Forks

A fork is a utensil made with two or more prongs used for eating or holding it when cooking or cutting.

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Why is salad fork smaller than dinner fork?

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Your salad generally contains things less dense in texture, thus more easily speared. It also helps to tell the difference of what fork is for what course.
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How do you sterilize eating fork and spoon?

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put it in a sterilzer. or you can also put it in boiling water for few minutes. It will kill all the germs.
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How do you eat using a knife and a fork?

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Eating a formal (and casual, too, sometimes) dinner in the US (and other Americas), you cut meats and other foods using the (inverted) fork in the left hand and your knife in the right hand. Then, when not using your knife, lay it on the rim of your plate at the top (until you need it again), switch the fork to the right hand, place the left hand out of view on the lap (napkin), and proceed with taking a bite using the (non-inverted) fork. If you need to push food onto the fork, use right and left hand to tear a small piece of bread, and the left hand to hold the bread while loading the fork. Piercing of food should be done never or as seldom as possible--see reason below. In the West is it poor etiquette to eat while continuously holding fork and knife, or to keep left hand continuously above the table. In Europe, the fork and knife are held, respectively, in the left and right hand--except when cutting, the opposite of the US. When not using the knife, it can be rested on the plate rim just as described above. Cutting is done with inverted fork (in left hand) to steady the food and knife (in right hand) to cut. (In both Europe and the US, do not "saw" food with the knife but, rather, cut the food using pull strokes of the knife. Vigorous sawing is to be avoided as it runs the risk of a mishap that propels food or dropped utensil onto the table or other diners; or causes damage to a host's/hostess'es fine chinaware.) To take bites, utensils are not switched as in the US, and bites are taken on the inverted fork using the left hand. The inverted fork is loaded using the knife held in the right hand. Again, piercing of food with fork is discouraged--the reason is to prevent the possibility of having to yank the fork out from food held in teeth in order to dislodge fork from the food. There is more latitude on the Continent as to holding utensils in both hands but, as a rule of courtesy, the knife should not be held during more than momentary pauses while eating. (If stopping to converse, put the knife down.) When finished eating (even with food remaining on the plate) lay the fork and knife crosswise in the middle of the plate. Doing so signals to servers that you have finished eating (that course or the meal) and that the plate can be removed. It is advisable to practice these steps at home and at sit-down dinners with friends . . . so that proper table etiquette will come naturally when eating out in fine restaurants and in formal and business settings.
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How do you eat pasta with a fork or knife why?

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twist the pasta around the fork or knife and then stick the whole thing in your mouth.
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Do you eat lasagna with a knife and fork or a spoon?

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Adults and children above toddler age eat lasagna with a fork. Below a certain age, children might require assistance from an adult to cut the lasagna into bite sized pieces. Use of knife use would be optional, except when eating continental style: where the knife is used to place the bite-full on the inverted fork. (In the US, the bite is pierced or "shoveled up" with the fork.) Except for very small children, a spoon should never be used to eat lasagna.
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Do eat chicken noodle soup with a fork or a spoon?

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either, depends whether you like forks or spoons better. xD
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Should you eat noodles with fork and knife or a spoon?

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When eating long noodles or spaghetti an individual should pick the noodles up with their fork in their right hand and with the left hand use a soup spoon and then twirl the noodles on the fork by pressing it against the spoon and then eat the noodles off your fork; this prevents splattering the noodles all over the place.
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Is it illegal to eat chicken with a fork in Gainsville Georgia?

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The only recorded ordinance banning the eating of http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_is_it_illegal_to_eat_chicken_with_a_fork&src=email&dim1=Recommend&dim2=Qlink# with a fork is on the books in Gainesville, GA, USA. The city commission adopted the ordinance as a publicity stunt in 1961 due to Gainesville's status as "Chicken Capital of the World". And yes, we HAVE arrested someone who violated this law! http://www.gainesvilletimes.com/news/archive/21373/ You arrested someone for an eating Law ! ! - LOL - so much for " land of the free - -" etc
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Which fork is the salad fork?

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thesmaller fork is the salad fork and the larger fork is the fork for the main coarse :-)
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Who invented the eating fork?

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No one knows. Forks were first used in the Middle Ages. The fork as we know it today became popular only in the late 1800s.
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Do American people eat rice with fork or spoon?

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Depends on what I'm eating with it. ................. Usually with a fork unless the dish is very soupy.
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Do you use a spoon or a fork to eat kernel corn?

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A spoon. forks you have to dodge the kernal, and with spoons you can pick them up.
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Food you wouldn't eat with a fork?

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Soup Cereal Ice cream sandwich Chicken
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What is the correct way to use a eating fork?

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The proper way to use a fork is to hold it in the left hand (this makes no difference if you are left or right handed) as if it were an extension of your index finger. The handle will run along your extended index finger and the but of the fork will rest somewhere in the midpoint on the heel of your hand. The tines of the fork should point downward. It is not proper to use the fork like a shovel. Should you have something soft that you cannot pierce with the tines, such as mashed potatoes, use your knife to spread the food onto the back of the fork.
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What is the fork used for in agriculture?

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It is used to smoothing the land
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Why is salad fork indented on left tine?

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To make it easier to insert the tine into small, hard objects such as green olives.
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Three things you can't eat with a fork?

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Soup, corn on the cob and stew
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How do you eat beans without a fork?

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Use your hand or a spoon o_o
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Do Italian people eat food with a knife and fork?

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Italian people are no different than anyone else and yes, they do use a knife and fork and in some cases use a fork with a spoon to twirl their pasta around the fork so it does not splatter everywhere.