American Cuisine

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The cuisine of the United States reflects its history. The European colonization of the Americas yielded the introduction of a number of ingredients and cooking styles to the latter. The various styles continued expanding well into the 19th and 20th centuries, proportional to the influx of immigrants from many foreign nations; such influx developed a rich diversity in food preparation throughout the country.

Early Native Americans utilized a number of cooking methods in early american cuisine that have been blended with early European cooking methods to form the basis of american cuisine. When the colonists came to Virginia, Massachusetts, or any of the other English colonies on the eastern seaboard of north america, they farmed animals for clothing and meat in a similar fashion to what they had done in Europe. They had cuisine similar to their previous British cuisine. the american colonial diet varied depending on the settled region in which someone lived. Commonly hunted game included deer, bear, buffalo and wild turkey. A number of fats and oils made from animals served to cook much of the colonial foods. Prior to the revolution, New Englanders consumed large quantities of rum and beer, as maritime trade provided them relatively easy access to the goods needed to produce these items: rum was the distilled spirit of choice, as the main ingredient, molasses, was readily available from trade with the west indies. In comparison to the northern colonies, the southern colonies were quite diverse in their agricultural diet and did not have a central region of culture.

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An apple pie is a fruit pie in which the principal filling ingredient is apple. It is, on occasion, served …
A chocolate brownie is a flat, baked square or bar developed in the United States at the end of the …
A BLT (Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato) is a type of bacon sandwich. The standard BLT is made up of five …
(1 ) barbecue grill (American)
Barbecue (informally barbeque, BBQ or barby/barbies) is both a cooking method and an apparatus. The generally accepted differences between barbecuing …
(1 ) Lasagna (American)
Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil 1 …
(0 ) Pâté Du Sud, Southe… (American) (American-Southern)
Pimento cheese is a classic southern spread or dip made of cheddar cheese, mayonnaise, and pimento pepper.
Roasted Turkey is the star of every American Thanksgiving table. A whole turkey is seasoned, stuffed and roasted.
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Beer is a favorite alcoholic beverage of Americans. The alcohol content of beers can vary widely, from a light weak beer with a low alcohol percentage to beers with a high alcohol percentage. Most places that sell beer and other alcohol often don't give you the alcohol percentage so this list can help you figure out what you …