7/1: An Experiment of Gastronomical Proportions

Many Americans are mixing things up in the kitchen.  More than three-quarters — 77% — report that they’ve tried a new recipe in the past year.  Women tend to be more adventurous in their culinary experimentation than men.  85% of women compared with 68% of men say they’ve  cooked up a new dish.

Table: Tried a New Recipe


If It Ain’t Broke…

When it comes to creative cookery, Americans hesitate to mess around with dessert. 88% of those who tried a new recipe in the last year flexed their culinary muscle when creating a meal, while only 12% experimented with dessert.

Table: Meal or Dessert

Marist Poll Methodology

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Related Links & Recipes:

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