american diningDairy Queen: A Small-Town Texas Icon
Dairy Queen got its start in 1938 in an ice cream store in Kankakee, Illinois owned by Sherb Noble.
food historiesFarina or Cream of Wheat
One morning on a recent road trip, I stopped at the local diner in a small Mississippi town. While sitting at the counter having breakfast, I overheard several guys discussing the proper way to season their grits. One gentleman remarked that he and his fellow Arkansans favored sugar while a couple of the local boys […]
food historiesChess Pie: Just Custard Pie by Another Name
The major difference in a chess pie from other custard pies is most chess pie recipes call for a small amount of cornmeal or flour.