eggs-benedict

eggs Benedict

noun (sometimes lowercase)
a dish consisting of toast or toasted halves of English muffin covered with a thin slice of fried or broiled ham, poached eggs, and a topping of hollandaise sauce.

Origin:
1925–30; allegedly after a patron of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City, for whom the dish was first made (in some accounts, by Oscar Tschirky (1866–1950), the hotel's maitre d')

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eggs Benedict
 
pl n
a dish consisting of toast, covered with a slice of ham, poached egg, and hollandaise sauce

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