American food (immigration (Germany:prestzels, sausages, hamburgers,…
Germany:prestzels, sausages, hamburgers, pickles, lager beer,
China:shark fins, Monosodium glutamate
Mexico: Tequila, avocado, tacos
France: French Creole food
Italy: olive oil, pasta
Jewish: egg creams
Tex-mex: nachos, chili
1920-1950: canned foods, Jell-o, Kool-Aid, margarine, non-dairy whipped cream and frozen foods
1900: Dr. Kellogg's corn flakes.
1869: Formula milk
1899- Chemist David Wesson introduces high-heat processing of vegetable oils with his application on cottonseed oil
1940- 1950: Peanut butter, Factory-made cheeses. The US begins adding vitamins and minerals to bread and grain products to make up for nutritional deficiencies.Natural and artificial flavors are invented
1950-1960: Processed and packaged foods, Microwave dinners, frozen dinners, backyard barbecue.
1970-1980:vegetarianism and specialities like: Buffalo, ostrich, antelope, and elk
Life style diets: Organic food, vegan, gluten free, eating clean (avoid processed food)
Pot of cultures: depends on each family and place. Mexican, Chinese, Italian, German, etc.
Fast food: hamburgers, pizza, tacos
Outstanding restaurants: usually rated several Michelin stars offer a variety of menues that change with the season.
Native Americans: Pemmican (dried meat, berries and fat), corn, beans, squash
Pilgrims food: eels, dried fruits, lobsters, hardtack, samp, corn pumpkins, wild fowl, fish, deer,