Best traditional USA dishes:  must-try American foods

An apple pie is a pie using apples as the main filling ingredient. The first printed recipe dates back to England. Whipped cream, ice cream, or cheddar cheese are common toppings for apple pies.

Hamburgers are traditionally served as a sandwich, with two halves of a round bun sandwiched between them. The traditional dressing consists of mustard, mayonnaise, ketchup

Clam chowder is any of numerous clam-based chowder soups popular in American cuisine. In addition to clams, chopped potatoes, salt pork, and onions are frequent ingredients.

This smoked salmon and cream cheese open-faced bagel is ideal for breakfast or brunch. Presliced smoked salmon and cream cheese are readily available at most grocery stores

Chicago-style pizza is pizza produced in one of several forms established in Chicago, and is commonly referred to as "deep dish pizza" due to its cooking method.

In the United States, especially in the South, biscuits and gravy is a popular morning dish. Soft dough biscuits are topped with either sawmill or meat gravy.

Texas Barbecue refers to a variety of barbecue preparation techniques that are specific to Texan cuisine. The most well-known foods include beef brisket, pig ribs, and sausage.

Grits are a cornmeal porridge that has been boiled. Hominy grits are grits produced from hominy, which is corn that has had the pericarp removed and has been treated with an alkali.