popular American foods that are weird to people outside of the US

The combination of sweet jelly or jam with peanut butter in a sandwich is unique to American tastes.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich:

While pasta and cheese are common worldwide, the American version often involves a creamy, gooey cheese sauce.

Macaroni and Cheese: 

This dish combines crispy fried chicken with soft waffles and is a savory-sweet delight that might be unusual to those unfamiliar with Southern American cuisine.

Chicken and Waffles: 

Fluffy biscuits covered in a creamy sausage gravy is a hearty Southern breakfast dish that might seem unusual to non-Americans.

Biscuits and Gravy: 

Taking a beloved snack cake and deep-frying it is a uniquely American indulgence.

Deep-Fried Twinkies:

Hot dogs coated in a cornmeal batter and deep-fried on a stick, often served at fairs and events.

Corn Dogs:

A Southern staple made from ground corn, often served as a side dish with butter, cheese, or gravy.


Bite-sized, deep-fried grated potatoes, often served as a side dish in schools and diners.

Tater Tots:

Chicken wings coated in a spicy buffalo sauce, typically served with celery and blue cheese dressing.

Buffalo Wings:

A sandwich made with thinly sliced beefsteak, melted cheese, and sometimes grilled onions on a roll.

Philly Cheesesteak:

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