A prong on a fork is the pointed part used to spear food, according to Dictionary.com. It is also called a tine. As noted by Etiquette Scholar, the number, size and shape of tines depends upon the type of fork. More »

Prong is the correct word to use when describing the sharp, metal spikes attached to the end of a fork handle. The word "tine" is a culinary term that is also used when referencing prongs of a fork. More »

Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are considered part of the protein group and the vegetable group on the food pyramid. Most other legumes, such as beans, split peas and lentils, are also included in these groups,... More »

Genetically modified organisms, or GMO, labeling alerts consumers to the presence of genetically modified microorganisms or plants that are part of the food products that they buy. Even if the GMOs are not present, but w... More »

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Garlic is a food that begins with the letter "G." Garlic is the bulbous part of a plant that originated in Asia. The consumption of garlic can be traced back to the ancient Egyptians. More »

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Brownies are categorized as bar cookies because they are eaten by hand rather with a fork and are thicker and more cake-like than cookies. The first brownies were sold at the Columbian Exposition of 1893, made by the Pal... More »

Generally, spices come from any part of a plant that is not the leaves and herbs are only the leafy part of the plant. Herbs can be fresh or dried and spices are most often dried. More »

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