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Eat Your Way Across the Country with Summer Dishes from Every State

When traveling, the first thing we look for is delicious food. Whether it’s great barbecue in Texas or succulent seafood in Maine, one of the best parts about roving across the country is chowing down. But if you’re stuck at home this summer, don’t worry — you can easily re-create some states’ signature dishes from the comfort of your own kitchen.

We’ve highlighted seven of our favorite summer recipes below, ranging from the classics (Key Lime Pie from Florida) to the adventurous bites (Salmon Candy from Alaska). For the full list of all 50 states’ recipes, click here.

Alabama: Fried Green Tomatoes

The combination of salty and sweet fried green tomatoes is so great that it inspired a movie starring Julia Roberts. Try serving them with green chile mayonnaise for an extra kick.

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A Food Person’s Guide to Juice Cleansing

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I decided to kick off the summer with a juice cleanse. Given the Food Person that I am, the most common reaction I received when I told people this was laughter, especially the part about how I’d chosen Memorial Day weekend as my detox window. The thinking behind this was not being sure I could focus at work with no food. The holiday weekend gave me three days with absolutely nothing to do that would require brain power.

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