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Delaware Scrapple Lands in Travel Guide


We love Lonely Planet travel guides for their eccentric authors, quirky worldview and fun online features like the iconic foods of the 50 states. A smattering: boiled peanuts in Alabama, jambalaya in Louisiana, Key lime pie in Florida, lobster in Maine and so on. If you can’t guess Delaware’s, here it is: “A down-home favorite across the Mid-Atlantic region, scrapple is one of those foods that’s best eaten without reading the ingredients list. Pork trimmings (OK, OK: snouts, livers and hearts) are combined with cornmeal and flour to form a loaf, which is sliced, fried and served for breakfast or as a sandwich filling. Delaware’s RAPA Scrapple company is the world’s largest scrapple manufacturer. Try their products at the Delaware State Fair (www.delawarestatefair.com) in the town of Harrington.” But of course. Read more at www.lonelyplanet.com.

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