You Know You’re From the Midwest If You’ve Tried All These Foods
What could be more Midwestern than hot dishes, cheese curds, custard and corn? See how many Midwest dishes and treats you can check off the list!
Adapted from Russian and German recipes brought to the midwest by immigrants, these cabbage and meat hand pies are incredibly popular in Nebraska and Kansas. This recipe is so good, you’ll think it’s from the Runza Restaurant!
A favorite appetizer in St. Louis, these delectable bites were invented by accident!
Grilled up fresh, these brats and sauerkraut are the perfect snack while tailgating your favorite sports garme.
Kansas City is infamous for their barbecue, and this recipe bring all the tasty flavor. Just don’t forget the napkins!
State fairs are a staple across the midwest. Particularly for the massive meaty, cheesy sandwiches, like this one.
Believe it or not, the coney island-style dog is so popular in Michigan, each major city in the state has its own special way to make it.
It’s impossible to think of kringles without thinking of Racine, Wisconsin. The Danish treat is such a favorite, it is the official dessert of Wisconsin.
The largest producer of corn in the United States is Iowa, where over 30 million acres of land is used to cultivate the veggie.
Regardless of if you call it a sugar cream pie or a Hoosier cream pie, you have to agree, this pie is amazing.
Whether it’s cooked up for a family gathering or just a weeknight dinner, hot dishes are the unofficial mascot of the Midwest.
You can’t visit Ohio without a hearty bowl of this spaghetti, onion and cheese chili.
Kopp’s, Leon’s or Gilles, Wisconsin is the frozen custard capital of the midwest.
In the Midwest, Bloody Marys decked out with meats, cheeses and veggies are works of art.
Indiana, Iowa and Illinois argue over who has the best breaded pork. Whether you have it as a sandwich, or the tenderloin alone, you can’t go wrong.
Proper cheese curds should squeak as they’re chewed, but they’re best when deep-fried!
This traditional German soup is full of tiny dumplings, and is especially popular in in Minnesota and the Dakotas.
The Wisconsin Bakers Association has been serving these treats at the Wisconsin State Fair since 1924. In recent years, more than 300,000 are sold each year.
Invented by a baker in the 1930s, this moist cake is found in practically every bakery in St. Louis