Dishes

The dishes we eat define who we are. Familiar or exotic, regional or universal, what's on the plate is an edible portrait of those who eat it, cook it, serve it, and grow or gather it.

Gravy spills across a pile of just-carved turkey in an open-face fandwich, with sides of mashed potatoes and cole slaw.

Turkey Sandwich

Hash browns made of sweet otatoes are accompanied by a biscuit and an egg white omelet

Sweet Potatoes

Pumpkin pie topped with whipped cream... tenderloins and sugar cream pie

Pumpkin Pie

Brussels sprouts glazed with maple-chile marinade

Brussels Sprouts

Deep oval casserole is piled high with mashed potatoes on top

Shepherd’s Pie

Bright yellow wedge of custard pie is sprinkled with nutmeg

Custard Pie

On a diner counter: a bowl holding a scoop of mashed potatoes covered with brown gravy

Mashed Potatoes

Large mound of corn pudding plays a supporting role on a disposable diner plate.

Corn Pudding

Caesar Salad

Tall, gnarled-top light gold biscuit

Biscuits

Country Fried Steak

Puffy, oven-baked pancake forms abowl that contains fresh fruit and powdered sugar.

Dutch Baby

Velvet-soft gnocchi glow with tomato sauce.

Gnocchi

A big meatball and length of Italian sausage loll in red sauce in a deep dish

Meatballs & Sausage

Baked potato heaped with BBQ, cheese, butter and sour cream

Baked Potato

A great pile of mashed potatoes holds a spill of brown gravy.

Gravy

Wine red blackberries spill from a wedge of pie

Blackberry Pie

Green-checked paper holds brittle-crusted broasted chicken along with equally crisp broasted potatoes

Broasted Chicken

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Apple pie is topped with a crust ribboned with streaks of caramel

Apple Pie

Custard, sliced bananas, crumbled Nilla wafers, and meringue are crowded in a diner bowl

Banana Pudding

5 layer cake: 5 flavors, 5 colors

Cakes

  • Cake
  • 73 Restaurants
  • 1 Recipe
Peeking out from under the chocolate shell of a candy turtle are almonds, caramel, and dried cherries and apricot

Candy

  • 27 Restaurants
  • 0 Recipes
Cardboard boat holds a pile of roasted cauliflower florets that have been buttered, garlicked, and truffled.

Cauliflower

  • 9 Restaurants
  • 0 Recipes
Slender wedge of clear chess pie is topped with a strawberry and whipped cream

Chess Pie

Condiment array at an al fresco hot dog stand

Condiments

  • 87 Restaurants
  • 1 Recipe
Bright yellow cornbread is moist like cake, dotted with corn kernels

Cornbread

Featherweight circular pastry is cut horzontally and filled with whipped cream

Cream Puff

Cafeteria tray holds a square meal of BBQ chicken, mac & cheese, collards, cornbread, sweet tea, and banana pudding

Dinner Platters

  • 175 Restaurants
  • 0 Recipes
A basket of six hot donuts: plain, powdered sugar, cinnamon

Donuts

  • Donuts
  • 89 Restaurants
  • 0 Recipes
3 crisp egg rolls bedded on lettuce with red cabbage garnish

Egg Rolls

  • 11 Restaurants
  • 0 Recipes

Fried Chicken

Boneless fried chicken breast sandwiched in a bun with lettuce and mayo

Fried Chicken Sandwich

Gnarled and knobby with a sugar glaze, this free-form pastry occupies most of a normal-size plate.

Fruit Fritters

Plate on an outdoor table holds a hot brown sandwich criss-crossed with bacon

Hot Brown

  • 4 Restaurants
  • 0 Recipes
In a red drive-in basket, onion rings are crisp and golden-brown

Onion Rings

  • 127 Restaurants
  • 0 Recipes
Dark, syrup-sweet pecan pie is further sweetened by a crowd of chocolate chips (and, not seen, bourbon).

Pecan Pie

A strip of pork belly is striated like bacon, but thicker and even more succulent

Pork Belly

  • Bacon
  • 8 Restaurants
  • 0 Recipes
Plate holds breakfast pork chops with eggs and a bowl of grits.

Pork Chops

  • 57 Restaurants
  • 0 Recipes

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