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Where was the first macaroni factory established?

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Brooklyn, NY. Pasta has been documented to have existed in Italy before 1295.

How many squiggles are on top of "Hostess Cup Cakes"?

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Seven. Hostess added squiggles to the icing on their cupcakes in 1950.

On what candy wrapper might you find an Indian shooting an arrow at a star?

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Tootsie Roll Pop. The famous Tootsie Roll Pop was born in 1931.

Most Turkish tea is produced on what coast?

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Black Sea. The Black Sea is on the eastern coast of Turkey.

What food is also known as "liberty cabbage"?

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Sauerkraut. Sauerkraut is traditionally served with bratwurst.

In the Philippines, what is "lumpia"?

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Spring Rolls. Lumpia are small spring rolls served as appetizers in the Philippines.

Which of the following breakfasts has the most nutritional value?

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Whole Grain Cereal And Milk. Whole grain products include oatmeal, popcorn, brown rice, whole wheat flour, sprouted grains and whole wheat bread.

What was the original name for the potato chip?

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The Saratoga Chip. The potato chip celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2003.

What would you be served in a Japanese restaurant if you ordered "Wasabi"?

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Japanese Horseradish. Wasabi is a root that is used as a condiment in Japanese cooking.

In the Tostitos brand of dips, Salsa Con Queso is a cheese dip with a hint of what?

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Spice. Tostitos dips include All Natural Picante, Salsa Con Queso, Creamy Spinach and Creamy Southwestern Ranch.

What is "Leberkas"?

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A German Dish. Leberkas is a German dish made of liver.

In Italian cuisine, what are the small potato dumplings called?

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Gnocchi. Dumplings were in cookbooks as early as the 13th century.

The Kellogg's "Rice Krispies" gnomes began their movie/commercial career fighting against whom?

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Soggy, Mushy And Toughy. Snap, Crackle and Pop of "Rice Krispies" fame began their careers fighting Soggy, Mushy and Toughy for control of a breakfast bowl.

About how many pounds of popcorn did Americans eat in 2005?

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1 Billion. Popcorn is made from maize.

What is another name for butter beans?

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Lima Beans. Lima beans are also called Haba beans, Burma beans and Rangoon beans.

What are canapes?

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Small Open-Faced Sandwiches. Canapes are hors d'oeuvres with a bread base (open-faced sandwiches).

What food group does a bagel belong to?

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Grain Group. The USDA Food Pyramid recommends eating at least 3 ounces of whole grain breads/cereals/pasta each day.

What is the proper topping for a pastitsio?

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Bechamel Sauce. Bechamel sauce is the topping that goes on the classic Greek pasta and meat casserole known as "pastitsio".

What two things create a chemical reaction which causes leavening in Irish soda bread?

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Baking Soda And Buttermilk. The acid in buttermilk reacts with the basic baking soda to create gas that leavens Irish soda bread.

Mozzarella cheese is traditionally made from the milk of what animal?

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Ox. Mozzarella is the most popular cheese to be found on pizza.

 

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