Survey suggests grilled cheese lovers have more sex, are more generous

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Grilled cheese with Gruyere on rye served with garlic pickles and French mustard. A new survey by social networking site Skout suggests people who love grilled cheese are more active in the bedroom.
(Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)

Your grilled cheese sandwich preferences could reveal a lot about you. If you like the simplicity of American cheese, maybe you’re easygoing. Need to have a 15-year aged cheddar? Maybe you’re a little high maintenance — just a little.  

According to a new survey of its members by the social networking/dating site Skout, if and how you like your grilled cheese says something about your sex life.

The company surveyed 4,600 people and found that 73% of grilled cheese lovers have sex at least once a month, compared with 63% of those who don’t love grilled cheese. And 32% of grilled cheese lovers have sex at least six times a month, compared with 27% of non-grilled cheese lovers. 

The survey also discovered that 81% of its participants who love grilled cheese say they have donated time, money or food to those in need. And 84% of grilled cheese fans love to travel, compared with 78% of those who aren’t fans.


Now that we’ve learned how grilled cheese affects the bedroom, the survey also looked at what kinds of cheese people like, crust vs. no crust, and how they feel about add-ons. 

The most popular cheese according to the survey is American, favored by 41%, followed by cheddar (33%), mozzarella (10%), Swiss (8%), provolone (6%) and brie (2%). Anyone who has actually tried a brie grilled cheese sandwich knows that percentage should be much higher. 

A picky 10% of participants say they would remove the crust from their sandwich; 47% say they like to add extras such as pesto and tomato, while 53% say they like their sandwiches with just cheese. 

When it comes to the bread, white bread had the most fans with 51%, then wheat (29%), sourdough (13%), rye (4%) and baguette (3%). 


I like my grilled cheese with extra butter. Follow me on Twitter @Jenn_Harris_

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