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The image of US cuisine is very much associated with some of the leading fast-food brands around the world, as well as particular fast-foods such as hot dogs, cheeseburgers, and pizzas. However, there deeper examination reveals that there is a lot more to US cuisine including a huge of dishes and cooking styles, each with different historical influences. For example: Here are some popular US dishes:
  • Chicago-style pizza - A deep-dish variety of pizza, originally from Chicago.

  • Chili con carne - A spicy stew made from meat (usually beef) and chile peppers. Some recipes also add other ingredients such as beans, onions, and tomatoes, although there are also people who adamantly say the recipe should not include such ingredients.

  • Clam chowder - A soup, created using a milk base, and containing clams, flour, onions, potato, and bacon or salted pork. There are two main versions of this recipe:
    • The recipe traditionally made in New England, sometimes known as "New England clam chowder" or "Boston clam chowder", does not contain tomatoes.
    • The recipe traditionally made in New York City, sometimes known as "Manhattan clam chowder", which does contain tomatoes.

    New England clam chowder

  • Club Sandwich - A sandwich made using three layers of toasted bread, between which are two layers of fillings. One layer of filling contains chicken or turkey breast meat. The other layer of filling contains bacon, lettuce and tomato slices. Variations of the recipe sometimes add extra ingredients such as cooked egg or sliced of cheese.

  • Congealed salad - A salad made from flavored gelatin into which are embedded fruit or vegetables such as grated carrots. Sometimes other ingredients such as cream cheese, marshmellows, nuts, or pretzels may be added instead.

  • Corn dog - A fast-food snack, traditionally eaten at fairs and other events. It is a hot dog, covered in cornmeal batter, and then deep-fried or baked. Corndogs are usually served on wooden sticks, and are usually eaten with ketchup, mayonnaise, mustard, or a relish.

    Corn dog

  • Eggs Benedict - Half an English muffin topped with bacon or ham, poached eggs, and Hollandaise sauce.

  • Fried chicken - Chicken coated in seasoned flour and then deep-fried. Fried chicken is particularly associated with Southern cuisine and with Soul Food.

  • Grits - One of Southern cuisine's most famous dishes. It is a porridge made from maize, and made be eaten either for breakfast or a side-dish with another meal.

  • Gumbo - A soup originally from Cajun and Creole cuisine. It has subsequently become widely popular along the whole coast of the Gulf Mexico, and has also been adopted by many Soul Food eateries and restaurants. The soup is made from meat or fish stock and containing bell peppers, celery and onion. Dried ground sassafras leaves ("filé powder), okra, or roux (wheat flour and fat) are used to thicken the soup, and other ingredients usually include assorted assorted meat, smoked pork or sausage, and shellfish.

    Shrimp gumbo

  • Jambalaya - Cajun and Creole cuisine's adaptation of the Spanish recipe, paella. It is a rice dish flavored with tomato and containing local meat, seafood and vegetables.


  • Johnny cakes - Fried pancakes made from cornmeal.

  • Key lime pie - This is a traditional dessert originally from the Florida keys. The dish is made from condensed milk rather than fresh milk, because in the days before refridgeration, it was hard or impossible to obtain fresh milk in the Florida Keys. Key limes, which are small limes native to the Florida Keys, are also essential to the dish. The key limes, sweetened condensed milk, and egg yolks, are all prepared in a pie crust, and additionally egg whites are also often used to make a meringue topping.

    Key lime pie

  • Laulau - A modern adaptation of a traditional recipe of Hawaiian cuisine, and usually served macaroni or rice salad. Laulau is made from salted butterfish and meat (beef, chicken or pork), all placed inside a taro leaf.

  • New York-style pizza - A style of pizza originally from New York (and still popular in that city). The pizza is made into large very thin wide slices, which are folded in half when eaten.

  • Poke - A salad made according to a Hawaiian recipe. The salad contains raw fish, fly fish roe ("tobiko"), tofu, onions, scallions and tomatoes. It is lavored using chillis or red pepper, sea salt, sesame oil and soy sauce.

  • Pumpkin pie - A pie containing a pumpkin-based custard. The pie is particularly associated with Halloween, and is also popular at Christmas and Thanksgiving. Spices such as cinnamon, cloves and ginger are used from flavoring, and it is often served accompanied by whipped cream.

    Pumpkin pie

  • Spam teriyaki - A favorite of Hawaiian cuisine, made using Spam (the canned meat product made by the Hormel Food Corporation). The dish is made using Japanese cuisine's teriyaki style of cooking (cooking meat in a sweet soy sauce, known as "teriyaki sauce").

  • Shrimp Creole - A Creole recipe, made from shrimps in a peppery sauce containing using tomatoes, celery, onion, and bell peppers. Shrimp Creole is normally served over rice.

  • Succotash - A dish with its origins in native American cuisine, Succotash is made from butter beans, corn, and tomatoes, which are cooked together in butter.


  • Tacos - A U-shaped crispy corn tortilla stuffed with various fillings. Typical fillings include ground beef, cheese, lettuce, sour cream, and tomatoes.

