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.
Tillamook cheddar
Answer 1
Cabot 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?
Rye
Anadama
Sourdough

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Maple-flavored soft serve ice cream is known as:
Custard
Softee
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 Sauce Hash
Red Flannel Hash
Red Velvet Hash

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

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:
Harvard Beets
Yale Beets
Princeton Beets

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

White bread, peanut butter, and marshmallow Fluff is called a what?
Mallowbutter
Peanutmallow
Fluffernutter
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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