Going for Culinary Gold: England vs. America

All eyes are on London as the world's greatest athletes face off in Olympic battles. But can England's cuisine stand up to the challenge? Try hosting your very own country-to-country culinary competition to see whose food takes the gold. And yes, awesomely bad fake British accents are highly encouraged. (11 Photos)

Sara Gauchat on Jun 14, 2010 at 9:15AM

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Going for Culinary Gold: England vs. America

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Bangers and Mash vs. Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs

England: For something with such a quirky name, bangers and mash is actually a pretty basic dish—sausage and mashed potatoes, to be specific (sometimes with an onion gravy). Simple, yet comforting as it gets.

America: The idea of wrapping bacon around a hot dog might make more than a few people’s heads explode with joy. Working a little magic with those salty strips of bacon is a perfect way to ratchet this summer-grilling staple up like 17 notches in one fell swoop. Pass the ketchup!

Get the recipe for Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs

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