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Mu shu pork is a food item of what type of cuisine?

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Asian. Mustard seed is grown in Tibet and is featured in much of Tibetan cuisine.

What spice is used to flavor licorice candy?

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Anise. Anise is a flowering plant native to the Mediterranean region and a relative of carrots and dill.

What is the most expensive form of caviar?

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Beluga. Beluga caviar consists of the roe (or eggs) of the Beluga sturgeon.

What food is immortalized by the poem about its musical prowess and its ability to make you toot?

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Beans. Beans, beans, the musical fruit, the more you eat, the more you toot, the more you toot the better you feel, let's have beans for every meal.

What is on a box of Boo Berry cereal?

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A Ghost. Boo Berry cereal was introduced in 1973.

Which was not one of the original colors of "Reese's Pieces" candies?

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Green. "Reese's Pieces" were featured in the "E.T." movie.

Salsa is a food item of what type of cuisine?

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Mexican. Mexican food is considered the world's first fusion cuisine.

Which fruit is grenadine made from?

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Pomegranates. Grenadine was originally thick, sweet French syrup made from pomegranates and used as a flavoring, especially in cocktails.

Which German city and capital of Bavaria was the home of the original Oktoberfest?

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Munich. On average, six million people attend Munich's Oktoberfest each year.

Which of the following vegetables grows as a root?

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Carrot. Carrots, along with onions and celery, are part of the mirepoix used in cooking.

What baked Italian dish is made of ripple-edged noodles, tomato sauce, and ricotta cheese?

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Lasagna. A BŽchamel sauce, instead of tomato sauce, is used to make lasagna in Northern Italy.

Who invented Dutch process chocolate?

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Hendrik Van Houten. "Dutching" is a process that defats and alkalizes chocolate, resulting in a more pure chocolate.

"Can't Beat The Real Thing" has been which company's ad slogan?

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Coke. The first Coca-Cola recipe was developed by John Stith Pemberton in Covington, Georgia in 1885.

What plant is ground up to make flour?

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Wheat. Flour is made from grains, beans, nuts and mesquite.

Spaghetti is not the name of an entree but rather a variety of what food?

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Pasta. Spaghetti refers to noodles that are long and thin, but thicker than angel hair pasta.

What food product is advertised as "Vermont's finest"?

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Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream. Ben & Jerry's Homemade ice cream shop opened in a renovated gas station in downtown Burlington, Vermont, on May 5, 1978.

Which of these meals does not contain protein?

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Salad. Arugula, a peppery lettuce, is called "rocket" in the U.K.

A Spanish wine cellar might also be referred to as what?

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Bodega. A sparkling white wine made from red grapes is called a "blanc de noirs".

What's the best way to know when a cranberry is ripe?

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By Its Bounce. The name cranberry probably derives from being a favorite food of cranes.

What beverage is called "cerveza" in Mexico?

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Beer. Cerveza Preparada is a mixed beer drink with juices or sauces.

 

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