The Top 10 Foods Only America Could Have Invented

When it comes to food, America gets a bad rap. It’s a common refrain that America has no cuisine to call our own. We’ve got apple pie and hot dogs, but that’s about it. (And when you really get down to it, the Germans invented hot dogs, and the British were eating apple pie like 1,000 years ago.

But the truth is, America does have a cuisine to call it’s own. Over the past 232 years we’ve invented some of the most creative, daring, and yes, downright craziest dishes the world has ever seen. Sure, they can be overly greasy, a little too cheesy, and sometimes fried a few times too many. But they’re ours.

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3 thoughts on “The Top 10 Foods Only America Could Have Invented

  1. wildstorm says:

    Oh the Rueben. The best. But it does matter how it is made. Great list.

  2. Yes, the Reuben. 1. Is made with corned beef, not pastrami 2. Includes sauerkraut and 3. Requires Thousand Island dressing, not “Russian” 🙂 xo Heather
    a blog of beautiful experiences

  3. DR says:

    Love the Reuben – My mouth actually started to water looking at the picture

    Hate the Bagel-ful – My stomach actually turns looking at the picture –

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