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Old 01-09-2018, 10:33 PM
 
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Duke's mayonnaise. When I lived in Virginia many moons ago I fell deeply in love with it. They do not sell it up in Massachusetts. I can get it from Amazon but at much higher price. I stock up every trip I take down south. I also have friends and relatives bring it up for me when they travel.
That's terrible! In PA, you can sometimes find it in WalMart and odd discount stores. When my husband used to travel for business to VA, GA, or FL., he was required to return home with Duke's. I've suffered some long dry spells.
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Old 01-09-2018, 10:39 PM
 
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Mackintosh toffee, Regal Crown sours. They are candies which sometimes used to be available when I was a child. I've heard that Nestle's now makes Mackintosh and that you can find it through Walmart but I'll bet it's not as rich and good as it used to be.


Sometimes I have trouble finding canned, pitted sour cherries.
Regal Crown sours. My mom adored them, and even as a little kid, I ate one once in a while.
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Old 01-09-2018, 10:54 PM
 
Location: Heart of Dixie
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...Datil peppers - yum!
Yeah, those are very tasty peppers. I first encountered them in St. Augustine, FL. I also like the way they fry shrimp in St. Augustine - two lobes of shrimp meat hanging from a crispy tail.
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Old 01-11-2018, 11:42 AM
 
Location: Here and there
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Yeah, those are very tasty peppers. I first encountered them in St. Augustine, FL. I also like the way they fry shrimp in St. Augustine - two lobes of shrimp meat hanging from a crispy tail.

Ha! St. Augustine is where I fell in love, too. I crave them!!!
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Old 01-11-2018, 01:08 PM
 
Location: East of the Sun, West of the Moon
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I wish I could get Skyline in New Mexico. But the canned stuff is so expensive. Even at Kroger stores right in Cincinatti.

Far cheaper to make it from scratch, but it is a lot of work for the quantities I am interested in making. I should try the mix.
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Old 01-12-2018, 02:14 PM
 
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I had an uncle who inherited the family Polish deli on Michigan Ave, in Blue Island in Chicago. He used to send us the best Polish sausage. I can't tell you how many Polish sausages I've bought over the years trying to find that good flavor again.


It's no use. Minnesotans can't make Polish sausage!
We cannot seem to find the Polish sausage my husband loves here (CA). His mom sends him some periodically from Virginia (she gets it maybe in DC, not sure). He goes bananas when he gets a package from her!
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