Quiz: Real New Englanders Can Cook. Are You One Of Them?

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Are you a chef with a New England flair?

How much do you know about the foods of New England? Take this quiz to test both your palate and skills on which of these popular dishes you remember!

 Aug 25, 2020

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Name the cheese that's a New England favorite.
Answer 1
Cabot cheddar
Tillamook cheddar

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What are donut holes called in New England?
Nuggets
Munchkins
Bites

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What kind of bread is sweetened with molasses?
Sourdough
Anadama
Rye

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What famous ice cream company got its start in Burlington, Vermont back in 1978?
Ben and Jerry's
Breyer's
Häagen-Dazs

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What kind of pie is popular in Maine?
Cherry
Blueberry
Apple

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a milkshake known as in New England?
Guzzler
Frappe
Float

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What kind of cereal is added to a classic custard (pudding) recipe?
Grape Nuts
Rice Krispies
Lucky Charms

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What has a spicy molasses flavor and is chock full of raisins?
Hoodsie Cups
Munchkins
Hermits

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Indian pudding is a traditional ____________-based New England pudding.
Cinnamon
Cornmeal
Rice

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Large, molasses-infused cookies are known as:
Half and Halfs
Jimmies
Joe Froggers

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What Boston-based department store muffin has become a New England favorite?
Jordan Marsh Blueberry Muffins
Nordstrom's Cornmeal Muffins
Macy's Raspberry Muffins

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Maple-flavored soft serve ice cream is known as:
Softee
Custard
Creemee

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What do you get when you swap out some of the potatoes in a batch of corned beef hash with beets?
Red Flannel Hash
Red Sauce Hash
Red Velvet Hash

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

____________ is a savory French-Canadian meat pie.
Quiche
Shepherd's pie
Tourtiere

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is made from mixture of breadcrumbs, diced clams, and spices baked on the half-shell?
Jimmies
Johnnycakes
Stuffies

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

A New England soda tastes like a subtle, not-too-sweet blend of wintergreen and licorice.
Moxie
Dr Pepper
Sprite

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Sweet and sour beets flavored with a hint of cloves and smoothed with a little butter are known as:
Princeton Beets
Harvard Beets
Yale Beets

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

White bread, peanut butter, and marshmallow Fluff is called a what?
Peanutmallow
Fluffernutter
Mallowbutter
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

New England is the oldest part of the U.S., and its rich history dates back to before America was even a country! The original colonies, the pilgrims, Puritans, and all the events that gave birth to democracy and these United States all occurred in this area and dates back to the 1600s.

Do you know foods New England is famous for? Do you know what Johnnycakes are? Do you eat Boston cream pie? Do you know what soda has captured New Englander's hearts? Do you know what famous food chains around the world started in New England? Do you know how to prepare cookies with molasses and maple syrup? Can you whip up American Chop Suey? If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, you might JUST be a native New Englander who is a also whiz in the kitchen and you'll have no problem answering the cooking and food questions on this fun but challenging quiz!

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