- A loaf of American meat.
"It's kind of tricky seeing as a lot of our food originally comes from somewhere else," she says. "I was thinking about using 'New World' foodstuff (ie tomatoes, potatoes, corn, etc), and maybe a few other fun desserts or snacks (like s'mores or chocolate chip cookies). Any suggestions?"
Meatloaf. Fried Chicken. Mashed potatoes, or baked Russets (they will only be familiar with waxy red or yellow potatoes). Macaroni and cheese. Pot roast. Baked Pacific salmon (Swedish salmon is a different fish, Salmo vs. Oncorhynchus). Clam chowder. Boston baked beans. Crab cakes. Watermelon. Corn on the cob — most Europeans regard this as bizarre, an animal feed. Pemmican or jerky. Blueberry or huckleberry pie.
You could do a whole Southern or Creole menu. Gumbo, jambalaya, red beans and rice, dirty rice, fried okra. Texas-style chili. Smoked pork butt. Burritos!
Emily loved his suggestions, so she gave him a Questionland mushroom—and his answer has been chosen as the Answer of the Week! Both Emily and Fnarf get a $25 gift certificate to Pagliacci Pizza (of course Emily will have to wait until she comes home to use it). Congrats to both of you!
And now I'm hungry.