10+ Cooking Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

Which ingredients are used for making "ants on a log"?
Raisins, Peanut Butter And Celery
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Which Italian town is considered to make the world's best balsamic vinegar?
Modena
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In cooking, if you "pare" a carrot, what do you do to it?
Peel It
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Which sweetener sometimes used in cooking includes laevulose, dextrose and an anti-mold enzyme?
Honey
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What is the term for cooking meats like pork or duck in order to melt some of the fat out of them?
Rendering
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In cooking, what is cutting herbs or vegetables into very fine strips called?
Chiffonade
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In cooking what would you use a "dredger" for?
To Sprinkle Flour Or Sugar Lightly
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Which animal can cause a tularemia infection in humans while being skinned for cooking purposes?
Rabbit
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Which Food Network host's show often focuses on the science behind food and cooking?
Alton Brown
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In "double steaming", how much liquid loss is expected?
None
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What is the main difference between regular and cake flours?
Wheat Type
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If the pan catches fire when you're frying bacon, what should you never throw on it?
Water
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Who is said to have been the founder of classical French cooking?
Marie-Antoine Careme
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When a chef puts out every ingredient needed to prepare a dish ahead of time, what is it called?
Mise En Place
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What was the first cooking show on television, hosted by James Beard in 1946, called?
I Love To Eat
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What is a light and fluffy pie filling made with stabilized gelatin and beaten egg whites called?
Chiffon
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What type of sugar includes a small amount of cornstarch to prevent lumping while mixing?
Powdered Sugar
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What year did "Butterball" turkeys begin to be used for Thanksgiving dinners?
1954
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What does the term "au gratin" mean when it comes to cooking?
Covered With Browned Breadcrumbs
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What is "jaggery", used in Indian cooking?
Sugar
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When would you want to rinse pasta after cooking?
When You Are Making A Pasta Salad
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If beef is cooked "en brochette", what does that mean?
On Skewers
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What do you call the rotating rod a "rotisserie" item is cooked on?
Spit
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What was the original meaning of the phrase "shish kebab"?
Fried Meat
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Cooking Trivia

Hamburgers, hot dogs, and french fries may be some of most widely eaten food in America, but what do you really know about cooking? In these cooking trivia questions and answers, you’ll learn more about the most popular cuisines in the world, including common ingredients and food networks.

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