Thursday, September 11, 2008

100 Must Eat American Foods

I found this post about the top 100 American foods to eat. The site isn't part of a meme, but I linked back to them anyway. Please link back to me if you post this too. Please bold any you have tried. I'd tell you to cross out items you wouldn't consider trying, but I haven't the foggiest idea on how to do that!

1. New York pizza
2. Hoppin' John
3. New Mexico green chile
4. Homemade buttermilk biscuits
5. Tasso
6. Whole Maine lobster
7. Calabash-style shrimp and hushpuppies
8. Kansas City barbecue ribs
9. Hot glazed Krispy Kreme
10. San Diego fish tacos
11. Cheese curds
12. Key lime pie
13. Philly cheese steak
14. Memphis pork barbecue sandwich
15. Lowcountry boil
16. Huckleberry pie
17. New England clam chowder
18. Boiled peanuts
19. Buffalo burger
20. Eggs Benedict
21. Pastrami on rye, also known as a Reuben
22. Corned beef and cabbage
23. Pancakes with maple syrup
24. Everything bagel with cream cheese and tomato had the bagel, no tomato
25. Thin Mints (preferably frozen)
26. Frito pie
27. Potato knish with mustard
28. Silver Queen corn on the cob
29. Soft pretzel from a street cart
30. Fresh-picked blueberries
31. Sourwood honey
32. State fair funnel cake
33. Chesapeake crab cakes
34. Candied yams
35. Oyster dressing
36. Snow cone or snowball
37. Wild Alaskan salmon
38. Sautéed morels
39. Persimmon pudding
40. General Tso's Chicken
41. Frozen custard
42. Italian sausage with peppers and onions on a hoagie bun
43. Chili dog
44. Buffalo wings with blue cheese
45. Spam musubi
46. Saltwater taffy
47. Fluffernutter sandwich on Wonder Bread -not me but my hubby
48. Black and white cookie
49. Frybread
50. BLT with thick-cut applewood bacon
51. Baked beans
52. Pumpkin pie
53. Collards with vinegar and Tabasco - have not had the Tabasco or vinegar, but collards are pretty good!
54. Tex-Mex fajitas with skirt steak and sautéed peppers
55. Fried green tomatoes
56. Succotash
57. Shrimp and grits
58. Hot water cornbread
59. Barbecue chicken pizza with red onions -Delicious!!!
60. Chicken fried steak
61. Carnitas burrito
62. Apple butter
63. Geoduck -No, but it is pronouned "Goo-EE-duck" for those of you who don't know. I also lived 5 minutes up the road from where that Geoduck episode of Dirty Jobs was filmed, at the time it was being filmed.
64. Soft-serve ice cream cone dipped in chocolate shell (especially Dairy Queen)
65. Pecan pie
66. Catfish supper at a church or fire station
67. Oysters Rockefeller
68. Homemade cranberry sauce
69. Pimiento cheese
70. MoonPie washed down with R.C. Cola
71. Pickled watermelon rind
72. Cracker Jacks at the ball game
73. Smithfield ham
74. Meatloaf and mashed potato blue plate special at diner
75. Chicken and waffles
76. Po'Boy -This is a regional name for a sub/hoagie. So yes, I've had one.
77. Green bean casserole with French's fried onions
78. Stuffed sopaipillas
79. Turducken - no, but I want to.
80. Shad roe on toast
81. Sweet potato casserole with or without marshmallows
82. Cioppino
83. New York cheesecake
84. Pan-fried river trout
85. Jambalaya
86. North Carolina pig pickin'
87. California rolls
88. Burgoo
89. Penuche fudge
90. Fried peanut butter and banana sandwich (the Elvis)
91. Scrapple or livermush
92. Elk medallions in red wine reduction - No interest in Elk nuts, thank you!
93. Muscadine grapes
94. Cheeseburger at backyard barbecue
95. Open-face turkey sandwich
96. Chicago deep dish pizza
97. Cobb salad
98. Peach pie a la mode
99. Macaroni and cheese with Tillamook sharp cheddar
100. Root beer float

wow, I've eaten almost half of this! Being married to my hubby has definitely changed my dietary comfort zone...he brought me out of my Dutch Food rutt and introduced my taste buds to a whole new world of yumminess!

2 comments:

Mama Bear said...

Hahah that's awesome!!!

PS - to do the strike out thing (line through the words) just look up 'how to do strike through in HTML' in Google to find out, it's super easy.

PSS - I tried to show you how to do it here in the comments but it won't let me.

KrustyTheCat said...

Thanks Larina!