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Who Are the Real Caesar, Melba and General Tso?

We love to eat these, but who were they named after? And who invented them? Here are the inspirations behind some culinary favorites.

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    Who Are the Real Caesar, Melba and General Tso?

    Who Are the Real Caesar, Melba and General Tso?

    Peng Chang-kuei died in Taiwan in 2016 at the age of 98. While the name may not mean anything to you, he invented the classic American Chinese dish …

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