Visit the River House Seafood Restaurant, which is home to some of the best southern pecan pies. Also visit Charles J. Russo Seafoods, a family market and sample a low country boil. Last, a Southern souvenir, Johnny Harris Barbecue Sauce.
Sample She-Crab Soup in Charleston, SC; Meet up with Paula Deen at The Lady and Sons in Savannah, GA; Sample baked goods from from quail to frog legs at the Kudzu Bakery and Market in Georgetown, SC.
Stop in Stowe, Vermont, for Sherrie Maurer's Jasmine and Bread Inc. Visit Shelburne Farms in Vermont for some signature cheddar and Kenyon Corn Meal in Rhode Island, where the gristmill has been making their cornmeal and mixes since 1886.
Visit Maria and Son, where they have been making a St. Louis original since 1968, toasted ravioli! Also, go to the oldest soda fountain in St. Louis and White Crow Catering.
Explore the distinct flavors of Motor City, Detroit! First stop is Alinosi's Confectionery for high quality confections including Spumoni. Next, Topor's Pickles for seasoned pickles. And last, sundaes at Frederick Sanders.
Explore the unique cuisine found in the Florida Keys: Try Sid and Roxie's Turtle Chowder on the isle of Islamorada, baked goods with a tropical flair at Coles Peace in Key West, or Key Lime Pie at the Blond Giraffe.
Sample the local favorites of Iowa: Prizewinning cheese at the Maytag Cheese Company, Dutch Treats at Jaarsma's Bakery, and Bon Bons from Chocolaterie Stam.
Mildreds Natural Chips, where fruits and vegetables of the region make healthy snack chips; Learn about the coffees, Rubi del Monte and Oro Negro; Vis E. Franco Company for Brazo Gitano, a jellyroll like dessert.
Explore the tropical flavors of Miami: try conch fritters at Triton Seafood, have some java at Custom House Coffee roasters, and sample papaya ice cream at Tropical Flavors Ice Cream.
Explore three delectable treats from New Mexico! Start at Taos Pueblo, where the Tiwa tribe continues a baking tradition over 1,000 years old; Blue corn from Nate Pino and his wife; Salad dressings, teas, and dip mixes from Edible Flowers.
Florentyna's Fresh Pasta Factory; Sticky Toffee Pudding; Corn Maiden Tamales.
Explore some of the hottest flavors in the Heartland of America with stops in Carlinville, IL, for chili from the Taylor Family, Toledo, OH, for some spicy dills at Packos Pickles and Ann Arbor, MI, for Clancy's Fancy Hot Sauce.
Explore the many delightful flavors of San Diego with stops at Mike and Diane's Gourmet Kitchen, Chewy's Rugulach and the Julian Pie Company.
First stop is on the island of St. John to meet Cheryl Miller, best known for her fiery champion hot sauce, Caribbean Sunburn Hotter Sauce. On St. Thomas, Grandma Sandy bakes homemade cookies and we visit Bush Tea.
Follow the local fisherman to Ward's Seafood Market; Visit Pelican Bay Ltd. for dry mixes that are specialized for baked goods and sauces; Stop at Strudel King.
The perfect breakfast from Summit Coffee in Davidson, NC; Christine & Rob's Oatmeal Ranch in Stayton, OR; Pancake mixes and Boysenberry Cabernet Sauce from the Napa Valley Pantry.
Indulge yourself with fine foods from the Biltmore Estate Winery in North Carolina, traditional Sicilian olive oil from the Sciabica family in Modesto, CA, a Willy Cake chocolate torte from Issimo Food Group in San Diego.
Our love of cookies takes us to a housewife just outside of Chicago that has taken her cookie decorating to the White House; An 85-year-old cookie cookbook in Northern OH; Cheryl & Co.; Truffle cookies at Peet's Coffee; Tea in Santa Barbara.
Fill up your lunch box with Ole Salty Chips in Rockford, IL, PB&J from Krema Nut Company in Columbus,OH, and finish up with a spuds bar from The Idaho Candy Company in Boise, ID.
Try several catches of the day from Maryland's eastern shore with stops at Kool Ice & Seafood for some fresh crab, the Suicide Bridge restaurant, Orrell's Maryland Beaten Biscuits, and Vatore's..
Visit the Blue Grass state for some surprising finds, including how the bourbon ball was invented at Rebecca-Ruth Candies. Sample a Derby Pie at the Kentucky Race track and try spoon bread from Weisenberger Mills at the Historic Scottwood Bed & Breakfast.
Try a variety of candy treats in Seattle from Nutty Mountain Madness at Reward Specialty Foods to Fran's Chocolate, rated the best overall chocolate in America by the Book of Chocolate. Also, drop by Cashmere Valley for an Aplet or Cotlet.
In the mountains of Colorado, sample tasty treats, including goat cheese from The Haystack Mountain Goat Dairy, honey from beekeepers at Honeyville, very rare candy ribbons in Colorado Springs, and a mountain of ice cream at Michelle's Candies & Ice Cream.
Food Finds treats you to some heavenly foods with caramels from Our Lady of the Mississippi Abbey, cheese, fudge, and even fruitcake from monks in Kentucky, and fudge and marshmallows from the Brigittine monks of Oregon.
The Shenandoah Valley is a rich and lush valley that runs throughout Western Virginia. Visit the Route 11 Potato Chip company, the Holy Cross Abbey, where the priests and monks produce a fine fruitcake, and taste Alpenglow Sparkling Cider.
In Baltimore try Angelina's crab cakes, made from a rare type of Chesapeake crab; Try Lisa Anne's Toffee Apples with white chocolate and toffee chunks; Sample German Chef Albert Kirchmayr's chocolate treats.