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Old 09-19-2018, 11:55 AM
 
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Lived in the south all my life. Never heard of chocolate gravy..
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Old 09-19-2018, 01:12 PM
 
Location: Mississippi
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I'm kind of surprised that no one has mentioned hot tamales...
Someone did earlier in the thread. Speaking of tamales the best ones I have had so far are in Greenville at Hot Tamale Heaven.
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Old 09-19-2018, 02:15 PM
 
Location: Somewhere flat in Mississippi
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Potato logs from a convenience store. Some people call the logs “Jo Joes”.
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Old 09-19-2018, 03:58 PM
 
Location: The middle
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Lived in the south all my life. Never heard of chocolate gravy..
I had it at a little place in Tennessee and a friend's mom makes it. She is from Kentucky. It was served with biscuits.
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Old 09-21-2018, 04:31 PM
 
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Someone did earlier in the thread. Speaking of tamales the best ones I have had so far are in Greenville at Hot Tamale Heaven.
Best tamales I've ever had was from Serio's in Greenwood.
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Old 09-24-2018, 05:42 PM
 
Location: Mississippi
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Best tamales I've ever had was from Serio's in Greenwood.
Sounds like a trip to Greenwood soon...
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Old 09-24-2018, 06:31 PM
 
Location: USA
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People who don't know any better apply the term "blackeyed peas" to all types of field peas when in fact they are just one variety of many and probably the least desirable one. Purple hulls are probably the most common. Butterbeans, cornbread and buttermilk would have been a typical basic meal in rural Mississippi in years past and maybe still.
As much as I like black-eyed peas, I think purple hull peas taste even better. What we always cook in the summer.
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Old 09-24-2018, 07:00 PM
 
Location: Somewhere flat in Mississippi
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Mater sandwiches on white bread with mayo.
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Old 09-24-2018, 07:12 PM
 
Location: The South
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Mater sandwiches on white bread with mayo.
Oh yeah.
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Old 10-07-2018, 07:35 AM
 
Location: Floribama
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As much as I like black-eyed peas, I think purple hull peas taste even better. What we always cook in the summer.
Zipper creams are good too.
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