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Introduction To Culinary Arts

Subject : cooking
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1. Another name for a french pancake

2. Another name for hero sandwiches

3. Parsley is an example of an herb or a spice?

4. 1 pint is equal to :

5. What are the 3 grades of eggs?

6. The Cuban version a pressed sandwich

7. 16 oz is equal to:

8. Name 4 Moist heat cooking methods

9. Muffin - biscuits - pancakes and waffles are examples of:

10. A delicate type of flour that has less protein in it for softer baked goods is:

11. The main attraction of the sandwich

12. The pepper that comes from ripe pepper berries after they have been dried and the husk has been removed

13. Chives are an example of an herb or a spice?

14. When draining pasta - the reason to reserve a cup of cooking water is to:

15. For best results when using fresh pastas

16. The pepper that comes from the dried unripe berries of the pepper vine

17. What are 4 basic types of salt?

18. To let food stand in a seasoned mixture to enhance flavor and tenderize is called:

19. The Italian version of a pressed sandwich

20. 1 pound is equal to:

21. The chemical name for table salt is;

22. Cinnamon is an example of an herb or a spice?

23. Seasonings that come from the leaves and stems of plants

24. The best time to pasta to the water is when:

25. A moist heat method is which food cooked just long enough to cook the outer layer

26. How long should scrambled eggs be cooked?

27. Examples of thickeners used in baking can include:

28. What type of egg is cooked in simmering water?

29. Examples of common baking sweeteners other than sugar can include:

30. 1 cup is equal to:

31. When should you flip pancakes during cooking?

32. The type of gas given off by certain types of fruits during the ripening process is called:

33. A moist heat cooking method for foods like fish and chicken breasts

34. A type of salt produced by evaporating seawater

35. To combine two foods together until smooth and creamy

36. When making muffins and filling the pans - fill the pan about:

37. The term 'al dente' refers to

38. Is one of the five tastes

39. What is the smallest grade of egg?

40. The best place to store eggs

41. The man credited with inventing the sandwich

42. To cook in a liquid where bubbles rise and break at the surface is called:

43. The way a food feels when we bite into - touch it or cut it

44. A fried egg with a partially set yolk is considered:

45. Examples of spreads for sandwiches

46. Decorative - edible accompaniment for sandwiches on plates

47. A sandwich made from a rolled pizza crust and fillings and baked is called what:

48. A ham and cheese sandwich dipped in egg batter - fried and served with jelly is called a:

49. A process of cooking part way - not to completion - to speed up service at a restaurant

50. The leavening agent used in quick breads is a: