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These 17 Iconic Foods In Mississippi Will Have Your Mouth Watering

Here in Mississippi, we love to eat. And with so many state specialties and local creations, who can blame us? From the ultimate southern comfort foods to perfectly fried…anything, here are 17 iconic foods that are enjoyed by most Mississippians.

One look at this list and it’s clear why Mississippi has become synonymous with great food! What are your favorite iconic state foods?

Daniella DiRienzo
Even though she was born in New York, Daniella has lived in the south pretty much her entire life. The self-proclaimed southerner graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2011. Since graduation, she has worked as a freelance writer for several websites and opened a clothing consignment shop in her town of Picayune, MS.