Category Archives: Sandwich

Iowa – The Maid Rite Loose Meat Sandwich

Iowa has some interesting foods that are icons in their state. The GIANT breaded pork tenderloin sandwich (and we mean giant), Blue Bunny ice cream, Iowa sweet corn and, the one that caught my eye, the Maid Rite loose meat … Continue reading

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Michigan Pasties – Easy Meat Pies

Michigan – Pasties The next state up is Michigan. Although there are a lot of foods that are associated with this state, the pasties are pretty popular. In the upper Peninsula it’s a local tradition! It’s a savory pastry filled … Continue reading

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Lobster Rolls – A Maine Tradition

I’ve been trying to do each state in the order they became a part of the U.S., but I got excited about burnt ends and jumped ahead! Before Missouri became a state, Maine was admitted to the union. And what … Continue reading

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Oyster Po’ Boy – Sautéd not Fried

I love an oyster – and we had so many … Ever seen a 6 inch oyster? Our neighbors brought us two dozen fresh oysters. And these babies were HUGE! The question than came what to do with them all? … Continue reading

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Illinois Chicago Dog

Illinois is the next state up in our state food series – and we have The Chicago Dog! And there were certainly some good choices, Chicago deep dish pizza being the one mentioned most. But my husband was born and … Continue reading

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