
Koolickle, a fruit punch pickles, at the Get Pickled booth
Pickle fries are shown at the Get Pickled booth on the midway at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo at NGR Park Wednesday, March in Houston.
This Super Baked Potato from Harlon's will make you feel like Superman (until you struggle to finish it, that is).
This bacon-wrapped sausage resembles a peppermint stick, but better.
Get boozed up with drunk pickles (spiked with tequila and magnificently fried) from the food stand "Get Pickled.
Deep fried Reese's Peanut Butter Cups Dominic Palmieri is a certified evil genius. When the time comes, I hope science studies his brain to discover what drove him to create these masterpieces?
Of course vegetables are necessary for a well-rounded, nutritious meal at the rodeo. Fried is the new skinny, so try some of these gloriously crunchy zucchini.
Who needs vegetables when a couple of pickles are perfectly sufficient?
IYou'll find plenty of barbecue restaurants competing for awards at the rodeo, like this extravagant protein-laden plate from Harlon's Bar-B-Que.
At the rodeo, food on a stick--like these chicken kabobs-- is key.