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Perhaps nowhere is America’s melting pot heritage more obvious than in our food. Visit Gullah Restaurant near Charleston for authentic low country cuisine. Head up to Maine to savor the freshest lobster possible. From breakfast to a midnight snack, we’ll help you enjoy a taste of America.

Food: Snickers

Posted by on Sep 8, 2010 in Food | Comments Off on Food: Snickers

Here’s one of those rare topics where not much needs to be said. If you like candy bars, especially if you like peanuts, you love...

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Food: Maryland Crab Cakes

Posted by on Aug 20, 2010 in Food | Comments Off on Food: Maryland Crab Cakes

I might have called these “Chesapeake Bay” crab cakes instead. But if you trace them to their true home, you come back to...

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Food: Buffalo Wings

Posted by on Aug 5, 2010 in Food | 1 comment

This is probably the most recently developed food to make it to the Great American Things list. Buffalo wings weren’t created in the...

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Food: The Whopper

Posted by on Jul 20, 2010 in Food | Comments Off on Food: The Whopper

Had you gone into a Burger King restaurant in 1957 (had you been able to find a Burger King restaurant in 1957), you’d have been able...

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Food: Gullah Cuisine Restaurant, Mount Pleasant, S.C.

Posted by on Jul 5, 2010 in Food, Travel | 2 comments

With all the wonderful restaurants to choose from in the Charleston, South Carolina area, it would be easy to miss this way-out-of-the-way...

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Food: French's Mustard

Posted by on Jun 17, 2010 in Food | Comments Off on Food: French's Mustard

I love mustard. I lean toward the dijon and stone ground families, while my wife likes all spicy varieties. But on a hamburger or a hot...

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Food: Corn on the Cob

Posted by on Jun 1, 2010 in Food | Comments Off on Food: Corn on the Cob

America loves its corn, and appropriately so — the USA grows about six times more corn than any other country. We like it in corn...

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Food: Kraft Macaroni & Cheese

Posted by on May 17, 2010 in Food | Comments Off on Food: Kraft Macaroni & Cheese

How many of us survived a part of our lives on Kraft Macaroni & Cheese! It’s so simple to prepare that kids can make it for...

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Food: Strawberry Shortcake

Posted by on May 7, 2010 in Food | 1 comment

It’s early May, and roadside stands selling fresh strawberries have popped up across the countryside. You can coat the berries with...

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Food: Moon Pies

Posted by on Apr 27, 2010 in Food | Comments Off on Food: Moon Pies

We have the Chattanooga Bakery Company to thank for this delicious and filling treat. When the general foreman and chef decided to make a...

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