Tell me where you are from, just using food. I’ll start. Country Ham with Red-Eye Gravy and White Grits.Mystery, Memoir, and Meaning is a reader-supported publication. To receive new posts and support my work, consider becoming a free or paid subscriber.
Italian take-out, fresh local pizza, deli meats and potato salad, hard rolls and crumb cake after Mass
Krystal hamburgers, Moon Pie, RC Cola
Roast beef and Yorkshire pudding with lashings of gravy.
Fried clams, lobster, baked beans
minorcan clam chowder with datil pepper sauce 😋
Fried catfish, cornbread, green beans, and ‘nanner pudding
Biscuits and cornbread; cane syrup; home grown tomatoes, corn, okra, yellow squash, cucumbers, peppers and figs, homemade hot pepper sauce, pickles, and fig preserves; fried chicken, fried salt mackerel or fresh caught fish, fried apple pies; pecans; strawberry shortcake, iced tea, Coca-cola, hand-cranked homemade ice cream
Lobster, potato salad, blueberry pie.
It’s broadly Pennsylvania Dutch. In my family it’s accepted as breakfast food 😋
Lebanon bologna, shoofly pie, butterscotch Krimpets, Moravian sugar cookies. And how I love that family photo!
we live on the the north shore but always say we are proud Bostonians!
Such a shame I can’t see your photo!
Alabama, very close to the Georgia line. English heritage