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What is Your State Googling for Dinner?

By Neecey

Recently the Huffington Post revealed which dinner recipes are most googled by each state. It is based on Google Trends – which while not exactly scientific, is a fun way to see food tastes across the USA. You might find the results somewhat unexpected:

1 Alabama: Potato Salad

Alabama: Potato SaladRecipe: salu-salo.com

2 Alaska: Prime Rib

Alaska: Prime RibRecipe: joeandover.hubpages.com

3 Arizona: Shrimp

Arizona: ShrimpRecipe: joyfulhealthyeats.com

4 Arkansas: Tortillas

Arkansas: TortillasRecipe: tablefortwoblog.com

5 California: Chicken Breast

California: Chicken BreastRecipe: rachelschultz.com

6 Colorado: Chicken Fried Steak

Colorado: Chicken Fried SteakRecipe: simply-delicious.co.za

7 Connecticut: Moroccan Chicken Thighs

Connecticut: Moroccan Chicken ThighsRecipe: tamingofthespoon.com

8 Delaware: Dinner Salad

Delaware: Dinner SaladRecipe: blogs.babycenter.com

9 District of Columbia: Stuffed Peppers

District of Columbia: Stuffed PeppersRecipe: fortheloveofdessert.blogspot.com

10 Florida: Chicken

Florida: ChickenRecipe: seasonsandsuppers.ca

11 Georgia: Lemon Pepper Chicken

Georgia: Lemon Pepper ChickenRecipe: lifesambrosia.com

12 Hawaii: Chicken Salad

Hawaii: Chicken SaladRecipe: joyfulhealthyeats.com

13 Idaho: Tilapia Fish Tacos

Idaho: Tilapia Fish TacosRecipe: blog.hostthetoast.com

14 Illinois: Salmon

Illinois: SalmonRecipe: olgasflavorfactory.com

15 Indiana: Potato Skillet

Indiana: Potato SkilletRecipe: bettycrocker.com

16 Iowa: Pizza Dough

Iowa: Pizza DoughRecipe: mybakingaddiction.com

17 Kansas: Casserole

Kansas: CasseroleRecipe: theseasonedmom.com

18 Kentucky: Sweet Potato

Kentucky: Sweet PotatoRecipe: minimalistbaker.com

19 Louisiana: Chili

Louisiana: ChiliRecipe: nytimes.com

20 Maine: Boiled Ham

Maine: Boiled HamRecipe: grahamandgreen.co.uk

21 Maryland: Chicken

Maryland: ChickenRecipe: pictureperfectmeals.com

22 Massachusetts: Chicken

Massachusetts: ChickenRecipe: thekitchenpaper.com

23 Michigan: Meatloaf

Michigan: MeatloafRecipe: pauladeen.com

24 Minnesota: Salmon

Minnesota: SalmonRecipe: ifoodreal.com

25 Mississippi: Steak

Mississippi: SteakRecipe: thepioneerwoman.com

26 Missouri: Chicken Wrap

Missouri: Chicken WrapRecipe: triedandtasty.com

27 Montana: Bean Taco Soup

Montana: Bean Taco SoupRecipe: cookingclassy.com

28 Nebraska: Brisket

Nebraska: BrisketRecipe: simplyscratch.com

29 Nevada: Indian Dinner

Nevada: Indian DinnerRecipe: foodess.com

30 New Hampshire: Corned Beef

New Hampshire: Corned BeefRecipe: thepioneerwoman.com

31 New Jersey: Chicken

New Jersey: ChickenRecipe: eatgood4life.com

32 New Mexico: Egg Burger

New Mexico: Egg BurgerRecipe: bakerbynature.com

33 New York: Chicken

New York: ChickenRecipe: heatherlikesfood.com

34 North Carolina: Chili

North Carolina: ChiliRecipe: cookingforkeeps.com

35 North Dakota: Chicken Spaghetti

North Dakota: Chicken SpaghettiRecipe: crockpotgourmet.net

36 Ohio: Spaghetti

Ohio: SpaghettiRecipe: drizzleanddip.com

37 Oklahoma: Steak

Oklahoma: SteakRecipe: marriedclaire.com

38 Oregon: Ramen

Oregon: RamenRecipe: brit.co

39 Pennsylvania: Steak

Pennsylvania: SteakRecipe: kraftrecipes.com

40 Rhode Island: Butternut Squash

Rhode Island: Butternut SquashRecipe: myfussyeater.com

41 South Carolina: Steak

South Carolina: SteakRecipe: foodrepublic.com

42 South Dakota: Ramen

South Dakota: RamenRecipe: weefoodiefashionista.wordpress.com

43 Tennessee: Grilled Ribs

Tennessee: Grilled RibsRecipe: blog.hostthetoast.com

44 Texas: Chicken

Texas: ChickenRecipe: simply-delicious-food.com

45 Utah: Spaghetti

Utah: SpaghettiRecipe: norecipes.com

46 Vermont: Chicken

Vermont: ChickenRecipe: pinchofyum.com

47 Virginia: Paneer

Virginia: PaneerRecipe: vegrecipesofindia.com

48 Washington: Fried Rice

Washington: Fried RiceRecipe: veggiebelly.com

49 West Virginia: Tacos

West Virginia: TacosRecipe: rusttica.com

50 Wisconsin: Rice Ball

Wisconsin: Rice BallRecipe: theitaliandishblog.com

51 Wyoming: Lobster

Wyoming: LobsterRecipe: saveur.com

I found this quite fascinating and some really surprised me. It shows white meat in the north, red meat in the south, seafood in non-coastal states, and some real niche foods like egg burger, paneer and rice balls. Ace! Did your state match up to what you expected?

Reference
huffingtonpost.com

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