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Stacey Mei Yan Fong has been baking her way across the United States: Clockwise from upper left, a baked Alaska pie, Utah's funeral potato pie, Nevada's all you can eat buffet pie, South Carolina's peach pie, Ohio's buckeye pie, Iowa's s'mores pie, Missouri's frozen custard pie, and Minnesota's corn dog casserole pie. Stacey Mei Yan Fong hide caption

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An Ode, À La Mode: 1 Baker Savors America, Creating 50 Pies For 50 States

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In 1957, Duncan Hines and his wife, Clara, cut a cake at the Duncan Hines test kitchen in Ithaca, N.Y. Courtesy of Department of Special Collections-WKU hide caption

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Heat up a frozen burrito by putting it on a hot car engine. It goes from frozen to hot in about 20 minutes, says touring musician Sharon Martinson. Sharon Martinson/Courtesy of Sharon Martinson hide caption

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'Engine Block Burritos' — And Other Road Trip Tips From Touring Musicians

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Grant and Cathy Lowe stand in front of a trailer they just bought. It is part of their retirement plans to own this camper, and they intend to have it paid off before they quit working. Frank Morris/KCUR hide caption

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Ready For A Road Trip? RVs Are Rolling Back Into Fashion

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