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  American Cuisine - CookbookWiki
Another major turning point for American cuisine was the days of the "melting pot" in the early 20th century.
The main factors that determine the variations of American cuisine are climate, ingredient availability, immigrants and neighboring countries.
Americans never miss an opportunity to celebrate their food, by either eating hot dog's at a ball game or organizing a festival to honor a certain food.
www.cookbookwiki.com /American_Cuisine   (926 words)

 Cuisine of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On the other hand, American cooks have exported a great variety of dishes around the world, and is in many ways American cuisine is just as recognisable and as popular as French, Chinese, or Indian.
The cuisine of the Native Americans was of course the first American cooking style, and it lent a great deal not only to subsequent American cooking but also to culinary styles around the world.
Some describe American cuisine as the result of each immigrant community simply making use of whatever they could grow in their new home, or incorporating America's native plants and game animals in traditional recipes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/American_cuisine   (708 words)

 American Chinese cuisine - Chinese Food - Chinese Restaurant and Chinese Food
American Chinese cuisine (什碎館 or 雜碎館) is a style of cooking served by many Chinese restaurants in the United States.
Restaurants serving American Chinese cuisine are mainly run by the descendants of early Chinese immigrants (dating back to the 19th century) and cater to the taste of non-Chinese Americans.
Other cuisines may exert their influence: a common substitution is grilled flour tortillas in place of rice pancakes in mu shu dishes, and brown rice is readily available as an alternative to white rice.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/American_Chinese_cuisine   (1234 words)

 BBC - h2g2 - American Cuisine - A378155
While it's possibly true that American cuisine lacks the sophistication of the French, the balance of the Chinese, the fragrance of the Thai, and the elegance of the Japanese, there is nonetheless a warm, comforting quality to American food that is rarely found in other cultures.
American cuisine is largely cuisine of the middle classes - food that's inexpensive, easy to prepare, that cooks up quickly, and is tasty and filling.
It's ingredients are modest, reflecting the love affair with thrift, and it is smooth in texture and creamy in flavour, reflecting a love of ease and relaxation, a small taste of the good life after a hard day's work at the plant.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/alabaster/A378155   (468 words)

 More American Cuisines - by food author Howard Hillman
The cuisine of the American Indians was close to nature.
The American Indians were skilled foragers, providing many nuts, vegetables, and fruit to vary their diet and ensure good nutrition.
Pioneer Cuisine was monotonous and starchy - bacon, ham and salt pork, biscuits, cornbread, coffee, and pies made with dried fruits.
www.hillmanwonders.com /cuisines/american_more_cuisine.htm   (751 words)

 Classic American Cuisine, America Eats, from Life in the USA: The Complete Guide for Immigrants and Americans
Though the United States expresses its culinary culture in many types of regional and ethnic cuisines, there are certain foods that can be found on family dinner tables and restaurants in every region of the country; these dishes make up what may be called standard or classic American cuisine.
American classic meat main dishes tend to be based on beef, pork and chicken with some seafood.
Common American side dishes are French fried potatoes, mashed potatoes, egg noodles, rice, baked beans, cole slaw, potato salad, macaroni salad, green salads with a wide array of dressings, and vegetables like carrots, broccoli, or green beans.
www.lifeintheusa.com /food/classic.htm   (621 words)

 American Cuisine - by food author Howard Hillman
American Cuisine has a dull side (fast foods) and an exciting side (regional and ethnic cooking).
This is not because Americans cooks are naturally more creative than their counterparts abroad.
A prime reason is American Cuisine is relatively new.
www.hillmanwonders.com /cuisines/american_cuisine.htm   (315 words)

 Regional American Cuisine - Brief Article Prepared Foods - Find Articles
Americans have been preparing and enjoying regional recipes--known as "comfort" foods--for nearly four centuries.
Creole cuisine is a blend of Spanish, Portuguese, German, and French cooking techniques, with African fare--rice, okra, tomatoes and greens--and local Louisiana ingredients.
Cajun cuisine is also known as Louisiana country cooking, which is traditionally eaten with locally produced beer.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3289/is_12_169/ai_69241996   (800 words)

 Regional Cuisine Puts American Cooking On the Map (Restaurants USA, October 1997) | Restaurants USA | National ...
There are a number of different reasons for the slight, but the cumulative result is that American cuisine and fine cuisine are still seen by many diners as mutually exclusive.
While professionals shoulder a good part of the responsibility for American cuisine’s low esteem and respect, the expectations and limitations of the dining public compounded the problem.
To meet those demands, chefs are specializing in the low-country cuisine of coastal South Carolina, rediscovering the terrapin soup and stuffed ham of Maryland’s Eastern shore, and investigating the cuisines of Florida’s Cracker Islands.
www.restaurant.org /rusa/magArticle.cfm?ArticleID=429   (1753 words)

