Recheck until pick comes out clean.] "Cheese Straws 2 cups grated cheese 2 cups sifted flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 heaping tablespoon butter 1/4 teaspoon red pepper make into stiff dough with ice-cold sweet mik and water mixed.
Roll thin, cut into narrow strips and bake quickly." ---New York World's Fair Cook Book: The American Kitchen, Crosby Gaige [Doubleday, Doran:nw York] 1939 (p. 175) In Alaska, as true for places on earth, the concept of "traditional meals" depends up time and peoples.
Eskimos did not dissapate the nutritional potential of their food by overcooking it.
Great quantities of meat and fish were eaten raw, usually in either dried or frozen form.
With the exception of the bitter gall bladder, all the meat was eaten, usually boiled or raw.They somehow managed to recover even the blood of most seals and caribou, consuming it either directly, as a beverage, or as an additive to soup.Finally, they drank copious amounts of water, a physiological necessity for people on such an extreme high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet...They are not comprehensive; nor are they presented in a standardized format containing exactly the same information for each state, as you would find in an encyclopedia.Our notes, like state foods, are a reflection of the people who land on our site. Alabama's culinary heritage is a testament to hard-working people with a healthy appetite for tasty food: "The first Europeans to visit Alabama were Spanish seamen in 1505... Because cuisine is not easily defined by political boundaries.