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Goodbye Ketchup, Hello Sriracha! How Immigrants Transform US Cuisine

Posted May 4th, 2016 at 8:34 am (UTC-4)

Ketchup, a tangy tomato sauce that Americans put on hamburgers and dip French fries into, has long been America’s favorite condiment, but an upstart with Asian roots is beginning to make inroads. Sriracha, a hot sauce usually made from chili peppers, distilled vinegar, garlic, sugar and salt, probably originated in Thailand, but is increasingly showing up […]

Top 10 Most Popular Ethnic Cuisines in US

Posted May 18th, 2015 at 3:21 pm (UTC-4)
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The United States is a great melting pot and evidence of our multicultural roots can often be found in the food we eat. MORE ABOUT AMERICA Wild West Ghost Town Emerges from Watery Grave What Happens When Americans Tweet What They Eat Why Small US Towns Embrace Their Weirdness A majority of Americans (77 percent) […]

Popular Cuisines in Each US State

Posted January 20th, 2015 at 3:17 pm (UTC-4)

Foreigners might think of Americans as people who only eat hamburgers and hot dogs, but a new map suggests diversity is key when it comes to popular cuisines across the United States. America is a land of immigrants and that ethnic mix is reflected in the most popular foods in each state. People who live […]