#Trending - Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

posted by Trevor D - 

Today Is National Pasta Day . . . Here Are Five New Stats on Our Pasta Eating

 

  Today is National Pasta Day, so hopefully you're carbo-loading for a marathon tomorrow.  Marathons on random Wednesdays in October are totally a thing.

  

Anyway, a website called National Today ran a survey about our pasta eating habits in honor of the day.  And here's what they found . . .

  

1.  75% of us eat pasta at least once a week . . . and about 5% eat it DAILY.

  

2.  Only 2.8% of us never eat pasta.

  

3.  The most popular pasta dish is cavatappi with mussels and fish sauce.  Just kidding.  It's spaghetti, obviously.

  

4.  And the most popular sauce is marinara . . . it got 52% of the vote.  Alfredo sauce came in second, at 44%.

  

5.  Thanks to that love of Alfredo sauce, two-thirds of people say they'd rather eat fettuccini Alfredo than mac and cheese.  And nine out of ten people prefer lasagna to baked ziti.

  

(National Today)

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