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"Summertime... and the livin' is easy... Gather round for a quiz on all things to do with one of our favourite summer pastimes: the Barbecue."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Cooking food in a pit over hot coals has been around in lots of cultures for a long time, but our modern barbecue was "invented" in the New World. What is the origin of the name "barbecue"?
All are possible choices
From Spanish "barbacoa" - smoking meat over a slow fire
From French "barbe a queue - from whiskers to tail"
From Taino "barabicoa - the stick stand with four legs and many sticks of wood on top to place the cooking meat"
New York used to be famous for its turtle barbecues.
What is the most common utensil used for preparing barbecue side dishes?
Rinsed out coffee cans
One of the world's strangest barbecues involved the grilling of a Nile crocodile after it had just eaten an entire springbok.
What is a "rub"?
Flavoured oil that gets rubbed on the grill
If the chef burns the meat everybody gets to rub his head
Ribs done the "down under" way
A blend of herbs and spices that gets rubbed on the meat
Which American president made a note in his diary that he "went up to Alexandria to a barbicue"?
How many US households own a barbecue grill?
Which town has an annual parade of pigs on bicycles?
Lexington, North Carolina
Las Vegas, Nevada
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Food can spoil and even cause illness. Which of the following is a safe way to enjoy your barbecue?
Leave leftovers at room temperature
If some guests are late, you can barbecue meat halfway through and finish later
Keep raw and cooked foods on separate platters
Let frozen meat thaw out in full sunlight
Barbecue is not for vegetarians.
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Compiled Dec 04 13