50 State Foods

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The folks at the GEFP Message Board tried to come up with a food that represents each state ... or vice versa. Here's our list.

1 Alabama Peanut
2 Alaska Salmon
3 Arizona Prickly-Pear Cactus
4 Arkansas  
5 California Grape
6 Colorado Cantaloupe
7 Connecticut Nutmeg
8 Delaware Chicken
9 Florida Citrus (Oranges?)
10 Georgia Peach
11 Hawaii Pineapple
12 Idaho Potatoes
13 Illinois Horseradish
14 Indiana Pork
15 Iowa Corn
16 Kansas Wheat
17 Kentucky Bourbon
18 Louisiana Crawfish
19 Maine Lobster or Blueberries
20 Maryland Blue Crab
21 Massachusetts Cranberries
22 Michigan Cherry
23 Minnesota Butter or Walleye
24 Mississippi Catfish
25 Missouri Beer
26 Montana  
27 Nebraska  
28 Nevada  
29 New Hampshire Pumpkin
30 New Jersey Tomato
31 New Mexico Chile
32 New York Foie gras or Duck or Milk or Clam
33 North Carolina Sweet Potato
34 North Dakota Sugar Beet
35 Ohio Egg
36 Oklahoma Pecan
37 Oregon Marion berries
38 Pennsylvania Chocolate
39 Rhode Island  
40 South Carolina Shrimp
41 South Dakota  
42 Tennessee Corn Meal
43 Texas Beef
44 Utah Honey
45 Vermont Maple Syrup
46 Virginia Ham
47 Washington Apples
48 West Virginia  
49 Wisconsin Cheddar Cheese
50 Wyoming Great Northern Bean or Pinto Bean