The Joy of Quizzing
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What was the subtitle of Irma Rombauer’s original version of “The Joy of Cooking?”
Deliciously Simple Food for Complicated Lives
A Compilation of Reliable Recipes with a Casual Culinary Chat
America’s Best Recipes
Because Food is as Lovely as Life
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According to “The Joy of Cooking,” besides using lemon juice, what is the best way to get rid of a fruit juice stain?
Scrape with a moist cloth
Sponge with cold water
Soak with detergent for 30 minutes
Pour boiling water from a height of two feet
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Early versions of the book contain advice for cooking such meats as squirrel, hare and possum. According to the authors, what type of squirrel is the best to cook with?
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What notable change was made in the poorly-received 1997 edition of the book?
There was no longer a dessert section
A section on knives was added
The book no longer uses the first person
The illustrations were eliminated
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What two things should never be used to extinguish a cooking fire, according to the book?
Baking soda or sugar
A towel or your hands
Baking soda or milk
Flour or water
ANSWER: Instead, you should cover the fire with a lid and use baking soda to put it out. Instead, you should cover the fire with a lid and use baking soda to put it out.
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What dish is described as “the liver of a duck or goose that has been enlarged to stupendous proportions?”
Coq au vin
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What part of a pig’s body does “fresh” ham come from, according to the book?
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Besides Irma Rombauer and Marion Rombauer Becker, who has been credited on the cover of “The Joy of Cooking?”
ANSWER: Becker, Rombauer's grandson, first was credited as an editor on the 1963 edition. Becker, Rombauer's grandson, first was credited as an editor on the 1963 edition.