6) Grape Nuts Pudding
This is another New England treat that might sound strange to those who didn’t grow up with it, but the word is it’s very tasty. There’s also Grape Nuts ice cream!
7) Pork Tenderloin Sandwich
A speciality at many Indiana diners and cafes, the pork tenderloin is bread and fried, sometimes served with a special dressing or with pickles.
8) John Marzetti
What started as an Columbus, Ohio dish named after the brother-in-law of restauranteur Teresa Marzetti is now found all over this Midwest, but rarely outside of it. A mix of tomato sauce, cheese, and macaroni noodles, the dish is frequently made with ground beef or sausage.
9) Chili Mac
Different from the Cincinnati style chili with spaghetti, Indiana chili mac can be made in one pot or piled with individual toppings. Get the recipe here.
10) Barbecued Mutton
In the town of Owensboro, Kentucky, barbecued mutton is a one of the preferred ways to eat barbecue. While chicken is another favorite, their barbecue mutton is a unique tradition found in very few other places in the U.S.! Mutton also features heavily in another local dish, burgoo.