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    Here's The Weirdest Food Every State Is Known For, According To People Who Live There

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    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us the weirdest food their state is known for. Here are all the strange suggestions.

    1. Alabama: White BBQ sauce

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    "Alabama has white BBQ sauce. It's basically mayo, vinegar, and seasonings, but it's soooo good."

    marye493feed71

    2. Alaska: Akutaq

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    "Akutaq, otherwise known as Eskimo ice cream, is a combination of berries and some type of whipped fat. Traditionally caribou, moose, or walrus tallow, but a lot of people just use Crisco."

    amandas4af30c212

    3. Arkansas: Chocolate gravy

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    This type of gravy is made from fat, flour, cocoa powder, and sugar.

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    4. Arizona: Sonoran hot dogs

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    "From Arizona, the Sonoran hot dog, which is a bacon-wrapped hot dog smothered with pinto beans, onions, tomatoes, and mayonnaise."

    amichaelreiter

    5. California: Burritos with french fries

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    "In California, we just put french fries in our burritos — and it's not that weird."

    aliciarae113

    6. Colorado: Rocky Mountain oysters

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    "Colorado is known for Rocky Mountain oysters aka deep fried bull testicles."

    kristineq2

    7. Connecticut: Clam pizza

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    8. Delaware: Scrapple

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    This is scraps of pork combined with other meat and cornmeal, then fried and served.

    ginaannh

    9. Florida: Gator

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    "I’m from Florida, so I guess I would say gator. It’s usually breaded and fried. It’s a white meat and it truly does taste like chicken."

    ashbolson

    10. Georgia: Pear salad

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    "Pear salad here is made with canned pear halves, a spoonful of mayonnaise, shredded cheddar cheese, and topped with a maraschino cherry. These have been at every family gathering I’ve ever been to!" —chelseas4355623a3

    11. Hawaii: The Loco Moco

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    Sadly no one submitted anything for Hawaii, but after some digging we the Loco Moco is a thing!

    12. Idaho: Ice cream potatoes

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    "In Idaho, we have ice cream potatoes. Basically, it's a mound of vanilla ice cream molded to the shape of a potato that's dusted in cocoa powder so it looks brown. On top, they use whipped cream and other toppings to make it look like butter, gravy, etc."

    skylarbliss13

    13. Illinois: Horseshoe

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    "It's two slices of Texas toast topped with two hamburger patties, french fries, and cheese sauce. There are plenty of protein variances: ham, chicken strips, etc. I’ve also seen one with chili added so it’s like chili cheese fries with an extra surprise underneath."

    taramichelle23

    14. Indiana: Roast beef Manhattan

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    "It's a roast beef sandwich and mashed potatoes, both of which are completely COVERED in brown gravy and sugar cream pie."

    ryenmdetoro

    15. Iowa: Loose meat sandwiches

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    "Imagine Sloppy Joes without the sauce or any seasoning, but on burger buns. They actually have restaurants dedicated to them."

    — Dean Neal, Facebook

    16. Kansas: Cinnamon rolls with chili

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    "Kansas LOVES to eat cinnamon rolls with chili."

    laurell40fba4360

    17. Kentucky: Wilted lettuce

    18. Louisiana: Boudin

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    A type of sausage.

    raymondjarv

    19. Massachusetts: Fluffernutters

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    "The Fluffernutter (peanut butter and Fluff sandwich) was invented in Lynn, Massachusetts!"

    maryl4e6a8463a

    20. Mississippi: Banana sandwiches

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    "Banana sandwiches with mayo or pear salad (pear with mayo and shredded cheddar on top)."

    cassidys4

    21. Maryland: Muskrat

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    "Muskrat is popular on the eastern shore of Maryland...G-R-O-S-S."

    troyw459773e51

    22. Maine: Needhams

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    "They’re candies that contain potato! They are mashed, like coconut, which is kinda weird." —paigel4f1fe6fdf

    23. Minnesota: Grape salad

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    "It's grapes, walnuts, and sour cream. Gag."

    bryancc

    24. Missouri: Provel cheese

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    "Provel cheese and St. Louis style pizza WITH provel cheese."

    rebeccal4b5a1258d

    25. Montana: Montana oysters

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    "In Montana, there is a yearly Testical Festival outside of Missoula during the summer where festival goers partake in eating bull testicles, or as my grandpa would call them, 'Montana Oysters.' I have never been to the festival or eaten bull testes myself, but my grandpa says it tastes 'chewy and stringy.'" — marissageesling2208

    26. Michigan: Faygo

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    "Michigan doesn’t have any REALLY gross or weird foods. The only sort of strange item would be Cotton Candy Faygo, which I have a love-hate relationship with."

    elliel45c6f7c8c

    27. New Hampshire: Cider donuts

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    Sadly no one submitted anything for New Hampshire, but after some digging we found cider donuts are a thing!

