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 »

A three-prong wire outlet has parallel slots with a hot and a neutral wire, plus a ground slot below the others to prevent electrical shocks from appliances with metal casings. It accepts both two- and three-prong plugs. More »

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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 »