National Chili Day: Here Are Our Favorite Ways to Eat It

A poll for National Chili Day looked at the top ways we eat it . . .

1.  In a bowl, 52%.  It crushed all other options by at least 40 points.

2.  On a hot dog, 12%.

3.  In a Frito chili pie, 9%.

4.  On French fries, 8%.

5.  Over rice, 6%.

6.  On a baked potato, 4%.

7.  On garlic bread, 3%.

8.  On spaghetti, 2%.  Lookin’ at you, Cincinnati.

9.  With mac & cheese, 2%.

10.  On a sloppy joe, also 2%.

A few more quick stats:  Our favorite chili toppings are cheese, crackers, and cornbread . . . 26% like it spicy . . . 10% have a chili recipe they’d rather not share . . . and 14% of Americans say chili tends to make them kinda gassy.  So maybe crack a window today.

(National Today)