    28. New York: Garbage plates

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    "Garbage plates! The base layer is mac salad, then french fries, then either hot dogs or cheeseburger, then hot meat sauce, THEN mustard, and onions. Crazy delicious blend of nonsense for those who don’t mind their food touching." —collinstout24

    29. North Dakota: Lutefisk

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    This is a white, gelatinous fish that has been soaked in lye and cold water for many days.

    alissadl

    30. New Jersey: Taylor ham

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    This pork-based meat is processed and served.

    lizzyp035

    31. North Carolina: Liver mush

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    "In North Carolina, a lot of people are fans of liver mush, which is made up of pig liver, spices, and cornmeal. I refuse to try it, but a lot of people I know swear by it!"

    doglover23

    32. Nebraska: Runza

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    This is a yeast roll filled with beef, cabbage or sauerkraut, onions, and seasonings.

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    33. Nevada: Deep fried squid

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    Sadly no one submitted anything for Nevada, but after some digging we found deep fried squid is a thing!

    34. New Mexico: Green chile sundae

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    Sadly no one submitted anything for Nevada, but after some digging we found green chile sundaes is a thing!

    35. Ohio: Skyline Chili

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    "Ohio’s weird food is Skyline Chili, which is spaghetti with this thin chili meat sauce and shredded cheddar cheese. Also, you can add raw onions and red beans with some hot sauce on top. Absolutely delicious! It sounds gross but once you try it, you're instantly addicted."

    battles149

    36. Oklahoma: Lamb fries

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    "I would think lamb fries are the weirdest thing Oklahoma is famous for. I mean, come on, they're literally deep fried lamb testicles."

    —Nathanael Cabral, Facebook

    37. Oregon: Blue Star donuts

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    "Blue Star donuts. They have interesting toppings."

    kami71274

    38. Pennsylvania: Cream chipped beef

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    "Cream chipped beef, aka shit on a shingle."

    tlb28

    39. Rhode Island: Stuffies

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    "It’s a clam and breadcrumbs mixture baked served in half a quahog shell."

    elenamariaa

    40. South Carolina: Tomato and sweet Vidalia onion sandwiches

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    "Here in the South Carolina, we often enjoy tomato and sweet Vidalia onion sandwiches with of course, Duke's Mayo, salt and pepper, and pimento cheese."

    bartw2

    41. South Dakota: Chislic

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    "Basically, it’s deep fried cubes of steak. Weird, but delicious."

    kristinleighl

    42. Texas: Hot Dr Pepper with lemon

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    "Some Texans drink hot Dr Pepper with lemon in the winter! Sounds disgusting, but it is actually good."

    punchandpie

    43. Tennessee: Slug burgers

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    "It's a deep fried soy patty topped with pickle, mustard, and onion and served on a bun. They're called slug burgers because back in the day they cost a nickel."

    strangestangel79

    44. Utah: Fry sauce

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    "Fry sauce is where it's at. It's basically mayo ketchup (sometimes barbecue sauce instead of ketchup)."

    kedge

    45. Virginia: Ham biscuits

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    "They're salty country ham on a biscuit. NO mustard, NO butter. Just ham and biscuit."

    vickif439da09e9

    46. Vermont: Sugar on snow

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    "Every year there's a sugar on snow event where people literally eat giant bowls of snow from the ground covered in maple syrup. It's served with a pickle for some reason. I don't really understand the appeal."

    melodyc45447ecbc

    47. Washington: Geoducks

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    "Geoducks are a kind of weird thing that make an appearance in a lot of seafood dishes in Washington (Seattle area especially). Even if you haven’t tried it, you've heard of it, and probably refused to try it because of how nasty it looks."

    strangerthanitseems

    48. West Virginia

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    "It’s not TOO weird, but West Virginia is known for pepperoni rolls."

    SilverBMW

    49. Wisconsin: Venison hot sticks

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    "For Wisconsin, definitely venison hot sticks."

    mylifeisadumpsterfire

    50. Wyoming: Elk

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    "People in Wyoming are really big on elk. It was never my thing. It's gamey tasting and even though it's a pretty lean meat, I prefer beef."

    s1kintop

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