Alex Dennery and the Creation of Mississippi Comeback Sauce

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In studying Greek-American influences on American food traditions and habits, we must make the distinction between national and regional impact. Clearly, the Detroit Coney Island hot dog, Cincinnati chilly and chili-dogs, gyros and various candies and ice cream creations are found across the nation. Others such as Comeback sauce, John’s “Angel Hair” slaw dressing, Greek-American made traditional cheeses (and yes even yogurt) are or have been principally regional in their production, distribution, and popularity.

As the tale is now told, sometime …

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