Popular regional food in your area

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    Here in WV it is the ramp. A wild onion/leek type vegetable that comes up in the early spring, sometimes even through the snow in higher elevations. Very flavorful and pungent it is eaten alone raw, cut up in salads or fried and eaten as a side or mixed in with fried potatoes, cabbage or various other vegetables. Also great with bacon and cornbread. Yum!!!!! Many communities feature ramp dinners during the spring months and folklore has it when you consume them with a glass of sassafras tea it becomes a spring tonic that will cure whatever ails ya. Be forewarned, if you are going to be around people who have eaten ramps, it is a good idea to eat a few for yourself, it will lessen the impact. Remember, I did say they were pungent. :eat:
     
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    Morel 'shrooms, right around Mother's Day!
     
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    Barbecue. Mid west GA. Yum.
     
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    I have no idea what is popular to others in my area.
    I eat what I eat at home and have no desire to know what others choose or what those same people think of my choices.
     
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    Potatoes?

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    In South Alabama, it it hands down collards, this time of year. I love my turnip greens, love my mustard greens, but the mighty collard is the ring that binds them all!
     
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    I live in a literal melting pot of food choices. There are restaurants that cover every culture within 10 minutes of my house. Hell, there is even a restaurant called The Melting Pot, its a fondue joint.
     
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    Grant county just west of you a bit is the highest potato producing country in the US.
    The amount of potatoes infrastructure I built there is staggering.
    Then there's the apples and all the other produce!
     
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    I know in Pullman, WA the cat's meow is Ferdinand's ice cream. And Cougar Gold cheese produced by the local university.

    Oh, and huckleberries are a big thing around here. All over the mountains and it is a popular pastime to go huckleberry picking in late summer. The local "touristy" places all have assorted huckleberry confections such as chocolates, pancake syrups, pancake mixes, coffees, moonshine, etc...

    So I change my answer to huckleberries...
     
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    Cougar gold cheese is da BOMB!
     
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    We're a ways north of the city for which it's named, but Santa Maria batbecue is California's own. Tri-tip cooked over red oak coals with a dry rub of salt, pepper and red pepper, sliced thin against the grain, served with garlic bread, a green salad and pinquito beans that only grow near Santa Maria.
     
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    Morel mushrooms in spring are a big deal, but most people don't pick the many other varieties of choice edibles in my area during the rest of the growing season. Morels are good, but not my favorite wild mushroom.

    Ramps also have their following, me included. They're everywhere in spring.
     
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    We have morels out here as well. Never enjoyed them until my in-laws in Iowa introduced me to them. Went out hunting for them for the first time last year and found a few; they were delicious!

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    This time of year its greens.....Soon will come new potatoes .

    South Georgia is a mecca for traditional southern foods but we don't really have something that is just ours..... I do like the fact that you can get fresh gulf oysters and mullet really easily this time of year