 Asian-Nation : Asian American History, Demographics, & Issues :: Asian Cuisine & Foods
As the modern Asian American population continues to develop and evolve, we are also witnessing a fascinating transformation of Asian ethnic cuisine as it blends traditional and contemporary aspects into a uniquely Asian American creation.
Comparing the three cuisines with each other, we notice that curries are very important to the cuisines of the southeast and southwest, less so in the northeast.
In addition to rice, southwestern cuisines are supplemented with a variety of leavened and unleavened breads while southeast and northeast cuisines add noodles made from rice, egg, or potatoes (remember, pasta was invented in China).
www.asian-nation.org /asian-food.shtml   (1789 words)

 Hong Kong-style American cuisine - Chinese Food - Chinese Restaurant and Chinese Food
This is the opposite of American Chinese cuisine, a Chinese cuisine geared towards Westerners; rather it is a western cuisine geared toward Hong Kong and immigrant Chinese.
Restaurants serving traditional sai chaan cuisine are mainly run by Chinese immigrants or their descendents and, at least in America, cater to the taste of mid 20th-century immigrant Chinese Americans, as well as Chinese Americans born in the US in the mid-20th century.
Restaurants serving modern sai chaan cuisine are mainly run by recent Chinese immigrants and cater to the taste of current Hong Kong residents or late 20th-century immigrant Chinese Americans, as well as Chinese Americans born in the US in the late-20th century.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Hong_Kong-style_American_cuisine   (505 words)

 Latest diets - Healthy African American Cuisine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Approximately 50 percent of African American women over the age of 45 are overweight.
Seventy-five percent of hypertensive African Americans are salt sensitive.
African American cuisine includes many nutritious items: yellow and green leafy vegetables rich in vitamins and antioxidants; fish, poultry, beans and beans which are naturally low in fat and excellent sources of protein.
www.karenyontzcenter.org /newtrition/diets/article-1.asp   (539 words)

 Searching for the REAL American Cuisine
Maybe then, after a national cuisine is decided upon, the French may invite America to their Second, or Third--whatever it might be by the then--Food Summit Conference.
And an American meal it was they served up that evening, with that fat and fleshy native American bird they call turkey.
The result is a cuisine heavily larded with cured ham, spareribs, sow belly, crackling, fatback and chitterlings.
www.frugalfun.com /amernatlfood.html   (2862 words)

 American Regional Cuisine Cookbook by The Art Institutes - Cooking.com
From north to south and from east to west, this volume explores this tremendous culinary diversity in a comprehensive cookbook and guide to the nation's cuisines.
By placing each cuisine within its historical and cultural context, the book offers readers a deeper understanding of each cooking style and the qualities that make it unique.
Perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to cook fluently in the language of the nation's regional cuisines, this book will bring new variety?and authenticity?to any cooking repertoire.
www.cooking.com /products/shprodde.asp?SKU=257067   (253 words)

 Understanding & Appreciating Middle-American Cuisine-Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
What I have dubbed "Middle-American Cuisine" is the kind of food I grew up on; it is the kind of food I love, the kind of food my family prefers.
It has been a valuable exercise --trying to organize an annual event the last three years aimed at honoring this kind of food-- because it has forced me to identify the key characteristics of such food and to try to understand the unspoken, unwritten rules which define it.
Rather than allowing others to mistakenly equate lack of sophisticated culturedness as lacking a culture --as if we were culture-less-- it is time to stand up and be recognized for the cultural and culinary traditions which are all our own.
www.msu.edu /~angia/PI_story.htm   (1591 words)

 Slavery in America
Okra or gumbo, as it is called in Africa, was especially favoured in French and Spanish Louisiana during the colonial era, when European and Native American cuisine came together with African cooking to produce the unique Creole cuisine of New Orleans.
African Americans continued to make it in Savannah, Georgia; in South Carolina, the palmetto tree is the source of this potent brew.
In some cases, African Americans extracted material from the center the palmetto tree, called palm cabbage or palmetto cabbage, and cooked or fermented it for wine.
www.slaveryinamerica.org /history/hs_es_cuisine.htm   (2614 words)

 W Refined American Cuisine- Sidney, Ohio.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
W Refined American Cuisine will be closing our doors for renovations.
Chef David R. Weigandt masterfully creates an ever changing menu of delicious American Cuisine using only the freshest flavors and ingredients from around the globe.
We pride ourselves on always serving fine American cuisine, personalized customer service, and competitive prices you can afford.
www.w-refinedamericancuisine.com   (274 words)

 jP American Bistro
Chef J.P. Samuelson and his staff welcome you to enjoy the casual elegance of jP American Bistro, in Minneapolis' LynLake District.
A veteran of top kitchens in Manhattan and Minneapolis, J.P. brings his unpretentious cuisine to life in his own American bistro.
jP American Bistro is located at 2937 Lyndale Avenue South in Minneapolis, next to the Jungle Theater.
www.jpamericanbistro.com   (148 words)

