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FOOD IN THE USA by Natalie Moses

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FOOD IN THE USA by Natalie Moses

  1. 1. Questions for Group Discussion<br />Would you prefer to have a big lunch or a big dinner? Why?<br />What time do you think Americans eat dinner?<br />What is a typical American breakfast?<br />How much time do Americans usually have for lunch?<br />What is a typical drink to accompany lunch? (Especially with fast food meals)<br />With whom is dinner time traditionally spent? <br />7. What is a traditional American dinner?<br />
  2. 2. Food in America<br />
  3. 3. Many Cultures=Many Cuisines<br />
  4. 4. Meal Times<br />Breakfast 8:00-11:00<br />Brunch 11:00-3:00 (A weekend activity)<br />Lunch 12:00-14:00<br />Dinner 18:00-20:00<br />
  5. 5. Breakfast8:00-11:00<br />When in a rush, many people eatCEREAL, TOAST or GRANOLA BARS. But when there is time for a larger breakfast…<br />
  6. 6. VERY COMMON<br />
  7. 7. Typical Breakfasts<br />Pancakes<br />Waffles<br /> French Toast<br />
  8. 8. Breakfast Side Dishes<br />Breakfast Sausage<br />Hash Browns<br />Bacon<br />Scrambled Eggs<br />
  9. 9. Lunch 12:00-14:00<br />For most working people, lunch is either brought from home or people will go get something quick to eat. Sandwiches or soup are the most popular lunch choices.<br />
  10. 10. Lunch at Home<br />soup<br />Sandwiches<br />Salad<br />Chips<br />
  11. 11. Lunch<br />The lunch period<br />is usually no <br />more than an <br />hour. Many <br />employers <br />only allow<br />30 minutes,<br /> so most<br />people eat fast <br />foodor<br />Chinese food.<br />
  12. 12. Dinner18:00-20:00<br />Dinner is the meal that families usually spend eating together. <br />Dinner is the largest meal of the day.<br />The most time is spent preparing this meal. <br />This is the only meal where alcohol is usually consumed.<br />
  13. 13. Typical Dinners<br />Steak and Potatoes<br />Spaghetti<br />Hamburger<br />Chicken and Rice<br />Pizza<br />Lasagna<br />
  14. 14. Dinner<br />Most American dinners are centered around meat, carbohydrates, and vegetables. <br />For example: steak, potatoes and broccoli <br />
  15. 15. Dessert<br />Chocolate Chip Cookies<br />Brownies<br />Vanilla Cake<br />

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