Many non-Americans prefer fresh cuisine to Twinkies. Twinkies are long-lasting and contain artificial preservatives, tastes, and colors. Twinkies taste artificial.
American corn dogs—hot dogs on a stick—are a favorite snack. They are cornmeal-batter-fried hot dogs. Its meat-cornmeal combo turns off non-Americans. Its high calories, fat, and nutritional value are also criticized.
American lunches include peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Non-Americans find peanut butter and jelly on toast weird and unappealing. Peanut butter's sticky texture and sweet jelly with salty peanut butter are criticized.
Peanut butter-jelly sandwiches
Canned cheese comprises artificial flavors, preservatives, and additives. Non-Americans dislike canned cheese because it's not fresh. Not everyone enjoys canned cheese. Sprayable cheese has no taste or texture.
Southern breakfasts include biscuits and gravy. Buttermilk biscuits and sausage-dripping gravy make it. The mix of savory sausage gravy and sugary biscuits turns off non-Americans.
Biscuits and Gravy
Due of its pungent taste, non-Americans dislike root beer. It tastes like cough syrup to some. Sassafras root, rarely used elsewhere, gives the drink its flavor.
Americans love sweet potato casserole for Thanksgiving and Christmas. A buttery pecan crust over mashed sweet potatoes. This dish's sugary taste and marshmallow topping turn off non-Americans.
Sweet Potato Casserole
Sweet candy corn. Non-Americans like less sweet or more sophisticated confectionery. Candy corn is heavily processed with artificial colors, flavors, and sweeteners. Non-Americans may find candy corn unnatural or fresh.
Some non-American cultures don't mix sweet and savory flavors. Some may find jello salads strange because they mix sweet and savory ingredients. Non-Jello salad eaters may not like its jiggly, rubbery feel.
Fried butter is breadcrumb-coated butter balls deep-fried. It's popular at American state fairs and festivals, but non-Americans don't like it due of its high fat content and strange concept of eating deep-fried butter.