This 4th of July, you can celebrate our nation's awesomeness by eating food that only America could have invented.
Like the infamous turducken, for instance:
Such a brilliant-but-simple innovation, it’s hard to believe that 5,000 years of civilization couldn’t create it without us. Take one turkey, shove a duck inside it, and then shove a chicken inside that. From there you’re on you’re own, although it’ s most preferably enjoyed with sausage stuffing in the very middle, deep-fried, and wrapped in bacon if possible. Bonus points if you can figure out a way to enjoy some form of melted cheese product with this monstrosity. Some people have pushed to have the turducken become the traditional Thanksgiving feast, while others have begun to enjoy it on Christmas. But this invention is so uniquely American that there is no better day to enjoy one than the Fourth of July.
Endless Simmer blog has the Top 10: Link - Thanks Brendan Spiegel!
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I do assume that not all Americans are fat :)
i'd never even considered "double battered"
Also, am I the only one who found this kind of mean? "As the decades went on and millions of Americans attempted to recreate Ruth’s recipe, they came to a shocking realization: they were way too lazy to actually bake the cookies."
Oh, and a Reuben is made with corned beef (and sauerkraut if you're awesome :D)