Do You Know?
You'll recognize Herbes de Provence by the cute little ceramic crock in which it's sold, but how much do you know about what's inside? A blend of spices that grow on the sunny hillsides in the south of France, Herbes de Provence typically includes all but one of the following. Which is the odd herb out?
4. Bay leaves
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What's in a Name?
Baharat, a blend of spices that includes cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg and black peppercorns, is also sold under one of the following names. Which name is it?
1. Ras el-hanout.
2. Arabic spice.
3. Shish kabob spice.
4. Tunisian spice.
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What is it?
Three of the most famous sauces in world cuisines -- aioli, skordalia and toum -- have one common pantry ingredient that defines them. What is it?
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Your recipe calls for tahini, but there's none in the pantry. Which of these pantry ingredients would make the best substitute?
2. Peanut butter.
3. Hoisin sauce.
4. Garlic paste.
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