Maryland Food (The Best)

Maryland food is probably the best food in the US. Though, I may be biased, being from Maryland. But honestly, come to Maryland (specifically Baltimore, the best place to get all the food) and try any and everything on the list and you will love it! Obviously, most of the foods below are made of crab but, I mean, crab is the best, especially Maryland crab because we know how to cook it. So here are the foods Maryland is most popular for!

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  1. Steamed Crabs!

Blue crabs of course, but if you have never had Maryland steamed blue crabs, you have never lived. Just season them with some old bay and grab a Natty Boh and you’re set for the night.

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  1. Smith Island Cake

Now, I’ve honestly never heard of this but its apparently a really popular cake in Baltimore. It’s a ten layer cake with thin layers of yellow cake and chocolate frosting.

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  1. Crab Cakes

Whether they’re broiled or fried, Maryland has the best! Why? Because we keep it simple, we don’t add vegetables or anything. Just crab, mustard, mayonnaise, old bay, and a few other things to keep it together. Maryland does it best, don’t let anyone tell you different.

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  1. Berger Cookies

No, not burger, its Berger. They are delicious cookies topped with a mountain of chocolate frosting. They are a Maryland staple and you can’t leave without trying one, or two, or ten.

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  1. Trasher Fries

They are not just your everyday fries. Trasher’s is based in Ocean City Maryland and your OC trip is not complete unless you’ve waited thirty minutes in line for a bucket of fries and some vinegar to go with it.

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  1. National Bohemian Beer

Another Baltimore staple is the Natty Boh beer. Natty Boh with the crabs are everything. Grab a couple and watch the O’s play at Camden Yards. Nothing quite like it.

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  1. Fisher’s Popcorn

Yet another OC favorite. You can’t leave Ocean City without grabbing a bucket of caramel popcorn from fishers. Or you can get some plain, or cheese, but the caramel is the best they have.

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  1. Snow Balls

How do you get cool in the summer? Well in Maryland we fill a cup of crushed ice and cover it with flavored syrup. Yes, it is as delicious as it sounds. There is a snowball hut on almost every corner. Don’t forget to add the marshmallow, because you will not be sorry.

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  1. The Orange Crush

Another alcoholic beverage made in Maryland. Just some orange vodka, triple sec, and orange juice with some sprite. Different bars might make it a little different but it’s the same basic recipe.

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  1. Crab Soup

There are two different kinds. We have creamy of crab soup which is my favorite. It’s a creamy soup with spices and crab meat, not vegetables, thankfully. The second is the Maryland crab soup. This one has vegetables, crab, and broth. Try both and tell me which one you like best. Or be that person who mixes them together.

So there are some of the most famous Maryland foods. If you come to Baltimore or Ocean city, or anywhere in Maryland, you need to try at least half of these foods.

Thanks for reading guys!

The Best Mac and Cheese Ever!

The Best Mac and Cheese Ever!

Mac and Cheese is my absolute favorite food in the world, so a recipe for an amazing mac and cheese is the best way to start Food Day. This is an old recipe that I spruced up a bit to make it even better. Now I introduce you to the Four Cheese Baked Mac and Cheese Recipe.

Ingredients:

1 pound Penne Pasta

Salt and pepper

3 tablespoons butter

3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

2 cups whole milk

½ cup half-and-half

8 ounces shredded sharp cheddar

8 ounces mozzarella

4 ounces grated Romano

4 ounces grated Parmesan

Garlic powder

 

For the crust:

1 cup bread crumbs

1 tablespoon butter, melted

Salt and pepper

Parsley

Garlic powder

 

Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and start boiling water in a pasta pot

  1. Melt the butter in a sauce pot and add the flour. Stir until it has a creamy texture.
  2. Add the milk and half-and half and stir together
  3. When it comes to a simmer start adding the cheeses together.
  4. Add the salt, pepper, and garlic powder to the mix and stir together.
  5. When the cheese sauce it done, turn the heat on low so the cheese stays melted but doesn’t overcook, until the pasta is done cooking.
  6. Make sure the pasta is completely done before draining and adding to the cheese sauce.
  7. Mix together and add to a glass pan.
  8. In a little bowl mix together the bread crumbs, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and melted butter.
  9. Generously spread the bread crumbs over the top of the mac and cheese
  10. Put in the oven for 15 minutes
  11. Enjoy!

This recipe can be added to however you like, add some chicken or veggies, whatever you like. This also keeps really well and reheats amazingly. Just put in the microwave and it returns to it’s melty goodness.

Thanks for reading guys!