8 American Foods That Aren't Really American


Every Fourth of July we get excited to enjoy the warm weather, family and friends and of course all the delicious food. On this holiday in particular, we celebrate with foods that are quintessentially American...or so you may have thought.

Many of our favorite, go-to recipes for this patriotic holiday were actually created in different countries. While everyone knows that America is a melting pot of cultures, the stories behind these common foods may still surprise you. From hot dogs to apple pie, find out where classic "American" foods really come from and how they arrived in this country.

Check out the slideshow above to learn which "American" classics are not so American after all.