Fried Chicken, Grits and Oysters: Ultimate Deep South Food Quiz
From the coast to the mountains, swamps to fields, every place has its own little twist on traditional Southern cooking. Take our quiz to see how much you know the area's distinctive food flavors and traditions.
When did okra first arrive in North America?
It's native to North America.
Christopher Columbus brought it in 1492.
the 18th century
Yellow barbecue sauce is found in which Deep South state?
How might you hear Southerners refer to soft drinks?
Which very popular vegetable in Southern cooking did early American colonists think was poisonous?
Gumbo traces its roots back to ______.
Choctaw Indian tribe
What's a roux?
a thickener made of flour and fat
a variety of tomato chutney
a nickname for the red-flowered runner bean
What are grits made from?
What's the key ingredient in red-eye gravy?
If you order tea in the Deep South, how will it most likely be served to you?
sweetened and iced
warm with lemon
room temperature with mint
Which one of these is considered a type of cornbread?
all of the above
What's a unique way Southerners like to eat peanuts?
What Deep South cuisine has its roots in the Canadian Maritime provinces?
Where is low-country cuisine is typically found?
coastal Mississippi and Louisiana
coastal Florida and Alabama
coastal Georgia and South Carolina
Which one of these is NOT a fictional style of cuisine?
What dairy product is most frequently used to marinate chicken before it's fried?
Which food, traditionally eaten on New Year's Day, is thought to bring good luck?
What seafood do Southerners frequently eat raw?
If your order barbecue chicken in northern Alabama, what type of sauce might you get with your meat?
What's another name for coleslaw?
Dirty Rice is a typical dish in Louisiana. What makes it "dirty?"