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7/18/14 -Who was the subject of the Gerber baby sketch?
Answer-Ann Turner Cook
(thanks to laclay)
8/8/14 - What national restaurant chain did Frank Carney start with $600 that he borrowed from his mother?
Answer: Pizza Hut
10/24/14 - Out of every 100 pounds of unrefined salt, how many pounds of refined salt make it to the table?
10/31/14 - How many years after the can was the can-opener invented?
11/07/14 - Astronaut John Glenn ate the first meal in space in 1962; was it —?
11/14/14 - Where is cheddar cheese from?
11/21/14 - Which is not a real cocktail?
Answer: barking cat
11/28/14 - Which variety of apple is the most widely grown worldwide?
Answer: Red Delicious
12/05/14 - What flavor is most closely associated with roasted aardvark?
12/12/14 - How many U.S. households have herb gardens?
Answer: 14 million
12/19/14 - What seasoning could be the measure of a man’s wealth during the Middle Ages?
12/26/14 - What did the first American colonists boil in milk to make a gray paint?
1/2/15 - What used to be illegal to serve on cherry pie in Kansas?
Answer: Ice cream
1/9/15 - What part of a steer does a chuck roast come from?
Answer: The front-end
1/16/15 - In what year was the oldest winery in Sonoma County, California established?
1/23/15 - What ingredient is celebrated each year at a festival held in Dothan, Alabama?
1/30/15 - What is added to confectionary sugar to prevent it from caking?
Answer: Corn starch
2/6/15 - What is the ideal moisture content to achieve the utmost in “popability?” when making popcorn?
2/13/15 - What was the first brewing company to begin using dating on its bottles to indicate shelf life?
Answer: Boston Beer
2/20/15 - Who was the “Margherita” pizza named for?
Answer: a queen
2/27/15 - What is Trockenbeerenauslese (trawk-uhn-bay-ruhn-ows-lay-zuh)?
Answer: a German wine classification
3/6/15 - What international food festival takes place in Galway, Ireland each year?
3/13/15 - What would 2000 carrot seeds fill?
Answer: a teaspoon
3/20/15 - Who said: “There is no sincerer love than the love of food.”?
Answer: George Bernard Shaw
3/27/15 - What is English “White Pudding?”
4/3/15 - Which state boasts “the longest continuous fishing tournament on the Great Lakes?”
4/10/15 - How many onions does the average U.S. consumer eat each year?
Answer: 19 pounds
4/17/15 - What flavor is the liquor, Tuaca?
4/24/15 - What or who is the “sifu” in a Chinese kitchen?
Answer: a chef
5/1/15 - Which university does not offer a degree in Food Science?
Answer: University of Pennsylvania
5/8/15 - How much popcorn does the average American eat each year?
Answer: 68 quarts
5/15/15 - What prized Asian fruit’s aroma is said to resemble rotting flesh?
5/22/15 - What candy bar introduced in 1932 was originally packaged with three separate bars in one wrapper?
Answer: 3 Musketeers
5/29/15 - What country did the Delmonico family, founders of the famous New York restaurant, emigrate from?
6/5/15 - What are the most common eating tools worldwide?
Answer: the hands
6/12/15 - What was Dwight D. Eisenhower’s favorite soup?
6/19/15 - What is the main ingredient in Chinese duck sauce?
6/26/15 - How many square miles does legend tell us that Johnny Appleseed covered on his quest?
7/3/15 - What company manufactures Wyler’s drink mix?
Answer: Jel Sert
7/10/15 - What can be added to boiling water to intensify the color & flavor of green vegetables?
Answer: baking soda
7/17/15 - What famous entree salad was served at the Brown Derby restaurant in 1936?
Answer: Cobb Salad
7/24/15 - What is vitamin J?
Answer: not a real vitamin
7/31/15 - What is the English translation of the Italian word “farfalle”, used to describe the shape of pasta?
8/7/15 - If you were eating pot au feu you would be eating
Answer: a French stew
8/14/15 - What U.S. city is home to the Pike Place Market?
