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Introduction To Culinary Arts

Subject : cooking
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1. Which color eggs are the most nutritional?

2. What are the 3 grades of eggs?

3. The chemical name for table salt is;

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

5. Which should add to the pasta for best results during cooking? Oil or Salt?

6. 1 pound is equal to:

7. Is one of the five tastes

8. How long should scrambled eggs be cooked?

9. Examples of thickeners used in baking can include:

10. What is the smallest grade of egg?

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

12. 1 gallon is equal to:

13. What are the five senses that contribute to how we taste food?

14. Another name for a finger sandwich

15. The shell of an egg has holes that allows it to 'breathe' in air

16. To cut into pieces less than 1/8 of an inch is called:

17. Another name for a french pancake

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

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

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

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

22. 1 cup is equal to:

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

24. The main attraction of the sandwich

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

26. 3 tsp is equal to:

27. The man credited with inventing the sandwich

28. To combine two foods together until smooth and creamy

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

30. Decorative - edible accompaniment for sandwiches on plates

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

32. Seasonings that come from the bud - bark - roots - stalks and fruits of plants

33. Po'boys came from which state and famous city

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

35. Examples of spreads for sandwiches

36. A combination of aromatic vegetables used to season dishes is called:

37. For best accuracy in baking - it recommended to weigh or scoop measure ingredients?

38. A moist heat cooking method for vegetables when you are most concerned with preserving the nutrients

39. To cook quickly in a small amount of fat is to:

40. Name 4 Moist heat cooking methods

41. A type of salt produced by evaporating seawater

42. Another name for hero sandwiches

43. Basil would be an example of an herb or a spice?

44. The term 'al dente' refers to

45. A combination of aromatic herbs and vegetables tied together in pot during cooking is called:

46. 1 pint is equal to :

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

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

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

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