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There are so many foods that remind us of family meals gathered around the table. These one-of-a-kind flavors hold a lot of strong nostalgia for most of us. And, if you grew up in the South then there are quite a few unique foods that you just don’t often find anywhere else. Here are 5 foods that definitely will bring back memories if you were raised south of Mason-Dixon.

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5) Creasy Greens

Sautéed with onions in butter or as a salad, creasy greens are a wild plant that bears a resemblance to water cress (hence the name). As one of the plants easily foraged in parts of the U.S. their mustard-like flavor adds bite to a meal in the spring time.

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