Hi caseydog.Hello from another "Mercan." I may be the token Texas member. This is a good forum for sharing food histories and traditions. We regularly have to ask each other, "What's a (fill in blank)?" It is often something we know under a different name, such as an aubergine is an eggplant. Sometimes it is more adventurous, as in, "You eat that?"
What part of the US are you from?