Part of the fun of travel is learning about the food of the region. Often we think we must go abroad to learn about new foods, but each area of the United States has regional specialties that are commonly dished up but may be very intriguing to outsiders.
When I travel, I often look for local places to eat where the menu reflects cuisine of the region. You can glean much information by talking to local chefs or producers. Lately I have been exploring the South and have turned up some real culinary treasures and have been entertained by colorful personalities as well.
Learning new things is what makes life interesting. Regardless of whether you have cooked for years or are a novice in the kitchen, when it comes to cooking, there are always questions that arise. Let’s look at them now.