alfredo sauce

Main Entry:  Alfredo sauce
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a rich, cream-based butter and cheese sauce usually served with pasta like fettuccine
Example:  Alfredo sauce has gotten a bad rap as health watchdogs call Fettuccine Alfredo a "heart attack on a plate."
Etymology:  created in 1914 by Alfredo, a chef who was trying to satisfy his pregnant wife who had lost her appetite
Usage:  cooking's 21st Century Lexicon
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