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Good Eats Season #3 Quiz

Were you paying attention?  56 questions to follow to test your flabby brain muscle.

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AMERICAN PICKLE

1. Who said, “"On a hot day in Virginia I can think of nothing more
    comforting than a fine spiced pickle brought up trout-like from
    the sparkling depths of the aromatic jar kept below the stairs of
    Aunt Sally's cellar?”

Benjamin Franklin
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
George Jefferson

2. According to Alton, which vinegar “doesn't really have a flavor
    of its own, just a subtle sweetness and a very low acidity?

White Vinegar
Balsamic Vinegar
Sherry Vinegar
Rice Wine Vinegar

3. How long will it take a bottle of vinegar to lose its flavor once
    opened?

3 Months
6 Months
1 Year
2 Years

4. The word "kosher" added to a pickle means that what has been
    added to the brine?

Thyme
Kosher Salt
Mustard Seeds
Garlic

MUSSEL BOUND

5. Mussels like to ...
Attach to whatever it can
Dig into a sandy sea bottom
Either attach to whatever it can or lay on top of a sandy sea bottom
Hop around on top of the sea bottom

6. What is a mussel's “spat”?
Leg
Lid
Larva
Liquid

7. How many gallons of water can a mussel filter a day?
10 Gallons
15 Gallons
20 Gallons
25 Gallons

8. Kept moist and cold, mussels can live how long out of water?
1+ Weeks
2+ Weeks
3+ Weeks
1 Month

THE EGG FILES II: MAN WITH A FLAN

9. Before 1600, “custard” referred to a pie’s what?
Crust
Container
Filling
Skin

10. The temperature where an egg’s proteins curdle is ...
Setting Point
Curdling Point
Boiling Point
Failure Point

11. What do the French call “flan?”
Flan
Custard De Lait
Phlegm
Crème Caramel

12. What does an eggs "chalazae" do?
Keep bacteria out
Protect the yolk from sudden jolt
Keep the yolk in the center of the egg
Help develop the proteins during cooking

WHAT'S UP DUCK?

13. Ducks have a high percentage of what kind of musculature?
“Slow-Twitch” Dark
“Fast-Twitch” Dark
White
High-Fat

14. Which ducks are very lean and very gamy?
Moulards
Muscovy
White Pekin
Long Island

15. Which method will thaw foods quicker?
Sitting in a 200° F oven
Sitting in a pot of 60° F water
In a pot of boiling water just off the heat
Sitting under cold running tap water

16. Which is NOT correct about cooking with steam?
It is gentler than boiling with water
Is hotter than cooking with water
More efficient than air
Won’t wash away seasonings

BEHIND THE BIRD

17. It turns out that “W” is really a what?
Cyborg
Robot
Alien
Meta-Computer

18. What is the metal alloy that was invented by Albert Marsh that
     could stand the repeated heating in toasters?

steel-clad copper
bronze sulfide
tungsten
nickel-chromium

19. The word “hash,” from the French word 'hacher', means what?
Mix
Mince
Separate
Fry

20. What is “stock” always made with?
Broth
Meat
Bones
Salt

THREE CHIPS FOR SISTER MARSHA

21. In what year did Nestle develop chocolate morsels?
1929
1933
1935
1939

22. What does baking soda reduce thus raising the temperature at
      which batter sets?

Alkalinity
Acidity
Salinity
Sulfur

23. A high white to brown sugar ratio in a cookie adds to its what?
Cooking Time
Puffiness
Crispiness
Sweetness

24. Molasses is the liquid that remains after sugar crystals have
      been extracted from concentrated what?

Maple Sap
Cane Juice
Sugar Beets
Saccharin

FLAP JACK DO IT AGAIN

25. In the production of maple syrup, what is a a “spile” used for?
Determining sugar content in the molasses
Moving boiling sap from one tier to another
It's the bucket that collects maple sap
Draining maple sap into a bucket

26. Which is correct? Maple sap only runs when the ...
... mercury rises above freezing during the day but falls below
        freezing at night
... mercury stays below freezing during the day
... mercury stays above freezing for more than three days
... mercury stays below freezing for more than three days

27. A great majority of pancake fatalities result from ...
Under cooking
Over cooking
Over mixing
Adding too much flour

28. To best way to integrate buttermilk, butter, and eggs is to ...
... mix eggs with buttermilk, then add butter
... mix buttermilk with butter, then add egg whites, then add
        egg yolk
... mix egg white with butter, then mix egg yolk with buttermilk,
        then mix all together
... mix egg white with buttermilk, then mix egg yolk with butter,
        then mix all together

