Butter. Sweet, sweet butter. Every summer, an artisan carver creates a butter statue for the Iowa State Fair. The butter cows -- weighing in at 600 pounds or so -- are the most famous, but the carvers in Iowa and at other state fairs have reached into popular culture for additional inspiration. Which of these state fair butter sculptures required the largest amount of butter (in pounds) to create?
1. Richard Nixon
3. Santa Claus
4. Darth Vader and Yoda
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Name a sweet pantry ingredient that's toxic to your cat or dog (or gerbil or budgie or parrot), and also a little bit hazardous to your waistline.
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Which has the highest melting temperature?
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Some powerful aphrodisiac foods reside in your pantry. We all know that chocolate, cinnamon, saffron and honey can stir the passions. All but one of the pantry ingredients listed below also are considered to be aphrodisiacs. Which one is the downer?
2. Pistachio nuts
5. Black beans
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