  • Waldorf salad - A world famous salad named after the Waldorf Hotel (the forerunner of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel) in New York, where the salad was invented. The salad is made from apple, celery and walnuts, all in a mayonnaise sauce.
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Iconic American Desserts: Recipes from Across the United States

By JR Stevens

Encore Publishing
Released: 2017-08-05
Kindle Edition (83 pages)

Iconic American Desserts: Recipes from Across the United States
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Bring the American spirit into the kitchen with Iconic American Desserts and take your family on an imaginary road trip across the United States in your very own kitchen. Discover in this cookbook more than 50 mouth watering dessert recipes representing all 50 states. Your family will enjoy these downhome recipes with all time classics. Every recipe is time-tested, and easy to prepare.

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GoWise USA Air Fryer Cookbook: Top 50 Air Fryer Meals From GoWise USA-Explore The Sizzling New World Of Healthy Air Frying

By Gary McCluster

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Paperback (150 pages)

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Top 50 Air Fryer Meals From GoWise USA-Explore The Sizzling New World Of Healthy Air Frying

Using an air fryer is a great healthy option for those who love fried and deep fried foods, but don't like the fat

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BBQ USA: 425 Fiery Recipes from All Across America

By Steven Raichlen

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BBQ USA: 425 Fiery Recipes from All Across America
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Steven Raichlen, a national barbecue treasure and author of The Barbecue! Bible, How to Grill, and other books in the Barbecue! Bible series, embarks on a quest to find the soul of American barbecue, from barbecue-belt classics-Lone Star Brisket, Lexington Pulled Pork, K.C. Pepper Rub, Tennessee Mop Sauce-to the grilling genius of backyards, tailgate parties, competitions, and local restaurants.

In 450 recipes covering every state as well as Canada and Puerto Rico, BBQ USA celebrates the best of regional live-fire cooking. Finger-lickin' or highfalutin; smoked, rubbed, mopped, or pulled; cooked in minutes or slaved over all through the night, American barbecue is where fire meets obsession. There's grill-crazy California, where everything gets fired up - dates, Caesar salad, lamb shanks, mussels. Latin-influenced Florida, with its Chimichurri Game Hens and Mojo-Marinated Pork on Sugar Cane. Maple syrup flavors the grilled fare of Vermont; Wisconsin throws its kielbasa over the coals; Georgia barbecues Vidalias; and Hawaii makes its pineapples sing. Accompanying the recipes are hundreds of tips, techniques, sidebars, and pit stops. It's a coast-to-coast extravaganza, from soup (grilled, chilled, and served in shooters) to nuts (yes, barbecued peanuts, from Kentucky).

My GoWISE USA Air Fryer Cookbook: 100 Amazing Recipes for Smart People

By Harlan Fowler

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The United States Cookbook: Fabulous Foods and Fascinating Facts From All 50 States

By Joan D'Amico

Paperback (196 pages)

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Take a Tasty Tour of America s 50 States

1. In what state were both the lollipop and the hamburger-on-a-bun invented?

2. Where do the largest watermelons grow and what s the distance record for spitting watermelon seeds? How big is the world s largest potato chip and where is it now?

3. There s more to cuisine in America than just burgers and fries. Here s a mouthwatering journey across the United States where you ll discove and learn how to make fabulous foods from every part of the country.

Treat yourself to such simple, kid-tested recipes as:
* Banana Berry Pancakes with Real Maple Syrup from Vermont
* Key Lime Pie from Florida
* Deep Dish Pizza from Illinois

The United States Cookbook is a delicious mixture of fun food trivia, fascinating tidbits about each state s history and traditions, and yummy recipes you can cook yourself. What a great way to stuff your face and feed your brain at the same time!

ANSWERS: 1. Connecticut. 2. Hope, Arkansas. The record is 30 feet. 3. 25 feet long and 14 feet wide. 3. It s in the Potato Museum, Blackfoot, Idaho

United Tastes of Texas: Authentic Recipes from All Corners of the Lone Star State

By Jessica Dupuy

Oxmoor House
Released: 2016-02-09
Hardcover (272 pages)

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There are many things that are big in Texas: Wide open spaces, personalities, hair, but above all, there's flavor! United Tastes of Texas is your geographical guide to Texas cuisine based on five distinct culinary regions: Central, Coastal, East, South, and West Texas; as well as the culinary influences brought by settlers from countries including Czechoslovakia, Germany, Mexico, and Spain.

Each chapter starts with a brief history of the region, as well as plenty of interesting facts and bits of history including notes on cooking equipment, stories on local chefs and restaurants that have helped shape each of the regions, and pages of beautiful photography and imagery. But foremost is the food: 125 recipes featuring traditional and regional-specific dishes and cooking methods including Texan takes on Black-Eyed Peas, Skillet Cornbread, Shrimp Creole, Smoked Brisket, Smoked Tortilla Soup, and one of the most classically Texan dishes - Chicken Fried Steak, just to name a few.

