2. What are the five frequently consumed fruits in the United States?
Answer: The banana, apple, watermelon, orange and cantaloupe (according to the Food & Drug Administration).
3. What recipe did Texas ice-cream maker Elmer Doolin buy for $100 from the owner of a San Antonio cafe in 1933 – – and use to make a fortune?
Answer: The recipe for tasty corn chips that he marketed as Fritos. He made them at night in his mother’s kitchen and peddled them from his Model-T-Ford.
4. When was coffee first sold in sealed tin cans in the United States?
Answer: In 1879 – – by Chase & Sanborn.