Category Archives: Appetizers

Oklahoma Fried Okra

Oklahoma announced it’s official state meal in 1988. It included cornbread, barbecue pork, chicken fried steak, squash and corn, biscuits, grits and sausage gravy, strawberries, pecan pie, black-eyed peas and fried okra. Fried okra, or “southern popcorn”, makes a great … Continue reading

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Idaho Finger Steaks

Idaho’s state fruit is the huckleberry – a small berry similar to the blueberry. They have a state fish. The cutthroat trout – one of the tastiest fresh water fish. But Idaho is the potato state. They grow more than … Continue reading

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Sweet Pretzel Treats

The pretzel. It can be enjoyed savory or sweet. It can be salted, dipped in mustard, or coated in icing. It’s easy to eat, satisfying, and it looks and tastes amazing. It’s little wonder pretzels are so popular, but popular … Continue reading

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Nevada – Shrimp Cocktail

In doing research for Nevada it was really hard to choose a dish to feature. There is such a diverse culture in this state and so many foods to choose from. There is a strong Basque influence in areas like … Continue reading

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Fried Pickles – An Arkansas Invention

Next state up – Arkansas, the home of fried pickles! Well I guess I missed the Friday post! Life has been hectic. I’m still trying to find that balance with the (not so) new job, blogging and my part time … Continue reading

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