'Quizzes' on Serious Eats

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Cranberries?

Don't get me wrong, I love me some gravy. But a gravy quiz would be less exciting, eh? After roasting a turkey, it deserves a nice pick-me-up beyond just gravy. And what's better than the pucker-inducing tang of plump, juicy cranberries? We've deemed today unofficial cranberry day, starting with the results from our cranberry sauce tasting. Now it's time to find out how much you know about cranberries. Take the quiz! » More

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Pumpkins?

Pumpkins have always had a special place in my heart. Not only was it my nickname growing up—thanks to my round, gourd-like shape—but also because I just never get tired of them. Which is a good thing since everyone and their mom is coming out with a pumpkin-themed dessert now that it's fall. But who's really complaining? It's time to eat, breathe, and drink (in latte form?) the pumpkin! And see how much you really know about them. Take the quiz » More

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Apples?

Who hasn't walked into the grocery store and been overwhelmed by all the apple varieties? From the familiar Gala and Golden Delicious to the more poetic names, like Spitzenberg or Belle de Boskop. Whether you prefer tart or sweet, it's time to say hello to apple season. But before you crunch into one, see how much you know about them. Take the quiz! » More

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Peanut Butter?

Whether creamy or crunchy, with or sans jam (and shoot, we could write an entirely separate quiz on jam), peanut butter is one of the most universally loved and widely versatile spreads out there. I mean, even small domesticated animals like peanut butter. The only one who may not like it, is this guy. But he's a rare case. And with school back in session, PB&Js are even more in season. So how much do you know about peanut butter? Take the quiz! » More

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Oysters?

Oysters are a briny, fresh taste of the sea. But they can take some getting used to. Just ask a child (and some adults for that matter) if they want to eat raw, salty, slightly slimy seafood—the answer will most probably be an emphatic no. But once you learn to love them, you probably can't get enough. It's easy enough to eat six oysters in one sitting, a dozen, or even two dozen if you're that obsessed. Plus, they're a pretty low-calorie food for what it's worth. So how much do you know about oysters? Take the quiz! » More

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Cheese?

Cheese seems to be ever present in our office, whether in the form of cheesy bread, mozzarella-covered pizzas, American cheese slices, or provolone layers in sandwiches. It's hard to turn around without encountering some form of cheese. Maybe some are easily recognizable, but can you tell the difference between havarti, limburger, and gouda? How much do you really know about cheese? Take the quiz! » More

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Bagels?

What makes the bagel so special? What makes you want to schmear it with cream cheese and smoked salmon instead of slices of whole wheat bread instead? The bagel comes in all shapes and sizes, with sesame sprinkles, garlic, everything bagels; health conscious consumers can now eat flat bagels and whole-wheat bagels and bagel chips instead. But how much do you really know about the bagel? Take the quiz! » More

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Sushi?

Sushi perhaps provides the broadest palette for flavors. Simple sushi rice can be transformed into something greater than the sum of its parts with a slice of fresh fish, or an egg omelette, or even with wackier combinations of cream cheese and smoked salmon. Along with a drizzle of soy sauce, a dab of wasabi, and a few slices of pickled ginger. How much do you know about sushi? Take the quiz! » More

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Ramen?

We've probably all eaten instant ramen before. Late at night, pressed for time, the dry noodles in-a-pouch make the best midnight snack, or dinner on a poor college student's budget. But have you ever eaten real Japanese ramen? Without a single dehydrated vegetable in sight, Japanese ramen is wholly different from instant noodles. No matter which type you prefer, how much do you know about either type of ramen? Take the quiz! » More

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