Tell Us if You’ve Eaten These Southern Foods and We’ll Guess What State You Are From

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By: Ian Fortey

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The South is famous for its charm and hospitality. It's also a great place to enjoy some historic architecture and pleasant weather. And, of course, if you're there with all those sunny days and charmingly hospitable architecture, you may as well have a bite to eat at the same time, right? Of all the regions of the U.S., none of them come close to the food of the South. Honestly, do you even know what the food of the North is? Or what East coast cuisine might be? Sure, you can get a few regional favorites here and there, but Southern food is where it's at! 

Every kind of barbecued meat you can imagine, some hearty and cheesy mac and cheese, fried okra, shrimp and grits, collard greens and some homemade fried chicken! Southern food is big on flavor, big on comfort, and maybe not so big on being low fat or super nutritious, but who cares? That can be for some other cuisine to worry about. When it comes to pure indulgence and the kind of food that makes you feel like home while filling you up, you need the South. But how close to the South are you? Where do you call home? Tell us about your Southern food experiences, and we'll tell you what state you can home!

Yeah, you've had fried chicken, but has your family ever had you over for some homemade fried chicken at a picnic?

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Is corn pudding ever on the menu when you have a big family dinner?

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When's the last time you tried some of that Alabama white barbecue sauce?

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What's the family secret for making some killer collard greens?

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Did you ever have grandma's peach cobbler after a big meal when you went to visit her as a kid?

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Do you have the skills to make a perfect sausage gravy for some biscuits?

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How likely are you to be piling high some pulled pork on a fresh, buttery bun at a BBQ this summer?

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What'd you learn about making the best grits ever when you were younger?

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Mac and cheese is a Southern staple. Have you had a good, homemade casserole?

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When you're looking for something a little different, how likely are you to whip up some fried green tomatoes?

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When you need a crunchy snack, are you going to fry up some okra?

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If someone is making chili, are you spending some time in the kitchen making cornbread to go along with it?

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You want to impress people at a potluck dinner, so you're going to bring potato salad, but what's the key to making it a standout?

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Ever head to a diner for a good chicken-fried steak?

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The meal's over and you still have a little room for dessert. Is pecan pie on the menu?

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Is any cookout complete without corn? What's the way to serve it up?

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It's Friday night, and you're chilling with some friends for dinner. What are the odds of some fried catfish being on the menu?

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You've got a Coca-Cola and you've got some peanuts. Are they coming together?

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So you're out for a drink, and you see a jar of pickled pigs feet. Are you down for one?

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Boiled peanuts are the official snack food of South Carolina. Have you ever given them a try?

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Anyone ever fixed you up a plate of chitlins?

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When you're down for that good home cooking, do you ever whip up a batch of Brunswick stew?

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At a summer fair, have you ever hit up some fried gator bites?

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Hot sauce goes on the side of everything, right?

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If you wanted to really impress someone, would you bust out a family gumbo recipe?

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You're at a cousin's birthday, and they cook up some possum. Is that a thing you'll try?

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Does the Sunday picnic come with a side of coleslaw?

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Do you know the key to a perfect jambalaya?

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After a night out with friends, do you have a favorite place to hit up for some chicken and waffles?

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You're at a party, you're having some snacks, you see that red jar on the counter. It's Kool-Aid pickles! Have you tried them?

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