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Can You Burn Through These Perplexing Questions?

Have you ever wondered why limes don't have seeds, how Pop Rocks are made, or why pepper makes you sneeze? It seems the more time passes, the more food-related quandaries we encounter (don't forget to submit yours to our community group!) — but that doesn't stop us from trying to tackle them in our Burning Question series. Have you been paying attention to our historical and scientific explanations for these so-called mysteries? There's only one way to know for sure.

Can You Burn Through These Perplexing Questions?

T/F: Cold water boils faster than hot water.

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MissRaven MissRaven 6 years
agreeing with jmorri26...I live in Fort Worth Tx, and depending on the restaurant, chicken fried steak comes with white or brown gravy, or "naked"
suziryder suziryder 6 years
Interesting quiz. I learned a few things! :D
jmorri26 jmorri26 6 years
You know what, I answered no about the Chicken Fried Steak thought everything I know about them is that it comes with white gravy- once I moved to Dallas I learned that at many many places I've order chicken or country fried steak what you get back is a big deep fried battered piece of meat- no gravy. I've more often than not had to ask while ordering if I could get white gravy on it, so I can resoundingly say this is not true! At least not in Texas!
AmberHoney AmberHoney 6 years
I forgot to mention - you used "white-out" on that apple didn't you?! :rotfl:
AmberHoney AmberHoney 6 years
Food Food 6 years
Thanks for the kind words, AmberHoney! And I love your hilarious comments.
AmberHoney AmberHoney 6 years
Some of those were tricky - like the chicken fried steak.....enjoy all the quizzes on the Sugar site.
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