Regional American Cuisine can often be traced back to some of the first inhabitants of each geographic region of America: the colonial northeast, the Cajun and "country" southeast, the hearty explorers of the Midwest and the Latin influence of the southwest.
And a simple biscuit recipe to go along with it.
How did this dish become so associated with the American South and yet so beloved all over the world?
When Mexican cuisine crossed the border into the United States and took up with cowboys and ranchers, it also took on a new name: Tex-Mex. Can you serve up a Tex-Mex meal in a hurry?
If you're looking for ac cajun seafood appetizer, try this recipe for Keyshawn and Darren's creole sausage and shrimp boil from episode 105 of Kick Off Cook Off.
If you're looking for a seafood and sausage cajun dish, try this recipe for Justin and Dray's shrimp and sausage dirty "Jumbalo" from episode 106 of Kick Off Cook Off.
Slow-Cooked Jambalaya with Rice from Hunt's combines okra, peppers and fire-roasted tomatoes with chicken, shrimp and smoked sausage cook in a slow-cooker for a jambalaya served over brown rice. It makes an easy and delicious meal for family or company.
See what Latin American recipes Digna Carpio, mother of a tween and sextuplets manager, whips up in the kitchen for her family.
If you're looking for a southern style dish, try this recipe for a chicken and andouille jambalaya from Inedible to Incredible.
If you're looking for a great southern dish, try this recipe for trout meuniere from Inedible to Incredible.
With Grandma's Goetta from Home Made Simple, you can make a gourmet meal with half the hassle. Learn the recipe at TLC Cooking.
Bill and Jen from TLC’s ‘The Little Couple’ learned to prepare Cajun Sausage Dressing at Well Done Cooking Class in Houston, Texas. Try the recipe for Cajun Sausage Dressing at TLC Cooking.
Try this Fried Green Tomatoes recipe provided by Miss Alabama, Liz Cochran.
Try this Salmon Enchiladas recipe provided by Miss Alaska, Sydnee Waggoner.
Try this Avocado and Cheese Enchiladas recipe provided by Miss Arizona, Savanna Troupe.
Try this Ultimate Froyo Chipwich recipe provided by Miss California, Kristy Cavinder.
Try this Grilled Chicken with Arugula Black Olives and Tomatoes recipe provided by Miss Colorado, Katie Lucille Layman.
Try this Eggplant Parmesan recipe provided by Miss Connecticut, Sharalynn Kuziak.
Try this Crab Cakes recipe provided by Miss District of Columbia, Jen Corey.
Try this Chicken Enchiladas recipe provided by Miss Florida, Rachael Todd.
Try this Dad's Shrimp and Grits recipe provided by Miss Georgia, Emily Cook.
Try this Poi recipe provided by Miss Hawaii, Raeceen Anuenue Woolford.
Try this Shrimp Fajitas recipe provided by Miss Idaho, Kara Jackson.
Try this Chicago Deep Dish Pizza recipe provided by Miss Illinois, Erin O'Connor.
Try this Veggie Pancakes recipe provided by Miss Indiana, Nicole Pollard.
Try this Lasagna recipe provided by Miss Kansas, Becki Ronen.