Home & Leisure

/

ArcaMax

What country in the world is known for XXXX beer?

Home & Leisure / Cooking Trivia /

Australia. Terry Pratchett's "Discworld" series has a country called "Fourecks", where the inhabitants drink a lot of beer.

Which of these varieties of pasta is the tiniest?

Home & Leisure / Cooking Trivia /

Acini Di Pepe. Acini di pepe is used mostly in salads, soups and dessert dishes.

Ricotta cheese is native to what country?

Home & Leisure / Cooking Trivia /

Italy. Ricotta is made by heating whey.

What did Girl Scouts sell during World War II rather than cookies, due to supply shortages?

Home & Leisure / Cooking Trivia /

Calendars. By 1948, twenty-nine different bakers were licensed to bake Girl Scout Cookies.

What artificial sweetener was once banned by the FDA?

Home & Leisure / Cooking Trivia /

Cyclamates. The FDA banned cyclamates as an artificial sweetener in 1969.

What was the favorite tea of Douglas Adams, author of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" series?

Home & Leisure / Cooking Trivia /

Earl Grey. Douglas Adams wrote some of the scripts for the "Doctor Who" serials.

Which of the following is a white wine?

Home & Leisure / Cooking Trivia /

Pinot Grigio. The grape from which "pinot grigio" wine is made is bluish-gray.

What is the most commonly used oil in Chinese cooking?

Home & Leisure / Cooking Trivia /

Groundnut Or Peanut Oil. Groundnut or peanut oil is used in cooking mostly because it has an unobtrusive taste and can be taken to high temperatures without burning.

What makes a martini "dirty"?

Home & Leisure / Cooking Trivia /

Olive Brine. For a "dirty" martini, the olive brine can be used in place of or alongside vermouth.

Which Italian town is considered to make the world's best balsamic vinegar?

Home & Leisure / Cooking Trivia /

Modena. Balsamic vinegar is made from Trebbiano grapes.

Who invented the cheese inside the hotdog?

Home & Leisure / Cooking Trivia /

Rich Woods. Rich Woods worked Echrich and sold the patent to them for one dollar and it almost was not produced because of the danger of people getting burnt.

From which food group should you eat the most daily servings?

Home & Leisure / Cooking Trivia /

Grain. Diets such as the Atkins diet can cause long-term damage to the body because of the lack of carbohydrates.

What type of cards traditionally included gum in the package?

Home & Leisure / Cooking Trivia /

Baseball. Ice cubes can help to remove gum from clothing.

Which candy is known for being extremely sour?

Home & Leisure / Cooking Trivia /

Warheads. "Warheads", the super sour candy, comes in apple, black cherry, blue raspberry, lemon and watermelon flavors.

Which of the following brews is native to India?

Home & Leisure / Cooking Trivia /

Kingfisher. The Kingfisher Brewery dates back to 1857, although the Kingfisher brand only appeared in the 1960s.

Which of these was not originally a Mexican dish?

Home & Leisure / Cooking Trivia /

Sushi. Sushi is a Japanese dish of raw fish and vinegared rice.

If you order a "smothered covered and diced food", which of these might it be?

Home & Leisure / Cooking Trivia /

Hashbrowns. Sonic Restaurants serve many varieties of hash browns.

Which of the following brews is not native to Ireland?

Home & Leisure / Cooking Trivia /

Tetley's. In 2002 Ireland led the world in per capita beer consumption, at 155 liters of beer per person per year.

A Hershey's "Kiss" mixed with white chocolate is called?

Home & Leisure / Cooking Trivia /

A Hug. In 2007 the U.S. Postal Service issued a postage stamp commemorating the Hershey's Kiss.

Which of these foods is not a vegetable?

Home & Leisure / Cooking Trivia /

Tomato. China is the top tomato producer in the world.

 

Comics

Meaning of Lila Bob Gorrell Nest Heads Bill Day Peter Kuper One Big Happy