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Polly Unterzuber

The omelet — sometimes spelled omelette

So you think you know what an omelet is — sometimes spelled omelette! The dictionary defines it as “a dish consisting of eggs beaten up, ... Read more

Real men don’t eat what?

I remember when it was considered macho to say “real men don’t eat quiche” — which is truly ridiculous statement. Read more

‘Thufferin’ thuccotash!” Succotash is a tasty dish 

“Thufferin’ thuccotash!” Whoever thought succotash (that mixture of corn and lima beans) could have inspired that memorable, alliterative expression. Read more

Princess: a peculiar member of royalty

I always think of a princess as beautiful (or at least charmingly attractive), clothed in exquisite garments and fabulously wealthy. Read more