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’Nduja
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’Nduja

The fiery Calabrian meat spread also goes by "red Nutella" and "poor man's Viagra."
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Sugar Cream Pie
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Sugar Cream Pie

Indiana's unofficial state pie was once a desperate measure.
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Jiānbǐng
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Jiānbǐng

Every morning, Chinese vendors sling savory, crispy crepes to lines of patient fans.
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Coquito Nuts
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Coquito Nuts

Chile is home to very, very small coconuts.
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Grass Jelly
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Grass Jelly

Once a treatment for heat stroke, the herbal gel now flavors desserts.
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Pimientos de Padrón
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Pimientos de Padrón

Eating these unpredictable tapas is a game of spicy-pepper roulette.
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Texas Sheet Cake
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Texas Sheet Cake

Funerals in the Lone Star State call for this comforting chocolate treat.
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Lithuanian Spit Cake
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Lithuanian Spit Cake

This dessert is roasted over a fire and looks like a tree.
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Egg Cream
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Egg Cream

A fizzy, chocolate drink that harkens back to the days of Brooklyn soda fountains.
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Croquembouche
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Croquembouche

This French wedding cake is a caramel-wrapped tower of pastry balls.
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Koolickles
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Koolickles

Dill pickles soaked in Kool-Aid? Oh, yeah!
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Shrub
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Shrub

Before refrigeration, mixing fruit with sugar and vinegar extended its shelf life and made for a tasty drink.
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Shoofly Pie
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Shoofly Pie

Mornings in Amish country once called for pie-cake and coffee.
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Salsagheti
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Salsagheti

This Mexican candy reimagines a spaghetti dinner with spicy-sour gummy noodles and tamarind sauce.
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Maror
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Maror

The bitter herb served on Passover can be anything from horseradish to lettuce.
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St. Peter's Fish
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St. Peter's Fish

It's what you order when you're a Christian pilgrim at the Sea of Galilee.
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Switchel
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Switchel

Colonial Gatorade made from vinegar and molasses is back in style.
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Deep-Fried Peanuts
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Deep-Fried Peanuts

You eat the shell, too.
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Clam Apizza
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Clam Apizza

New Haven's signature pie combines staples from Rhode Island and Naples.
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Cel-Ray
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Cel-Ray

Quench your thirst with the refreshing taste of celery soda.
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Yule Log Cake
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Yule Log Cake

These holiday cakes link Christmas to the Norse god of lightning.
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Berger Cookies
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Berger Cookies

They're a Baltimore-specific guilty pleasure.
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Maine Wild Blueberries
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Maine Wild Blueberries

The sweet, tiny wild berries are only available for two months each year.
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Sugar on Snow
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Sugar on Snow

Where maple sap flows, all one needs to make taffy is snow.
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