Traditional Foods in the United States

While the history of apple pie in the United States is murky at best, it is generally agreed that it was brought to the country by European immigrants.

Apple Pie 


A cheeseburger is one of the most ubiquitous items on modern American menus.


As a result of its popularity, pizza has spread to many different regions in the United States, each with its own distinct take on the dish.

The story goes that Thornton Prince, a chicken magnate and well-known ladies' man, was once handed cayenne pepper-coated chicken by a disgruntled girlfriend.

Nashville Hot Chicken

Biscuits and Gravy

Adding additional carbohydrates to a dish is a surefire way to make someone feel at ease. 

A staple of southern American cooking, cornbread is a type of fast bread baked from cornmeal.


Country fried steak, or chicken fried steak, is cubed beef steak that has been dusted and breaded in the same way that chicken is.

Country Fried Steak 

Because of its adaptability, meatloaf might be considered a cultural chameleon.


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