Plus: The results of a gingerbread competition, why Brussels sprouts taste better, and a new celebrity vodka you need to try.
The folks over at Matador did a lot of research and found that each state across the US has a signature pie. Just in time for Thanksgiving! Alabama loves its sweet potato pie, and Iowa can’t get enough of strawberry rhubarb. Do you think it sounds accurate? [Matador]
The results are in! You need to see the most incredible creations that won the 2019 gingerbread competition. It’s seriously hard to believe that any of these are made out of cookies. [Food & Wine]
If you hated Brussels sprouts as a kid and suddenly find yourself craving them, it’s not just your palate that has changed. Good old-fashioned breeding has made Brussels sprouts way more delicious in recent years. [Better Homes & Gardens]
We hope you like martinis! Known mostly for movies and her athleisure company, Kate Hundson is now getting into the booze game. She just released her own vodka. [PureWow]
Taco Bell is officially getting in on the fried chicken mania with their new crispy tortilla chicken. Better watch out, Popeyes. [People]
Bring on the royal icing! Kate Middelton and the one and only Mary Berry from The Great British Bake-Off are working on a Christmas TV special together. [Bustle]
Frito Pie is not the right pie for New Mexico. The Empanada made from either pumpkin or mince meat (1/2 pork, 1/2 deer or elk) baked or fried have been around for centuries. Long before Frito Pie, yuck.