Grub Americana

Chicago Style Hot Dog


Chicago Style Hot Dog


@GrubAmericana: Tomato Scallion Strata

We cooked this delicious strata in a skillet on top of the stove. However after applying the cheese,…

@GrubAmericana: How to Cut Watermelon

This video demonstrates the proper way to cut watermelon so it can be cubed or cut into triangle…

Chef Recommends

Caraway Nonstick Ceramic Bakeware Set

Baking Equipment: Caraway Nonstick Ceramic Bakeware Set

Our Bakeware Set includes 11 pieces all featuring a toxic-free ceramic surface, so you can get to baking goods without any of the bads.

Furnishings: Pinch Pots

These tea storage box are the best for home décor and to keep your salt, herb and seasoning spices close at a distance of your hand on kitchen and table counter.

Small Appliances: Kitchenaid Mixer

5-Qt. stainless steel bowl with comfortable handle offers enough capacity to mix dough for 9 dozen cookies or 4 loaves of bread in a single batch.

Meet the Chef

Chef Monte MeluginHi, I’m Monte Melugin, executive chef, food writer, consultant, artist, and creator of GrubAmericana, a website designed exclusively around American born foods–their history, legends, and availability. We’ll also provide some related recipes you can easily make in your own kitchen.