8/21/15 - What does the most popular type of grill in the U.S. run on?
Answer: propane gas
8/28/15 - Which of the following is not a type of sushi?
9/4/15 - What profession of food purveyor is chicken cacciatore named in honor of?
9/11/15 - Which on the following movie stars did not open the first Planet Hollywood?
Answer: Angelina Jolie
9/18/15 - What is never used in the Mexican dish Huevos Rancheros?
Answer: Ranch dressing
10/02/15 - Where did Longhorn cheddar originate?
10/09/15 - What is a “baba”?
Answer: a sweetened bread or cake
10/16/15 - Which ingredient is used to make the Middle Eastern dish, falafel?
10/23/15 - What U.S. city made the beignet famous?
Answer: New Orleans
10/30/15 - What is risotto typically made with?
Answer: arborio rice
11/06/15 - Which pepper scores lowest on the Scoville Heat Chart?
Answer: the New Mexico
11/13/15 - What are Mexican caritas or “little pieces of meat”?
Answer: shredded pork
11/20/15 - How many pounds of potatoes does it take to produce one pound of potato chips?
11/27/15 - What fruit is traditionally served during the Wimbledon tennis tournament?
12/04/15 - Which best describes the term macerate?
Answer: to soak
12/11/15 - What type of fat is rendered and clarified to make lard?
12/18/15 - In what year did the Great Potato Famine begin?
01/01/16 - What could the 1940 invention, The Mixmaster Mixer NOT do?
Answer: Dice vegetables
01/08/16 - What television character loved to use the expression: “Kiss my grits”?
Answer: Flo on “Alice”
01/15/16 - What is NOT an American regional name for a soft drink?
01/22/16 - On February 7, 2001, what was declared the official state cookie of Pennsylvania?
Answer: Chocolate Chip
01/29/16 - How many new flavors of ice cream were introduced by Ben & Jerry’s in 2005?
Answer: less than 5
02/05/16 - What is alginic acid, derived from seaweed, used as?
Answer: a stabilizer
02/12/16 - In what New York restaurant were Eggs Benedict and Lobster Newburg created?
02/19/16 - The European spread Nutella is made with…
02/26/16 - In what year was the first McDonald’s opened?
03/04/16 - What is ampelography the study of?
03/11/16 - What is NOT a variety of pineapple?
03/18/16 - Which of the following is another name for “young Beer?”
03/25/16 - Who introduced the first packaged cake mix?
Answer: Betty Crocker
04/01/16 - What was the first non-pizza menu item rolled out by Domino’s Pizza in 1992?
Answer: bread sticks
04/08/16 - What did Little Tommy Tucker eat for his supper?
Answer: white bread and butter
04/15/16 - Who does the title of “the father of modern brewing” go to?
Answer: Louis Pasteur
04/22/16 - What was the name of the first major diet soda?
04/29/16 - What country traditionally produces Havarti cheese?
05/06/15 - What do you call the layer of solid ingredients that form on the top of a consommé as it heats and clarifies?
Answer: a raft
05/13/16 - Who built Napa Valley’s first new winery after the repeal of prohibition?
Answer: Robert Mondavi
05/20/16 - What poisonous plant is included in the carrot family?
05/27/16 - In English, what does “minestrone” translate as?
Answer: big soup
06/03/16 - The Morel mushroom is the official state mushroom for?
06/10/16 - What condiment did Richard Nixon enjoy on his cottage cheese?
06/17/16 - What is name of a spicy condiment from India that is often made with fruit and is always vegetarian?
06/24/16 - Where is “Bra” cheese made?
07/01/16 - What is the name of a braided Jewish sabbath bread glazed with egg?
07/08/15 - What annual festival is hosted in Holtville, California?
07/15/16 - What is mycophobia — the fear of…
07/22/16 - How do the British prefer their coffee?
07/29/16 - How many loaves of bread can be made from 490 million bushels of raw wheat?
Answer: 35 billion
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