Welcome bankai! And as for cooking culture - we here in the US have zero - zip - nada - as in none. We come from everywhere in the world and if we didn't bring a recipe or two with us there would be none. I must apologize to the Native Americans, I mean no slight to your traditions, I am just ignorant about them except for fry bread which is wonderful.
LiGruess cara ~~~ Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, wine in the other, totally worn out and screaming "WOO HOO what a ride!"