Created In The Kitchen Quiz
No food here! Just household expressions that have emerged from the kitchen environment. 10 Questions.
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A show of love for self-interest, or the prospect of gain, led to which common term?
Apple pie order
The use of dogs, caged in a wheel to turn a roasting spit, led to which common term for kitchen fireside tools?
Hot diggety dogs
Which expression arises from the practice of using leftovers to make a mix of meat, vegetables, gravy and sauce, but now means to do something badly?
Make a hash of it
Cook your goose
Make a pig's ear of it
What term was used to describe a man that meddled in his wife's work?
Pot calling the kettle black
Hanging on her apron strings
Apple pie order
Which expression, for losing value forever, is derived from chopping meat and veg into tiny pieces for the cooking pot?
Frying in one's own grease
Stew in your own juice
Going to pot
Derived from the name of a pot-stand that had to be firm and straight, which term was used describe a reliable and upstanding person?
Sweet as a nut
Right as a trivet
Good as a griddle
Solid as iron
Cleaning pots and pans to keep them free from dirt and scum led to the expression "Scrape the kettle" meaning to do what?
Bath at least once a year
Keep a tidy house
Go to confession
Make a fresh pot of tea
Which item of kitchen equipment, perhaps due to it's shape, lent it's name to describe a man's beard?
Adding too much of an ingredient to a dish would ruin it. This led to which phrase meaning that someone is exaggerating?
Out of the frying pan and into the fire
Over-egging the pudding
Save one's bacon
Eggs on the spit
The old practice for women to take their chattels with them, when they married, led to what expression for unwed maidens?
Over the range
Hanging from the randle tree
Left on the shelf
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