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Each with its own culinary tradition


Hoosiers pork out on Upland beer and a tenderloin sandwich

Indiana, in the nation’s agricultural heartland, is a major producer of grains used in brewing. The first commercial breweries opened in 1816, the same year Indiana became a state, according to Hoosier Beer, a website with an impressively thorough study of the state’s brewing history. An early 19th-century influx of German immigrants spurred the industry’s rapid …

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Slide Show: What I ate on my summer vacation

We take our work seriously. So, wherever we were this summer, we ate. A lot.  Bonny Wolf was in Maine. Carol Guensburg was all over the place — in Wisconsin, North Carolina, Indiana, Kentucky and Texas. Michele Kayal went to Connecticut, Vermont and New Hampshire, and Domenica Marchetti did her eating in Michigan and Connecticut. …

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Pie is a slice of life in Indiana

When Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus was growing up in Indiana, warm, soft sugar cream pie was a staple on her breakfast table. “We would eat them as dessert and also for breakfast,” she says, remembering the pies that came from the Wick’s Pies in Winchester.  “Sugar cream pie is totally part of my memories of …

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