Whether you're a native Texan in need of recipe inspiration, a Texas ex-pat longing for a taste of home, or a culinary adventurer ready to explore the Lone Star State, United Tastes of Texas packs plenty of history, travel, and food into one book!

American Recipes: Enjoy Delicious And Classic American Recipes From All-Over the United States

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American Recipes: Enjoy Delicious And Classic American Recipes From All-Over the United States
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American Foods.

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Come take a journey with us into the delights of easy cooking. The point of this cookbook and all our cookbooks is to exemplify the effortless nature of cooking simply.

In this book we focus on American. American Recipes is a complete set of simple but very unique American dishes. You will find that even though the recipes are simple, the tastes are quite amazing.

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Here is a Preview of the American Recipes You Will Learn:

  • Southern Corn Bread II
  • Fried Chicken with Southern Gravy
  • Buttermilk Paprika Fried Chicken
  • Kansas Style Fried Chicken Cutlets
  • Spicy Fried Chicken Wings 101
  • Texas Ranch Fried Chicken
  • Authentic Texas Chili
  • San Antonio Jambalaya
  • Maggie’s Easy Sheet Cake
  • Southern Beef and Bean Salad
  • Red White and Blue Patty
  • Tex Mex Shrimp
  • Dallas Style Salsa
  • Texas Spareribs
  • Real Southern Macaroni and Cheese
  • Texas Oven Roasted Squash
  • A Texan Dessert
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  • Texas Brisket
  • Southern Gumbo I
  • Much, much more!

Again remember these recipes are unique so be ready to try some new things. Also remember that the style of cooking used in this cookbook is effortless. So even though the recipes will be unique and great tasting, creating them will take minimal effort!

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Mexican Cuisine: Authentic Recipes for the Home Chef

By J. R. Stevens

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Classic Mexican Recipes

Americans have a love of Mexican food. We've fallen in love with the great Mexican combination of rich, earthy flavors and casual, festive dining. But we don't begin to imagine how sumptuous and varied the cooking of Mexico really is. Mexican Cuisine: Authentic Recipes for the Home Chef brings you are whole range of recipes, which cover breakfast, dinner, desserts and special Mexican drinks. Recipes are easy to follow and fun to make. Some spicy, some mild and others sweat. From tacos to empanadas, frijoles to casseroles. You’ll find recipes your entire family will enjoy.

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Paleo Diet For Beginners: 150 Recipes, The Secret Of Weight Loss, The Simple Science Of A Healthy Body In Paleo Way, Naturally fight diseases And Gain Maximum Energy

By Madeline Johnson

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Paleo Diet For Beginners: 150 Recipes, The Secret Of Weight Loss, The Simple Science Of A Healthy Body In Paleo Way, Naturally fight diseases And Gain Maximum Energy
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If you really want the rapid weight loss solution, then look no further, because in this book you will find the secret of weight Loss - The simple science of a healthy body in the paleo way, naturally fight diseases and Gain Maximum Energy. In your hands, you hold 150 Delicious, Healthy, Paleo Recipes for beginners.Quick & Easy Recipes to Help Melt Your Stubborn Fat Away! This book is full of information for anyone who really wants to start on Paleo. Every single recipe contains nutritional value counts, so you don't have to worry about over-eating. Grab Your Copy and Enjoy

35 Great Recipes You Wish Your Mother Made

By Dan Alatorre

Released: 2014-05-19
Kindle Edition (84 pages)

35 Great Recipes You Wish Your Mother Made
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From Our Families to Yours...

We've put together 35 of our most amazing family favorites for you!

Let me tell you a secret about making restaurant-quality recipes at home: some foods are meant to be enjoyed. For once, forget those fancy diets and 'healthy' fasts. There is a new one every day. Allow us to help you discover sheer joy and unparalleled taste in old school family recipes.

It's ALL in here, 35 of our BEST:

==> Quick and easy, tasty treats.
==> Elaborate fine dining recipes.
==> Oriental, French, Italian, Mexican and Latin American Favourites.
==> Simple healthy salsa, amazing meatballs, perfect pizza and unique family treasures, you'll fall in love with!
==> Kids' favourite Cakes and Cookies too!

There's more to it than just recipes, there's golden, in-the-family instructions and priceless advice passed down to us and noted in this book carefully for you.
"Use fresh ingredients and follow the recipe completely the first time you make it. Don’t rush. Experiment the second time."
Simple, yet we tend to forget them. Our mothers knew, we needed these instructions. They somehow always know, don't they?

Sip a glass of wine and enjoy cooking for your family while everybody gathers around the kitchen to chat and play like we did when we were kids. The reason our grandmas spent all day making food was because they got to spend the day with the entire family!
And the reason we loved the food, was:

It was made with love – that’s the Secret.

So Go Ahead, BUY THIS BOOK. You'll be in the kitchen with friends.
Enjoy the Pizza, Hot Wings, Grilled Crab and yes, the Love..
(Hint: Several Bonus Recipes included!)

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