This post has not been vetted or endorsed by BuzzFeed's editorial staff. BuzzFeed Community is a place where anyone can create a post or quiz. Try making your own!Buzz·Posted on Nov 29, 201322 Foods The South Does Better Than Anywhere ElseFried chicken from a chain? No, just no.by Javi MorenoCommunity ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Crawfish howfresheats.blogspot.com / Via howfresheats.blogspot.com Plates and silverware not required. 2. Chicken and Dumplings stepbystep.com / Via steopbystep.com Cooking the dumplings(dough) in the broth makes all the difference. 3. Pecan Pie instructables.com / Via instructables.com Karo syrup makes this one of the sweestest desserts ever. 4. Corn Bread tsgcookin.com / Via tsgcookin.com Starting a hearty meal with this is a must. 5. Fried Chicken hedragonskitchen.com / Via hedragonskitchen.com If you never had fried chicken in the South you haven't had real fried chicken. 6. Biscuits and Gravy Via hedragonskitchen.com The South didn't invent biscuits or gravy, but pairing them together = perfection. 7. Gumbo wikipedia.org / Via foodnetwork.com Whether it's chicken and sausage or seafood no dish is more closely associated with Louisiana. 8. Fried Okra Deep fried or pan fried, one of the best side entrees you can have. 9. Catfish and Hush Puppies etiquettewithmissjanice.blogspot.com / Via etiquettewithmissjanice.blogspot.com Like peanut butter and jelly you will rarely find one without the other. 10. Fruit Coobler thesouthernvegan.wordpress.com / Via thesouthernvegan.wordpress.com Topped with ice cream and served hot. You will be hard pressed to find a better dessert. 11. Muffuletta rachelleb.com / Via rachelleb.com This Italian inspired New Orleans sandwich is the perfect marriage of cultural and regional flavors. 12. Red Beans and Rice simplyrecipes.com / Via simplyrecipes.com Beans and rice, oh so nice!!! 13. Grits sheknows.com / Via sheknows.com Don't even think about using instant grits! 14. Brunswick Stew threadsofinspiration.blogspot.com / Via threadsofinspiration.blogspot.com Squirrel and rabbit are your meat choices. 15. Tabasco The king of hot sauce. 16. BBQ pastorhamilton-bbq.com / Via pastorhamilton-bbq.com From North Carolina all the way down to Texas the South is the only place BBQ is done right. 17. Sweet Tea chichistudio.com / Via chichistudio.com You had me at Sweet Tea. 18. Chicken Fried Steak cravedfw.com / Via cravedfw.com This dish deserves its own national holiday. 19. Chicken and Waffles dallasobserver.com / Via dallasobserver.com Can we get paid in chicken and waffles? Now a potato chip flavor. 20. Jambalaya domesticate-me.com / Via domesticate-me.com So much fun to say, and even better to eat. 21. Bread Pudding hungrypoodle.com / Via hungrypoodle.com Seconds, anyone? 22. Fried Green Tomatoes raisin-toast.com / Via raisin-toast.com A great side, movie, and book.