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United States: Recipes and Cuisine

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, United States

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The cooking and cuisine of the United States defies easy categorization. While well known for the mass production and global uniformity of fast food outlets, America is actually home to wide-ranging regional cuisine and the influence of immigrant groups past and present. From New England clam chowder to Texas barbecue to cioppino in the City by the Bay, the cuisine of the United States has thrills around every corner.

Typical American Dishes

American Recipes

Try these recipes from the United States.

Eggnog

Eggnog Recipe (American egg and cream Christmas beverage)

(American egg and cream Christmas beverage)

Pimento Cheese

Pimento cheese sandwich

(American Southern cheese spread and sandwich filling)

Shoofly Pie

Shoofly Pie (American Pennsylvania Dutch molasses tart)

(American Pennsylvania Dutch molasses tart)

Gumbo

Chicken, sausage and shrimp gumbo

(American Cajun-Creole meat and shellfish stew)

Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joe sandwiches

(American Midwest seasoned ground beef sandwiches)

Cioppino

Cioppino (American West Coast fish and seafood stew)

(American West Coast fish and seafood stew)