Soup. In February 1939, Assemblyman Seeder introduced into the Maine Legislature a bill to make illegal the addition of tomatoes to clam chowder.
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East To West. Tradition includes the practice of adding silver coins to the pudding, to be kept by the person whose serving included them.
Tab. Tab was originally sweetened with cyclamate, a sugar substitute banned in the U.S. in 1969 for causing bladder cancer in test rats.
Yeast Extract. The Marmite Food Company was set up in in 1902.
Diuretic. Celery roots, fruits and aerial parts are used to treat mild anxiety and agitation, loss of appetite, fatigue and cough.
England. Shepherd's Pie is a meat pie with a crust made from mashed potato and beef.
Rooibos. In South Africa, rooibos is usually mixed with milk and sugar.