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Get inspired by Stateside favourites, from burgers and hotdogs to pancakes and pies.

John Torode's big burger

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(9 ratings)
Not just any burger, John Torode's ultimate burger, with a spicy tomato relish and all the trimmings
55 minutes
Easy

Cobb salad with buttermilk ranch dressing

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(1 ratings)
Get three of your five-a-day from this chicken and bacon salad, which can be adapted to use leftover turkey and is packed with protein and vitamins
15 minutes
Easy

Simple seafood chowder

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(18 ratings)
A chunky, creamy soup with salmon and smoked haddock, mixed shellfish and potatoes - a hearty meal
40 minutes
Easy

Pumpkin Pie

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(20 ratings)
Fill a sweet shortcrust pastry tart case with lightly spiced squash to make a traditional American treat
2 hours and 10 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Salt beef club with Cajun fries

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(1 ratings)
An indulgent solo supper of a layered sandwich with sliced beef, creamy dressing and homemade chips
35 minutes
Easy

Griddled chicken & corn on the cob salad

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(3 ratings)
Grill whole sweetcorn and serve with paprika-spiced chicken and crisp Little Gem for a healthy, speedy salad
35 minutes
Easy

New York Cheesecake

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(261 ratings)
This authentic creamy dessert will add a taste of New York to any dining table
5 hours
Easy

Sweet chilli dogs

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(4 ratings)
Only five ingredients are needed for these low calorie, spicy hot dogs made from pork sausages and caramelised onion
25 minutes
Easy

Caesar salad with crispy chicken

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(3 ratings)
Have chicken left over from supper? Use it up in a crisp salad with creamy Caesar dressing
5 minutes
Easy

Sticky ribs with roast potato salad

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(9 ratings)
When the kids have friends over, this stack of ribs and spuds is a cheap, crowd-pleasing, prepare-ahead option
2 hours and 50 minutes
Easy

Key lime pie

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(56 ratings)
Lime, cream and a buttery biscuit base - this zesty oven-baked treat makes a refreshing and indulgent end to a meal
55 minutes
Easy

Crispy pretzel chicken with honey-mustard sauce

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(6 ratings)
Pretzel crumbs create a super-crisp coating for chicken, and oven cooking reduces the fat content. This recipe makes extra for lunch the next day
50 minutes
Easy

Best-ever chocolate raspberry brownies

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(69 ratings)
Squidgy and super moreish, these gorgeous foolproof fruity chocolate bakes will be snapped up in seconds
50 minutes
Easy

Emily’s plate-sized pancakes

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(19 ratings)
Fluffy American-style pancakes are a blank canvas for toppings like blueberries and bacon - great for breakfast in bed. Why not get the kids to help?
30 minutes
Easy

Custard & white chocolate biscuits

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(51 ratings)
A chocolate chip cookie and custard cream in one - super-simple and they'll keep in the biscuit tin for a fortnight
30 minutes
Easy

Crispy chicken & apple slaw

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(1 ratings)
Breaded chicken needn't be greasy - this oven-baked version with vegetable accompaniments is diet-friendly
15 minutes
Easy

Crispy Cajun onion rings

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(4 ratings)
For a simple side, try oven baking breaded onion rings rather than frying to dramatically cut the fat content
40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Baked buffalo chicken wings

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(16 ratings)
Sticky spiced wings make great finger food or canapés, and this version skips the deep-fried stage so they're healthier
1 hour and 10 minutes
Easy

Peanut butter cheesecake

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(11 ratings)
This irresistible cheesecake is the perfect indulgence for peanut butter fans - freeze for up to two months and serve as a show-stopping dinner party dessert
35 minutes
Easy

Sticky glazed ribs

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(3 ratings)
Treat your guests to these gloriously sticky ribs for a finger-licking lunch
1 hour and 35 minutes
Easy

Crab & sweetcorn chowder

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(9 ratings)
This low-fat soup is packed with flavour and so simple to cook
35 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Peach & blueberry grunt

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(8 ratings)
A cobbler-esque American favourite - this grunt has a bit of hidden sugar and spice, and is very very nice!
1 hour
Easy

BBQ drumsticks with slaw

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(6 ratings)
These deliciously sticky chicken pieces are best eaten with plenty of napkins at the ready
55 minutes
Easy

Peanut butter brownies

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(65 ratings)
Two of our favourite things - peanut butter and brownies - combine to make these irresistible treats
55 minutes
Easy

South-western-style salad

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(44 ratings)
An exciting main-course salad, packed with interesting flavours and textures
30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

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