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?
Slinger
Hot dish
Ju(i)cy Lucy

3 of 20Pick your answer!

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

4 of 20Pick your answer!

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

5 of 20Pick your answer!

A pierogi is a type of ________.
sausage
dumpling
jerky

6 of 20Pick your answer!

The main ingredient in sauerkraut is ________.
cabbage
cucumber
potato

7 of 20Pick your answer!

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

8 of 20Pick your answer!

Kielbasa is a type of __________.
sausage
dumpling
cheese

9 of 20Pick your answer!

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

10 of 20Pick your answer!

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

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 breaded and deep-fried piece of pork
A pasta casserole
A sandwich of ground beef

13 of 20Pick your answer!

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

14 of 20Pick your answer!

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

15 of 20Pick your answer!

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

16 of 20Pick your answer!

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

17 of 20Pick your answer!

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

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.
Beer cheese
Champagne cheese
Wine cheese
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