04 Jul As American as…

The 4th of July. The birthday of the United States of America, it’s a celebration of summer, sunshine, and all the best homegrown traditions. Which got us to thinking: just what exactly IS as American as apple pie? Below are 5 things that couldn’t be more ‘murica if they tried. 5. Barbeque Ribs [caption id="attachment_875" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Be right back. Salivating.[/caption] http://usbbqsupply.com/home/images/categories/barbecued-ribs.jpg The debate over who makes the best ribs will never be won. The secret sauces, the best cut of meat, cooking time and temperature: all are elements essential in perfecting this most revered cooking technique. What everyone CAN agree on is this: BBQ is an American art form. 4. Blue Jeans [caption id="attachment_876" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Should I wear my formal jeans? Or my informal jeans? Or my jorts?[/caption] http://img1.southernliving.timeinc.net/sites/default/files/image/2011/01/Travel-Awards/1101-travel-awards-best-blue-jeans-x.jpg A fashion developed for the hardworking cowboys and miners of the American Old West, since their debut in the 1870s, jeans have taken the world by storm. Perhaps no other clothing item is so instantly identifiable as being ‘American’. 3. Bruce Springsteen [caption id="attachment_877" align="aligncenter" width="800"] The man. The legend. The Boss.[/caption] http://www.showbiz411.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/springsteen.jpg Known for his hard rocking brand of Americana and patriotism, ‘The Boss’ is one of the most successful American rock stars of all time. Both at home and abroad, his songs are evocative of all the best this country has to offer. 2. Baseball [caption id="attachment_878" align="aligncenter" width="5120"] Nice catch.[/caption] http://www.massbay.edu/uploadedImages/Second_Level_Pages/Student_Life/baseball.jpg Whether you play in a local league, cheer from the ballpark stands, or just wear baseball caps while running errands, baseball...

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