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The true origins of classic 'American' foods

Cheapism Logo By Jeff Rindskopf of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 20: The United States is often called a melting pot of cultures, and the adage holds true for our cuisine. Many of the specialty dishes we consider wholly American are actually reinterpretations and hybrids imported from cultures around the world, reflecting our rich history of immigration. Considering how beloved these foods are, we can only hope international cuisines keep making their way to our tables.Related: 34 Beloved Regional American Foods That Can Be Shipped to Your Doorstep

From the Melting Pot

The United States is often called a melting pot of cultures, and the adage holds true for our cuisine. Many of the specialty dishes we consider wholly American are actually reinterpretations and hybrids imported from cultures around the world, reflecting our rich history of immigration. Considering how beloved these foods are, we can only hope international cuisines keep making their way to our tables.

Related: 34 Beloved Regional American Foods That Can Be Shipped to Your Doorstep

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