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February 22, 2014

The Pantry Quiz #75

Neutral oils, on The Pantry Quiz.

Multiple Choice

When I'm writing recipes these days, I often use the term "neutral oil". In the culinary lingo, "neutral" has a specific meaning. Which of the following is not a neutral oil?

1. Rice bran oil
2. Rapeseed oil
3. Olive oil
4. Vegetable oil

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February 15, 2014

The Pantry Quiz #74


Photo ID

The Latin name for this common pantry ingredient means "small ram". What is it?


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February 8, 2014

The Pantry Quiz #73

The Pantry Quiz

Do You Know?

The following are varieties of what common pantry ingredient (hint: Brazil and India grow most of the world's supply)?

  • Domino
  • Nighthawk
  • Valentine
  • Zorro

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February 1, 2014

The Pantry Quiz #72


Multiple Choice

With Valentine's Day on the horizon, it's not too soon to plan your menu of love. Which of these foods are considered aphrodisiacs with the power to make you feel more romantic?

1. Garlic
2. Honey
3. Almonds
4. Chocolate


Please leave your answer in the comments, and let us know whether you have this ingredient in your pantry.

[Last week's answer: Yeast.]

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