regional American food

Maryland Crab-less Soup

Maryland Crab-less Soup

  A vegan take on the classic crab soup. I had come across some recipes that had you use hearts of palm to mimic seafood in lobster rolls or crab cakes. I have to say I was intrigued but was slightly less than convinced it would be as good as […]

Deviled Ham Toasties

Ingredients: 2 English muffins, halved 1 tablespoon Dijon I can (4.25 oz) Underwood deviled ham spread* 2-3 tablespoons minced red onion 1 tablespoon dill relish (or chopped pickle spear) 1/4 shredded sharp cheddar Directions: Toast the English muffin halves and spread with mustard. In a small bowl, stir together the […]

Banana Leaf Wrapped Kalua Pork (Grill Method)

Ingredients: 1 3 lb pork butt roast 1/4 cup Alaea salt (Hawaiian sea salt) freshly ground black pepper applewood chips defrosted frozen banana leaves (I buy Goya brand) Directions: Dry off the pork roast with paper or cloth towels and rub with the salt. Smoke at a higher heat (approximately […]

Tennessean Corn Light Bread

Ingredients: 2 cups finely ground yellow cornmeal 2/3 cup flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 cups buttermilk 1/4 cup melted butter, cooled slightly Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Butter and flour a standard loaf pan. Set aside. In a large bowl, whisk together the […]

Brunswick Stew (in the slow cooker)

  Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups leftover pulled pork 2 cups cubed, cooked chicken 2 1/2 cups chicken stock 1/2 cup diced country ham 2 cups frozen (or fresh) lima beans 11 oz canned (drained) or frozen corn 28 oz canned fire-roasted tomatoes 2 stalks celery, diced 1 onion, diced 4 […]