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1. The Italian language has many words for soup ("zuppa") depending upon its thickness, e.g. "il brodo" is broth, "minestra" is a more substantial soup and "minestrone" is a very thick soup. What is Rachael's word for a thick soup?
2. The sandwich was reputedly named after an Englishman, John Montagu, the Fourth Earl of Sandwich (1718-1792). The plural of sandwich is sandwiches, but what word does Rachael use instead?
3. A B.L.T. is a bacon-lettuce-and-tomato sandwich. B.B.Q. is meat slow-roasted over coals or in smoke. What does Rachael mean when she calls a dish B.B.L.D.?
4. In restaurants, they are called "side towels." In home kitchens, they are called "dish towels." What does Rachael call them?
5. Rachael enjoys compounding the functions of kitchen implements as well as creating compound kitchen words. One such device is a spatula with a concave indentation in the blade which allows it to be used as a spoon. What does she call it?
6. Rachael makes a big deal out of her consistent use of what she calls E.V.O.O. (pronouncing each letter). What is E.V.O.O.?
7. When Rachael instructs cooks to give something a "shimmy shake," what does she want them to do?
8. Rachael recommends a method which she calls "chop and drop" for certain kitchen tasks. What does she mean by "chop and drop"?
9. Sometimes, Rachael will announce that the dish she is making is well suited to be an "entreetizer." Whatever does she mean by this?
10. When Rachael tastes one of her own dishes and is highly satisfied with the flavour, she declares it to be what?
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