In the process of declaring 10 regional dishes you must try this July, I discovered a shocking amount of specialties, from banana splits to stromboli, have their roots in various towns across America. For a little extra fun, I'm going to list a dish, and ask you to guess where each beloved culinary pastime got its start. Ready? Let's begin.Take the Quiz
After finding this recipe for a Long Irish Iced Tea a few weeks ago, I had the hankering for the strong, original cocktail that has inspired so many variations. These highballs are great for Summer sippin', but don't let the name fool you: Long Island Iced Tea isn't actually made with tea. It was most likely named because of its resemblance to tea and lemony flavor.
This dangerous drink is a combination of vodka, rum, triple sec, gin, and tequila, so it's handy if you're moving and need to empty the liquor cabinet. The combination of booze, plus sweet and sour mix and a splash of cola, goes down surprisingly easily. To get the recipe, read more
Beer and football go together like peanut butter and jelly. You must have beer at your Super Bowl party. If you are playing a football-related drinking game — everyone choose a player, each time that player comes into contact with the ball you drink, if he fumbles or scores you chug! — stock up on a bunch of bottles and ice to keep them cold.
Have water and sodas on hand for those who choose not to partake in the drinking festivities.
Serving margaritas is a wonderful idea, but why not liven things up by offering two team related cocktails? Give guests rooting for New York long island iced teas. Offer New England fans glasses of Boston punch. Want these dangerously delicious recipes? Just read more