51 Awesome Cook Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-21 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

51 Awesome cook facts

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1. It takes 59 minutes to make an Oreo cookie.
2. Chocolate chip cookies were made by accident when the chocolate in the cookie did not melt properly.
3. The inventor of the chocolate chip cookie sold the idea to Nestle Toll House in return for a lifetime supply of chocolate.
4. There is a small scroll of newspaper at the base of cocktail umbrellas that can be unrolled and read like a fortune cookie.
5. In a 2004 song, Cookie Monster revealed that, before eating his first cookie, his name was Sid.
6. The Incas measured their units of time by how long it took to cook a potato.
7. Rose petals are edible they can be used to make milkshakes, cake, cookies, salads and jams.
8. Fortune cookies were actually invented in America, not China.
9. Eating a freshly baked chocolate chip cookie while depressed can instantly improve your mood and fight the physical effects of depression.
10. Oreo cookies are actually the knock off brand of another company, Hydrox.
11. Women have historically been barred from cooking sushi due to a superstition that their hands are too warm.
12. The only vegetable that is never sold frozen, canned, processed, cooked, or in any other form but fresh is lettuce.
13. The same person who voiced Yoda also did the voice of Cookie Monster.
14. When heated, sugars in bacon react with amino acids. This, along with the thermal breakdown of fats, leads to the aroma of cooking bacon.
15. It’s actually better to cook steak when it’s frozen; thawing it out first makes it cook unevenly.
16. Bruce Willis once bought 12, 000 girl scout cookies for millitary service members in the middle east
17. If you have to store cookies and pastries in a container, leave bread in the container, and it will keep the baked goods moist.
18. You should delete your browser cookies before buying airline tickets Ticket fares go up when you’ve visited a site multiple times.
19. Those who watch cooking shows, follow the recipes, and cook often are more unhealthy than those who simply watch cooking shows.
20. Since 2011, there have been at least 4 incidents of people cooking meth inside of a Walmart.
21. During a 2004 episode of Sesame Street, Cookie Monster said that before he started eating cookies, his name was Sid.
22. How to make "cheating" dice: Set oven to 250°, lay on cookie sheet w/ number you want to always face up when rolled, & cook for 10 minutes.
23. If you accidentally over salt a dish while its still cooking, drop in a peeled potato it absorbs the excess salt for an instant fix me up.
24. "Bride" is an old English word meaning "cook."
25. The earliest known pancakes were made about 12, 000 years ago from ground grains and nuts, mixed with water or milk and cook on hot stones.
26. If we cooked every living chicken in the world, the chicken would fill enough KFC 16 piece buckets to stack to the moon and back 3 times.
27. As a young boy, Bradley Cooper would often cook for his classmates, his go to dish was lasagna.
28. To cook bacon perfectly, put it on tin foil, heat the oven to 400 degrees, and bake it for 12 minutes
29. Tip: When searching plane tickets online, delete your cookies. Prices go up if you visit a site multiple times
30. The world’s fastest omelette cooker can make 427 omelets in 30 minutes.
31. A survey revealed that 45% of people say their partner has never cooked for them.
32. Viagra, chocolate chip cookies, popsicles, brandy and the microwave = Examples of accidental discoveries.
33. Santa Claus would have to eat 8.03 billion cookies to replace the 626 billion calories he would burn delivering presents to the world.
34. The cereal ‘Cookie Crisp’ was created by Purina, the pet food company.
35. Oreo cookies contain no dairy or eggs.
36. The average American will eat 35, 000 cookies in their lifetime.
37. Mageirocophobia is the fear of having to cook.
38. The word "bride" comes from an old proto germanic word meaning "to cook."
39. The cream filling in Oreo cookies was originally made with lard up until the mid 1990s.
40. The average person will eat around 35, 000 cookies in their lifetime.
41. While searching for plane tickets online, delete your Internet cookies. Prices go up if you visit a site multiple times.
42. Tip: When searching plane tickets online, delete your cookies. Prices go up if you visit a site multiple times.
43. Delete your browser cookies before you buy airline tickets. Ticket prices go up when you visit travel sites multiple times.
44. It takes 59 minutes to make a single Oreo cookie.
45. In West Virginia if you run over an animal, you can legally take it home and cook it for dinner!
46. A single bolt of lightning contains enough energy to cook 100, 000 pieces of toast.
47. Charles Blondin crossed Niagara Falls several times on a 1, 000 foot tightrope: blindfolded, in a sack, on stilts, carrying a man on his back and cooking an omelette in the middle.
48. James Cook succeeded in circumnavigating the world on his first voyage without losing a single man to scurvy, an unusual accomplishment at the time.
49. The first product that Sony came out with was the rice cooker.
50. A hardboiled egg will spin. An uncooked or softboiled egg will not.
51. Fortune cookies were actually invented in America, in 1918, by Charles Jung.
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