 American Cuisine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
From Jambalaya and White Chocolate Banana Bread Pudding in the restaurant to concerts featuring all genres in the Music Hall, there is something for everyone at the House of Blues.
This casual family café is open to the tropical ambiance of the Great Ceremonial House.
Celebrate the American spirit in our authentic re-creation of a colonial inn with windows made by 18th-century casting methods.
www.disney.ca /vacations/disneyworld/II/C/cuisine/american2.shtml   (917 words)

 The Food Timeline: history notes--Asian-American cuisine
But it wasn't until after World War II that Americans began consciously to augment their Oriental kitchen repertoires by attending classes in Chinese cooking and avidly sampling new tastes that became available in restaurants specializing in Mandarin, Hunan, Fukien, and Szechwan dishes in addition to those from Canton.
Many dishes were cloyingly sweetened with caramel and sugar, inundated with pineapple chunks and maraschino cherries, and fried in thick batters, while the ubiquitious flaming appetized platter called pu pu...was first served as a gimmick by Victor Bergeron at his Trade Vic's Polynesian-American restaurants in Oakland and San Francisco.
The basic formula appears to be: take the fattest, rankest pork you can get; cook it in a lot of oil with the sweetest mixture of canned fruits and sugar you can make; throw on a lot of MSG and cheap soy sauce; thicken the sauce to gluelike consistency; and serve it forth.
www.foodtimeline.org /foodasian.html   (9034 words)

 Cuisine Restaurant, 670 Lothrop, Detroit Michigan 48202, 313.872.5110 :: Contemporary French - American cuisine and ...
Cuisine Restaurant, 670 Lothrop, Detroit Michigan 48202, 313.872.5110 :: Contemporary French - American cuisine and classic French desserts
Cuisine resides on the tree-lined street of Lothrop at 670, in the shadows of the Fisher Theatre.
"...Cuisine, generally recognized as the city's best and most creative restaurant...
www.cuisinedetroit.com   (259 words)

 Open Directory - Home: Cooking: World Cuisines: Latin American   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
About.com: Cuisine of South America - Description of the various cuisines with recipes.
Caske 2000 - Adventure and Epicure - Adventurer-journalists explore Central American traditional outdoor cooking and regional cuisines.
Cuisines of the Americas - Learn about the popular foods, drinks, and culinary hotspots of many countries in Latin America.
dmoz.org /Home/Cooking/World_Cuisines/Latin_American   (226 words)

 Patrick O'Connell's Refined American Cuisine Cookbook by O'connell, Patrick - Cooking.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Patrick O'Connell is a self-taught chef who has pioneered the regional American cuisine in the Virginia countryside by using fresh local ingredients.
Selecting the Inn at Little Washington as one of the top ten restaurants in the world, Patricia Wells hails O-Connell as a are chef with a sense of near-perfect taste, like a musician with perfect pitch.
All the recipes use fresh American ingredients to make delicious dishes that rival the finest foods from France and Italy.
www.cooking.com /products/shprodde.asp?SKU=288994   (217 words)

 Restaurant Review - Mark's American Cuisine, Houston - WineSkinny.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Mark's American Cuisine, Houston TX I was recently invited to a Hennessy Cognac press luncheon at one of Houston's finest restaurants -- Mark's American Cuisine.
Houston was one stop on the Hennessy Cognac Feast of the Senses tour -- a series of private tastings and luncheons prepared in collaboration with the country's finest chefs.
At the end, we were all thoroughly impressed at the parallels between the complementary artistries of Hennessy Cognac and fine cuisine.
www.wineskinny.com /past_issues/restaurants/marks_american_cuisine.htm   (484 words)

There is a difference, however, between the characteristic Basque cuisine of Euskal Herria and what we are accustomed to here as being Basque food.
Meat represented a regular staple of the traditional American diet, yet the same did not apply in the Basque Country.
In addition, American cuisine has always accented meats and Basque-American restaurants adapted themselves to their clientele.
www.basqueclubs.com /Pages/cuisine.htm   (442 words)

 American cuisine, steaks, ribs, seafood - Crossville, TN.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
American cuisine, steaks, ribs, seafood - Crossville, TN.
Beef and Barrel Restaurant and Lounge is a dine-in restaurant serving American cuisine with flair!
Combined with the delicious dishes, wonderful aromas, and outstanding service—you will be able to enjoy a dining experience that is beyond compare.
www.thebeefandbarrel.com   (125 words)

 GALVESTON.COM: Galveston, Texas American Cuisine
Full-service bar & grill serving American and Cajun cuisine.
West End eatery featuring fine seafood and American cuisine.
Galveston locals can't get enough of the burgers, the shrimp buns, the gumbo, spaghetti and 'take it or leave it' ambience at this favorite old bar and grill, which has been run by "Junior" Puccetti for almost 60 years.
www.galveston.com /american   (470 words)

 Contemporary American Cuisine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Cutting edge cuisine with attention to details in an elegant country setting.
Please base your gratuity on the final value of the check before the special offer is applied.
Progressive American cuisine with a rustic Italian flair.
www.lehighvalleypa.org /default.aspx?pageid=808   (333 words)

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