Q- What is shoe peg corn?
A- This is the trade name for corn cut in a special way so
as to preserve as nearly as possible the whole kernel
of the corn.
Q- What are pimientos?
A- Pimientos are large,sweet,red peppers that have
been peeled and put up in their own juice.
Q- What causes canned goods to sometimes swell?
A- There are two chief causes,insufficient
sterilization and imperfect sealing.
Q- Do canned goods deteriorate with age?
A- No. age does not change the condition of the
contents,provided the contents has been
thoroughly sterilized and the can is in perfect
Q- What kind of bean is the Kintoki bean?
A- A large red bean,grown in China and Japan
Used extensively in making chili con carne.
Q- What are gherkins?
A- This is the trade name for several varieties
of cucumbers,used for pickling.
Q- What is the difference between preserve
A- So far as the contents is concerned,there
is no difference between the two. the word
" jam", however implies that the fruit has been
cooked to a somewhat pulpy consistency,that
no effort has been made to preserve the fruit
Q- For what are bay leaves used?
A- For flavoring of soups,stews,etc.,and in spicing
Q- How is white pepper obtained?
A- White pepper is obtained by grinding the mature
black pepper berries,after the outer black coating
of the berries has been removed.
Q- How is paprika obtained?
A- Paprika is obtained by grinding dried,ripe,red,
sweet peppers of a mildly pungent flavor.
Q- What is turmeric?
A- Turmeric is the yellow root of a plant similar to
the ginger plant. the yellow color extracted from
the root is used in coloring some prepared
mustards and other condiments.
Q- From what is ammonia made?
A- The common liquid ammonia is water saturated
with a gas,consisting of nitrogen and hydrogen.