All About Cooking Methods! Trivia Quiz

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All About Cooking Methods! Trivia Quiz

Just how much do you know about cooking? Do you know how to mix up ingredients to get the desired flavor? If you are new to cooking and have a great desire one of the things, you can do id learn how to cook using our easy step by step instructions below and see what you know about cooking. All the best, and come back for more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do you "season" a new pan before you cook in it?
    • A. 

      Just Start Using It

    • B. 

      Coat With Oil, Then Heat

    • C. 

      Wash It With Soap

    • D. 

      Cover It In Salt

  • 2. 
    If a recipe asked you to "saute" a chopped onion, what would you do?
    • A. 

      Fry It In A Bit Of Butter Or Oil

    • B. 

      Deep Fry It Until Crisp In Oil

    • C. 

      Freeze It

    • D. 

      Simmer It In Bouillon Or Water

  • 3. 
    In cooking a sauce or custard, what is it called when it is thick and forms a film on a metal spoon?
    • A. 

      Coating A Spoon

    • B. 

      Covering A Spoon

    • C. 

      Drowning A Spoon

    • D. 

      Encasing A Spoon

  • 4. 
    What does the Italian menu item "gnocchi" translate to in English?
    • A. 

      Dumplings

    • B. 

      Cake

    • C. 

      Pancakes

    • D. 

      Bread

  • 5. 
    A whisk would be a good choice for completing which of these cooking tasks?
    • A. 

      Mixing Pancake Batter

    • B. 

      Mashing Potatoes

    • C. 

      Deboning A Chicken

    • D. 

      Scooping Fritters From A Deep Fryer

  • 6. 
    What is browning meat quickly in a skillet over high heat or under the broiler to seal in juices?
    • A. 

      Searing

    • B. 

      Frying

    • C. 

      Basting

    • D. 

      Baking

  • 7. 
    Why do chefs blanch vegetables?
    • A. 

      To Preserve Color And Flavor

    • B. 

      To Reduce Salt Content

    • C. 

      To Cook Them Completely

    • D. 

      To Freeze Them

  • 8. 
    What is another name for a slow cooker?
    • A. 

      Steamer

    • B. 

      Colander

    • C. 

      Crock Pot

    • D. 

      Braising Pan

  • 9. 
    What is the term for squashing dough with your hands to make it smooth and elastic?
    • A. 

      Kneading

    • B. 

      Rolling

    • C. 

      Squooshing

    • D. 

      Mashing

  • 10. 
    What style of cooking uses dry heat via conduction?
    • A. 

      Boiling

    • B. 

      Broiling

    • C. 

      Poaching

    • D. 

      Baking

  • 11. 
    Where did "pound cake" get its name?
    • A. 

      You Pound The Ingredients Together

    • B. 

      It Makes You Gain Pounds

    • C. 

      Each Cake Weighs A Pound

    • D. 

      Pound Of Flour, Sugar, Butter, Eggs

  • 12. 
    What cooking term describes about half of 1/8 teaspoon of a spice or seasoning?
    • A. 

      Ounce

    • B. 

      Hash

    • C. 

      Dash

    • D. 

      Splash

  • 13. 
    What is the name for cooking food slowly in hot liquid that has not quite reached its boiling point?
    • A. 

      Deglazing

    • B. 

      Poaching

    • C. 

      Reducing

    • D. 

      Blanching

  • 14. 
    When you pour a liquid over the surface of food in a fine, thread-like stream, what are you doing?
    • A. 

      Drizzling

    • B. 

      Blizzarding

    • C. 

      Fizzling

    • D. 

      Sizzling

  • 15. 
    What else generally goes on "cinnamon toast" besides cinnamon and butter?
    • A. 

      Sugar

    • B. 

      Ground Ginger

    • C. 

      Parsley

    • D. 

      Cardamom