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Your bread didn’t rise, oh no! Which ingredient did you most likely forget to include?
What do you call lean meat that is dehydrated, either with or without smoke, and keeps without refrigeration, such as bison, beef, elk, or deer?
Which foods are most frequently canned in oil instead of water, juice, or broth?
When a recipe calls for you to season something, what are you doing to it?
Letting it rest, or age, for “a season”
Adding sweet flavors like cinnamon, cocoa, or vanilla.
Adding salt, pepper, spices, and herbs
Coating it with oil
The two main benefits of marinating meat before cooking it are what?
Preserving and coloring
Preventing burning and creating good grill lines
Flavoring and tenderizing
Removing fat and shrinking bones
Although we always feel good about chocolate, which type will last the longest?
What makes broiling and grilling different?
Broiling cooks foods drier
Heat comes from above in broiling and below in grilling
There is no difference
Grilled foods can contain carcinogens
What kind of oven uses a fan to circulate the hot air around the baking so that food cooks more quickly?
Who doesn’t enjoy flavourful fried food? Which word implies that all or a portion of your sushi will be deep-fried in the batter?
What are the ratatouille’s main ingredients?
Eggs, brioche, and cream
Pasta, andouille sausage, and onions
Zucchini, tomatoes, and eggplant
Pumpkin, nutmeg, and chicken stalk
What exactly is poaching?
Cooking in a water bath in the oven
Boiling to reduce broth
Waiting until no one is looking and kidnapping a cow
Gently simmering in liquid at low temperatures on the stovetop
What popular dish includes empanadas, potstickers, pierogies, gyoza, ravioli, and kreplach?
What are the four essential food preservers you should always have on hand?
Salt, sugar, oil, vinegar
Tequila, lime juice, Cointreau, salt
Absynth, rye, vermouth, angostura
Rum, lime juice, grapefruit juice, maraschino
To julienne a food, what does that mean?
To mix with French herbs, juice, and freeze
To coat with crumbs and deep fry
To puree and use as a sauce
To cut into short, thin, matchstick shapes
Which of these oils DOESN’T preserve food?
A tablespoon contains how many teaspoons?
What is couscous?
When you deglaze a pan, what are you doing?
Seasoning a cast iron pan
Keeping a couple of inches of water in the bottom so it doesn’t dry out
Adding a bit of liquid to the bottom of a hot pan to release the stuck-on brown bits
Removing the shiny surface so foods won’t stick
What can be successfully substituted by combining milk and lemon juice?
Which three wood flavors are most commonly used to smoke meats?
Cyprus, ash, and spruce
Redwood, cedar, and maple
Pine, mesquite, and fir
Hickory, apple, and oak
What does the term “caramelization” refer to outside the context of sweets?
To heat slowly, allowing the natural sugars to sweeten and brown
To stew vegetables until they are the color of caramel
To color a food brown by any method
To stir melted caramel into something
Which of these cookies is consistently baked twice?
What is the process of freezing food, removing the water, and sealing it with nitrogen?
Describe “al dente.”
Sweet n Sour Pasta
A term to describe the ideal texture of cooked pasta
Charcuterie is what?
A variety of pork preparations
A French sauce derived from hollandaise.
A cheese platter
What do you call the process of quickly boiling food to lock in flavor and color?
What do you call the process of removing some of the meat’s fat so the drippings can be collected?
What is the name of the famous Spanish cold vegetable soup served with various garnishes?
What exactly is nougat?
The most popular recipe format
A Fruit candy
A candy made with sugar, nuts, and honey.
A sweet n sour candy
What is the name for the brown bits that remain at the pan’s bottom after cooking vegetables or meat?
One of these is not cooking salt. Which one?
Fleur de sel
Hawaiian black lava
What is the common name for cooking or baking only with essential ingredients, avoiding convenience foods or premixed items?
With elbow grease
What distinguishes the Holy Trinity from mirepoix in the world of cooking?
Celery vs. leeks
Onions vs. potatoes
Celery vs. onions
Carrots vs. green bell peppers
Which nation uses tagines the most commonly?
What distinguishes virgin olive oil from other grades of olive oil?
Virgin oil comes from olive trees that have not been grafted with other trees.
Virgin is the only grade of olive oil produced in Italy.
Virgin olive oil is made from green olives, while other grades are made from black olives.
Virgin oil comes from the first pressing of the olives.
What mistake causes biscuits or pie crust to be tough?
Too much butter
Using stale flour
Overworking the dough
What Chinese sauce made of soybeans, chiles, garlic, red beans, vinegar, and spices is used in dishes like Mu Shu pork and others?
A bouquet garni is what?
A bouquet of herbs for plating
A leafy garnish, such as parsley, is used as a plate decoration
A bundle of herbs was floated in the cooking liquid for flavor and removed just before serving
What similar, related spice are we commonly using when we think we are buying and using true cinnamon?
What does “al forno” mean in Italian cooking?
Baked in an oven
Fish with roasted vegetables
Sauteed with fennel
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