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Cooking Quiz Question of the Week

Updated: Jun 20

Check back here each week for a new cooking question challenge!


Thursday, February 8, 2024



Name the nymph of food and drink in Greek Mythology.

A.    Souvlaki.

B.    Ambrosia.

C.    Aphrobitey.


Last week's answer:

How much of a pumpkin is water?

B. 90%. That's why they're so heavy!

Thursday, February 15, 2024



Can alcohol completely evaporate during cooking?

A.    Indubitably.

B.    Dream on.

C.    Alcohol you later.


Last week's answer:

Name the nymph of food and drink in Greek Mythology.

B. Ambrosia!

Thursday, February 22, 2024



Are the seeds the hottest part of the pepper?

A.    Caliente! You bet.

B.    No way José.

C.    I cayenne answer this.


Last week's answer:

Can alcohol completely evaporate during cooking?

B. Dream on. An estimated 4 to 75% usually remains.

Thursday, February 29, 2024



What popular Mexican dish is named after a boat?

A. Chalupa.

B.    Conchinita.

C.    Chapulines.


Last week's answer:

Are the seeds the hottest part of the pepper?

B. No way José. The hottest part of the pepper is the "pith" or the membrane that suspends the seeds. Removing BOTH will make your dish less spicy.

Thursday, March 7, 2024



What British dessert "spectacular" frequently includes sponge cake, jelly, fruit, and whipped cream?

A. Banoffee Pie.

B.    Parfait.

C.    Trifle.


Last week's answer:

What popular Mexican dish is named after a boat?

A. Chalupa!

Thursday, March 14, 2024



What are fried or boiled eggs with very runny yolks sometimes called?

A. Dippy eggs

B.    Drippy eggs

C.    Soppy eggs


Last week's answer:

What British dessert includes sponge cake and whipped cream?

C. Trifle!

Thursday, March 28, 2024



What is the right way to bake a ham?

A. Cut side up uncovered

B.    Cut side down and covered

C.    With an apple in its mouth


Last week's answer:

What are eggs with runny yolks called?

A. Dippy eggs!

Thursday, April 18, 2024



What cooking oil is lowest in saturated fat?

A. Avocado

B.    Flaxseed

C.    Canola


Last week's answer:

The right way to bake a ham?

B. Cut side down and covered!

Thursday, May 9, 2024



Which American cooking authority was known for pioneering the use of standard level measurement?

A. Julia Child

B.    Fannie Farmer

C.    Justin Wilson


Last week's answer:

What oil is lowest in fat?

C. Canola!

Thursday, June 6, 2024



Which one of these is not one of the French "mother sauces"?

A. Tomat

B. Béchamel

C. Velouté

D. Crémieux

E. Espagnole


Last week's answer:

Which American cooking authority pioneered standard level measurement?

B. Fannie Farmer!

Thursday, June 20, 2024



What is the best way to cook macaroni?

A. Uncovered, add salt and oil to water, rinse

B. Uncovered, add salt to water, don't rinse

C. Uncovered, add oil to water, don't rinse

D. Covered, add salt to water, rinse


Last week's answer:

Not one of the French "mother sauces"?

D. Crémieux!





























































































































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