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Key Lime Pie

Take a road trip though your kitchen.  One of the hands-down greatest things about eating in America is all the hyper-regional specialties. A food that’s ubiquitous in Louisiana might draw blank stares in Montana, while a Maine delicacy might horrify citizens of neighboring Vermont. We say: why not try them all! We’ve selected one quintessential food from each state, so you can do just that. Remember, there are 50 states: pace yourself!

Alabama – Fried Green Tomatoes
Alaska – Baked Alaska
Arizona – Pork Chimichanga
Arkansas – Southern Fried Catfish & Tarter Sauce
California – Fish Tacos
Colorado – Chili Verde
Conneticut – New Haven-Style White Clam Pizza
Delaware – Dilly Crab Dip
Florida – Key Lime Pie
Georgia – Lattice-Top Georgia Peach Pie
Guam – Kadon Pika
Hawaii – Ahi Poke
Idaho – Twice Bakes Potatoes
Illinois – Chicago-Style Deep Dish Pizza
Indiana: Breaded Pork Tenderloin Sandwich
Iowa: Scotcharoos
Kansas: Kansas City-Style Ribs
Kentucky: Hot Browns
Louisiana: Shrimp Gumbo
Maine: Lobster Roll
Maryland: Crab Cakes
Massachusetts: Clam Chowder
Michigan: Pasty (Meat Hand Pie)
Minnesota: Hotdish (Tater Tot Casserole)
Mississippi: Mississippi Mud Pie
Missouri: Fried Ravioli
Montana: Huckleberry Pie
Nebraska: Hand-Held Meat Pies
Nevada: Beef Jerky and Sour Dough Bread
New Hampshire: New England Boiled Dinner
New Jersey: Pork Roll Sandwich With Egg and Cheese
New Mexico: Green Chile Cheeseburger
New York: Buffalo Wings
North Carolina: Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwich
North Dakota: Lefse (Potato Crepes)
Ohio: Peanut Butter Buckeyes
Oklahoma: Crispy Cornmeal Okra
Oregon: Marionberry Pie
Pennsylvania: Philly Cheese Steak
Puerto Rico: Mofongo
Rhode Island: Frozen Lemonade
South Carolina: Shrimp and Grits
South Dakota: Chislic
Tennessee: Memphis Dry-Rub Ribs
Texas: Texas Brisket
Utah: Funeral Potatoes
Vermont: Cheddar Cheese Apple Pie
Virginia: Virginia Ham Biscuits
Washington: Planked Salmon With Honey-Balsamic Glaze
West Virginia: Pepperoni Roll
Wisconsin: Bratwurst Stewed With Sauerkraut
Wyoming: Chicken Fried Steak
Washington, D.C.: Half Smoke Chili Dog

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