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April 5, 2014

The Pantry Quiz #81

Chipotle peppers in adobo

Multiple Choice

Without a few cans of chipotle chiles in adobo, my pantry would be much less than perfect. Chipotles have the same thing in common with all but one of the following peppers. Which one is the different one?

1. Ancho
2. Guajillo
3. Morita
4. Habañero

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March 29, 2014

The Pantry Quiz #80

Orzo

Multiple Choice

In Italian, the name orzo -- the pasta pictured above -- means:

1. Rice
2. Barley
3. Wheat
4. Torpedo

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March 22, 2014

The Pantry Quiz #79

Pomegranate molasses

Do You Know?

Pomegranate molasses is a thick, slightly tart syrup used in sauces, salad dressings, and desserts, and in some savory stews. If you don't live near a Middle Eastern grocery, it can be hard to find; however, you can make it at home, by boiling down store-bought pomegranate juice with which of the following:

1. Lemon
2. Molasses
3. Sugar
4. Water

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March 15, 2014

The Pantry Quiz #78

Colmans dry mustard

Multiple Choice

You're in the middle of a recipe and -- gasp! -- you've run out of dry mustard, which adds a certain something that you don't want to omit from the dish. Which of the following ingredients on your spice rack would make the best substitute for dry mustard?

1. Curry powder
2. Wasabi powder
3. Turmeric
4. Annatto

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