Clam chowder became popular in New England for one big reason: they had access to a ton of clams. The best chowder is the creamy, potato-filled chowder found in New England (usually served with oyster crackers), not the tomato-based Manhattan clam chowder.
Deep dish pizza is one of the most contentious foods on the American culinary scene today, largely because of its relationship to New York-style thin crust pizza. The Chicago creation (it was actually invented at the original Pizzeria Uno) is — yes, technically — a casserole, but it can also be astoundingly delicious when it’s done right.
Texas Barbecue is a traditional style of preparing meat unique to the cuisine of Texas. It is one of the many different varieties of barbecue found around the world. Texas barbecue traditions can be divided into four general styles: East Texas, Central Texas, South Texas, and West Texas.
Hominy refers specifically to a type of processing that soaks the dried grains in lye or another alkali for several days, which removes the hard hull; it's possible to purchase both grits and hominy grits. The Food Lover’s Companion cites hominy as one of the first foods gifted to the colonists by Native Americans.
In the Midwest states, tater tot hotdish is a very popular soup-based casserole consisting of tater tots, ground beef, and canned soup. Tater tots are referenced in the film Napoleon Dynamite, the jailhouse reality-TV show 60 Days In and the theme song for The Weird Al Show.
The Cobb salad is a main-dish American garden salad typically made with chopped salad greens (iceberg lettuce, watercress, endives and romaine lettuce), tomato, crisp bacon, boiled, grilled or roasted (but not fried) chicken breast, hard-boiled eggs, avocado, chives, Roquefort cheese, and red-wine vinaigrette.
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Jerky is lean meat that has been trimmed of fat, cut into strips, and then dried to prevent spoilage. Normally, this drying includes the addition of salt, to prevent bacteria from developing on the meat before sufficient moisture has been removed. The word "jerky" is derived from the Quechua word ch'arki which means "dried, salted meat".
Fried chicken (also referred to as Southern fried chicken for the variant in the United States) is a dish consisting of chicken pieces usually from broiler chickens which have been floured or battered and then pan-fried, deep fried, or pressure fried.
Hamburgers are often served with cheese, lettuce, tomato, bacon, onion, pickles, or chiles; condiments such as mustard, mayonnaise, ketchup, relish, or "special sauce"; and are frequently placed on sesame seed buns. A hamburger topped with cheese is called a cheeseburger.
I've been to one of the restaurants where Buffalo wings were said to be invented in Buffalo, NY, with someone who was born and raised in Buffalo and would know. It is not in any way Italian. It serves hot dogs and burgers and Buffalo wings. It is not an extensive menu. I'm not sure why anyone would think Buffalo wings were Italian in any way.