Depending on where you're from in the US, you probably grew up eating some regional and specific foods that instantly remind you of home. So u/Boss31112 asked, "Using only food, where did you grow up?" Here's how people from all across the country responded.
1.Louisiana: "Jambalaya, gumbo, crawfish, and po'boys."
2.New Jersey: "Taylor ham, egg, and cheese."
3.South Carolina: "Lowcountry boil, shrimp & grits, boiled peanuts, cathead biscuits, potato salad made with mustard, cornbread, okra & stewed tomatoes, sweet potato pie, fried green tomatoes."
4.Rochester, NY: "Garbage plates."
5.New Mexico: "Red or green chile."
6.Minnesota: "Tater tot hot dish."
7.Philadelphia: "Hoagies, cheesesteaks, and soft pretzels."
8.Massachusetts: "Lobster, baked beans, chowdah."
9.Michigan: "Blue Moon ice cream and paczki."
10.Washington: "Apples, salmon, and teriyaki."
11.Albany: "Steamed hams."
12.Rural Pennsylvania: "Smoky, slightly sweet bologna, and also scrapple, red beet eggs, and whoopie pies."
13.Georgia: "Boiled peanuts."
14.Oregon: "Coffee, craft beer, and Voodoo Doughnuts."
16.San Francisco: "Sourdough bread and Dungeness crabs."
17.North Carolina: "Cheerwine and pulled pork with vinegar-based barbecue sauce."