- What exactly is Yorkshire pudding? … From what I’ve heard, it’s a British term meaning quicksand.
- What is treacle, and why do people make tarts out of it? … Well, I’ve seen a train treacle, which is a kind of railroad track bridge. Maybe they serve popover tarts in the dining car?
- What is the key ingredient of haggis? … I’ve never eaten haggis, as I’m allergic to scrambled brains and eggs.
- How is toffee made? .. Yummy! Toffee is made just like coffee by pouring hot water over tree bark. But be sure to use only the sweet kind of bark.
- How did pound cake get its name? … It’s no secret, so I’ll tell you … Make a pound cake by hitting and pounding a red hot horse shoe with a hammer until it is flat as a pancake.
- Why is candy corn so named? … Candy corn is called that because in the old days peddlers would sell corn on the cob on the street corners.
- What is marzipan? … Marzipan is a tiny island country off the coast of Japan.
- Why is a baker’s dozen so named? … Baker’s dozen was the much decorated troop of soldiers who persevered under very difficult combat situations in WWII.
- What is meant by the idiom, “Too many cooks spoil the pot”? … This means you shouldn’t cook dinner in the potty – that’s just nasty.
- What is meant by the idiom, “What’s sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander”? … This means it’s not a good idea to feed sausage to geese, or you’ll get a ‘loosey goosey’ pretty fast.
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