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What is dry Vermouth?

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Wine. Vermouth comes from the German "wermut", which means both wormwood and vermouth.

What was the average weekly poultry slaughter by Tyson Foods Inc. in 1994?

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26,500,000 Chickens. As of 2005, Tyson Foods was the largest processor and marketer of chicken, beef and pork.

Feta cheese originally was made from the milk of what animal?

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Goat. Feta cheese is made from a combination of sheep and goats' milk.

"Amaretti" are crunchy biscuits with the flavor of what nut?

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Almond. Almonds have been shown to balance out "good" and "bad" fat in the human body.

What candy company bought the Friendly's Restaurant chain in 1979?

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Hershey's. The Hershey Chocolate Corporation official changed it's name to the Hershey Company in April 2005.

What kind of icing traditionally goes on carrot cake?

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Cream Cheese. Chai tow kway is fried carrot cake found in Singapore.

With which city do you associate a Wiener Schnitzel?

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Vienna. Wiener means of or from Vienna.

On what holiday do children traditionally dress in costumes and walk door-to-door to gather candy?

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Halloween. Trick or treating did not begin in the United States until the twentieth century.

Which company invented the frappuccino?

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Starbucks. The Frappuccino made its debut April Fools Day in 1995.

How do you "season" a new pan before you cook in it?

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Coat With Oil, Then Heat. "Seasoning" is important for pans without a non-stick surface.

Which fruit is also the name of a computer company?

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Apple. Apple is the maker of the iPod and iPhone.

With the exception of sparkling wines, a "dry" wine has very little what?

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Sugar. A wine that is lacking in structure is often described by wine tasters as "flabby".

Which of the following berries is poisonous?

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Jasmine Berries. There are 30 varieties of flowering jasmine.

Which of the following is not a health claim made by Nabisco about "Triscuits"?

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They're Chock-Full Of Kelp Protein. "Triscuits" were invented in 1902.

Which term refers to the fattened liver of a goose, often featured in French cuisine?

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Foie Gras. Foie gras is traditionally eaten cold, as in a pate or a terrine.

What should saturated fat intake be as a percentage of calories?

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7 To 10 Percent Of Calories. All animal fats, such as those in meat, poultry, and dairy products are saturated.

What is the highest USDA grade for steaks?

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Prime. One of the world's larger exporters of beef is Argentina.

What one ingredient must a fish or poultry dish have to be called "Veronique"?

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Grapes. Most of the grapes sold in the U.S. come from Chile.

Which of the following food items is used in the production of dynamite?

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Peanuts. Nitroglycerin, a key ingredient of dynamite, contains glycerol which can be processed from peanut oil.

What was the occupation of the inventor of chiffon cake?

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Insurance Salesman. Insurance salesman Harry Baker of Los Angeles, CA invented chiffon cake in 1927 and later sold the recipe to General Mills.

 

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