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Eating the Past: Fried seafood from Florida

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On this week's episode, host Jamie Sanders returns to his home state, Florida, to discuss its cuisine and food history. From fried chicken to boiled peanuts, Florida has a rich culture around food. But one thing stands out: fried seafood.

Ja historian of Latin America at Utah State and his family’s cook. He grew up in the rural South and loves its regional cuisine, but a study abroad trip to the Yucatán when he was a teenager really awakened him to international food culture.