Quiz: Midwest Cooking - It's A Thing. How Many Dishes Do You Know?

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Are you a true Midwestern foodie?

This quiz will test your knowledge of all things Midwestern food, from cheese curds and hot dishes to sloppy joes and puppy chow!

 Jul 18, 2018

1 of 20Pick your answer!

What is a thick stew of Belgian origin that many upper midwesterners enjoy?
Slinger
Booyah
Chicken Noodle

2 of 20Pick your answer!

What dish consists of two eggs, hashbrowns, and a hamburger patty covered with chili and topped with cheese?
Ju(i)cy Lucy
Hot dish
Slinger

3 of 20Pick your answer!

What is the name of the hamburger with a core of molten cheese?
Stuffed Joy
The All-In-One
Ju(i)cy Lucy

4 of 20Pick your answer!

The ingredients of two-way Cincinnati chili are chili and _________.
spaghetti
raw onions
bread

5 of 20Pick your answer!

A pierogi is a type of ________.
jerky
dumpling
sausage

6 of 20Pick your answer!

The main ingredient in sauerkraut is ________.
potato
cabbage
cucumber

7 of 20Pick your answer!

Chicago is famous for _________ pizza.
square
thin crust
deep dish

8 of 20Pick your answer!

Kielbasa is a type of __________.
sausage
cheese
dumpling

9 of 20Pick your answer!

In a classic Indiana tenderloin sandwich, the meat is _________.
chicken
beef
pork

10 of 20Pick your answer!

The Midwestern loose meat sandwich is most similar to a ________.
sloppy joe
chili dog
hamburger

11 of 20Pick your answer!

The main ingredients in a St. Paul sandwich are _________.
egg and bean sprouts
a hot dog and chili
a hamburger patty and French fries

12 of 20Pick your answer!

Which best describes the Midwestern dish Johnny Marzetti?
A pasta casserole
A breaded and deep-fried piece of pork
A sandwich of ground beef

13 of 20Pick your answer!

The main ingredients in Buckeye candy are chocolate and _________.
peanut butter
walnuts
caramel

14 of 20Pick your answer!

Which famous Midwestern sandwich is open-faced with a burger patty, French fries, and cheese sauce?
Horseshoe sandwich
St. Louis sandwich
Tenderloin sandwich

15 of 20Pick your answer!

In Kansas City barbecue, burnt ends are made from _________.
pork ribs
beef brisket
chicken legs

16 of 20Pick your answer!

What delicious snack is made of peanut butter, chocolate, and sugar?
Puppy chow
Doggie bites
Chester Mix

17 of 20Pick your answer!

A "Chicago-Style" hot dog is NEVER covered in what ingredient?
Mustard
Ketchup
Pickles

18 of 20Pick your answer!

A delicious deep-fried cheese snack is known as what?
Cheese curds
Fried queso
Cheesy casserole

19 of 20Pick your answer!

What kind of "salad" is a fruit and marshmallow concoction?
Ambrosia or Watergate salad
Fruit syrup
Pineapple Cream Pie

20 of 20Pick your answer!

This "alcoholic" form of cheese dip is extremely popular in the Midwest.
Wine cheese
Beer cheese
Champagne cheese
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