If you want to understand the culture of a place, you can start with the food, and the most famous local food is very representative of it. From these foods, you can not only see the local culture, but also learn about the history of the region.
Although many people's impression of American food is burgers and hot dogs and other fast food, but in fact, each state in the United States has its own classic food, today we have selected ten of the most famous states in the United States of those dishes, take a look!
Arkansas: Fried Pickles
Every year, Atkins, Arkansas hosts the Pickle Festival, in which thousands of fried pickles are sold each year. Pickle is a popular pickle in the United States, but it is made into a fried food from 1963.
Alaska: King Crab
How can Alaska not have king crab? King crab is big and its huge pincers can easily subdue enemies, but it is also a luxury on the table because of its deliciousness.
According to statistics, 97% of Americans eat potatoes regularly, the vast majority of which come from Idaho. Idaho grows about 13 billion pounds of potatoes each year. The climate is perfect for growing potatoes, with fertile volcanic soil as the foundation, warm days and cool nights throughout the potato growing season, and watering from the summer snowmelt.
Iowa: Dry-cured bacon
American bacon critics consider Iowa's bacon to be the best bacon in the nation. The famous Vander Rose Farm Applewood Smokers dry-cured bacon is from Iowa, which is said to be seasoned with brown sugar and spices, then smoked over applewood and cured for about two weeks.
Pennsylvania: Philadelphia Cheese and Beef Sandwich
Pennsylvania is the home of the Philadelphia cheese and beef sandwich, invented by a hot dog vendor in the 1930s. The Philadelphia cheese and beef sandwich is made of bread, beef and cheese, and the hot beef and melted cheese complement each other.
Oregon: Marion Berry
The Marion berry is a berry native to Oregon, but it is not a natural plant, but was invented at Oregon State University in the early 1990s as a cross between several different species of blackberries. The Marion berry is widely acclaimed for its sweet and tart flavor. Each year Oregon produces about 30 million pounds of Marion berries, but most of it is digested locally.
New Hampshire: Apple Cider Donuts
New Hampshire produces over 24 million pounds of apples each year, some of which goes into cider, which is used to make cider doughnuts. Some cider doughnuts are also covered with frosting, which is very popular.
Vermont: Maple Syrup
Vermont has a long history of maple syrup, a technique learned by early settlers from the Native Americans. Vermont is said to produce about 2 million gallons of maple syrup each year, and many neighborhood students even join the maple syrup manufacturing industry to help out during their vacation.
Michigan: Coney Hot Dogs
Coney hot dog is the representative food of Michigan. The Coney hot dog is also very simple, which is a beef hot dog on a bun, covered with chili, yellow mustard and white onion.
Utah is home to more than 2 million Mormons, and their love of jelly has been documented as making it Utah's most popular food. Utah residents eat more jelly per capita than anywhere else in the nation. Jello is Utah's family dessert and is great for large gatherings, such as church events.