In 1937, The Brown Derby owner Bob Cobb was digging through the fridge at the North Vine location for a meal for Sid Grauman of Grauman's Theater and made a salad with a head of lettuce, an avocado, romaine, watercress, tomatoes, cold chicken breast, a hard-boiled egg,

A pot roast of beef brisket, bottom or top round, or chuck with potatoes, carrots, onions, and whatever else your mom added to be infused with the meat's simmering juices could be anointed with red wine or beer, covered, and cooked on the stovetop or in the oven.

The Twinkie used vanilla instead of banana cream during World War II because bananas were scarce. As if they weren't fabulous enough, the Texas State Fair started deep-frying them.

We prefer the idea that it descended from American Indian pemmican, which blended fire-cured meat with animal fat. Ostrich, alligator, yak, emu, beef, turkey, chicken, venison, buffalo. Barbecued, hickory-smoked, honey-glazed. Teriyaki, jalapeño, lemon pepper, chili.

Similar to how bananas are healthy. However, the banana split inventor deserves credit. on 1904, future optometrist David Strickler split a banana lengthwise and put it on a long boat dish while experimenting with sundaes at a pharmacy soda fountain in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.

Cornbread, whether made in a skillet or muffin tins, with cheese, herbs, or jalapenos, is a quick and easy bread that Native American and pioneer mothers loved and keeps it on tables nationwide.

Remember that this is American food rocket fuel. As much granola, seeds, nuts, dried fruit, candied ginger, and M&Ms as you desire. Suspend from a branch in a nylon sack won't work, therefore store in a bear-proof canister.

Jambalaya, crawfish pie, and file gumbo... What cuisine could motivate Hank Williams to compose a party song for it in 1952 and dozens more to sing it (including Jo Stafford, Credence Clearwater Revival, and Emmylou Harris)?

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