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Kitchen Questions
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
       condition.
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
         and jam?
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
         whole.
Q-     For what are bay leaves used?
A-     For flavoring of soups,stews,etc.,and in spicing
         pickles.
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.