(as) American as apple pie

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: very or typically American
Baseball is as American as apple pie.

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Recent Examples on the Web It could even be said that the devaluation and erasure of the Black experience is as American as apple pie. Sarah Yang, Sunset Magazine, 7 Feb. 2024 National Pie Day: What's America's favorite pie? While there's supposedly nothing as American as apple pie, the popular pie has some competition. The Courier-Journal, 22 Jan. 2024 Rising obesity rates are as American as apple pie — a cliché that seems freshly relevant in this context. Andrew Van Dam, Washington Post, 15 Dec. 2023 Fatphobia at Thanksgiving: As American as apple pie. Emma Specter, Vogue, 23 Nov. 2023 Here, pics of presidents with their grateful birds Turkey pardoning is a tradition that is as American as apple pie. Alex Heigl, Peoplemag, 20 Nov. 2023 The truth is, however, Chicken Parmesan is as American as apple pie. Christopher Michel, Country Living, 28 July 2023 Corporate America’s response to even a hint of controversy, no matter how specious the boycotters’ objections, is as American as apple pie. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 1 June 2023 Indeed, being free-ish is about as American as apple pie. Erika D. Smith, Los Angeles Times, 19 June 2023 See More

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