America might be famous for apple pie, but each state in the Union has its own signature pie that’s worth trying.
Now considered a commonplace fruit, bananas were exotic delicacies in the 19th century. Though they were initially luxury items, they soon began spreading to more grocery stores throughout the country and homecooks became more comfortable working with this strange oblong fruit. The earliest recorded recipe for banana cream pie was published in 1877 and attributed to Mrs. Ella Turner from Selma, Alabama, revealing that Alabama women were pie pioneers. Try this decadent banana cream pie recipe at home.