regional American food

Memphis-Style Barbecue Dry Rub

Ingredients: 1/4 cup paprika 3 tablespoons light brown sugar 2 tablespoons granulated garlic 2 tablespoons dehydrated onion flakes 1 tablespoon mustard powder 1/2 tablespoon chili powder 2 teaspoons dried thyme 2 teaspoons dried oregano 2 teaspoons celery seed 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander coarse […]

Memphis-style Barbecue Sauce

  Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 1 1/2 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, sliced 2 cups plain tomato sauce* 2/3 cup cider vinegar 2 tablespoons molasses 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons light brown sugar 2 teaspoons ground mustard 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper pinch celery seed salt freshly ground black pepper […]

Spiced Up Mochiko Chicken

Ingredients: 1/4 cup chopped scallion 1/4 cup mochiko flour 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/4 soy sauce 1 1/2 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon mixed black and white sesame seeds 1 tablespoon gochugaru (Korean red pepper flakes) 1 teaspoon shichimi togarashi 2 egg, beaten 1 1/2 […]

Homemade New Jersey Style Sloppy Joes

Ingredients: coleslaw: 14 oz bagged coleslaw mix (cabbage and shredded cabbage mix) 1/2 small red onion, very thinly sliced 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 1/4 teaspoon celery seed 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar salt white pepper Russian dressing: 3 tablespoons dill pickle relish 1 shallot, minced 1/4 cup […]

Ultimate Hot Baltimore Crab Dip with Soft Pretzel Sticks

  for the dip: Ingredients: 1 cup blue crab claw meat 1 cup lump blue crab meat 1 cup cream cheese, at room temperature 3⁄4 cup sour cream 1⁄4 cup Frank’s® RedHot® Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce 2 1⁄2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 1⁄2 tablespoons Chesapeake Bay seasoning (Old Bay) 1⁄2 tablespoon […]

Red Rice with Andouille Sausage

Ingredients: 1 lb andouille sausage 2 cups long grain rice (Carolina Gold, if possible) 1 onion chopped 2 cubanelle peppers, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 28 oz can crushed tomatoes 1 teaspoon smoked paprika salt freshly ground black pepper 1 1/4 cup water or stock 1 bay leaf Directions: Preheat […]

Crab Imperial

Ingredients: for the imperial 16 oz lump blue crab meat 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup coarsely chopped parsley 1/4 cup finely chopped onion 1 teaspoon ground mustard (I like Colman’s) 2 tablespoons Old Bay 1 egg, beaten juice of 1/2 lemon topping: 1/2-3/4 cup fresh breadcrumbs (I used cheese bread […]

Classic Red Beans and Rice

  Ingredients: 16 oz dried small red beans* 4 cups chicken or ham stock 3 stalks celery (with leaves), diced 1 onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, sliced 3 cubanelle peppers, diced 1/2 teaspoon thyme 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1 1/2 tablespoons Creole seasoning freshly ground black pepper […]

Mochiko Chicken

Ingredients: 1/4 cup chopped scallion 1/4 cup mochiko flour 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/4 soy sauce 1 1/2 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon mixed black and white sesame seeds 2 egg, beaten 1 1/2 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs (trimmed of excess fat if desired) […]

Chicken Spiedies

Ingredients: for the chicken: 1 1/4 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch cubes 1/3 cup olive oil juice of 3 lemons 1/3 cup red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning 1 tablespoon dried mint leaves 4 cloves garlic, sliced sea salt freshly ground black pepper to serve: soft […]