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Great International Recipes and Misc Household Trivia

Updated on February 6, 2012

Chef Simon's Recipes and Household Tips

This lens is a combination of great international recipes and some household trivia.

The trivia is in the form of poll questions and the answers will be found near the bottom of this page.


Burning Butter

How do you prevent butter from burning when frying?

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Stuck Pasta

How can you prevent pasta from sticking together while cooking?

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Oriental Recipes

Watch the Cholesterol

Which food, eaten in a regular portion size, contains the most cholesterol?

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Hamburgers, Hot Dogs and Pizza

Vegeterian Recipes

Still Fresh after Thousands of Years

What has been found still fresh after thousands of years?

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Moist Roast Turkey

What is a good way to make sure that your roasted turkey is always moist?

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Dirty Microwave?

What is the quickest way to clean your dirty microwave?

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African Recipes

Fruit Flies

Apart from the obvious fruits etc. where do your fruit flies breed?

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What is saffron?

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Pastry and Dessert Recipes

Planting Roots

If you take a piece of a plant and root it in water on January 1st, how old will it be on July 1st?

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Chicken Recipes

South American Recipes


You can now buy what is purported to be "Burpless". What is it?

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The Answers

  1. Add Oil
  2. Add Oil
  3. Liver
  4. Honey
  5. Pour on Ginger Ale
  6. Boil a cup of water and then wipe with a damp cloth
  7. In a household drain
  8. None of the above - It is a part of the crocus flower, grown mostly in Spain
  9. Depends on the age of the parent plant (cloning)
  10. Cucumbers

Caribbean Recipes

Beverage Recipes

Misc Household Trivia

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    • mariaamoroso profile image


      6 years ago from Sweden

      I really enjoyed this lens! Thanks a lot. Have a look at my meatballs lens. There are many international ways of rolling the ground beef including vegetarian

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      6 years ago

      Hey ... where is everybody?? Ah, lots of fun with the trivia! You tickled my fancy and my funny bone at the same time!

    • SheGetsCreative profile image

      Angela F 

      6 years ago from Seattle, WA

      Good kitchen tips!

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      9 years ago

      Hey, after years of kitchen experience I got most of these right!


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