Are hot dogs American?

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The hot dog, a quintessential American summer grill food, has origins that may go back millennia. Historians believe its beginnings can be traced to era of the notorious Roman emperor Nero, whose cook, Gaius, may have linked the first sausages.28 Aug 2013
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20 billion hot dogsThe Council estimates Americans consume 20 billion hot dogs a year - more than twice the retail sales figures. That works out to about 70 hot dogs per person each year. Hot dogs are served in 95 percent of homes in the United States.
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The hot dog, a quintessential American summer grill food, has origins that may go back millennia. Historians believe its beginnings can be traced to era of the notorious Roman emperor Nero, whose cook, Gaius, may have linked the first sausages.28 Aug 2013
A Scotch pancake, sometimes known by its other name, a drop scone, is a leavened and griddled pancake. ... Scotch pancakes are also slightly sweeter than the American-style, which means they are designed for salty half-melted butter. Scotch pancakes should be eaten, hot and crisp, with butter dripping down your wrist.Feb 24, 2017
In North America, a leavening agent is used (typically baking powder) creating a thick fluffy pancake. ... Buckwheat flour can be used in a pancake batter, making for a type of buckwheat pancake, a category that includes Blini, Kaletez, Ploye, and Memil-buchimgae.
In this case, the US and the UK used to use the same words, and it was the British who diverged: Americans have said "flapjack" since Colonial times, and the word used to refer to flat cakes, much like pancakes, in the UK as well.Nov 29, 2015
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