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1) Lemon Verbena.

2) Lentils (Lens culinaris). The shape of the lentil, round, flat and convex, gives its name to the glass 'lens'.

3) A liaison. A liaison is a thickening agent or binder, used in sauces, soups, stews, etc. The most common liaisons are roux, beurre manie, egg yolks with or without cream, cornstarch, and arrowroot.

4) Liederkranz, named for the Liederkranz Club.
Cheese trivia

5) Limpa.

6) Litchi, Lychee, Lichee (Litchi chinensis).

7) Lobster sauce, served with Lobster Cantonese.

8) The Lorna Doone shortbread cookie was introduced in 1912. No one, even at Nabisco, is quite sure of exactly how the name was chosen.  All that can be said is that R.D. Blackmore, a British novelist, was the author of a popular book titled 'Lorna Doone,' the lead character, Lorna Doone of course, was of Scottish heritage, and shortbread was considered Scottish. Hence, a shortbread cookie named Lorna Doone.

9) Liberty Cabbage was the alternative name created during World War I, used to refer to Sauerkraut, to avoid using words from the enemies language. A hamburger was referred to as a 'Liberty Sandwich,' and German Measles were 'Liberty Measles.'



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