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What does adding lemon juice to water for cooking cauliflower do?

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Keep The Cauliflower White. The pigments in white vegetables like cauliflower and onions will stay white with the addition of an acid such as lemon juice to the cooking water (as long as they are not overcooked).

To which food groups do a hot dog and a bun belong?

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Meat And Grain Groups. Hot dogs are traditionally made from beef, pork or a combination of both meats.

How many fluid ounces make up a half gallon?

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64. There are four pints or two quarts in one half-gallon.

What are the three main ingredients in "Dublin coddle"?

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Rashers (Bacon), Sausages, Potatoes. Coddle is an Irish dish made mainly of rashers (bacon), sausages and potatoes.

What is "jaggery", used in Indian cooking?

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Sugar. Jaggery is made from sugar cane juice.

What are the chief ingredients of Mulligatawny soup?

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Curry And Chicken. Curry originated in India.

One Krispy Kreme Chocolate Iced Cake Doughnut has how many calories?

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270340. On February 19, 2007, Krispy Kreme unveiled its Whole Wheat Glazed doughnut, with 20 fewer calories than their original glazed donut.

Shanghai stir-fried noodles is included in which cuisine?

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Asian. In the U.K., "Asian cuisine" refers to the foods of South Asian.

What fast-food item was added to the McDonald's menu in 1968?

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Big Mac. Richard and Maurice McDonald founded McDonald's Restaurant in 1948 in San Bernardino, California..

Which vegetable is found in "Chicken Divan"?

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Broccoli. "Chicken divan" was invented at and named for the former Divan Parisien Restaurant in the New York Chatham Hotel.

What company did Frito-Lay merge with in 1965?

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Pepsi-Cola. The merged companies of Pepsi-Cola and Frito-Lay became known as PepsiCo.

What food chain prides itself on its varieties of milkshakes, including a "hot fudge" milkshake?

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Steak And Shake. September 12 is National Chocolate Milkshake Day in the United States.

Which of these methods would work best to cook a very tough cut of meat?

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Braising. Meat simmered in liquid, or braised, gradually loses its toughness and absorbs flavor from the liquid.

Which ancient civilization used food spices for embalming from as early as 3000 B.C.?

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Egypt. Ancient Egyptians used spices for preservation during the embalming process, and also thought the fragrances would please the gods.

S'mores are traditionally made with graham crackers, chocolate and what other ingredient?

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Marshmallows. The largest S'more ever made weighed 1,600 lbs! It used 20,000 toasted marshmallows and 7,000 chocolate bars.

What brand of chips had a name that was selected from a Cincinnati telephone book?

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Pringles. Because Procter & Gamble couldn't think of a name for their new chips, they looked at "P" names from the phone book, settling on Pringle Avenue.

J.R. Simplot became a billionaire by selling what food item to McDonalds?

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French Fries. The J. R. Simplot Company was founded in 1923 by 14-year-old J. R. Simplot near the small agricultural town of Declo in south central Idaho.

Chef Graham Kerr's inventive acronym "MEV" stood for what?

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Molded Ethnic Vegetable. Graham Kerr's concept of a "Molded Ethnic Vegetable" was combined starches and vegetables with different ethnic flavorings.

What are common ingredients of five-spice powder?

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Pepper, Anise, Ginger. Five-spice powder, a common spice in Chinese cooking, may be used with both sweet and savory dishes.

What fast food chain has a clown head you can put on your car antenna?

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Jack In The Box. As of June 2010, Jack-in-the-Box had more than 2100 stores in 18 states.

 
 

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