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Mar 9, 2023Liked by Rebecca Gummere

Italian take-out, fresh local pizza, deli meats and potato salad, hard rolls and crumb cake after Mass

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The hard rolls...when you speak of them with such reverence, I feel all swoony. I know you're from Poughkeepsie, but if I didn't, I'd have guessed east coast-ish.

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Mar 8, 2023Liked by Rebecca Gummere

Krystal hamburgers, Moon Pie, RC Cola

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Omigosh, Moon Pie and RC - definitely Deep South.

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Mar 8, 2023Liked by Rebecca Gummere

Krystal's Hamburgers was started in Chattanooga. Moon Pies are made there now. I threw in RC Cola because what else are going to drink to wash down that burger and dessert?

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I didn't know that about Krystal. I'm a White Castle gal myself. I understand they're pretty similar. So, Tennessee, eh?

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Mar 9, 2023Liked by Rebecca Gummere

Yeah. I'm a Tennessee Jew.

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Did you grow up in Chattanooga?

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Mar 9, 2023Liked by Rebecca Gummere

Yes. My grandfather immigrated to America from Russia in 1912 and went directly to Chattanooga because he had family there. My father was born in Chattanooga and lived his entire life there. I was born in Chattanooga and moved to Atlanta after college.

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Roast beef and Yorkshire pudding with lashings of gravy.

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British Isles! I could eat a whole pan of Yorkshire all by myself.

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Mar 8, 2023Liked by Rebecca Gummere

Fried clams, lobster, baked beans

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Are we talking Boston?

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Mar 8, 2023Liked by Rebecca Gummere

minorcan clam chowder with datil pepper sauce 😋

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I think I just learned a new kind of chowder! Is that a St. Augustine special?

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Mar 9, 2023Liked by Rebecca Gummere

Yup. Google and you should get some history, too.

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Gonna!

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Mar 9, 2023Liked by Rebecca Gummere

If you can’t find the history let me know.

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Fried catfish, cornbread, green beans, and ‘nanner pudding

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Yum. Yes, please, to all.

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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

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From Opelika, near Auburn Univ. closer to Columbus, Ga than Montgomery. But went through similar towns on the way to the beach.

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Coastal Carolinas or Georgia?

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Mouth-watering. OMG, fried pies. Swoon.

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Lobster, potato salad, blueberry pie.

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It’s broadly Pennsylvania Dutch. In my family it’s accepted as breakfast food 😋

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Lebanon bologna, shoofly pie, butterscotch Krimpets, Moravian sugar cookies. And how I love that family photo!

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Lebanon bologna! Are we talking Ohio? Michigan? Wisconsin? (I love that photo, too, and I think it's the only picture I have of that epic day.)

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Bethlehem, PA, baby!

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Shoofly Pie makes me think of Amish food!

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Mar 9, 2023Liked by Rebecca Gummere

Absolutely right👍

we live on the the north shore but always say we are proud Bostonians!

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Proud you should be! I love Boston.

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Such a shame I can’t see your photo!

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Oh, no! I wonder why? Next post I'll ask if anyone else had that issue. Maybe there's a glitch I don't know about and can fix!

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Alabama, very close to the Georgia line. English heritage

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When we'd drive down to the beach, we'd get off the freeway in Montgomery and go down through all the little towns, Opp and Luverne and Florala. I loved that drive. 331 took us down past Defuniak Springs all the way to 98. Were you closer to Dothan?

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