THE CASE FOR BUTTER

29. Two cups of cold, heavy cream will make about how much butter?
6 Ounces
8 Ounces
10 Ounces
15 Ounces

30. Salt is added to butter for what reason?
Cooking ability
Color retention
Taste
Preservation

31. Grading of butter is NOT based on what aspect of the butter?
Flavor
Body color
Spreadability
Age

32. What’s the bad ‘stuff’ in margarine that makes it potentially
      unhealthy?

Cholesterol
Trans-fatty Acids
Stearic Acid
Poly-Unsaturated Fats

FLAT IS BEAUTIFUL

33. According to Alton, the flour that will give you that “extra
      little something” for making pizza dough is ...

Soft Flour
AP Flour
Hard Flour
Bread Machine Flour

34. Which yeast is best for pizza?
Cake yeast
Active dry yeast
Instant yeast
Rapid rise yeast

35. In 1991, a Florida Pizzeria owner made a pizza how big?
10,000 square feet
12,000 square feet
15,000 square feet
20,000 square feet

36. Why do pizza guys toss and spin pizzas?
Because it looks cool
To stretch the pizza out
It creates gluten
They have to

PANTRY RAID III: COOL BEANS

37. Alton misspoke up when he said Jacob traded his birthright for
      a plate of lentils.  Who was it really? (I’m a Bible major so I have
      to set the record straight. :)

Joseph
Moses
Esau
Abraham

38. What is the chemical compound in beans that can’t be digested
      and thus produce “tummy music”?

Fructose
Peptides
Aminosanterarides
Oligosaccharides

39. What do you need to add to beans to keep them from falling
      apart?

Sugar and Calcium
Sugar and Salt
Calcium and Salt
Calcium, Sugar and Salt

40. Where does the “Dutch” part of “Dutch oven” refer to?
Denmark
Germany
Holland
American settlers

MISSION: POACHABLE

41. Poaching refers to what cooking method?
Cooking in a liquid just under the simmer
Cooking at a low temperature
Cooking whole
Cooking with eggs and milk

42. What three components make up "court bouillon"?
Milk or Cream, Salt, Aromatic Vegetables
Acidic Liquid, Salt, Herbs
Acidic Liquid, Aromatic Vegetables, Herbs
Milk or Cream, Tomatoes, Acidic Liquid

43. What’s the perfect internal temperature for fish?
130°
140°
150°
160°

44. How much moisture has been removed from evaporated milk?
35%
40%
50%
60%

TOFUWORLD

45. What’s not a term for the subject of this episode?
Soy Bean
Origimime
Glysine Max
Tofu

46. What’s the big difference between a marinade and a brine?
Brine refers to a salty liquid. Marinades always have an acid.
Brine refers to a liquid with acid in it. Marinades don’t contain an acid.
Brines contain herbs. Marinade don’t.
Brine refers to a salt/sugar liquid. Marinades never have sugar.

47. According to “W” and the Narrator, which is NOT something
      you’d look for in a blender.

Simple controls
Straight sides
Wide footprint
Three speeds

48. The first manufactured soy food in the U.S. was ...
Soya Milk
Croutons
Baco-bits
Tofu

HEAD GAMES

49. One of the cabbage varieties, kohlrabi, comes from which
      continent?

Europe
Africa
Asia
Australia

50. Which chlorophyll is bright blue-green?
Chlorophyll A
Chlorophyll B
Chlorophyll C
Chlorophyll D

51. What’s released into the air that smells like rotten eggs when
      you cook cabbage too long?

Hydrogen Oxide
Hydrogen Nitrate
Hydrogen Sulfide
Hydrogen Chloride

52. What’s the best kind of oil to rub your wood cutting board
      down with?

Furniture Oil
Food-Grade Mineral Oil
Canola Oil
Peanut Oil

GRILL SEEKERS

53. What’s that little membrane Alton suggests you cut off of a leg
      of lamb?

Coagula
Fell
Sorbine
Ligament

54. What should you NOT look for in a grill?
A lot of interior space ... increases cooking time
Built in Thermometer ... they’re never accurate
Ash Catcher ... it promotes corrosion
One with a window ... they can break

55. Who is credited with inventing the first charcoal briquette?
Webber
Dupont
Henry Ford
The Mayans

56. What’s NOT one of the reasons charcoal chunks are better
      than briquettes?

Burn longer
Burn hotter
Burns cleaner
Lights Faster


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