be as American as apple pie

be as American as apple pie

To be exemplary or indicative of American life, interests, or ideals (often stereotypically so). Baseball is as American as apple pie.
See also: American, apple, pie

be as American as apple pie

to be typically American Country and western music is as American as apple pie.
See also: American, apple, pie
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The varied voices and experiences that make up this collection strike one common chord sung succinctly by Suheir Hammad (India): "I will never be as American as apple pie.