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ANSWERS to FOOD TRIVIA QUIZ 422

1) Pumpkin, from the medieval French 'pompom', ultimately, probably from the Greek 'pepon.'
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2) d) Alabama.


3) Regiano Parmesan cheese and Canadian salmon.
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4) Cellophane.


5) Grapefruit juice can have a major effect on the potency of various medications, and can even cause an overdose when taking prescribed doses.  Grapefruit juice decreases the production of a certain enzyme in the intestines that is involved in the metabolizing of about 1/3 of all drugs. Drinking grapefruit juice can increase the concentration of many drugs in the bloodstream to 3 or 4 times the normal concentration.
More about Grapefruit Juice


6) The Baobab Tree, and it fruit is called monkey bread.


7) Hot Cross Buns, marked on top with a cross of white confectioners' glaze, are traditionally served in England on Good Friday.
Recipe


8) This is the first Pilgrim recipe for pumpkin pudding, which developed into the pumpkin pie about 50 years after that first Thanksgiving.


9) A turnip.
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