Tuesday, January 20, 2015
What food is your state know for? Minnesota-Tennessee
MINNESOTA-Juicy Lucy Hamburger Cheese is melted inside Matt's Bar and 5-8 Club both claim they invented it MISSISSIPPI-Mississippi Mud Pie Layers of gooey chocolate usually topped with chopped pecans or walnuts or marshmallows. MISSOURI-Ribs off a low and slow barbecue smoker in Kansas City. MONTANA-Huckleberry Pie NEBRASKA-Grilled corn on cob with a little butter and salt&pepper. NEVADA-Classic shrimp cocktail Las Vegas claims to have invented seafood-in-a-glass appetizer in the 1950's. NEW HAMPSHIRE-Different kinds of maple-infused breakfast foods. Waffle with maple butter and cinnamon sugar at Parker's Maple Barn in Mason. NEW JERSEY-Overstuffed sub. One of the Garden State's many sandwich shops. NEW MEXICO-"Christmas style" and ladle green and red chili enchiladas or anything else. NEW YORK-Nosh on a chewy bagel, shmear, and lox from a New York bagel shop. NORTH CAROLINA-Krispy Kreme donut from the original shop in Winston-Salem. NORTH DAKOTA-"chippers" from Widman's Candyshop Thick-ridged Red Valley Potato Chips covered in chocolate, peanut butter or white almond. OHIO-Cinncinnati chili spiced with cinnamon and cloves. Spooned over spaghetti, then covered with kidney beans, diced onion and grated cheddar cheese. OKLAHOMA-Chicken-fried steak A breaded piece of thin and tenderized steak. OREGON-Oregon hazelnuts "filberts"-raw or toasted or in a spread. PENNSYLVANIA-Philly Cheese Steak Debuted in Philadelphia in 1930. RHODE ISLAND-Calamari The official appetizer of the state. Sauteed squid with thin slices of pickled hot peppers and served with a side of marina sauce. SOUTH CAROLINA-Shrimp and grits Served from breakfast to dinner. SOUTH DAKOTA-Kuchen Official state dessert Kutchen is German for cake TENNESSEE-Elvis Presley's favorite sandwich. Peanut butter, banana and bacon.