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Introduction To Culinary Arts

Subject : cooking
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1. A baked egg dish is called this:

2. Not a salt but contains salt like qualities with a protein like flavor

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

4. 1 pound is equal to:

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

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

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

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

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

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

11. The term 'al dente' refers to

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

13. What is the smallest grade of egg?

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

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

16. Examples of spreads for sandwiches

17. The main attraction of the sandwich

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

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

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

21. The Italian version of a pressed sandwich

22. 3 tsp is equal to:

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

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

25. Another name for hero sandwiches

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

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

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

29. To combine two foods together until smooth and creamy

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

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

32. 1 quart is equal to:

33. How long should scrambled eggs be cooked?

34. Another name for a finger sandwich

35. Examples of thickeners used in baking can include:

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

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

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

39. Name 4 Moist heat cooking methods

40. Another name for a french pancake

41. The best place to store eggs

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

43. When should you flip pancakes during cooking?

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

45. Is one of the five tastes

46. When can you use an egg with a crack in it from the carton?

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

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

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

50. Ginger is an example of an herb or a spice?