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Were potato chips really invented by an angry chef? : and other questions about food

Author: Deborah Kops; Colin W Thompson
Publisher: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., ©2011.
Series: Is that a fact.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Investigate seventeen food-related statements and find out which ones are right, which ones are wrong, and which ones still stump the experts.
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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
Literature
Juvenile works
Miscellanea Juvenile literature
Miscellanea
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Kops; Colin W Thompson
ISBN: 9780761360995 0761360999
OCLC Number: 649417797
Description: 40 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Did people in Medieval Europe really use spices to hide the smell of bad food? --
Is it true that adding salt to water makes it boil faster? --
Do people really eat butterflies and little tongues and ears? --
Were potato chips really invented by an angry chef? --
Did Johnny Appleseed really plant apple trees all over the United States? --
Is it true that eating turkey makes you sleepy? --
Are fortune cookies really a Chinese food? --
Is a tomato really a fruit --
Did American Indians really eat popcorn thousands of years ago? --
Is it true that fats in food are always bad for you? --
Were chocolate chip cookies once called Toll House cookies? --
Does rice really feed half the world --
Was the ice-cream cone really invented at the Saint Louis World's Fair? --
Is it true that organic food is always best for the environment? --
Are rhubarb leaves really poisonous? --
Did the Pilgrims really eat cranberry sauce and sweet potatoes at their Thanksgiving feast? --
Do people really run pancake races in England?
Series Title: Is that a fact.
Responsibility: Deborah Kops ; illustrations by Colin W. Thompson.

Abstract:

Investigate seventeen food-related statements and find out which ones are right, which ones are wrong, and which ones still stump the experts.

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